ChickfilA restaurant

Chick-fil-A led the flock when it came to the Chicken segment.

Chick-fil-A still reigns as fanatic fan favorite

This is part of the Nation’s Restaurant News annual Top 100 report, a proprietary ranking of the foodservice industry’s largest restaurant chains and parent companies.

There’s a cult of chicken — select Chicken chains whose customers are obsessively devoted to them — and it’s helping to drive expansion in the Chicken segment, which grew total U.S. systemwide sales to $19.9 billion in the Latest Year, from $17.9 billion in the Preceding Year. 

Leading the flock is Chick-fil-A, which retains its position as the biggest Chicken chain in the U.S. in terms of systemwide sales, with an impressive 18.1-percent growth in s

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