Restaurant to Bring Approximately 100 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (Jan. 18, 2022) – A new Chick-fil-A® restaurant is slated to open for business in Myrtle Beach on Thursday, Jan. 20. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Jeff Cash as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A US 17 at Hwy 22. Cash will be responsible for all day-to-day activities of the business, including employing approximately 100 full- and part-time Team Members, cultivating relationships with local organizations and neighboring businesses, and serving guests. Chick-fil-A US 17 at Hwy 22 is located at 10131 N. Kings Highway, near the interstate exit, 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 US 17 at Hwy 22 will open for mobile ordering, dine-in and drive-thru 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® 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 US 17 at Hwy 22 will be surprising 100 local heroes making an impact in Myrtle Beach 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 Myrtle Beach area to aid in the fight against hunger.
Locally Owned and Operated
Chick-fil-A US 17 at Hwy 22 is locally owned and operated by Jeff Cash. Originally from North Carolina, Cash started his career with Chick-fil-A in Raleigh shortly after graduating from Belmont University. While working as a restaurant Team Member, Cash was inspired by Chick-fil-A’s welcoming atmosphere and career growth opportunities. After learning the ins and outs of the business under the mentorship of the restaurant’s Operator, Cash moved to Louisville, Ky., to become an Interim Manager. As a result of his hard work and dedication, Cash was selected to return home to North Carolina and become the Operator of Chick-fil-A Greenville Mall in 2011. After serving the Greenville community for four years, he was thrilled to move to Myrtle Beach to become the Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A North Myrtle Beach. Alongside his wife, Brooke, and their four children, Cash looks forward to serving the Myrtle Beach community as the Operator of both Chick-fil-A US 17 at Hwy 22 and Chick-fil-A North Myrtle Beach.
“My family and I have called Myrtle Beach our home for the last six years, and we are humbled to have the opportunity to extend our impact in the community,” said Cash. “I am excited to mentor our Team Members and build new relationships with guests, serving them great-tasting food in a welcoming environment.”
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 US 17 at Hwy 22, visit the Chick-fil-A US 17 at Hwy 22 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.