Residents of Brandon, Florida, now have a unique option for Chick-fil-A delivery – drones. The Brandon/Valrico Chick-fil-A location in the Tampa Bay area recently announced free drone delivery, providing an exciting new way for customers to receive their orders.
App-Based Ordering with No Delivery Fee
To enjoy this novel delivery experience, customers are encouraged to choose “Chick-fil-A Delivery” when placing their orders through the app. The added benefit? For a limited time, there’s no delivery fee, making the drone delivery option even more appealing.
Limited Hours and Delivery Radius
While the post did not specify the exact drone delivery radius, Chick-fil-A noted that there are limitations on delivery distance. The convenience of drone delivery is available during specific hours, exclusively on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Behind-the-Scenes Look at Drone Delivery
Chick-fil-A shared a glimpse behind the scenes of their drone delivery operation on Facebook. After an order is placed, employees load the items into a white box, attaching it to a drone for transport. The drone then lowers the box to the ground at the delivery location, offering a seamless and futuristic delivery experience.
Chick-fil-A’s Statement on Innovation
In a statement to USA TODAY, Chick-fil-A acknowledged their ongoing efforts to innovate with delivery. The fast-food chain is currently in the early stages of testing drone delivery at a select number of their restaurants, emphasizing their commitment to exploring new ways to enhance the guest experience.
Testing the Future of Food Delivery
While Chick-fil-A did not specify the locations where drone deliveries are being tested, the introduction of this innovative delivery method in Brandon signals the restaurant’s willingness to embrace cutting-edge technology in the realm of food delivery.