Guy Fieri and Robert Earl Launch Chicken Guy! at Disney Springs This Summer

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Celebrity chef and TV personality Guy Fieri and restaurateur Robert Earl today announced their collaboration that will bring a new dining concept to Walt Disney World. Chicken Guy!, a fast-casual chain dedicated to serving chicken tenders paired with more than 20 types of sauce will launch its Disney Springs flagship location this summer.

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The menu at Chicken Guy! will feature all-natural, fresh chicken tenders, sourced from antibiotic-free, never-frozen chicken that will be hand-pounded and breaded fresh daily. The tenders will be brined in fresh lemon juice, pickle brine and buttermilk, and infused with fresh herbs, then grilled or fried and presented in sandwiches, on skewers, or in meal-sized salad bowls. Side dishes will include Guy Fieri’s fries, macaroni and cheese, fried pickles and fresh slaw. Chicken Guy! will also offer two Flavortown Frozen Treats: Triple Double Ice Cream, a large cup of ice cream that combines triple chocolate and double mint, and the Cinnamon Apple, a cup of vanilla soft serve ice cream smothered in Cinnamon Toast Crunch & Apple Jacks cereal.

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Earl, who is founder and chairman of Planet Hollywood, worked with Fieri, host of a number of popular food-related television shows like “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives,” when redesigning the menu for Planet Hollywood last year. The pair decided to put their heads together once more to come up with the Chicken Guy! concept.

Chicken Guy! will be located right next door to Planet Hollywood in the heart of Disney Springs, and promises a whimsical design, innovative packaging, and both indoor and outdoor seating.

Debra Martin Koma wrote about food, travel and lifestyle issues for a number of local and national publications before she fell in love with Walt Disney World on her first visit — when she was 34! She's returned to her Laughing Place more times than she can count in the ensuing years, and enthusiastically shares her passion with readers of AllEars.Net and AllEars®. Deb also co-authored (along with Deb Wills) PassPorter's Open Mouse for Walt Disney World and the Disney Cruise Line, a travel guide designed for all travelers to Walt Disney World who may require special attention, from special diets to mobility issues.

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2 Replies to “Guy Fieri and Robert Earl Launch Chicken Guy! at Disney Springs This Summer”

  1. Is there any indication of an opening date?

    DEBK Replies: Not yet, Heather — just “this summer.” So I imagine it will have to be soon!

  2. Just curious. Will Chicken Guy have gluten free options?

    DEBK Replies: It’s a little too soon to tell, Shari. We don’t have a detailed menu as yet, so we’re really not sure. We’ll definitely report once we know, though!

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