PHOTOS: Chick-fil-A Campout
The first 100 adults in line when a new Elmhurst Chick-fil-A opened its doors on Thursday morning got a free, one-year supply of Chick-fil-A meals. Those who braved the bitter cold to be there at 6 a.m. on February 6 got 52 Chick-fil-A meal certificates to use throughout the year. That's $30,000 in free foods.
They started lining up Wednesday despite snow and bitter cold, according to the restaurant.
The restaurant chain held the Chick-fil-A First 100 in 2003, and since then it has become a popular event at store openings.
The store also hosted a food drive with the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry where people donating food could get free Chick-fil-A sandwiches.