Chick-fil-A is taking its roost worldwide because the fried rooster quick meals chain revealed its first Canadian location Wednesday.
President and COO Tim Tassopoulos introduced a brand new restaurant will open in Toronto in 2019, calling it “top-of-the-line and most vibrant cities in North America.”
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“We’re wanting ahead to placing down actual roots and changing into part of this dynamic and various metropolis,” Tassopoulos mentioned in an open letter. Tassopoulos added that Chick-fil-A had spent “years researching cities around the globe” earlier than selecting Toronto.
Chick-fil-A has already printed a “information” for Canadians who may need some questions in regards to the Atlanta, Georgia-based franchise – together with details about the notorious waffle fries, tips on how to pronounce the restaurant’s title, and a proof of its coverage on remaining closed on Sundays.
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After that first location is opened, Chick-fil-A plans to open about 15 extra eating places within the space over a span of 5 years.
“The [greater Toronto area] is vital to Chick-fil-A by way of our development as a result of we all know that it’s a neighborhood that’s thriving economically, that does have sturdy tradition that’s there,” Tassopoulos mentioned in a video message. “We really feel like there’s a fantastic alternative, and we expect we’ll be capable of actually interact in the neighborhood in Toronto.”
Earlier this month, Chick-fil-A introduced it could open its first Hawaii location. The chain already has greater than 2,300 eating places in 47 states.