At a Glance


Number of Units:
250 (50 more planned to open in next 12 months); Q1 2024: Opening in Leicester, Belfast and Lisburn

International Presence:
2023 openings in Mexico, Pakistan, India, UK and Ireland

Capital Investment:

Full Store: 1,700-3,000 sq. ft.: £350K – £550K

Express Model: 800-1,000 sq. ft.: £200K – £285K

AUV (Average unit volume in existing stores):
2022 Top Quartile AUV: £1,136,199

Mary Brown's Chicken Franchise UK

Canada’s Premier Chicken Quick-Serve Success Story is in the UK!

MB Chicken, the largest Canadian quick serve chicken restaurant and fastest-growing chicken brand in Canada, is recruiting a select group of UK and Irish partners to be part of the next chapter of our success story.

With 18 consecutive years of same store sales growth and exponential expansion of store locations, our franchise partners benefit from a brand that is proven in Canada and geared for global success.

Our best-in-class menu, including Signature Chicken, Taters (breaded, deep fried potato wedges), Big Mary® Sandwich and Tater Poutine™, and much more, is handcrafted in small batches in each store,using premium ingredients and using methodologies that have been honed for 50+ years. Our custom-designed proprietary cookers use a higher cooking temperature to deliver juicy, never greasy results, mouth-watering flavour and consistently light golden appearance that no other chicken concepts can duplicate.

At Mary Brown’s, you join a team of passionate industry professionals who provide leadership and support across all functional areas, including a complete and comprehensive training program with three weeks in a live location, comprehensive pre and post opening on the ground support and a 24/7 online training portal for Franchisees and staff.

MB Chicken’s results speak for themselves:

  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Gold Level, 2019-2023
  • Canadian Franchise Association’s Franchisee Choice Award 13 straight years
  • Canadian Franchise Association’s Outstanding Corporate Citizen 2023
  • Foodservice & Hospitality Magazine’s Company of the Year 2022
  • Voted #1 ‘Best Canadian Fast-Food Chain’
  • Big Mary® named Canada’s Best Chicken Sandwich, Daily Hive
  • Canada’s Best Chicken Restaurant, Daily Hive
  • 18 Consecutive Years of Same Store Sales Growth

The brand is poised to replicate these outstanding results on a global scale.


“Strong home office support and proven practices make focusing on delivering the best product and customer experience effortless.”

  • Russel & Nazreen Pacheco, Franchisees

Ideal Partner:

Mary Brown's Chicken are seeking :

Multi-Unit Franchisees

Area Developers


Interested in Mary Brown’s Chicken? Contact Johnny Sellyn

Johnny is the Founder of whichfranchise and one of the most well-known and connected people in franchising. He is happy to discuss the requirements for developing Mary Brown’s Chicken in the UK.


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