Restaurant Brings Approximately 120 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community, Honors 100 Local Heroes With Free Chick-fil-A Meals for a Year

GROVES, Texas (May 16, 2022) – A new Chick-fil-A® restaurant will begin serving the Groves community on Thursday, May 19, 2022. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Mike Tschirhart as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Groves.

Located at 5100 W Parkway St., Chick-fil-A Groves will be open for dine-in, drive-thru and carry-out from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Guests of Chick-fil-A Groves can place an order for pickup or delivery on the Chick-fil-A® App or online, and receive points on every qualifying purchase and redeem available rewards when joining Chick-fil-A One®, a tiered membership program.

The Groves restaurant joins four other Chick-fil-A restaurants serving the wider Beaumont market.

Locally Owned and Operated
As full-time, hands-on leaders in their restaurants and communities, Chick-fil-A Owner/Operators proudly reside in the communities in which they serve.

In Groves, Tschirhart will be responsible for all day-to-day activities of the business, including employing approximately 120 full- and part-time Team Members, serving guests and cultivating relationships with local organizations and businesses.

Tschirhart is a Texas native who grew up in San Antonio. First introduced to Chick-fil-A at the Houston Astrodome in 1995, Tschirhart joined Chick-fil-A in 2007 as the Operator of Chick-fil-A Greenville In-Line in Greenville, Texas. In 2009, Tschirhart and his wife Becky moved to Port Arthur, Becky’s hometown, to be closer to family and began operating a new location Chick-fil-A Mid-County. Tschirhart has enjoyed serving the community of Port Authur and will continue to operate Chick-fil-A Mid-County, in addition to Chick-fil-A Groves, alongside Becky who will serve as the Restaurant’s Marketing Director.

“We are excited to become a permanent fixture here in Groves and look forward to expanding our relationships with the community,” said Tschirhart. “Our new location will allow Chick-fil-A to serve many more people and give them access to a place to call their own.”

Caring for the Groves Community
In honor of the opening, Chick-fil-A, Inc. will donate $25,000 to Feeding America on behalf of the new restaurant. These funds will be distributed to partners in the greater Beaumont area to aid in the fight against hunger.

Chick-fil-A Groves is recognizing 100 local heroes making an impact in the Groves area by providing them with free Chick-fil-A meals for a year.

Additionally, Tschirhart’s restaurant will be participating in the Chick-fil-A Shared Table™ Program, an initiative that redirects surplus food from the restaurant to local soup kitchens, shelters, food banks and non-profits in need.

Team Member Investment
Chick-fil-A Operators are committed to hiring, developing and retaining top talent and providing a positive work environment for people of all ages and backgrounds. Team Members have 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.

Delicious Food; Outstanding Customer Service
Chick-fil-A is known for serving customers great-tasting food made with high-quality ingredients, including the original Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich. Made with a real, whole, boneless breast of chicken with no added fillers, the breaded chicken is pressure cooked in fully-refined peanut oil. Chick-fil-A was one of the first in the industry to eliminate chicken raised with antibiotics to ensure guests have an option for high-quality food on the go.

To complement the great-tasting chicken, fresh produce is delivered to Chick-fil-A restaurants up to six times a week for the best quality and flavor. The fresh ingredients are raised and grown by farmers who share the company's elevated quality and safety standards, so guests feel good about their meal.

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

About Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc. is a restaurant company known for the Original Chick-fil-A® Chicken Sandwich and signature hospitality. Represented by more than 170,000 Team Members, Operators and Staff, Chick-fil-A® restaurants serve guests freshly prepared food at more than 2,700 restaurants in 47 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Canada. The family-owned and privately held restaurant company was founded in 1967 by S. Truett Cathy and is committed to serving the local communities in which its franchised restaurants operate.

Known for its leadership and growth opportunities, in 2022 Chick-fil-A was named a Best Employer in America by Forbes and a top company for career opportunities for Black employees by Glassdoor. The company was also awarded the Employee’s Choice by Glassdoor honoring top CEOs and was named a Culture 500 Culture Champion in 2020. A leader in customer service, Chick-fil-A was named QSR magazine’s Drive-Thru Restaurant of the Year in 2021. More information on Chick-fil-A is available at and @ChickfilANews.

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