Chick-fil-A Post Rd announced that its new restaurant in Fairfield Conn. will open on Thursday, December 7 at 6:30 a.m. 

The popular fast food chain, renowned for its chicken sandwiches and level of customer service, opened applications for its grand opening team at the end of October. Applications are now closed, however, suggesting that the team has been filled. Students can keep an eye out for new open positions here

Pictured above is a Facebook post by Chick-fil-A Post Rd announcing its opening date.

The new Chick-fil-A is located at the former Joe’s American Bar & Grill, which had sat vacant for more than three years and was deemed a “blighted” property in 2022, according to Patch. 

In 2021, Fairfield’s Town Plan and Zoning Commission unanimously voted against the proposal to bring Chick-fil-A to Post Rd in light of traffic concerns. The commission received hundreds of emails and testimony from town members against the proposal at the time. 

The Rearview will continue to update this story as it develops. 

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