Chick-fil-A is an American fast nourishment restaurant chain headquartered in the city of College Park, Georgia, practicing in chicken sandwiches.Founded in May 1946, it works in excess of 2,200 eateries, basically in the United States. The eatery serves breakfast before progressing to its lunch and supper menu. Chick-fil-An additionally offers clients provided food choices from its menu for uncommon occasions.
A significant number of the organization’s qualities are affected by the religious convictions of its late founder, S. Truett Cathy, a devout Southern Baptist. Most quite, all Chick-fil-An eateries are shut for business on Sundays,as well as on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The chain’s starting point can be followed to the Dwarf Grill (now the Dwarf House), an eatery opened by S. Truett Cathy, the chain’s previous executive and CEO, in 1946. The eatery is found in Hapeville, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta, and is close to the area of the now-devastated Ford Motor Company Atlanta Assembly Plant, for a long time a wellspring of a significant number of the eatery’s supporters.
In 1961, following 15 years in the cheap food business, Cathy found a weight fryer that could cook the chicken sandwich in a similar measure of time it took to cook a drive-thru food hamburger. Following this disclosure, he enrolled the name Chick-fil-An, Inc. The organization’s trademarked slogan, “We Didn’t Invent the Chicken, Just the Chicken Sandwich,” refers to their leader menu thing, the Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich.
The main Chick-fil-An opened in 1967, in the nourishment court of the Greenbriar Mall, in a suburb of Atlanta. During the 1970s and mid 1980s, the chain extended by opening new establishments in rural shopping centers’ sustenance courts. The first unattached establishment was opened April 16, 1986, on North Druid Hills Road in Atlanta, Georgia, and the organization started to concentrate more on this kind of establishment than on the nourishment court compose. Despite the fact that it has extended outward from its unique geographic base, most new eateries are situated in Southern rural areas. In October 2015, the organization opened a three-story 5,000-square-foot eatery in Manhattan that turned into the biggest unattached Chick-fil-An in the nation at that time. As of 2016, the chain has around 1,950 locations. It additionally has 31 drive-through-just locations. Chick-fil-A likewise can be found at colleges, doctor’s facilities, and airplane terminals through authorizing assentions.
Since 1997, the Atlanta-based organization has been the title supporter of the Peach Bowl, an annual college football bowl game played in Atlanta on New Year’s Eve. Chick-fil-An additionally is a key supporter of the SEC and the ACC of school sports.
The organization extended out of the blue outside of the United States by opening an outlet at the Calgary International Airport in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in May 2014. This eatery is situated close to the takeoff region for flights headed for the United States. However, similarly as with its American areas, it is shut Sundays and Christmas Day (it is, in any case, open on what might be Thanksgiving Day in America; as Thanksgiving Day is commended the month earlier in Canada).
In July 2018, Chick-fil-A declared plans to open its first worldwide area in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2019. With wants to open somewhere in the range of 15 and 20 areas in the Greater Toronto region throughout the following five years.