Batavia Golden Corral to open Saturday

Published: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 5:23 p.m. CDT

BATAVIA – Golden Corral franchise owner Sam Gibson said he will be happy when the doors finally open Saturday at his restaurant at the corner of Main Street and Randall Road.

Gibson said plans are to open the restaurant at 11 a.m. Saturday for lunch. Workers were busy Thursday, preparing for the opening at the restaurant, which is at 2030 Main St.

"We are jam-packed with people right now," he said.

The building, which has been completed since October 2008, had been tied up in foreclosure.

Gibson owns another Golden Corral in Schererville, Ind. Golden Corral is open for breakfast. lunch and dinner. Information is available by calling the Batavia Golden Corral restaurant at 630-844-1002.

This would be the first Golden Corral restaurant in the Tri-Cities area. The closest Golden Corral restaurants are in Aurora, Algonquin and Elgin.

Residents also will see the opening of a new Chick-fil-A restaurant in the coming months, Chick-fil-A is building a 4,869-square-foot restaurant with a two-lane drive-thru at the corner of McKee Street and Randall Road in front of the former Wickes furniture store.

Chick-fil-A is set to open Feb. 7.

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