Their upcoming FiDi location near the intersection of Fulton Street and Broadway promises more grandeur, with floor-to-ceiling windows and "a rooftop terrace that offers unimpeded views of Freedom Tower."
Kai Dubois, 43, waited in a car outside the Rockefeller Center Chick-fil-A while his mother went in to grab them a couple sandwiches.
Dubois, a longtime activist, said "a lot of CEOs are bad in general," and that it would be hard to get large swaths of the population to boycott all those businesses. "It takes publicity, public awareness," he added. "Unless that happens, people are living their lives."
It's not really clear what additional press could derail Chick-fil-A's further expansion into the city. Ciavatta expressed hope that people would chose to eat at more mom-and-pop restaurants, even if they served meat.