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Restaurant to Bring Approximately 110 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community

ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (Feb. 7, 2022) – A new Chick-fil-A® restaurant is slated to open for business in Arden Hills on Thursday, Feb. 10. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Alex Wilson as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Arden Hills. Wilson will be responsible for all day-to-day activities of the business, including employing approximately 110 full- and part-time Team Members, cultivating relationships with local organizations and neighboring businesses, and serving guests. Chick-fil-A Arden Hills is located at 3855 Lexington Avenue North, and will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Chick-fil-A remains committed to serving guests safely. Chick-fil-A Arden Hills will open for dine in, drive-thru and carry out. Guests can take advantage of contactless ordering and payment through the free Chick-fil-A® App or through online ordering. To learn more about Chick-fil-A’s safety protocols, please visit the COVID-19 response page.

In place of the traditional Chick-fil-A First 100® Grand Opening celebration, Chick-fil-A Arden Hills will be surprising 100 local heroes making an impact in Arden Hills with free Chick-fil-A for a year. Additionally, in honor of the new restaurant opening, Chick-fil-A will donate $25,000 to Feeding America. The funds will be distributed to partners within the greater St. Paul area to aid in the fight against hunger.

Locally Owned and Operated
Chick-fil-A Arden Hills is locally owned and operated by Alex Wilson. Originally from Indiana, Wilson received his bachelor’s degree in business from Indiana University and had a career in management consulting, where he earned valuable leadership and mentorship skills. Wilson and his family moved to the St. Paul area in 2017 to help open Chick-fil-A Mall of America. Two years later, Wilson was selected to be the Operator of Chick-fil-A Roseville in Roseville, Minnesota and he looks forward to opening Chick-fil-A Arden Hills while continuing to serve guests at Chick-fil-A Roseville.

“I’ve enjoyed every minute of serving my neighbors in the St. Paul area for the past few years,” said Wilson. “I’m excited to continue making a positive impact on my community by serving guests and investing in my team at both Chick-fil-A Arden Hills and Chick-fil-A Roseville.”

Team Member Investment
Chick-fil-A franchised Operators are committed to hiring, developing and retaining top talent, and providing a positive work environment for people of all ages and backgrounds. They also offer their Team Members opportunities for flexible work hours and leadership growth, competitive pay and benefits, hands-on training and mentoring, and the chance to apply for scholarships to support their continuing education.

Quality Ingredients; Delicious Food
Chick-fil-A focuses on serving customers great-tasting food made with high quality ingredients. The produce used in recipes is delivered to kitchens up to six times a week. Salads are made with whole fruits and vegetables that are chopped and prepared fresh throughout the day. Chick-fil-A Lemonade is made from three simple ingredients: lemon juice, sugar and water.

Breaded chicken is pressure cooked in 100%, fully refined peanut oil and all U.S. Chick-fil-A restaurants now serve chicken raised with No Antibiotics Ever, starting from the egg. By not allowing antibiotics of any kind, Chick-fil-A chicken meets the highest commitment for non-antibiotic use. For more information about the Chick-fil-A No Antibiotics Ever commitment, visit www.chick-fil-a.com/no-antibiotics-ever.

Commitment to Customer Service
With a longstanding tradition in the restaurant industry for setting high standards in customer service, Chick-fil-A earned recognition for providing the "best fast food customer service in America" according to America's Best Customer Service 2020 report by Newsweek, among other honors.

For more information about Chick-fil-A and stories about the Brand’s food, people and customers across the country, visit chick-fil-a.com. For the latest news and updates on Chick-fil-A Arden Hills, visit the Chick-fil-A Arden Hills Facebook page and follow along on Instagram.

About Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc. is a family owned and privately held restaurant company founded in 1967 by S. Truett Cathy. Devoted to serving the local communities in which its franchised restaurants operate, and known for its Original Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich, Chick-fil-A serves freshly prepared food in more than 2,700 restaurants in 47 states, Washington, D.C., and Canada.

A leader in customer service satisfaction, Chick-fil-A was named top fast food restaurant in Newsweek’s 2019 America’s Best Customer Service report and received several honors in QSR’s 2019 Reader’s Choice Awards, including “The Most Respected Quick-Service Brand” and “Best Brand for Overall Experience”. Additionally, Glassdoor named Chick-fil-A one of the top 100 best places to work in 2020. More information on Chick-fil-A is available at www.chick-fil-a.com.


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