Food The Real Reason It’s So Cheap to Open a Chick-fil-A

13:11  17 may  2018
13:11  17 may  2018 Source:   rd.com

The Real Reason Chick-fil-A Employees Say “My Pleasure”

  The Real Reason Chick-fil-A Employees Say “My Pleasure” If you’ve ever been to Chick-fil-A, and there’s a good chance you have—even if you prefer Hawaiian food—you probably noticed that when customers say 'thank you,' employees say 'my pleasure.' Since 'you’re welcome' has always been my go-to response, I had to know more! How it became store Chick-fil-A cultureLegend says the chain’s founder, Truett Cathy, got the idea while staying at the Ritz Carlton. When he said 'thank you' to a hotel employee, the employee replied, 'my pleasure.' Cathy thought those two small words made the Ritz Carlton stand apart as a luxury establishment.

Chick - fil - A Franchise Costs are Crazy Cheap . Yeah, you read that right. Although it costs about million to open a Taco Bell, you can be the owner of a brand-new Plus, everything’ s included in the Chick - fil - A franchise cost: You don’t need to worry about real estate, construction or equipment costs.

Chick - fil - A was not Truett Cathy' s first foray into the food service industry, because 21 years before he started Chick - fil - A , he opened a restaurant in Atlanta called the Dwarf Grill. That restaurant is still open and is still part of the Chick - fil - A empire.

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Everyone who loves the famous Chick-fil-A sauce—this is the secret ingredient that makes it so addictive, by the way—will be jumping for joy when they learn that it’s one of the cheapest fast food chains to open.

Chick-fil-A has the eighth highest sales out of all fast-food chains in the United States, however, to open a franchise it will only cost you $10,000. To give you some perspective, it costs between 1 to 2.3 million dollars to open up a McDonald’s and that doesn’t include the $45,000 franchise fee and a slew of requirements you have to meet. On top of the low cost, Chick-fil-A pays for all startup costs and the buyer doesn’t have to meet a threshold for net worth or liquid assets.

This Is What’s Actually in Chick-fil-A’s Famous Sauce

  This Is What’s Actually in Chick-fil-A’s Famous Sauce <p>The signature sauce is so coveted that people buy (and sell) tubs of it on eBay. Luckily, you don’t have to go online to get your fill of this tangy spread.</p>Fast food restaurants are obsessed with their sauces. It’s probably a rite of passage in the service industry to debut a secret sauce, considering how many big-name chains have one: McDonald’s Big Mac sauce, Burger King’s Chicken Fry Sauce, In-N-Out’s secret spread, the Krabby Patty secret formula—the list goes on and on.

Chick - fil - A is among the most successful fast-food chains in the U.S., and it ' s also one of the cheapest to open . Chick - fil - A , on the other hand, pays for all startup costs—including real estate, restaurant construction, and equipment.

Mr. Truett Cathy changed the lives of many when he opened his first Chick - fil - A in 1946. Aside from the obvious ( it ' s clean and it tastes good) there are many other reasons why Chick - fil - A is simply the best.

For the company, opening a new franchise isn’t about the money; it’s about making sure they chose the right candidate to better their business. Because Chick-fil-A has such a unique company culture and business model, they only accept about 80 applications out of the 20,000 they receive each year.

“We seek to find the very best business partners who find great joy in making other people’s days. They do so with a combination of great business acumen, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a passion for serving others,” Chick-fil-A spokeswoman Amanda Hannah told Business Insider. “Chick-fil-A operators must be as comfortable rolling up their sleeves in the kitchen as they are shaking hands in the dining room.'

So if you have $10,000 lying around and think you have what it takes to make it through their application process, apply. Too much of a commitment? Guess you’ll just have to stick to visiting your nearest chain to get your Chick-fil-A sauce fix. Next, read about the craziest things drive-through workers have seen on the job.

This Is the Most Popular Item at Chick-fil-A

  This Is the Most Popular Item at Chick-fil-A Everybody has a favorite item at Chick-fil-A. But what menu item flies off from behind the counter faster than everything else?&nbsp;Everybody has a favorite item at Chick-fil-A. Some fancy the refreshing qualities of a Frosted Lemonade or Frosted Sunrise. Others dream of sinking their teeth into the original Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich.

The Real Reason New Yorkers Are Mad About Chick - Fil - A Has Nothing To Do With Christians. Who in their right mind could possibly be upset by a new Chick - fil - A opening where they live? It doesn’t make sense.

When Chick - fil - A founder Truett Cathy opened his first restaurant, The Dwarf Grill, in 1946, he was working 24/7, Morgan says. Looks like we'll have to live with the real Sunday Scaries of remembering what day it is as soon as a waffle fry craving comes on.

Related video: Employees Share Chick-Fil-A Secrets (Provided by Wochit News)

This Fast Food Restaurant Has a Better Reputation Than Whole Foods .
The Harris Poll recently released the 2018 Reputation Quotient Rankings of the top 100 most visible companies.&nbsp;You guessed it… we’re talking about Chick-fil-A.

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