Elkton, Tennessee: Giant Chicken with Chef HatWhat's even more impressive than its size and its chef's hat is that it carries its own carving knife.
Visitor Tips and News About Giant Chicken with Chef Hat
The chicken is alive and better than ever. Incidentally, so is the truck stop. The chicken has undergone a color change and has new utensils.[Darren And Donna, 08/15/2014]
The Shady Lawn Truck Stop is closed and appears to be in the process of demolition. The chicken is still there but may not be for long.[Cynthia, 07/30/2013]
The chicken's size is best appreciated when photographed with someone to show relative scale.[Susan, 12/18/2011]
... and this chicken statue is larger than most. The chef's hat is a bonus.
Shady Lawn Truck Stop has always been a favorite stop off I-65. They have a great breakfast, lunch and dinner and you might even bump in to a country music star.
The Big Chicken out front serves as a good photo prop. I noticed the fork was missing and they said someone stole it during Spring Break this year! That little piece of history is probably hanging in someone's dorm room.[Lisa, 07/23/2008]
This giant chicken has been at the Shady Lawn Truck Stop since I can remember. It wears a chef hat and has a knife and fork under its wings. My family did a lot of traveling between Nashville and Birmingham, and we always stopped here for a break. I do it with my kids now. It's BIG![Danae, 03/05/2008]