Chick-fil-A Is Going International: Hello Toronto!

Chick-fil-A has been voted America's favorite fast-food restaurant for three years in a row. Now, Canadians will get the opportunity to 'Eat Mor Chikin'!

The beloved 'Home of the Original Chicken Sandwich' - Chick-fil-A - is expanding beyond the United States, opening it's first international location in Toronto, Canada.  

President and COO Tim Tassopoulos announced a new restaurant will open in Toronto in 2019, calling it “one of the best and most vibrant cities in North America.

 

We are looking forward to putting down real roots and becoming a part of this dynamic and diverse city,” Tassopoulos said in an open letter

Tassopoulos added that Chick-fil-A had spent "years researching cities around the world" before settling on Toronto. 

Check out this "Chick-fil-A Guide" published published by the Chick-fil-A themselves for Canadians who might have some questions about the Atlanta, Georgia-based franchise!

The Chick-fil-A guide covers all bases, including information about their delicious waffle fries, how to actually pronounce Chick-fil-A, and an explanation of its policy on remaining closed on Sundays.  

After that first location is opened, Chick-fil-A plans to open about 15 additional restaurants in the area over a span of five years. Wow! That's a ton of Chick-fil-A's! 

The [greater Toronto area] is important to Chick-fil-A in terms of our growth because we know that it’s a community that is thriving economically, that does have strong culture that’s there,” Tassopoulos said. “We feel like there’s a great opportunity, and we think we’ll be able to really engage in the community in Toronto.

Watch Tim Tassopoulos' explanation on why he's excited for the Chick-fil-A Toronto location to open below: 

 

Earlier this month, Chick-fil-A announced it would open its first location in Hawaii!

 The chain already has more than 2,300 restaurants in 47 states. What do you guys think? How exciting that you can eat Chick-fil-A just about anywhere.

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