Just one day before Tucson's newest Chick-fil-A (3943 W. Ina Road) is set to open on the north side, dozen's of residents have set up tents in hopes of becoming one of the first 100 customers inside—and receive a year's supply of sandwiches.

The First 100 tradition dates back 14 years to  Goodyear, Arizona, the chain’s First 100 event premiered in Arizona to celebrate the state’s first stand-alone Chick-fil-A opening. 

Each chicken fan in the First 100 group will win a digital offer card loaded with a one-year supply of free meals (52 meals with each of a Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich, medium Waffle Potato Fries and a medium beverage).

Local franchise owner Brian White is opening the region's fourth Chick-fil-A restaurant tomorrow, Oct. 5. The restaurant will create 100 new jobs, according to the company.

The roughly 4,900-square-foot Chick-fil-A restaurant features a "heritage design" that showcases "handmade, authentic materials for a vintage-inspired interior, including a large community gathering table made from reclaimed wood, subway tiles, and a light fixture made from recycled Coca-Cola bottles."

The new restaurant includes a 119-seat dining room and outdoor seats, as well as an indoor, two-story children’s play area. There is a full-service menu with a variety of healthy and dietary options, such as the recently added Gluten-Free Bun, and breakfast until 10:30 a.m., and will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday. All restaurants are closed on Sunday to provide a day of rest and time with family for team members.

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