While Popeyes got a lot of the chicken buzz in 2019, Chick-fil-A had a busy year in its own right. On top of passing Taco Bell and Subway to become the nation's third-largest chain, it introduced dine-in mobile ordering, eliminated antibiotics from its chicken and added its first new permanent menu item in three years: mac and cheese.

Top 500 Year2020
2019 U.S. Sales ($000,000)$11,320*
YOY Sales Change13.0%
2019 U.S. Units2,470
YOY Unit Change5.0%
SegmentQuick Service
Menu CategoryChicken

*Technomic estimate

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