Restaurant to Bring Approximately 125 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community

CARSON CITY, Nev. (Jan. 15, 2021) – Chick-fil-A® Carson Valley, located off of Cochise Street and West Appion Way, is slated to open for business on Thursday, Jan. 21. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Matt Hock as the independent franchised Owner and Operator of this new Chick-fil-A restaurant in Carson City. Hock will be responsible for all day-to-day activities of the business, including employing approximately 125 full- and part-time Team Members, cultivating relationships with local organizations and neighboring businesses, and serving Guests. Chick-fil-A Carson Valley is located at 4751 Cochise Street and will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

At Chick-fil-A, safe service is our first priority. New Chick-fil-A restaurants will take additional time to review operations and make sure appropriate precautions are in place before opening their dining rooms, to ensure the safety of Guests and Team Members. Currently, Chick-fil-A Carson Valley will open for drive-thru and curbside pickup for mobile orders only. Guests can take advantage of contactless ordering and payment through the Chick-fil-A mobile app. To learn more about Chick-fil-A’s response to the coronavirus, please visit

In place of the traditional Chick-fil-A First 100® Grand Opening celebration, Chick-fil-A Carson Valley will be surprising 100 local heroes making an impact in the Carson City area with free Chick-fil-A for a year. Additionally, the Chick-fil-A Foundation has partnered with Feeding America to donate $25,000 to a local food bank for every new restaurant opening. To aid in the fight against hunger, this donation will go toward organizations in the Carson City area that are doing good work to care for others.

Locally Owned and Operated

Chick-fil-A Carson Valley is locally owned and operated by Matt Hock. A native of California, Hock grew up in the Sacramento area and studied Physical Education at California State University, Chico. Upon graduating, Hock’s passion for youth mentorship led him to Young Life, where he served as the organization’s regional director for the Northern California and Nevada area for more than 16 years. Before joining Chick-fil-A, he also spent time as a middle school teacher in Elk Grove, Calif., where he was inducted into the school’s Teacher Hall of Fame.

Hock's first introduction to Chick-fil-A was in 2006, where he was immediately inspired by the genuine hospitality and great-tasting food he experienced. As he learned more about Chick-fil-A’s culture of care and the opportunity that Chick-fil-A franchise owners have to make an impact outside of their restaurants, he set his sights on a career with the company. He applied to become a Chick-fil-A franchised owner in 2017, and was selected to become the Operator of Chick-fil-A Carson Valley in July 2019. As a new Carson City resident and business owner, Hock is looking forward to building relationships in the community, helping his Team Members grow, and setting his team on the path toward future success. In his spare time, Hock enjoys golfing, hiking, paddle boarding and spending quality time with his wife, Kelly, and their two children.

“My family and I look forward to opening Chick-fil-A Carson Valley and growing a team centered on caring for our community,” said Hock. “We are excited to build relationships with our neighbors and offer our Guests great-tasting food in a safe and welcoming environment.”

Team Member Investment

Chick-fil-A franchised Operators prioritize hiring, developing and retaining top talent, and providing a great 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. As with all Chick-fil-A restaurants, Team Members are guaranteed Sundays off.

Quality Ingredients; Delicious Food

Chick-fil-A focuses on serving customers great-tasting food made with high-quality ingredients. Chick-fil-A Lemonade is made from three simple ingredients: lemon juice, sugar and water. 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

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 For the latest news and updates on Chick-fil-A Carson Valley, visit the Chick-fil-A Carson Valley Facebook page.

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 2,600 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 

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