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Verizon Wireless Wins Contract with Chick-fil-A

2006-03-06 Verizon Wireless, owner and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, announced today that Chick-fil-A, Inc. has signed a two-year, voice and data agreement.

Chick-fil-A Founder's Grandson Opens St. Petersburg's Newest Chick-fil-A Restaurant

2006-01-10 On Jan. 19, Chick-fil-A will open its newest free-standing restaurant in the market, but this particular location will have special significance. The new restaurant will be operated by Andrew Cathy, grandson of Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy and son of the chain's president, Dan Cathy -- marking the first "third- generation" Cathy family Chick-fil-A franchisee.

Chick-fil-A Gives Away $26,000 in Free Food at New Location

2005-08-11 Chick-fil-A, whose newest freestanding store in Jacksonville opened today, gave away coupons for a one-year supply of combo meals to the first 100 adults to visit the location.

Chick-fil-A Introduces Fast Food's First Gourmet Coffee Line, New Cinnamon Cluster

2005-06-28 Atlanta-based restaurant chain Chick-fil-A, Inc. is going back for seconds on breakfast. On the heels of launching a wildly successful breakfast menu enhancement earlier this year, Chick-fil-A is adding two more offerings to its morning menu.

Chick-fil-A Introduces Gourmet Coffee Line and New Cinnamon Cluster

2005-04-12 Chick-fil-A hopeful its latest breakfast additions will continue to increase sales of its breakfast menu.

The Results Are In

2005-02-01 The 2004 Restaurant Satisfaction Study by J.D. Power and Associates found that Panera Bread ranks highest among quick-service restaurants in the Midwest and Northeast regions.

Chick-fil-A Rolls Out Combo with Fresh Fruit Cup

2004-05-04 Today Chick-fil-A introduced The Trim Trio, a combination meal designed for diet-conscious customers, at its 1,135-plus restaurants nationwide.

Chick-fil-A Expands Golf Tournament

2003-04-25 The Chick-fil-A Charity Championship hosted by Nancy Lopez, a fixture on the LPGA Tour since 1992, will become a 72-hole tournament beginning next year.

Chick-fil-A and Berry College Celebrate the Next Phase of Their Joint Campus Renovation Project

2002-05-15 Two new buildings are to be constructed as part of the WinShape Center renovation project. Once finished, the Chick-fil-A-sponsored center will host church, corporate, and academic retreats.

Chick-fil-A Posts 34th Consecutive Year of Sales Gains in 2001

2002-01-29 Chick-fil-A, Inc., announced year-end 2001 systemwide sales of $1,241,941,554, a 14.35 percent increase over the company's year 2000 sales and a 4.91 percent same-store sales increase.