Chick-Fil-A Timeline

  • Truett Cathy opens the "Dwarf Grill" in Hapville, Atlanta

    Truett Cathy opens the "Dwarf Grill" in Hapville, Atlanta
  • Truett Cathy inventes the Chick-Fil-A sandwhich

    Truett Cathy inventes the Chick-Fil-A sandwhich
  • Dwarf Grill changes name to Chick-Fil-A Dwarf Grill, and it opens in an Atlanta Mall

  • Truett Cathy creates the Team Member Scholarship Program so that restaurant employees can further his/her education

    Truett Cathy creates the Team Member Scholarship Program so that restaurant employees can further his/her education
  • Introduces freshly squeezed lemonade

    Introduces freshly squeezed lemonade
  • Introduces Chicken Nuggetys, and a new Chick-Fil-A office building is made

    Introduces Chicken Nuggetys, and a new Chick-Fil-A office building is made
  • Chick-Fil-A's famous Waffle fries are born

    Chick-Fil-A's famous Waffle fries are born
  • First free stand Chick-Fil-A restaurant is opened, and restaurant is renamed to Chick-Fil-A. Also the Breakfast Chicken biscuit is created

    First free stand Chick-Fil-A restaurant is opened, and restaurant is renamed to Chick-Fil-A. Also the Breakfast Chicken biscuit is created
  • Introduces the Chargrilled Chicken Sandwhich

    Introduces the Chargrilled Chicken Sandwhich
  • [milestone] 500th Chick-Fil-A opens

    [milestone] 500th Chick-Fil-A opens
  • Cow campaign begins(Eat mor chikin!) Also introduces the chicken strips

    Cow campaign begins(Eat mor chikin!) Also introduces the chicken strips
  • chick-fil-a.com is launched, new design (current one today)

    chick-fil-a.com is launched, new design (current one today)
  • [milestone]Chick-Fil-A surpasses 1 billion in sales

  • Introducing the Cool Wraps

    Introducing the Cool Wraps
  • [milestone] 1000th restaurant opens

  • Truett Cathy publishes his first two books

    Truett Cathy publishes his first two books
  • Southwest Chargrilled Salad is born

    Southwest Chargrilled Salad is born
  • Fruit cup and Chick-n-minis are invented

    Fruit cup and Chick-n-minis are invented
  • Introduces the Spicy Chicken Biscuit and multigrain Oatmeal for breakfast

    Introduces the Spicy Chicken Biscuit and multigrain Oatmeal for breakfast