Pilot Flying J Joins Chicken Wars

New offerings will greet summer travelers on the road.

May 13, 2021

Pilot Flying J Chicken Sandwiches

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Pilot Flying J has introduced two new crispy chicken sandwiches to its growing menu in anticipation of American drivers hitting the road this summer, the company reports.

As of this week, more than 300 participating Pilot and Flying J Travel Centers are offering the chain’s Southern Chicken Sandwich and Spicy Chicken Sandwich made with quality ingredients aimed to compete with the chicken sandwiches from top food brands.

"We are entering the chicken sandwich game … by introducing several new, innovative food options that are going to surprise and delight our guests," said Jamie King, senior director of food and beverage, Pilot Flying J. "Our awesome menu makes Pilot Flying J the ultimate stop to fill up on great food, fuel and everyday items that you need to reach your destination."

The chain’s newest crispy chicken sandwiches and recently introduced handheld wraps include:

  • The Southern Chicken Sandwich: Enjoy a freshly cooked crispy chicken breast filet topped with dill pickles on a brioche bun, with a variety of add-on condiments available to dress-up this sandwich.
  • The Spicy Chicken Sandwich: A chicken sandwich with a spicy twist, topped with pepper jack cheese and chipotle ranch for an extra kick, all served on a fresh brioche bun.
  • The Greek Chicken Wrap: Pulled, smoked chicken tossed in a tangy Greek dressing and mixed with slightly sweet banana peppers and chunks of feta cheese, all wrapped in a spinach-herb tortilla lined with provolone cheese for a handful of flavor.
  • The Smoked Turkey & Bacon Wrap: For the perfect sweet and savory taste, this wrap includes sliced turkey, brown sugar-cured bacon pieces, fresh spinach and cheddar cheese all rolled into a soft tortilla with hints of garlic.

At any of the participating travel centers, guests can save $2 on the southern or spicy chicken sandwich May 24-30 by redeeming the offer in the myRewards Plus app to celebrate Pilot Flying J's third annual National Road Trip Day, which is Friday, May 28.

Pilot Flying J's full menu includes new breakfast sandwiches, baked-in-house pizza, jumbo wings, fresh salads and more, is available at pilotflyingj.com/pj-fresh/.

This month, NACS Magazine features “Chicken Sandwich Wars” detailing the latest competitive activities in the ongoing battle for consumers’ stomachs.

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