Restaurant to Bring Approximately 125 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community
New Castle, Del. (June 11, 2021) – A new Chick-fil-A restaurant is slated to open for business in New Castle on Tuesday, June 15. Chick-fil-A®, Inc. has selected Adam Marcus as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A New Castle. He 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 New Castle is located at 107 S. Dupont Highway, off the intersection of Dupont Highway and Delaware State Route 273, and will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Chick-fil-A remains committed to serving guests safely. To limit contact between Team Members and guests, Chick-fil-A New Castle will open for drive-thru only initially. Guests can take advantage of contactless ordering and payment through the free Chick-fil-A mobile 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 New Castle will be surprising 100 local heroes making an impact in the community 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 New Castle area to aid in the fight against hunger.
Locally Owned and Operated
A native of Wilmington Delaware, Adam Marcus began his career with Chick-fil-A in 1998. In 2004, Adam became Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Hamilton Mall. He later went on to bring the first freestanding Chick-fil-A to his home state, with Chick-fil-A Bear. A few year’s later, he opened his second restaurant in the area with Chick-fil-A Christiana Mall. Adam will continue to serve as the local owner of both Chick-fil-A Bear and Chick-fil-A Christiana Mall, while also leading his new team at Chick-fil-A New Castle.
“I look forward to broadening Chick-fil-A’s reach in the New Castle community alongside my wife Beth and four children,” said Marcus. “We are passionate about developing caring leaders with a strong work ethic to be a bright light in our communities.”
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. Interested applicants can apply online at www.cfancc.com.
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 New Castle, visit the Chick-fil-A New Castle 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 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 www.chick-fil-a.com.