Chick-fil-A launches retro-themed Truett's Grill prototype

Hayes, Jack
June 1996
Nation's Restaurant News;6/03/96, Vol. 30 Issue 22, p7
Trade Publication
Reports on Atlanta, Georgia-based Chick-fil-A Inc.'s launching of Truett's Grill, a 1950's themed retro concept in Morrow, Georgia, in honor of its founder S. Truett Cathy's golden anniversary in foodservice. Restaurant's interior; Labor costs challenges faced by Chick-fil-A's Dwarf House operation in Hapeville, Georgia.


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