Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Queens resident Paul Daniels as the local franchise owner of its third New York City restaurant – Chick-fil-A at Queens Center Mall – set to open on Thursday, Sept. 1. Daniels has a long history of experience in the quick-service industry, including as a Chick-fil-A Team Member and later as Director of Operations at two Chick-fil-A restaurants in Waco and Odessa, Texas.
If you call NYC home, you may have noticed a new neighbor on your block. We opened NYC’s first Chick-fil-A a few months ago, and you made us feel so welcome that we opened a second restaurant on April 2.
Chick-fil-A opened its doors in Manhattan on the corner of 37th and 6th six months ago. During that time, New Yorkers have been eating more chicken—so much so, that the second restaurant at the crossroads of 46th and 6th opens April 2.
Many people wouldn’t dream of trading in palm trees for skyscrapers and busy city streets, but for Al Puglisi, he couldn’t be happier about the exchange. A Connecticut native who moved to South Florida when he was young, Puglisi has always felt a tug on his heart to return.