Whenever a new Chick-fil-A gets ready to open, you can expect pandemonium in the streets.
The latest restaurant is opening up in Norwalk in October, so you may be asking yourself, "Why all the fuss, it's only chicken?"
Well, let me educate you by listing the 10 Reasons why people absolutely lose their minds every time a Chick-fil-A opens in Connecticut.
HOW'S ABOUT SOME FREE CHICKEN SANDWICHES?
Whenever a new Chick-fil-A restaurant opens, the first 100 customers receive free chicken sandwich meals for one year.
$10,000 CAN BUY YOU A CHICK-FIL-A FRANCHISE
In addition to ponying up $10 grand, Chic-Fil-A puts potential franchise owners through a pretty rigorous application process where only 5% of applicants make it through.
On Cow Appreciation Day in July, Chick-fil-A offers a free Chick-fil-A meal to anyone who walks in dressed as a cow, and if you're wearing any cow accessory, you'll get a free Chick-fil-A entree.
WHAT'S THE CHICK-FIL-A SECRET?
Their chicken is fried in refined peanut oil which helps gives their sandwich that wonderful taste. Chick-Fil-A does recommend checking with your doctor first if you have a nut allergy.
Every Chick-Fil-A is closed on Sundays due to religious reasons.
CHICK-FIL-A IS RAKIN' IN THE DOUGH
Chick-fil-A is the industry leader in average sales per restaurant at $2.7 million jumping ahead of McDonalds at $2.4 million.
THE INVENTION OF THE CHICKEN SANDWICH
Chick-fil-A's founder invented the chicken sandwich in 1964 when an airline sent him chicken breasts too large to serve as airline food. He quickly figured out how to turn the breasts into sandwich size pieces.
CHICK-FIL-A APP DOES IT ALL
Chick-fil-A's fans will love their new app which allows its user to not only order ahead but you can also pay for your meal with the app.
CHICK-FIL-A HOSTS A DADDY/DAUGHTER DATE NIGHT
Select Chick-fil-A's around the country host daddy-daughter date nights once a year when they role out a ton of their scrumptious chicken nuggets and live music.
THEY BUY THE MOST SUNKIST LEMONS
Chick-fil-A is the largest purchaser of Sunkist lemons on the planet. They squeeze over 200 million lemons per year to make their homemade lemonade.