Landry’s has purchased Claim Jumper’s in a bankruptcy auction for a total of $76.6 million.  The selling price is more than $20 million more than Claim Jumper’s had originally agreed to be sold for.  Because the restaurant was an asset…

Four chicken restaurant chains think Atlanta will add sizzle to their sales. Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc., Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Chick-fil-A Inc., and Church’s Chicken plan to add roughly 55 stores collectively to the Atlanta market within the next three years. Both…

Chick-fil-A is issuing a cattle call! On Friday, July 9, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will celebrate the company’s 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…

On Friday, July 9, 2010, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will celebrate the 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…

When Chick-fil-A rolled out its new Spicy Chicken Sandwich, it could have tried a variety of traditional marketing tactics: a downloadable coupon, free samples or a sandwich giveaway to any customer dressed like a cow.   But the company had…

Chick-fil-A fans across the country have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the restaurant chain’s new Spicy Chicken Sandwich. Beginning today, the sandwich is available at Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide. It is the first new sandwich to hit menu boards since…

Chick-fil-A® is “fired up” over its newest product offering. Beginning June 7, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will offer a new Spicy Chicken Sandwich, the chain’s first new sandwich to hit menu boards since its Chargrilled Chicken Sandwich was introduced in 1989.…

The federal government is mandating calorie counts, cities and states are instituting trans-fat bans, and boomers are starting low-sodium diets. But fried chicken is still a good business for the chains willing to go whole hog. Last year, at a…

S. Truett Cathey, the 89-year-old founder of the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, grew up in Atlanta, where his first business venture was operating a Coca-Cola stand in his yard at age 8. In 1946, he and his brother opened a small…

For many people, a job is nothing more than … well, a job. But Dan T. Cathy, president and chief operating officer of the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, considers his work a labor of love. And it’s been a family affair.…

The father of restaurant chain Chick-fil-A considers it a privilege to have grown up in poverty. Prosperity, not poverty, would now best describe S. Truett Cathy’s legacy to family and community, achieved through clever business practices and work ethic forged…

Chick-fil-A, Inc. started construction on three stand-alone restaurants in Aurora, Orland Park and Wheaton, Ill., that will kick off the Atlanta-based chain’s expansion into the Chicagoland area. Having spent the past five years evaluating and researching the local marketplace, Chick-fil-A®…

Chick-fil-A® and GiANT Impact, an international leadership company in the business of “influencing influencers,” have joined forces to create the first-ever Chick-fil-A Leadercast to take place in Atlanta on Friday, May 7, 2010. This all-day leadership training event, which boasts…

Last summer, Chick-fil-A® offered a peach-flavored milkshake for a limited time that proved to be wildly popular among customers.  Starting today, the chain is bringing the Peach Milkshake back as a limited-time flavor through June 26 at the chain’s mall…

Sandy Creek High School 2009 graduate Montez Flenoury Jr., of Fayette County, has been selected from more than 1,400 candidates to receive the 2010 S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award, named for the chain’s founder. After working just three years at…

The new Chick-fil-A restaurant site along Marsh Landing Parkway became a tent city this week. The fast-food restaurant’s doors opened Thursday at 590 Marsh Landing in Jacksonville Beach. But it wasn’t just another restaurant opening. About 275 people anticipated it…

Despite the sluggish economy and its effect on the restaurant industry, Chick-fil-A® ended 2009 on a positive note by marking the company’s 42nd year of consecutive sales growth. The Atlanta-based chain today reported 2009 system-wide sales of $3,217,001,094, representing an…

Chick-fil-A, who has awarded more than $25 million in Leadership Scholarships to help restaurant team members reach their educational goals, has awarded its most recent scholarships to Allison Horne from Monroe and Kristian Roberson of West Monroe. The recipients received…

A small tent city sprang up in the parking lot along Ga. 96. With temperatures near freezing and the wind blowing, the more than 130 who camped out for a chance at free sandwiches for a year were bundled up.…