Restaurant to Bring Approximately 125 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (Feb. 14, 2022) – A new Chick-fil-A® restaurant is slated to open for business in Springdale on Thursday, Feb. 17. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Brian Stanley as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Springdale at Sunset Avenue. Stanley 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 Springdale at Sunset Avenue is located at 5675 W Sunset Avenue, near Sam’s Club, 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 Springdale at Sunset Avenue will open for dine in, drive-thru and carry out. 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 Springdale at Sunset Avenue will be surprising 100 local heroes making an impact in Springdale 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 Springdale area to aid in the fight against hunger.
Locally Owned and Operated
Chick-fil-A Springdale at Sunset Avenue is locally owned and operated by Brian Stanley. After receiving his master’s degree at Liberty University, Stanley spent several years mentoring local youth as a high school teacher and coach in South Carolina. He then transitioned to working for a Chick-fil-A Operator in the area, learning the ins and outs of the business before he was selected to become Operator of Chick-fil-A Ada in Oklahoma. Stanley and his family look forward to settling in the Northwest Arkansas area, where Stanley’s wife grew up. With family close by and a passion for giving back to local schools and hospitals, Stanley and his wife are excited to serve the Springdale community.
“My wife and I are thrilled to be in Springdale and have this opportunity to serve our neighbors and give back to the community,” said Stanley. “We hope to create a positive, welcoming dining experience for our guests while mentoring our team with opportunities for growth and leadership.”
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 Springdale at Sunset Avenue, visit the Chick-fil-A Springdale at Sunset Avenue 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.