Chick Fil A 's Original Chicken Sandwich Essay

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In the year 1946, Truett Cathy opened his first restaurant, the Dwarf Grill, in Hapeville, Georgia. A few years later, the restaurant would undergo a name change to the “Dwarf House”. The Dwarf House got its name from the size of its door and how customers were treated, since it was a family run business everyone was treated like family. This fine establishment was credited with creating Chick-fil-A’s original chicken sandwich. The story behind this accreditation is that Mr. Cathy himself had ordered chicken breast for the Dwarf House but he deemed them too big to be served as airline food. A few years later in 1964 Cathy founded the restaurant that we all know today as Chick-fil-A. This new restaurant steadily started to make a significant impact on the fast food industry and it continues each and every year. For example, as of today Chick-fil-A stretches across at least 42 states with approximately 1900 restaurants. In 2014 numbers came up shorter than projected and this was because of personal beliefs. Truett and his son Dan Cathy (CEO of Chick-fil-A) took a public stance on the whole equal rights discussion. They were against it because of their Southern Baptist background, the two decided not to condone business with those of the LGBT community. The LGBT community decided to respond in numerous protests inside of the restaurants. After things began to spiral downward for the franchise CEO Dan Cathy decided that he would “shut up about his beliefs and just sell…

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