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Chick-fil-A set to become 3rd largest restaurant chain

Subway currently holds the spot

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Americans have been listening to the Chick-fil-A cows and eating “mor chikin.” The fast-food chain is set to become the country’s third largest restaurant based on its sales this year.

Chick-fil-A could sit behind both McDonald's and Starbucks next year. Subway currently holds the third spot, Taco Bell is fourth and Burger King is fifth.

According to Kalinowski Equity Research, Chick-fil-A’s system sales will increase up to 15 percent this year over last.

Last year, Chick-fil-A had the seventh highest number of sales in the U.S., topping $9 billion.