The restaurant, located at 3026 196th St. SW., will be one of three Chick-fil-A restaurants in the Puget Sound market. Construction is scheduled to begin this fall on locations in Bellevue and Tacoma. These two Chick-fil-A restaurants will also have a projected opening date of March 2015.
The three Chick-fil-A restaurants will be the first to open in the state of Washington.
Chick-fil-A, a national fast food chicken restaurant, operates more than 1,800 restaurants in 39 states and Washington, D.C.and is the largest quick-service chicken restaurant chain in the nation, based on domestic annual sales.
Two years ago, the company has become embroiled in the same sex marriage controversy when President and Chief Operating Officer Dan T. Cathy made public statements supporting traditional marriage and opposing same sex marriage. The company distanced itself from Cathy’s statements and later issued a press release stating that “Going forward, our intent is to leave the policy debate over same-sex marriage to the government and political arena.”
For more information see: www.chick-fil-a.com.