TORONTO — Chick-fil-A will open its doors in Toronto in 2019, marking the company’s first franchisee-owned restaurant outside of the U.S.
“Toronto is a great city — with diverse and caring people and a vibrant restaurant culture with a deep talent pool,” says Tim Tassopoulos, president and COO, Chick-fil-A. “These strengths align perfectly with Chick-fil-A’s focus on community giving, delivering a premium product and working with passionate people that can grow with our company — making Toronto the perfect choice for international expansion.”
Chick-fil-A is focused on expansion in the GTA, with plans to open 15 stores in the next five years — creating 50 to 75 new jobs per location. The company has made a commitment to build long-standing partnerships with local suppliers and to find the perfect neighbourhoods in which to grow.