TAMPA Fla. A 15-unit Church’s Chicken franchisee has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closed three unprofitable stores, according to court documents. The franchisee, Tampa-based Quick Service Foods, said in the filings that a 10-percent decline in 2007 sales, to $11 million, and rising fuel costs were the underlying factors.Ford Reihani, owner of the 15 units in the Orlando and Tampa areas, is also reportedly seeking to close other unprofitable stores, but contends in ...
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