Chick-fil-A shows appreciation for RGV customers
Starting this week, each Chick-fil-A restaurant in the Rio Grande Valley area is giving away a complimentary chicken sandwich to guests who place an order through the Chick-fil-A mobile app. From now until Saturday, Feb. 4, residents can use the app to redeem the reward at participating Valley-area Chick-fil-A restaurants. The offer is limited to one person per Chick-fil-A One account. “We invite guests to come and join us for a complimentary chicken sandwich,” Luis Maldanado, local restaurant operator of Chick-fil-A at 27th & Nolana, said in a news release. “We are grateful for our community and hope our guests will stop by for a free entrée to start the new year.”myrgv.com
Chicken Fried Data: Chick-Fil-A Hit With Class-Action Privacy Lawsuit Over Video Data Collection
While Chick-fil-A was serving you sandwiches, it was also serving up data to Facebook’s parent company Meta. According to a new lawsuit filed Sunday, the fast food chain did that in a way that violated one of the only federal privacy laws in the United States.news.yahoo.com
Chick-Fil-A seeks new Valley franchise owners
As Chick-fil-A expands in the Rio Grande Valley, the company is starting to search for the next group of franchise owners and operators. Anyone who has a passion for service and would like to apply to be an owner/operator, Chick-fil-A will be hosting an information session Thursday, May 26 via webinar, the eatery said in a release. Chick-fil-A owners and operators come from a variety of career backgrounds and are entrepreneurs who live and work in the communities they serve. You can learn more about the Chick-fil-A franchise opportunity online at https://franchise-chickfila.icims.com/connect?eventId=129385&shareLink=1myrgv.com
VRMC now offers Chick-fil-A meal options to employees and guests
There’s a new meal option available for employees and guests at Valley Regional Medical Center in Brownsville. The hospital on Tuesday announced the addition of Chick-fil-A services at the hospital’s Window’s Grille cafeteria. Along with its signature chicken sandwiches, colleagues and visitors will have access to healthy menu items such as salads, grilled chicken wraps, and grilled chicken subs, VRMC stated in a media release. The new Chick-fil-A location at VRMC is open 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. “We are excited for even more facility improvement projects scheduled for 2022 that focus on serving our patients, colleagues, physicians, and community.”myrgv.com
Another Chick-fil-A, another Dunkin, another 16 South Florida places failing inspection
A Sick and Shut Down List record of 16 restaurants failed inspection last week, so let’s get right to the paint brushes used for basting, Brickell roaches, another Dunkin Donuts and even a Chick-Fil-A that got closed like it was a Sunday.news.yahoo.com
New Chick-Fil-A location opening Monday in Houston’s Sharpstown area
HOUSTON – Chick-fil-A will open a new location in Houston’s Sharpstown area next week. Located off of the US-59 freeway feeder near Houston Baptist University’s campus at 7539 SW Freeway, the new location will open at 6 a.m. on Monday, March 8. The restaurant will operate 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Initially, the new location, which will employ some 120 people, will open for drive-thru service only. For more information about the new Chick-fil-A location, click here.
Applications are open: Chick-fil-A gives back to nonprofit organizations through Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards
HOUSTON – Nonprofits and organizations serving communities of color in the Houston area can now apply for $5 million in grants through the Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards. Applications opened Tuesday, and Chick-Fil-A said grants range from $50,000 to $350,000. Organizations in the U.S. and Canada that are currently making an impact in the areas of hunger, homelessness and education are encouraged to apply. The True Inspiration Awards were created to carry on Chick-fil-A Founder S. Truett Cathy’s legacy of generosity and community service. Since 2015, Chick-fil-A has awarded $290,000 in the Houston area.
Man eats Chick-fil-A every day for 130 days -- except on Sundays
Can you imagine eating the same thing every day? Well, Matt Stoudt has been eating Chick-fil-A every day for over 130 days -- except, of course, on Sundays and on Thanksgiving Day. Back in July, the Nazareth, Pennsylvania resident set a challenge for himself -- to break the “unofficial” record for consecutive days eating at Chick-fil-A after learning of a California man who had eaten at the popular chain for 114 days straight. Stoudt said things got rough around day 100 but he didn’t chicken out. Now he’s asking other Chick-fil-A fanatics not to beat him, because he doesn’t want to do it all over again.
Chick-fil-A announces return of 2 seasonal favorites
HOUSTON – Chick-fil-A said tThis week marks the return of two Chick-fil-A seasonal menu items: the Peppermint Chip Milkshake and Chicken Tortilla Soup. First added to the menu in 2008, the Peppermint Chip Milkshake combines Chick-fil-A Icedream dessert with chips of peppermint bark topped with whipped cream and a cherry. The Chicken Tortilla Soup offered since 2012 features shredded chicken with navy and black beans — all in a white creamy base with a blend of vegetables and spices. Both the Chicken Tortilla Soup and the Peppermint Chip Milkshake are available for a limited time at participating restaurants nationwide. See the full list of giftable ideas by visiting the 2020 Chick-fil-A Holiday Gift Guide.
San Antonio ordered to lift ban on Chick-fil-A at international airport
SAN ANTONIO – The City of San Antonio has been ordered to lift the ban on Chick-fil-A at the city’s international airport. The order comes after the city council banned the restaurant from the airport with a 6-4 council vote. An investigation into the city’s potential violation of federal law and Transportation Department regulations went into effect when the city was suspected of banning Chick-fil-A from operating a restaurant in the San Antonio International Airport based on the company’s religious beliefs. The Federal Aviation Administration announced that San Antonio International Airport will offer Chick-fil-A a lease opportunity for space in Terminal A. "To exclude a respected vendor based on religious beliefs is the opposite of tolerance and is inconsistent with the Constitution, Texas law, and Texas values.
Chocoholics unite: Chick-fil-A to add chocolate treats and seasonal item to its menu this fall
Starting Monday, Chick-fil-A is rolling out three new menu items. The Chocolate Fudge Brownie and a new blend of specialty-grade THRIVE Farmers Hot Coffee will permanently join Chick-fil-A’s menu while the Mocha Cream Cold Brew will only be available for a limited time at participating locations. “We are always looking to add fun and flavorful offerings to our menu, and these new dessert and snack options make perfect additions as we enter the fall season,” the director of menu and packaging at Chick-fil-A said. “We received positive responses when we tested the Chocolate Fudge Brownie and Mocha Cream Cold Brew in select markets last year, and we hope our customers will be as excited as we are to have these sweet treats join our menu nationwide.”The new Chocolate Fudge Brownie combines rich semi-sweet chocolate melted into the batter with fudge chunks. Chick-fil-A’s seasonal Mocha Cream Cold Brew features a swirl of cold-brewed coffee, sweetened cream and chocolate-flavored syrup, served over ice while the new blend of THRIVE Farmers Hot Coffee is described as offering a smooth caramel flavor with a nutty finish.