Restaurant to Bring More Than 100 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community

MCKINNEY, Texas (Oct. 18, 2021) – A new Chick-fil-A® restaurant is slated to open for business in McKinney on Thursday, Oct. 21. Chick-fil-A®, Inc. has selected Christy Davis as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Lake Forest Dr & Hwy 380. Davis will be responsible for all day-to-day activities of the business, including employing more than 100 full- and part-time Team Members, cultivating relationships with local organizations and neighboring businesses, and serving guests. Chick-fil-A Lake Forest Dr & Hwy 380 is located at 5001 W. University Drive, across the street from Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, and will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Chick-fil-A remains committed to serving guests safely. Chick-fil-A Lake Forest Dr & Hwy 380 will open for drive-thru, mobile ordering, dine-in and carry-out service, with third-party delivery available shortly after the opening. Guests can take advantage of contactless ordering and payment through the free Chick-fil-A mobile app or 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 Lake Forest Dr & Hwy 380 will be surprising 100 local heroes making an impact in the McKinney area 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 Dallas-Fort Worth area to aid in the fight against hunger.

Locally Owned and Operated

Chick-fil-A Lake Forest Dr & Hwy 380 is locally owned and operated by Christy Davis, who started her Chick-fil-A career at age 17. During her time as a Team Member at Chick-fil-A West Monroe, Davis earned a $1,000 college scholarship to help achieve her aspirations and continued working at Chick-fil-A while attending the University of Louisiana Monroe. After graduating in 2001, she served as General Manager at Chick-fil-A West Monroe and in 2004 became the Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Central Mall of Texarkana.

Davis later moved to Frisco to operate Chick-fil-A Preston Road & Gary Burns, where she served for 13 years. Alongside her husband, Jonathan, and their three boys, Davis is excited to open Chick-fil-A Lake Forest Dr & Hwy 380 and continue serving the McKinney community with great food and genuine hospitality.

“As an Operator, my goal is to make our community and guests feel cared for at all times,” said Davis. “I hope Chick-fil-A Lake Forest Dr & Hwy 380 can make a positive impact, and I look forward to the opportunity of partnering with local organizations who not only better our restaurant but the community we serve.”

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 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 Lake Forest Dr & Hwy 380, visit the Chick-fil-A Lake Forest Dr & Hwy 380 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

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