Restaurants to create 600 jobs in Manhattan

ATLANTA (May 21, 2018) —Since opening our first locally owned restaurant in Midtown Manhattan nearly three years ago, we’ve employed more than 1,000 New Yorkers, donated nearly 20,000 pounds of food to New York’s homeless population, given thousands in college scholarships to New York students, and served the millions of customers who have walked through our doors. We are always looking for new locations to continue serving New York City customers, and we’re excited to share three new Manhattan locations at 918 8th Avenue (Midtown), 700 6th Avenue (Flatiron District) and 711 Lexington Avenue (Midtown East).

We look forward to serving our future guests when these restaurants open in late 2018 and early 2019.

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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 2,200 restaurants in 47 states and Washington, D.C.

Chick-fil-A reported over $9 billion in revenue in 2017, which marks 50 consecutive years of sales growth. A leader in customer service satisfaction, consumers voted Chick-fil-A, Inc. #4 in Harris Poll’s annual corporate reputation survey, ranking the company 4th out of 100 in 2018. Chick-fil-A was also recognized for customer experience again in the 2018 Temkin Experience Ratings survey, was named “Best Franchise Brand” in 2018 by Airport Revenue News and was named one of the top 100 best places to work by Glassdoor in 2017. Continuing its founder’s legacy of generosity and service, in 2017 the company’s philanthropic Chick-fil-A Foundation awarded $1.23 million to 23 not-for-profit organizations across 13 states through the True Inspiration Awards and almost $9 million in scholarships to restaurant Team Members nationwide. More information on Chick-fil-A is available at


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