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Chick-fil-A in Portland accepting applicatons

Chick-fil-A opening in Portland on Thursday
Construction photos of new Chick-fil-A in Portland
Construction photos of the new Chick-fil-A in Portland
Interior construction photos of the new Chick-fil-A in Portland
Posted at 1:50 PM, Jul 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-28 12:55:54-04

PORTLAND, Texas — UPDATE: 11:50 a.m. July 28:

The new Chick-fil-A restaurant in Portland is accepting applications for employment.

For more information, text PORTLAND TX to 360-685-1444 to apply today.

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You can almost smell those delicious chicken sandwiches and waffle-cut fries!

Work is continuing at the new Chick-fil-A in Portland at the site of the old Kmart location on Wildcat Drive. The restaurant has said earlier this year that it expects to open sometime this summer.

The company has announced that windows and doors have been installed and its construction crew is closing in the walls. Hood vents have been installed in the kitchen and another team is working on laying out the brick for the restaurant's exterior.

The company released several pictures on Facebook that shows they are getting closer to the grand opening of another location for one of America's favorite fast-food restaurants in the Coastal Bend.

No exact date when the company will open the facility or when it will start interviewing potential employees.

But the continued work shows that the much-anticipated day appears to be sooner than later.