When Chick-fil-A Operator Ben Prine learned his restaurant in Cookeville, Tennessee, was due for some renovations, he was thrilled about the new investments to improve the customer experience. Yet the excitement surrounding those renovations was quickly tempered by a deep concern for the more than 80 Team Members at his restaurant.
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On Nov. 24, 1967, Truett Cathy altered the “fast food” landscape forever when the first Chick-fil-A restaurant opened in Atlanta’s Greenbriar Mall, an idea as original as his Chicken Sandwich.
Pickles have been a part of the original Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich from the time Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy invented it. Those who have enjoyed a Chicken Sandwich are familiar – two perfectly ripened pickle slices, carefully placed on each bun.
Could you imagine walking into a Chick-fil-A today and leaving without one of your favorite sauces? While it’s hard to fathom Chick-fil-A without its signature sauce lineup, we have Chick-fil-A Nuggets—a longtime customer favorite—to thank for them and more.
Who doesn’t look forward to lunchtime? It’s a nice midday break from school, work or errands. But sometimes it can be hard to decide where to go and what to get. Choices are even slimmer when it comes to nutritious food choices and quick service.
We get it. It’s easy to misspell “Chick-fil-A.” We’ve seen “Chik-fil-a,” “Chickfilet,” “Chick-a-fil” and more. As a matter of fact, there are 362,879 ways you could misspell it (that’s 9 factorial, for you mathematicians), but only one right way: Chick-fil-A.