About Chick Fil A
Chick Fil A founder Truett Cathy died on September 8, 2014 at the age of 93. Cathy started his business in 1946 when he and his brother Ben opened an Atlanta restaurant called The Dwarf Grill. Over the years, the restaurant has prospered and led them to further the success of their business. In 1967, Cathy founded and opened the first Chick Fil A at the Greenbriar Mall in Atlanta. Today, Chick-fil-A has the highest same-store sales and is the nation's largest fast-food chicken chain restaurant based on annual system-wide sales. Cathy is a loyal philanthropist dedicated to changing the lives of young people. Over the years, he has won numerous awards for both business acumen and philanthropy. He and his 65-year-old wife, Janet McNeil, lived a life centered on biblical principles and family.