Chick-fil-A Launches Mobile Payment Nationwide, Pilots Mobile Ordering

New app functions allow guests to customize their restaurant experience from the palm of their hands Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chick– fil–A® is launching two new features – mobile payment and mobile ordering — within the Chick–fil–A Mobile App to help…
Chick-fil-A Icon’s Death Signals Fast-Food Shift

Fast-food’s old guard is giving way to a savvy new guard that is slowing-down the process and giving a needed nod to healthier ingredients. With Monday’s death of 93-year-old Truett Cathy, the legendary founder of Chick-fil-A, the $200 billion fast-food…
Truett Cathy, Chick-fil-A Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Dies at Age 93

Restaurant Chain to Remain Privately Held, Closed on Sunday Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  In a message sent to employees today, Chick-fil-A® announced that its founder and chairman emeritus, S. Truett Cathy, died at 1:35 a.m. Monday at the age of 93.…
Younger Diners Pose Fast-food Challenge

Most consumers will tell you they prefer fresh, tasty, healthy food over processed, greasy, assembly line fare. Millennials, though, may be the first generation to back that up with their wallets. Fast-food operators say they are getting increasing pressure from…
Chick-fil-A sales could outpace McDonald’s in next decade

Chick-fil-A could grow its U.S. sales faster over the next decade than McDonald’s Corp., according to a Wall Street analyst. Mark Kalinowski, a restaurant industry analyst at investment firm Janney Capital Markets, estimates that Chick-fil-A could gain between $6.3 billion…
Cathy seeks to put gay marriage flap behind Chick-fil-A

As the same-sex marriage debate rages, one person says he won’t be weighing in on the subject anymore: Dan Cathy, CEO and president of Chick-fil-A. Almost two years after he made headlines by throwing his support behind traditional marriage and…
Chick-fil-A to Serve Antibiotic-Free Chicken

Available Nationwide in All Restaurants within Five Years Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chick-fil-A, Inc.® announced today the company’s plan to serve chicken raised without antibiotics in all Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide within five years. This move marks the first time a quick…
Sandelman Names 2013 Quick-Service Restaurant Awards of Excellence Winners

San Clemente, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  In 2013, Café Rio and Chick-fil-A tied for No. 1 best-rated quick-service restaurant chains (of 147 chains ranked) in Sandelman & Associates’ Quick-Track® study annual Awards of Excellence. Chick-fil-A ranked No. 1 Large QSR chain (500-plus…
Chick-fil-A reworks fast-food ingredients

Chick-fil-A said it’s removing high-fructose corn syrup from its white buns and artificial dyes from its sauces and dressings as part of a push to improve its ingredients. The fast-food chicken chain said the reformulated buns are being tested in…
Truett Cathy steps down as CEO of Chick-fil-A

More than 50 years after creating a boneless chicken sandwich that would one day feed millions, Truett Cathy, the small-town Georgia cook and entrepreneur who created a multi-billion-dollar restaurant chain, is calling it quits. The long-time head and face of…
Chick-fil-A Offers Free Breakfast Entree Via Reservation

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chick-fil-A® is inviting customers to enjoy a complimentary breakfast entree through its “Breakfast on Us” promotion taking place at restaurants nationwide the week of Sept. 9 – 14. Customers can visit www.Chick-fil-AForBreakfast.com to reserve a breakfast entree…
Chick-fil-A Invites Customers to Show Their Spots, Eat Free this Friday, July 12

Nearly One Million Customers Expected to Partake in Ninth Annual Cow Appreciation Day Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  “Herd” the news? Chick-fil-A®’s ninth annual Cow Appreciation Day is this Friday, July 12. As part of the Atlanta-based restaurant chain’s celebration, Chick-fil-A is…
Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day is Just a Moo-nth Away

Nearly One Million Chick-fil-A Customers Expected to Partake in Ninth Annual Cow Appreciation Day on July 12 Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chick-fil-A is issuing a one-month reminder cattle call to its udderly cool customers!  As part of the Atlanta-based restaurant chain’s…
Orlando: Where restaurants roll out new ideas

When the restaurant industry needs guinea pigs, it often finds them in Central Florida. Orlando-area residents have recently sampled new Chick-fil-A salads, a healthy Cracker Barrel menu and Red Lobster’s pay-at-the-counter option before most other American diners. New products or…
Chick-fil-A Refreshes Menu with New Premium Salads and Wrap

Chain adds calorie counts to menu boards nationally Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chick-fil-A’s® entrée salad line is getting a makeover. On April 29, the Atlanta-based restaurant chain will introduce three new premium salads – the Chick-fil-A® Cobb Salad, Chick-fil-A® Asian Salad,…

Based on a study of 10,000 U.S. consumers, Chick-fil-A, Dunkin’ Donuts, Sonic Drive-In, and Little Caesar’s earned the top spots in the fast food sector of the 2013 Temkin Experience Ratings. At the other end of the spectrum, KFC and…

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Last year, Chick-fil-A® customers couldn’t get enough of the chain’s take on a Southwestern, spice-infused Chicken Tortilla Soup. Back by popular demand, Chick-fil-A’s Chicken Tortilla Soup will be available in restaurants nationwide from Jan. 2 through March…

Chick-fil-A tops of the list of favorite chicken chains, according to a national study from Market Force, a worldwide leader in customer intelligence solutions. Chick-fil-A was voted America’s No. 1 chicken chain in a restaurant industry survey of more than…

What does the typical frequent quick-service restaurant (QSR) consumer look like? Recent research finds that he is Caucasian, between 25 and 34 years old, accompanied by his spouse or significant other, and likely dining in the restaurant. So finds a…

Chick-fil-A On Friday, July 13, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide celebrate its annual Cow Appreciation Day event by offering a FREE meal to any customer who visits one of the chain’s mall or stand-alone restaurants fully dressed as a cow.  Customers dressed…