The Chick-fil-A Hendersonville Ascent Leadership program is designed to provide young and
emerging leaders with an opportunity to expand their capacity to lead people and
organizations. Over the course of two and a half years, Ascent candidates will exercise
leadership oversight on various areas of the business: Organizational Leadership, Talent
Development, Customer Experience, Sales and Brand Growth, and Financial Stewardship. These critical success factors provide the core development plan for the program.
The Ascent Leader will apply knowledge from education in Business/Hospitality/Entrepreneurship degree to lead our team in fulfilling our mission on every shift - "In a clean store inside and out, we serve great food, quickly and accurately with a smile." Ascent Leaders will participate/lead strategic planning and implementation of action items to meet the business goals.

Learn and Lead the CFA Marketing Strategies: Ascent Leader will be proficient in skills and
knowledge necessary to lead the Team to create a remarkable experience for our guest. The Ascent Leader will consistently practice 2nd Mile Service and Brand Growth strategies
leading the team to be in the top 20% of Customer Experience Module scores.

Learn and Lead Good Financial Stewardship practices: Ascent Leader will learn to utilize
scheduling, productivity, IPO, and other reports to balance Customer Experience Module
and Financial Productivity goals.

Learn and Lead Team Member Development: Ascent Leaders will learn and lead the CFA
People component. Ascent Leader will be proficient in Recruiting, Interviewing, Hiring,
Onboarding, Training and Personal Leadership Development of our Team Members.

Learn and Lead Operational Excellence in all areas of the business: Ascent Leaders will
participate in ongoing training, employee evaluations and Team Member personal
development plans to ensure all Team Members are proficient in CFA standards and
procedures in both Front of the House and Kitchen.

Invest in Personal Excellence Development: Ascent Leader will commit to and create a 2
year personal development plan (goals and action items), participate in accountability
and coaching meetings, and invest in personal development tools and workshops. (books,
additional training opportunities). Plan will include a transition goal for future

The Ascent Leadership Program requires applicants who have graduated college with a business or management degree.
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Chick-fil-A - Hendersonville
52 Highlands Square Dr.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
(828) 693-8080
Hours of operation
  • Mon: 06:30 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Tue: 06:30 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Wed: 06:30 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Thu: 06:30 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Fri: 06:30 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sat: 06:30 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sun: Closed