Chick-fil-A is rolling out family-style meals and two new sides — mac and cheese and bacon baked beans — in three cities starting Monday.
The new meals start at $29.99 and include one entree, two sides, and eight mini rolls to serve four people. If rolled out nationwide, they will be a direct threat to KFC’s popular “bucket” meals, which are also meant for large groups.
Chick-fil-A’s new meals are meant to draw more customers during dinner, which is the least busy meal for Chick-fil-A restaurants after lunch and breakfast, according to Matt Abercrombie, Chick-fil-A’s menu development manager.
Family-style entree options include 30 chicken nuggets, 12 chicken strips, or four chicken breasts either grilled or fried. Side options include bacon baked beans, a fruit bowl, mac and cheese, a salad, or the superfood side (kale and broccolini with…