Dwarf Grill Restaurant – Beginning of Chick-fil-A

on February 12, 2006

In 1946, S. Truett Cathy opened the Dwarf Grill in Hapeville (pop. 6,180). The eatery grew into the Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, with $1.75 billion in sales in 2004. A devout Christian, Cathy closes the restaurants on Sundays so employees can worship and have family time.

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