Since its debut in 1964, the original Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich has been a hit with millions of people nationwide. What’s the secret to its popularity?
While it seems simple – just a lightly breaded chicken breast with two pickles between a toasted, buttered bun – every part of the Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich is truly an original. And it all goes back to the creation of the sandwich more than 50 years ago.
Next time you fire up the grill, don’t forget the veggies. Gena Knox, founder of the Athens, Ga.-based barbecue and grilling company Fire & Flavor, shares the perfect way to prepare vegetables on the side while grilling the main entree.
From backyard BBQs and swim meets to family reunions, summer weather brings an endless list of fun outdoor activities — and they often call for feeding a crowd! Knowing how much food to bring can be a challenge, though, which is why Chick-fil-A has created this handy guide for catering your next summer gathering.
During his three decades as the head of marketing for Chick-fil-A, Steve Robinson was integrally involved in the company’s growth, and an architect of its innovative and distinct approach to connecting with customers. He recently wrote his first book, a memoir chronicling his time at the company, personal career and faith journey. Titled “Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A: How Faith, Cows and Chicken Built an Iconic Brand,” it details the important moments and pivotal decisions that helped turn Chick-fil-A into one of the most beloved and respected brands in the world. In advance of the book’s release, we asked Robinson to share more on his experiences and insights.
Baseball coach Chuck Marshall knows just the right way to pitch the ball to his players. His team gets a hit every time they’re at bat, and they never strike out. It took time for him to perfect this skill though –he’s trained for it from the day his son joined the team as a six-year-old.
Some amazing things have come through Chick-fil-A drive-thrus: A couple at a restaurant in Arvada, Colo., made a stop on the way to the hospital to deliver a baby. Two police officers on horseback strolled up to place their orders at the Chick-fil-A in Florence, Ala. A teenager at the location in Madison, Ala., used our drive-thru for a promposal.
Long, hot days and relaxing summer nights are perfect for grilling. And there’s no better excuse for a cookout with family and friends than Labor Day weekend as summer comes to a close. To help make your barbecue bash the best, we’ve crafted a checklist filled with all your cookout necessities and a few fresh ideas to take it up a notch.
We admit it, we’re a little cheesy. Starting today we’re going to be a lot cheesier as Mac & Cheese is now available nationwide as a side option with any lunch, dinner, Kid’s Meal or catering order at Chick-fil-A. Participating restaurants across the country will also begin offering Frosted Caramel Coffee, a new seasonal, sweet treat.
Birthdays only come around once a year, so it’s important to make them special. While celebrations come in all shapes and sizes, these kids’ birthdays all had one thing in common: Chick-fil-A. These birthday celebrations may just take the cake...literally!
Sometimes, the scariest, most uncertain moments lead to an outpouring of compassion, service and support that can ripple far beyond the places they originated. The day before Easter, 11-year-old Danny Agee was diagnosed with a brain tumor. It was a devastating diagnosis that required immediate surgery. What followed was an act of generosity in a small Texas town that went viral, taking the youngster’s story into homes across the country. Reporters and camera crews from all over wanted to talk about the special Easter delivery made by Chick-fil-A.