Chick-fil-A Elmhurst is a Chick-fil-A franchise located at 235 S, IL-83, Elmhurst, IL 60126. They’ve been there for a few years now and have really made the most of having Elmhurst as their home! This article is to spotlight a few awesome things that they’ve done recently that makes them unique to the typical “fast food” restaurant.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND EVENTS
Community involvement and events are a big focus of the restaurant. They take seriously the company wide belief in displaying a “servant heart” and giving back to the local organizations who do the heavy lifting in the community. So far, they’ve participated in sponsoring local events such as the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and The Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Bethel Church. They also host Spirit Nights for several local schools and organizations which allows causes to receive a percentage of the sales as a donation. Some that they have recently worked with are Relay for Life Camp PALS and Elmhurst Food Pantry.
The Chicagoland event for Chick-fil-A restaurants, “Daddy Daughter Date Night” was their opportunity to showcase their creativity and bring a fun spin on the usual occasion. With the theme being “Pretty Princesses,” they took it a step beyond tiaras and horse drawn carriages (which they also had). They offered the opportunity for guests to meet and greet with a real life pageant queen, Former Junior Miss Illinois and current Teen Miss Illinois, Alyssa Gallarneau! Guests loved this opportunity and so did Alyssa who plans to collaborate with them on a continued basis.
BUILDING A TEAM OF GAME-CHANGERS
Chick-fil-A Elmhurst believes in hiring and training Young People and being a vital step in their career journeys, giving them great skills for professional advancement! There are a variety of roles and opportunities for growth at Chick-fil-A Elmhurst from cashiers, servers and kitchen, as well as multiple Leadership positions. Even some who currently hold Director positions are young professionals who are building a career!
This year, Chick-fil-A Elmhurst had 7 Scholarship Awardees: Dejah, Brianna, Amber, Derek, Alexus, Moriah and Elise. They all are current and future college students majoring in fields from Psychology, Social Work, Biochemistry and more! They were spotlighted on the restaurant’s social media and received praise from their followers.
A DIVERSIFIED APPROACH TO DIGITAL MEDIA
Chick-fil-A Elmhurst utilizes social media to do more than just promote products, but to highlight their workers and be relatable to consumers which is uncommon in the food industry! Operating on the mentality that “People relate to people, more than products relate to people,” they have seen a great response from their following by allowing a more entertaining strategy to digital marketing. They also have spotlighted local individuals on their social media such as their Hometown Heroes video where they highlighted two educators, a nurse manager, a police officer and two veterans!
QUALITY FOOD AND CUSTOMER SERVICE ARE A MUST!
As with Chick-fil-A as a whole, they offer exceptional customer service and quality food! Their team members work hard to treat every customer with kindness and a smile. Quality food and personable employees can sometimes be hard to find in the fast food industry. However, that’s not a problem that you’ll have to worry about at Chick-fil-A Elmhurst
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