“Life is about choices, and every day you get to make new choices.” Put those words in a generic font under a picture of a landscape and hang them on a wall, and you might pass them by. Hear them from a woman who shoots straight about a tough past without a lot of perks, and you, too, might find yourself listening with the ears of the newly converted.
Moms. They are the event planners, caterers, medics, CEOs – and sometimes all at once. You name it, they do it. So, this Mother’s Day, give mom something she could really use: a day off. While we aren’t open on Sundays, we’ve still got you covered for Mother’s Day: A reheatable Chick-fil-A tray of Chilled Chick-fil-A Nuggets or Chilled Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Strips will take care of lunch or dinner.
“This is a great recipe when you have a lot of people over, and you need something impressive but don’t have a ton of time to prepare it,” says Brandi Milloy, TV host and food reporter of POPSUGAR Food’s Eat the Trend, who also makes regular appearances on the Today Show sharing her favorite recipes. “It’s like sunshine on a plate.”
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.
Off of Cascade Road in southwest Atlanta, a line of tents began popping up on top of a freshly paved parking lot at 5:30 in the morning on April 26. It was a hot and sunny day, one of those that feels like spring forgot about us and summer settled in far too soon.
Over one week, 12 Chick-fil-A Team Members, across the country, got the surprise of their lives. From South Jordan, Utah, to Wallingford, Conn., it was our pleasure to award $25,000 True Inspiration Scholarships to these hard-working individuals who are leaders inside our restaurants -- and out in their communities.
James Knottek’s birthday gift lasted just a few seconds, but it’s one he will remember for the rest of his life. On a day like most, Knottek walked into work at his local Chick-fil-A restaurant. His first task was straightforward: keep the kitchen in tip-top shape so the restaurant could serve its more than 1,300 daily customers with ease (his co-workers affectionately call him “Captain America Cleaner”). But when Knottek’s manager asked him stop what he was doing so he could show him something in the back, he knew something was up.
Tradition says that the gift for a first wedding anniversary should be paper. The 15th anniversary is crystal, and the 25th is silver. Well, some traditions are made to be broken -- or reimagined -- when you’re a busy family with two kids and a budget.
Christopher Cataldo suffers from a chronic illness that compromises his immune system and severely limits his diet. His world consists of only seven foods – almost all of them fruits and vegetables. One of the few treats that the 6-year-old can enjoy are Chick-fil-A Waffle Fries. Unfortunately, his condition keeps him from eating inside the restaurant, so his family takes him to the drive-thru of his local Houston Chick-fil-A, sometimes once or twice a day.
Last week we published a story on The Chicken Wire, “You Might Be A Serious Chick-fil-A Fan If….” We included our favorite stories from some of our biggest fans: Chick-fil-A themed wedding cakes, Chick-fil-A food served at weddings, walking for miles (in the snow) just to get a chicken sandwich and sleeping outside of a Chick-fil-A grand opening.