Restaurant to Bring Approximately 90 Full- and Part-Time Jobs to Community
TORRANCE, Calif. (Sept. 7, 2021) – A new Chick-fil-A® restaurant is slated to open for business in Torrance on Thursday, Sept. 9. Chick-fil-A, Inc. has selected Erwin Arevalo as the independent franchised Owner/Operator of Chick-fil-A Crenshaw & Amsler. Arevalo will be responsible for all day-to-day activities of the business, including employing approximately 90 full- and part-time Team Members, cultivating relationships with local organizations and neighboring businesses, and serving guests. Chick-fil-A Crenshaw & Amsler is located at 24630 Crenshaw Blvd., at the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Amsler Street, and will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Chick-fil-A remains committed to serving guests safely. Chick-fil-A Crenshaw & Amsler will open for drive-thru only. 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 Crenshaw & Amsler will be surprising 100 local heroes making an impact in Torrance 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 Torrance area to aid in the fight against hunger.
Locally Owned and Operated
Chick-fil-A Crenshaw & Amsler is owned and operated by Torrance resident Erwin Arevalo. Originally from the Philippines, he began his career with Chick-fil-A almost 40 years ago as a restaurant Team Member in Houston. After working his way up to leadership positions while learning the ins and outs of the business, Arevalo was selected to become the franchised Operator of Chick-fil-A Punte Hills Mall in 1991. Most recently, Arevalo has spent the past nine years serving the Torrance community as the Operator of Chick-fil-A Del Amo. Alongside his family, he is thrilled to open Chick-fil-A Crenshaw & Amsler, providing guests with great-tasting food, efficient service and genuine hospitality.
“For nearly three decades I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part of this community, raising my children here and serving my neighbors at Chick-fil-A Del Amo,” said Arevalo. “With this new restaurant, I look forward to welcoming guests, inspiring Team Members and making a positive impact on the Torrance community.”
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 Crenshaw & Amsler, visit the Chick-fil-A Crenshaw & Amsler 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 www.chick-fil-a.com.