PHOENIX — Denver-based chicken restaurant Birdcall recently announced plans to open its first Arizona location in Scottsdale this spring.
the fast and casual restaurant at the northeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Shea Boulevard is set to open in April and will serve lunch and dinner with a menu including all-natural chicken sandwiches, crispy tenders, chicken nuggets and salads, the company said in a press release.
People can also order from a selection of margaritas and house beers on tap from local breweries like SanTan Brewing Co. and Greenwood Brewing, the company said, while the buns for the sandwiches will come from the local artisan bakery in Phoenix. , Noble Bakery.
Organic teas and sodas, as well as specialty milkshakes, will also be available.
“We’re trying to change the way people look at fast food,” Peter Newlin, co-founder and chief executive of Birdcall, said in the statement.
“We’ve incorporated state-of-the-art technology to deliver delicious, natural foods and beverages quickly, without sacrificing quality. Our customers love the fact that they can either grab a take-out meal or dine with family and friends in a casual, trendy setting that easily accommodates their schedules and any time constraints.
The Scottsdale location will have a dog-friendly outdoor patio with tables and umbrellas for shade, as well as a two-way drive-thru option, the company said.
This is the company’s ninth location since its 2016 debut and is part of a plan to open 10 Birdcall restaurants in the Phoenix metro area over the next three years, according to the release.
The company is expected to open another location in San Tan Village in the fall and a third in Phoenix early next year.
At least 1% of sales from all restaurants will be donated to the local community, the company said, with the beneficiaries ranging from street artists and local musicians to schools and non-profit organizations.