Our Chicken Story

Since Truett Cathy opened his first restaurant in 1946, we have served quality food, made with care. We still carry with us this tremendous sense of responsibility and believe in being a force for good – especially when it comes to our chicken. That is why our customers can trust that chicken from Chick-fil-A will always mean three simple things.


Real Chicken

Quality has always been our approach to food, and because chicken is at the center of our menu, that means serving only whole, boneless breast of chicken that has never been ground or separated. The chicken we source contains no fillers, steroids or hormones*, and we have committed to serve only chicken raised with No Antibiotics Ever by the end of 2019.

Animal Wellbeing

Our chicken is raised on farms in the USA, in accordance with our Animal Wellbeing Standards. In addition, we have committed to serving chicken with No Antibiotics Ever by the end of 2019 – adhering to the most rigorous no-antibiotic standards in the industry. We also maintain an Animal Wellbeing Council that includes outside experts to help ensure our standards are in line with best practices.  

Rigorous Standards

Our chicken is held to some of the highest standards for cut and quality in the industry. It is never ground or mechanically separated. We expect all of our supplier facilities to adhere to rigorous standards for food safety, as well as our Chick-fil-A restaurant Operators. 

We know our customers have placed their trust in us. And we work every day to ensure we serve chicken they can feel better about eating.  Unfortunately, we are not able to tailor menu items that reflect all preferences due to our diverse customer base.

* No artificial or added hormones are used in the production of any poultry in the United States.