Our mission at Chick-fil-A Valencia Town Center is simple: to be the fulfilling dining destination and employer of choice that makes a meaningful difference in Santa Clarita Valley.
We know the secret to our mission is investing in our Team Members. We’re not just in the chicken business, we’re in the people business. By caring about our Team Members, we’re then able to care for our local community.
Our team is made up of hardworking people committed to serving others. For some this is their first job while others are experienced hospitality professionals. We look for a positive outlook, trustworthiness, teamwork, integrity, and work ethic when selecting our Team Members. Our commitment to training and development allows our Team Members to grow as both an individual and as part of a team.
Our Local Owner
Chick-fil-A Valencia Town Center is operated by Tom Williams. Prior to operating the restaurant, Tom was a Naval Officer for over 22 years. He flew the E-2C Hawkeye off aircraft carriers for half his Naval career. The second half was spent as a government financial manager. He served 7 years at the Pentagon as a Budget Officer and completed his career acting as the Comptroller of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command in San Diego, CA. Tom pursued becoming a Chick-fil-A operator because of the great opportunity to make a positive influence in the community and in the lives of his guests and team members. Tom was proud to serve his country and wanted the same feeling in his follow-on career. In Chick-fil-A, he found a company within which he could continue to proudly serve while being in business for himself, but not by himself. Tom’s vision for Chick-fil-A Valencia Town Center is, “To be the fulfilling dining destination and employer of choice that makes a meaningful difference in Santa Clarita Valley.” Tom has a Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California. He also holds a Master’s of Business Administration and a Master’s of Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Tom is a resident of Santa Clarita, is married, and has
Closed on Sundays
“We should be about more than just selling chicken. We should be a part of our customers’ lives and the communities in which we serve.”
-S. TRUETT CATHY 1921-2014
Our founder, Truett Cathy, made the decision to close on Sundays in 1946 when he opened his first restaurant in Hapeville, Georgia. Having worked seven days a week in restaurants open 24 hours, Truett saw the importance of closing on Sundays so that he and his employees could set aside one day to rest and worship if they choose - a practice we uphold today.