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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Chick-fil-A opening new restaurant in West Memphis

“This is a big announcement for our community,” said Mayor Marco McClendon.“In all our recent community surveys, one of the most requested needs has been locating a Chick-fil-A in our city.We are thrilled to announce that they are officially continuing our winning streak and grateful to Chick-fil-A for their decision to locate in our community, we look forward to a long and successful relationship.”

Chick-fil-A Rendering in West Memphis, Arkansas 2

Chick-fil-A plans to bring as many as 80 full and part-time jobs to the community. The 4,869 square foot restaurant will feature a dual-lane drive-thru, 110-seat dining room, an indoor playground area and 78 parking spaces. The following statement was provided by Chick-fil-A. “While we are still early in the process, Chick-fil-A is happy to share that we have chosen our first location in the West Memphis, AR area and we anticipate breaking ground on Monday, February 24 on the new project. We look forward to building the new location and have enjoyed working through the approval process with the city. We are excited by the prospect of joining this growing community and tentatively anticipate a summer 2020 opening. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity we will have to serve new guests’ delicious food in an environment of genuine hospitality.”

Chick-fil-A Rendering in West Memphis, Arkansas

Chick-fil-A, founded in 1967, is one of America’s largest fast food restaurant chains and is headquartered in College Park, Georgia.Chick-fil-A has a longstanding tradition in the restaurant industry for setting the highest standards in customer service, cultivating relationships with local schools, organizations and neighboring businesses. The company is known by its trademarked slogan “We didn’t invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich.”

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