A new Chick-fil-A restaurant has been built at  3849 S. Oakwood Mall Drive in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and the company recently announced they are ready to open their doors to the public and add team members.

According to WEAU News, Eau Claire's first Chick-fil-A is expected to open its location on Thursday, November 30, 2023.

They are then scheduled to operate from 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Chick-fil-A restaurants across the country are closed on Sundays.

They also report that to celebrate, Chick-fil-A, Inc. is expected to donate $25,000 to Feeding America, which will be distributed to partners in the greater Eau Claire area.

The Eau Claire location will also participate in a Chick-fil-A Shared Table Program. Nearly 2,000 Chick-fil-A restaurants participate in this program, where franchise Owner/Operators donate surplus food to charitable organizations in their community.

According to Chick-fil-A, At the end of each day (except Sundays), participating restaurants prepare and package their surplus food for donation to local organizations to help reduce hunger and food waste.

The company also recognizes 100 local heroes making an impact in the area by gifting them free Chick-fil-A entrees for a year.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin / Canva
Eau Claire, Wisconsin / Canva

According to their website, Chick-fil-A is looking to hire additional staff for their new Eau Claire location, with applications now being taken for the following positions:

Chick-fil-A Team Member

  • Full-time and part-time
  • Starting at $16 per hour
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Shift Leader

  • Full-time and Part-time
  • Starting at $20 per hour

The company boasts that working at a Chick-fil-A restaurant is "more than a job, it's an opportunity for teamwork and leadership development in a positive, people-focused environment."

They also offer employee scholarships and educational assistance opportunities.

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