UPDATE: New Chick-fil-A location in Cleveland is open for business
UPDATE: Cleveland's new Chick-fil-A location is open for business.
The restaurant hours are 6:00 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday. As always, Chick-fil-A is closed on Sunday.
The new Chick-fil-A is located at 1000 Paul Huff Pkwy, Cleveland, TN 37312.
PREVIOUS STORY: Despite the rainy weather, 103 people showed up for the First 100 Campout event to celebrate the grand opening of the new Chick-fil-A location in Cleveland.
According to a press release, attendees will be fed dinner and an evening snack. Games, entertainment, prizes and a block party with a lip sync battle in the evening will also help pass the time.
PREVIOUS STORY: Residents of the city with spirit are about to "eat mor chikin" as the beloved Chick-fil-A is opening a new Cleveland location on October 31 off Paul Huff Parkway.
The new 5,000 square foot location will include a dual-lane drive-thru that can handle up to 200 cars an hour, a 100-seat dining room, a 2-story playground and a 20-seat outdoor patio.
The restaurant's hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and, as always with Chick-fil-A, won't be open on Sundays.
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To celebrate the grand opening, the restaurant is hosting an overnight, 12-hour First 100 Campout event, where up to 100 people could win a year of free Chick-fil-A meals (52 meals with each consisting of a Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich, medium Waffle Potato Fries and a medium beverage).
The celebration starts on October 30 at 6 p.m. in the restaurant parking lot. Participants can expect "engaging activities," while enjoying eating a Chick-fil-A meal during the countdown to the opening.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a tent and sleeping gear. For participant rules and more information on the First 100 Campout, visit Chick-fil-A's FAQ page.
Karen Colley, the current operator of the Keith Street Chick-fil-A, will also operate the new location.
“I love serving our Cleveland community both inside and outside my restaurant,” said Colley, “I am committed to developing my Team Members to be excellent in all things as together we provide a remarkable experience to our guests who become part of our family.”
For more information, visit Chick-fil-A Cleveland's Facebook page.