Chick-fil-A at Avalon set to open; creates 100 jobs for N. Fulton


The people of Alpharetta will have one more spot to get chicken on Thursday.

That’s when the newest Chick-fil-A in metro Atlanta will open.

Opening at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, this Chick-fil-A is part of the Boulevard East expansion for Avalon, Alpharetta’s mixed-use development where folks can live, work, eat and play. It is expected to create 100 new jobs.

BACKGROUND: Avalon Chick-fil-A approved in Alpharetta

The location at Avalon will be operated by John Crays. He has also overseen Chick-fil-A’s in Stone Mountain and Decatur.

“My team members and I can’t wait to join and serve our Alpharetta community and those who pass through this Avalon corridor every day,” Crays said in a statement. “Our goal is to provide a remarkable experience for every customer, every time, by serving food our guests can truly feel good about eating, extending sincere hospitality and being a good neighbor.”

Avalon’s Chick-fil-A is a 5,000-square-foot restaurant with an all-brick exterior. The interior will feature a large gathering table made from reclaimed wood and subway tiles, and light fixtures made from recycled Coca-Cola bottles. The dining room will seat 140 people.

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The menu is full-service and the store will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The location also includes drive-thru service, a two-story indoor play area for children and free Wi-Fi.

MORE AVALON: Here’s the details on the mega mixed-use expansion

This will be Chick-fil-A’s fourth restaurant in Alpharetta. The Avalon location is the first of two new restaurants opening in metro-Atlanta in April, and one of up to seven projected through 2017. It will be followed by a restaurant at 3725 Cascade Road SW in Atlanta on April 27.

The Avalon restaurant is among 102 new Chick-fil-A locations opening this year across the country, creating nearly 9,000 new jobs.

To apply for a job at the Avalon Chick-fil-A, click here.

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