Chick-fil-A on Labor Day: Will Chains Be Open on September 6?

by Matthew Memrick

With the summer’s end approaching, a lingering Labor Day question out there for Chick-Fil-A fans is will popular chain be open?

The quick answer is: Yes.

Since Labor Day falls on a Monday this year, chicken sandwich lovers can stroll down to the famous chicken fast-food restaurant and pick up some Chick-N-Minis. reports fans can go to one of 2,693 Chick-Fil-A locations in the United States as of August. Not sure of the closest location? Check out the store’s website location finder here.

With Chick-Fil-A Open, Will Test Kitchen Be Too?

The company is opening a new delivery kitchen service called “Little Blue Kitchen.” The company filed for a permit this week.

“At Chick-fil-A, we’re constantly challenging ourselves to ensure we’re meeting our customers where they are,” the company wrote in an announcement earlier this year.

The company says the new concept focuses on variety, delivery, and innovation. It will start this year in Nashville and come to Atlanta in 2022. 

What Now Atlanta said the new delivery kitchen concept is named Little Blue Menu after the company’s founder. S. Truett Cathy’s original “blue” menu came from the Hapeville Dwarf House, an Atlanta suburb.

The company started as a diner called the “Dwarf Grill” in 1946 in Hapeville. S. Truett Cathy opened the diner with his brother, Ben. 

The first official location opened up in 1967 in Atlanta’s Greenbriar Shopping Center.

Good News For Chick-Fil-A Chains

Recently, the chain tooted its own horn with some good charitable news.

In late July, the Georgia-based restaurant chain gave out more than 10 million meals through its Shared Table Program. The program allows franchise owners across the nation to donate food to need-based organizations. According to Southern Living, shelters, after-school programs, and soup kitchens benefited from the company’s work to fight food insecurity. 

The American Customer Satisfaction Index awarded the company its top spot on its annual list of fast-food restaurants in another bit of good news. The chain has kept that spot for seven straight years.

Fox News reported that the list considers cleanliness, mobile app reliability, quality, staff helpfulness, customer satisfaction, and more. While Chick-Fil-A got an 83 score, Dominos came in a second with a 78. 

Chick-fil-A held on to its crown despite dropping a percentage point from last year.  

In another story, a man loved Chick-Fil-A so much, he ate its food for 153 days straight.

Bakersfield, Calif. resident Ben Boyles worked to break the record for having lunch at the restaurant and raised more than $15,000 for charity.

Boyles ate at the Bakersfield location six days a week and got the owner to turn his record attempt into a charitable act.

Hess matched Boyles’ $50-a-day donations, and by the end of 153 days, the two raised $15,300 for Victory Family Services. Victory is a family agency working to support and improve the lives of children and foster-care youth.