Chick-fil-A will be opening its sixth San Diego County restaurant Sept. 1 at Carmel Mountain Plaza in San Diego. The company seeks franchisees who will play an active role in the community.

Chick-fil-A will be opening its sixth San Diego County restaurant Sept. 1 at Carmel Mountain Plaza in San Diego. The company seeks franchisees who will play an active role in the community.

CHICK-FIL-A INC.

CEO: Truett Cathy.

Sales: $3.5 billion in 2010; $3.1 billion in 2009.

Local employees: Approximately 300.

Headquarters: Atlanta.

Year founded: 1967.

Company description: Operates more than 1,500 quick-service restaurants with a menu including chicken sandwiches.

Keys to success: Focus on friendly service; items made fresh on premises; operators are active in local communities.

With more than 1,500 U...

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