BINGHAMTON — Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen opened a new location at 164 Main St. in Binghamton on Dec. 22.
The project developers were the AR Restaurant Group and local partner Kradjian Properties.
The franchise owners are Ali Butt & Sam Durrani.
The Binghamton Popeye’s will employ about 15 full-time and 45 part-time employees and buy its supplies from Willow Run Foods in Kirkwood, according to a news release issued by Kradjian Properties.
“We are very excited to invest and be a part of the City of Binghamton community, which has been business friendly, and we look forward to serving the delicious Popeye’s Chicken for many years to come,” Durrani said in the release.
The Binghamton Popeye’s will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.
The AR Restaurant Group, based in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey owns and operates 21 Popeye’s franchise locations and was founded in 1998.
The Popeyes brand was started in New Orleans in 1972. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (NASDAQ: PLKI), headquartered in Atlanta, operates and franchises more than 2,000 Popeyes restaurants worldwide, including 1,600 U.S. franchised restaurants, according to its website.