GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Chick-fil-A representatives have confirmed for WZZM 13 that the restaurant chain intends to open new stores in Michigan, starting in West Michigan.
The company will not say where those restaurants will be located, but they expect to open the first outlet next year. The plans call for multiple restaurants opened over a long-term period.
Chick-fil-A was founded 60 years ago by S. Truett Cathy. As of March, the company operated 1,700 restaurants in 39 states and Washington, D.C. The chain is opening 85 restaurants in 2013.