The new City Barbeque will seat about 80, will employ about 60 and will feature a drive-through, according to a spokeswoman for the Columbus-based chain. It will serve lunch and dinner daily.
The project, which included an extensive renovation of the existing structure that formerly housed Steak 'n Shake, was welcome news to Butler Twp. officials when plans were submitted to the township earlier this year.
“We are very excited for the new City Barbeque and to see a vacant building be repurposed,” Butler Twp. Administrator Erika Vogel told this news outlet in early May.
Columbus-based City Barbeque operates restaurants on East Franklin Street in downtown Centerville and on North Fairfield Road south of the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek.