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About Uncle Remus Saucy Fried Chicken

For over 50 years, Uncle Remus Saucy Fried Chicken has been serving up delicious and saucy meals to satisfied customers. Our story began with Gus and Mary Rickette, who left the Jim Crow laws of the south behind in search of a better life.

In 1991, they retired and passed the torch to their daughter, Charmaine Rickette Alfred, who now serves as CEO and oversees all three of our restaurant locations and our food truck, Big Saucy.

At Uncle Remus, we are proud of our rich history and are dedicated to being your first choice for chicken. So come visit us and taste the tradition for yourself!

November 2022

Team Member Health Insurance Roll-out
UR Green Initiative Begins - Phase out of plastic grocery bags.

April 2022

Central & Madison renovation completes and it re-opens to the public.

Uncle Remus Central & Madison Grand Re-opening

October 2021

Uncle Remus Distribution Center begins operations

June 2021

Our mobile kitchen Big Saucy launches.

Uncle Remus mobile kitchen, Big Saucy

November 2020

Location at 339 N Weber Rd opens in the Bolingbrook Community. The location closed November 2022.

Uncle Remus Bolingbrook Store

July 2020

Revamped Online Ordering, Uncle Remus App and Loyalty Program

Uncle Remus APP image

June 2015

Location at 747 E 47th Street opens in the Bronzeville Community.

Uncle Remus 47th Street

September 2006

Uncle Remus becomes the first local retailer to be inside a Walmart. (location no longer operating)

June 2004

Location at 1801 Roosevelt Rd Street opens in the Broadview Community.

August 1991

Gus and Mary retire from day to day operations and appointed their daughter, Charmaine Rickette Alfred, to run the company.

August 1969

Location at 5611 W. Madison St. opens

February 1969

First Uncle Remus location opens at 210 S. Cicero (no longer operating).

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