What the Cluck! Court Forecloses on South Florida KFCs

KFC restaurants in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties set to be deep-fried

Several local KFC chains are in finger-licking foreclosure.

Broward Sheriff’s deputies invaded nine local franchises of the chicken-serving national chain Wednesday, serving orders that the stores must cease and desist.

Who knew the double-down monstrosity would cause this much harm?

About 18 civilian deputies simultaneously served Writ of Replevin notices, which we gather didn’t contain the Colonel’s secret recipe. It’s the first step in a foreclosure.

The shut down order was not from KFC, officials from the chain said.

KFC Corporation is not involved in this litigation which we believe is between the franchisee and one of its lenders,” KFC Spokesperson Laurie Schalow said.

Employees were ordered to put down their chicken breasts, deep fryers and biscuit pans and leave the premises.

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KFC franchisor Kazi Foods faces foreclosure

KFC franchisor Kazi Foods of Florida could lose five restaurants in Miami after a getting deep-fried by its lenders.

The North Miami Beach-based company, managed by Zubair Kazi and Khatija Kazi, on Feb. 2 was hit with two foreclosure lawsuits concerning a combined $23.1 million in mortgages. Citicorp Leasing assigned all of the loans to the plaintiffs.

Colonial Pacific Leasing Corp.’s lawsuit targets a $9.6 million mortgage made in 2004 and a $9.5 million mortgage made in 2005. The lawsuit against Kazi Foods from General Electric Capital Corp. targets a $4 million mortgage made in 2006.

Kazi Foods operates KFC franchises in the five locations that are targeted for foreclosure:

  • 17701 N.W. 27th Ave., Carol City: 1,720 square feet
  • 966 S.W. Eighth St., Miami: 1,980 square feet
  • 9690 S. Dixie Highway, Miami: 2,164 square feet
  • 3521 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami: 2,182 square feet
  • 6135 N.W. 12th Ave., Miami: 1,583 square feet