Only three states don’t have a Chick – fil -A restaurant . Chick – fil -A has made its way into nearly every U.S. state. There are locations in 47 states, plus Washington D.C. The only states it has yet to set up in are Alaska, Hawaii and Vermont.
You can never go wrong with the number 1 . Basic chicken sandwich and fries.
Chick – Fil -A was founded by S. Truett Cathy, who was a devout Southern Baptists, as are members of his family who have run the company since Mr. So, neither Chick – Fil -A nor Hobby Lobby is “ owned by Mormons .”
Serving communities across the country with more than 2,400 restaurants , today customers can find Chick – fil -A inside airports, malls, college campuses, in the heart of Manhattan, and nestled among the thousands of busy streets connecting neighborhoods in 47 states and Washington D.C. An innovator from the start, Chick –
Chick – fil -A is America’s No. 1 fast-food restaurant again. Customers ranked the fast-food eatery’s accuracy, food quality, menu variety, cleanliness, staff behavior and website satisfaction above the 17 other restaurants listed and the two other categories, which included “all others” and “limited-service restaurants .”
|A Chick-fil-A store in Morristown, Tennessee|
|Key people||Dan Cathy (Chairman and CEO) Bubba Cathy (Executive Vice President and President of Dwarf House) Trudy Cathy White (Ambassador)|
|Products||Sandwiches, chicken dishes|
|Revenue||US$10.5 billion (2018)|
In Chick – fil-A’s blog, The Chicken Wire, management swears they don’t have a ” secret menu .” At least, not like other quick-serve restaurants like In-N-Out burger or McDonald’s. For whatever reason, they just don’t want to have go-to options people can order without choosing from their standard menu boards.
Considering the daily recommended maximum sodium intake is 2,300 mg, chowing down on one Chick – fil-A sandwich is fairly detrimental to your diet. This higher sodium content is likely due to the brine that the breast is bathed in, which yes, should make the chicken more tender and juicy — but at a price.
For three straight years, Chick-fil-A Nuggets have been the most popular entrée nationwide.
Up 17 percent for the year, Chick – fil -A stands behind only McDonald’s ($38.52 billion in American sales) and Starbucks ($20.49 billion). Average sales for a Chick – fil -A location brought in $4.6 million in 2018, up from $4.2 million in 2017 — more than three times that of major chicken competitor KFC.
Chick – fil -A founder Truett Cathy came up with the name for the chain when looking for what to call the chicken sandwich he had spent years perfecting. Cathy decided that if the best cut of beef was the fillet, the boneless breast could be considered the fillet of chicken, or chicken fillet.
According to the franchise information group, Franchise City, a Chick-fil-A operator today can expect to earn an average of around $200,000 a year. This calculation is based on the average restaurant’s earnings and the percent gross that operators take (via Washington Post).
Chick – fil-A worth $4.5 billion, report says.
10.5 billion USD (2018)
Arguably, the first fast food restaurants originated in the United States with White Castle in 1921. Today, American-founded fast food chains such as McDonald’s (est. 1940) and KFC (est. 1952) are multinational corporations with outlets across the globe.