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Guy Fieri’s Chicken Guy! restaurant to open in Winter Park this week

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is set to open a chicken restaurant in Winter Park this week.

Fieri will open the doors of his newest Chicken Guy! restaurant on Thursday.

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The new Chicken Guy! is located at 818 South Orlando Ave., south of Fairbanks Avenue.

There are six other locations that offer Chicken Guy! eats, including restaurants in Florida at Lake Buena Vista and Miami.

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According to its website, “Chicken Guy! features one-of-a-kind all-natural fresh chicken tenders, hand-pounded to maximize crunch and paired with a wide selection of delicious sauces. Brined in fresh lemon juice, pickle brine and buttermilk, and infused with fresh herbs, these tenders deliver on flavor and texture. Choose from a wide array of sauces created by Chef Guy to enjoy with your meal and sides.”

Fieri rose to popularity as the host of several food shows starting with “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” in 2006.

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In addition to chicken tenders, Chicken Guy! offers variations of Chicken Guy Fries, Mac Daddy Mac ‘N’ Cheese, American Slaw and Flavortown Shakes.

According to a new release, Chicken Guy! started as a collaboration between Fieri and restaurateur Robert Earl.

They opened their flagship Chicken Guy! location at Disney Springs in August 2018.

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