S. Truett Cathy, is the founder and leader of the compay. He ran a 24-hour coffee shop for 14 years before developing his chicken sandwich chain. True story: Colonel Sanders visited when they were perfecting the chicken sandwich and thought it was delicious, exclaiming that its the "second best chicken", he ever tasted! Chick-Filia is closed on Sunday's. Click here to read about Cathy's Closed on Sunday policy.
Chick-fil-A was named "Best Drive-Thru in America", by g3 Mystery Shopping in 2002.