CHICAGO, IL – June 25, 2015 – Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises is excited to announce the opening of its new casual fried chicken restaurant, Big City Chicken, at the Midwest’s most popular leisure destination, Navy Pier! Opening tomorrow,Thursday, June 25, Big City Chicken joins other LEYE locations including Frankie’s by the Slice and Big Bowl Chinese Express in the Pier’s recently created food experience (former South Arcade). Created by Chef Tim Hockett, the chef/partner behind M Burger, Big City Chicken extends Chef Tim’s passion for serving really great food done simply and quickly. Big City Chicken offers crispy, delicious, golden brown fried chicken (original or spicy), chicken strips (with dipping sauces including ranch, homemade BBQ, honey mustard, spicy buffalo, sriracha mayo) and three sandwiches—Original Crispy, Hot & Spicy and Crispy BBQ. Fries, cheese fries and green chili fries round out the short, easy-to-navigate menu. Don’t forget our root beer floats and orange floats, perfect to cool off any hot summer day! Big City Chicken is located at Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue in Chicago and is open during regular Navy Pier business hours.

About Navy Pier
Located on Lake Michigan, Navy Pier is the top attended leisure destination in the Midwest, stretching more than 6 city blocks and welcoming more than 8 million guests annually. Originally opened in 1916 as a shipping and recreation facility, this Chicago landmark showcases more than 50 acres of parks, restaurants, attractions, retail shops, sightseeing and dining cruise boats, exposition facilities and more.  Navy Pier, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) not for profit organization, maintains and oversees Navy Pier and its redevelopment into a bolder, greener and more contemporary urban space.  For more information, visit our website at