HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) — You get what you pay for, and a local restaurant hopes higher pay will attract great people.
Chick-fil-A Hendersonville announced full-time employees will be paid a starting wage of $14 an hour.
The announcement was made Monday on Facebook.
Joel Benson, owner of the location on Highlands Square Drive, said in the announcement that they’ve had “tremendous success” paying workers $13 an hour.
“We’re looking for a greater level of talent, so we’re going to up the ante. We’re going to begin starting our full-time staff out at $14 an hour,” he continued.
Benson said they’re looking for “high-character people with a heart to serve.”
Interested? Prospective employees are asked to apply online or visit the restaurant.
Facebook users are encouraged to share the video on the restaurant’s page for a chance to win a free sandwich.