Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen will hold a ribbon-cutting at 3938 Melrose Avenue in Roanoke Friday, Aug. 5 at 11 a.m.
“We are so pleased with our location and the staff working with us," says franchise co-owner, Keith Solomon. "The restaurant has been very well received by the community and we are excited to make Roanoke the home of our first store in Virginia.”
Popeyes Louisiana Chicken sells a full line of bone-in and boneless chicken, shrimp, catfish, and more, with a Cajun or Creole twist. Side dishes include red beans and rice, jambalaya and Cajun battered French fries. The Roanoke location offers both eat-in, patio dining. The 3,500 square-foot restaurant brings 80 jobs to Roanoke, 45 which are full-time, and represents a $750,000 investment in the City of Roanoke.