Chick-fil-A expansion into Toronto prompts backlash on social media

By Greg Furgala The Atlanta-based quick service chain Chick-fil-A announced yesterday that it will be opening its second Canadian franchise in Toronto in 2019, following famed American chains like Five Guys, Chipotle and, albeit briefly, last year’s six-hour Shake Shack pop-up that led to an hours-long lineup, with one Shake-fan even offering $60 for a secondhand burger and […]

Chick-fil-A selects Toronto for first international expansion

Press Release Chick-fil-A, the number one chicken restaurant in the United States, today announced that it will open its doors in Toronto in 2019. These will be the company’s first franchisee-owned restaurants outside of the United States. “Toronto is a great city — with diverse and caring people and a vibrant restaurant culture with a deep talent pool,” said Tim Tassopoulos, […]