Restaurant to Bring Approximately 150 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community
SALEM, N.H. (Jan. 13, 2022) – A new Chick-fil-A® restaurant is slated to open for business in Salem on Thursday, Jan. 13. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Grant Stoffel as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Tuscan Village. Stoffel will be responsible for all day-to-day activities of the business, including employing approximately 150 full- and part-time Team Members, cultivating relationships with local organizations and neighboring businesses, and serving guests. Chick-fil-A Tuscan Village is located at 14 S. Village Drive in the Tuscan Village development, and will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Chick-fil-A remains committed to serving guests safely. Chick-fil-A Tuscan Village will open for drive-thru and carry-out service. Guests can take advantage of contactless ordering and payment through the free Chick-fil-A® 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 Tuscan Village will be surprising 100 local heroes making an impact in Salem 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 Merrimack Valley area to aid in the fight against hunger.
Locally Owned and Operated
Chick -fil-A Tuscan Village is locally owned and operated by Grant Stoffel. Stoffel began his career with Chick-fil-A at 17 years old as a restaurant Team Member. After working his way up to leadership positions while learning the ins and outs of the business, he was selected as the Operator of Chick-fil-A Northshore Mall in 2011, making him one of the youngest Chick-fil-A Operators at the time. Five years ago, Stoffel and his family relocated to the Merrimack Valley area to open Chick-fil-A Methuen, which he continues to operate today. A former Chick-fil-A Scholarship recipient himself, Stoffel has spent the past decade as an Operator working to provide the same growth opportunities and mentorship to his Team Members that he received when he first began his journey with Chick-fil-A.
“I have loved every day of serving this community for nearly five years, and I’m excited to continue giving back to my neighbors through Chick-fil-A Tuscan Village as well as Chick-fil-A Methuen,” said Stoffel. “We’re incredibly grateful for the support we’ve received and look forward to continue making a positive impact on our guests and Team Members.”
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 Tuscan Village, visit the Chick-fil-A Tuscan Village Facebook page and follow along on Instagram.
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 200,000 Team Members, Operators and staff nationwide, Chick-fil-A serves guests freshly prepared food at more than 2,600 restaurants in 47 states, Washington, DC 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.
A leader in customer service, Chick-fil-A was recognized as the No. 4 restaurant in America by Nation’s Restaurant News in 2021 and named America’s top drive-thru by QSR Magazine in 2021. Chick-fil-A was also awarded the Employee’s Choice by Glassdoor honoring top CEOs and named a Culture 500 Culture Champion in 2020. More information on Chick-fil-A is available at www.chick-fil-a.com and via @ChickfilANews.