Chick-fil-A begins service at a metro Atlanta senior center

Beginning this month, seniors and other visitors to Cobb Senior Services in Marietta will be able to buy a Chick-fil-A biscuit or sandwich inside the Senior Wellness Center at 1150 Powder Springs St.

It will be the first time a fast-food chain has set up shop in a senior center, as Chick-fil-A becomes an innovative solution to a longstanding problem: a shuttered café inside a state-of-the-art center for older adults.

Georgia’s favorite chicken outlets are also becoming national favorites. The Nation’s Restaurant News published a list of the 10 fastest-growing U.S. chains. Chick-fil-A was #5 on the list. Zaxby’s ranked #8, up from #10 last year.

When Cobb’s wellness center opened five years ago, it broke the mold of traditional government-run senior facilities.

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