ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In preparation for the inaugural Popeyes Bahamas Bowl, Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen announced today it has sent off the participating teams in style, hosting Good Luck luncheons for the players, coaches and staff in the teams’ hometowns. The Central Michigan Chippewas and the WKU Hilltoppers were treated to a feast of Popeyes famous Louisiana-style fare prior to their departure for the face-off to be held Dec. 24 in the Bahamas.
“This is an exciting time for the Popeyes brand as we launch our first title sponsorship,” said Hector A. Munoz, Popeyes Chief Marketing Officer – U.S. “College football and Popeyes have a great fan base in common and we are really pleased to be able to play a key part in what we know will be a great bowl game. Now that we have given both teams a great send off, we wish both teams luck and look forward to next week’s big game!”
The Popeyes Bahamas Bowl will be broadcast LIVE on ESPN at noon eastern, Dec. 24 from the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium in Nassau, Bahamas.
About Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen
Founded in 1972 in New Orleans, Popeyes is a leader in the New Orleans segment of the foodservice industry and is the world's second largest quick-service chicken concept based on the number of units. As of October 5, 2014, Popeyes had 2,315 operating restaurants in the United States, Guam, Puerto Rico, the Cayman Islands and 26 foreign countries. For more information, visit the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Web site at www.popeyes.com