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CHICK-FIL-A PARTNERS WITH KROGER TO OPEN ITS FIRST GROCERY RESTAURANT LOCATION IN GEORGIA

 ATLANTA, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In what has been a year of firsts for Chick-fil-A, Inc., 1993 now marks its first joint venture with The Kroger Co.
 Chick-fil-A's first restaurant location in Kroger opens Nov. 11 in The Kroger Co.'s brand-new store located at Evans near Augusta.
 According to Chick-fil-A founder and chairman S. Truett Cathy: "Our commitment to our customers in making Chick-fil-A more accessible has created substantial growth opportunities in non-traditional areas such as grocery stores, colleges, office parks, hospitals and schools. We are excited about working with Kroger because of their long tradition of excellence in the food industry."
 "Our partnership with Chick-fil-A allows us to meet our customers every need in one location. Customers will only have to drive their carts down the isle to get the great taste of Chick-fil-A," said Brent Scott, vice president of sales/distribution for Kroger. "We are proud to be associated with a company like Chick-fil-A that strives for the same level of quality, customer service and community involvement that Kroger does."
 The Kroger Co.'s Atlanta Marketing Area operates a network of 124 stores employing more than 23,000 people throughout Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina.
 The new Chick-fil-A restaurant will operate from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and its menu will feature breakfast items along with its traditional menu.
 With nearly 500 restaurants in 31 states, Chick-fil-A, Inc., reported record 1992 sales of $356 million, nearly a 10 percent increase over 1991.
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 /CONTACT: Don Perry or Jerry Johnston of Chick-fil-A, 404-765-8038/


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