Parkdean Resorts, the UK’s largest holiday park operator, has partnered with premium fried chicken provider Thunderbird Fried Chicken to bring its award-winning chicken to holiday park guests this year.
The agreement, which is the first of its kind for Thunderbird, will see an initial two sites open at Parkdean Resorts’ parks in Camber Sands, in Sussex, and Trecco Bay, in South Wales, this June.
Parkdean will be offering a menu of classic Thunderbird dishes, including their WingFest winning Chipuffalo Wings, their classic Thunderbun burger and strips and dips by the bucketload, all cooked to the exact specification that has seen the business quickly gain a cult following.
Excited to expand the business, Paul Gilchrist, CEO, Thunderbird said “In Parkdean Resorts, we’ve found a partner that fundamentally gets what we’re about as a business and I have complete faith in their systems and people to meet and deliver the stringent quality control standards we set for Thunderbird.”
Steve Richards, Chief Executive, Parkdean Resorts, said: “This move represents the wider intent across the business to continually improve the quality of our food and beverage offer, giving our guests an unrivalled choice and experience when they visit us. Thunderbird is a young, exciting brand that has perfected an outstanding product which we’re absolutely certain will be a hit with our guests."
The companies chose to collaborate due to the synergy around their people, with Thunderbird particularly impressed by Parkdean Resorts teams’ attention to detail, passion and focus on providing outstanding experiences for guests.