Get ready... Checkers is coming to Baton Rouge

Get ready... Checkers is coming to Baton Rouge
Checkers is coming to Baton Rouge. (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - With the great spicy chicken sandwich debate of 2019 behind us, it’s time for the great french fry debate of 2020.

Checkers (and their french fries) is opening their newest location in Baton Rouge.

The new drive-thru modular restaurant will be located at 4637 Florida Street, near the AutoZone and Dollar General. Doors officially open on Tuesday, May 12 at 10 a.m

“The Checkers team is super excited to serve our Baton Rouge community. Here at Checkers, we are a contactless restaurant that utilizes drive-thru and outdoor seating. This allows our team to follow all government guidelines during this unprecedented time in history. We’ve spent the past week serving our first responders as well as a COVID-19 facility. We hope Baton Rouge is just as excited as we are to join the community!” Checkers & Rally’s Partner Lauren Courville Duncan says.

They will be giving away free fries for a year to the first 50 people in the drive-thru.

Checkers is coming to Baton Rouge.
Checkers is coming to Baton Rouge. (Source: WAFB)

During new store opening training, all of the food made is being donated to first responders in the area in addition to sponsoring Baton Rouge General with meals.

Checkers is coming to Baton Rouge.
Checkers is coming to Baton Rouge. (Source: WAFB)

The building was built off-site and dropped onto the plot of land via crane.

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