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The Helping Hen

Fill your body and feed your soul. The Helping Hen Food Truck serves rotisserie chicken with a mission and is crossing the road to a location near you!

Rotisseriewith a Mission

Choose from a meal for the whole family, or one of our delicious sandwiches and sides. When you eat lunch or dinner at The Helping Hen, you’re making a difference in the lives of Work Options trainees on their journey to a successful culinary career.

Sound Delicious? Stop by for a bite soon!


Hungry yet? Browse our menu to see our full range of delicious sandwiches and sides. We also offer a Half Hen Meal or a Family Meal which includes a whole rotisserie chicken and family size sides!

Rotisserie Chicken Meals

1/4 Bird - $13

spit roasted, served with chicken gravy and choice of one side

1/2 Bird - $19

spit roasted, served with chicken gravy and choice of two sides (feeds two)

Full Bird Family Meal - $34

spit roasted, served with chicken gravy and choice of four sides (feeds four)


Truck Roasted Potatoes - $6/$8

slow roasted fingerling with herbs and chicken drippings

Seasonal Roasted Veggies - $4/$7

seasoned and slow roasted using only a seasonal selection

Smoked Mac - $7/$12

Cavatappi pasta with a blend of aged Wisconsin cheddar and imported smoked gouda topped with seasoned bread crumbs

Crisp Apple Slaw - $4/$7

a refreshing green apple Carolina style coleslaw

Honey Glazed Cornbread $4/$7

scratch-made cornbread glazed with local wildflower honey

Sandwiches - $15

Smothered Cornbread

fresh baked cornbread piled with pulled rotisserie chicken topped with a scoop of Mac and finished with crisp apple slaw then drizzled with bourbon bbq sauce

Flyin’ Hawaiian

toasted brioche bun with apple wood smoked pulled pork, carolina slaw and fresh pineapple drizzled with you choice of truck made BBQ or hot sauce

Blazin’ Hen

toasted brioche bun with pulled rotisserie chicken drenched in our work options specially made hot sauce finished with lettuce, tomato, pickle and pepper jack cheese

Hen’s Choice Pulled Pork

toasted brioche bun with apple wood smoked pulled pork topped with black pepper bacon, carolina slaw, crispy onions, smoked mac and your choice of bbq sauce or hot sauce

Vegan Smoked Jackfruit

toasted bun with smoked jackfruit, carolina slaw and candied pecans


Water - $3

Soda cans - $3

Boylans craft soda - $4

Go ahead,get a second helping

When you make a pit stop at The Helping Hen, you provide culinary training to justice-involved individuals who can further their confidence, skills and career. Work Options provides a combination of technical training and individualized support services, life skills, internships and job support. We work together to set our students up for a meaningful career.

Buy a Meal,give a meal

When you eat at The Helping Hen, you can choose to buy a “Second Helping.”  These meals will be provided to our neighbors facing hunger.


Cluck, cluck! Time for lunch?

The Helping Hen offers catering for your company when you want a special meal. Choose from a family meal, delicious sandwiches and a wide array of sides including Honey Cornbread, Mashed Sweet Potato or Gouda Mac & Cheese.


Contact Us

Interested in learning more about The Helping Hen or catering options that work for your team? Contact us now!
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