When Truett Cathy opened his first restaurant in 1946, most businesses were closed on Sundays. The world moved at a slower pace then, but he remained steadfast about this “day of rest” — even after competitors began daily operations in the 1960s.
“Why do you have a Chick-fil-A that’s closed on Sundays in a professional football stadium?” That’s the question customers around the country asked when news broke that Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta would have a Chick-fil-A outpost. It’s a reasonable question to ask, after all, because most professional football games are played on Sundays.
Sunday: It’s a day to relax and unwind. And at Chick-fil-A, it’s a day for our restaurant team members to take off and spend time with their friends and family. But for you, it’s inevitably that day of the week when you crave Chick-fil-A the most.