KLM appointed to support American QSR brand’s UK rollout

11th July 2024 | Jack Oliver

Hospitality investment firm Azzurri has appointed KLM Real Estate to support the UK rollout of US quick service restaurant (QSR) brand Dave’s Hot Chicken.

Founded in 2017, Dave’s Hot Chicken operates over 200 sites globally, and has now signed a franchise agreement with Azzurri to open in the UK, with a debut location set to open in London later this year.

The brand is backed by big celebrity names such as Drake, Samuel L Jackson, and Usher, and is one of the fastest-growing restaurant brands in the US and on social media.

Oli Marcroft, head of leisure at KLM Real Estate, said: ‘We are really excited to help Dave’s (Hot Chicken) to launch in the UK, having had the pleasure of experiencing their restaurants in LA earlier this year, we can’t wait to see the magic arrive in London”

KLM Real Estate is initially looking for restaurants in Central London with a footprint of 2,000-3,000 sq ft.


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