White Castle’s loyal following made the Orlando opening a success: “Cravers Stored for 48 Hours”
White Castle opened its largest freestanding restaurant in Orlando last week, and the city seems happy with that.
The 4,567 square meter restaurant on 11595 Daryl Carter Parkway is said to be the largest white castle in the world, according to the famous burger chain. And when it officially opened its doors on Monday May 3rd, the area was flooded by an incredibly long line of fans.
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“We made new friends in Florida and reconnected with so many others who longed for a taste of the castle. Some cravers camped out for 48 hours to come first, and thousands of others didn’t mind that themselves.” a thoroughfare stretched as far as the eye can see, “White Castle vice president Jamie Richardson emailed Fox News. “Thank you Florida. White Castle is here for you!”
Even Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings joined White Castle when it opened, as noted in a tweet posted last Monday.
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Fox News previously reported that The Sunshine State had not had a White Castle location since the 1960s, possibly adding to the cult following that appears to have been around since it opened in Orlando.
The restaurant has since employed around 140 people and pays a starting wage of $ 13 an hour, according to Orlando Sentinel.
At some point the restaurant will run up to 24 hours so customers can have meals at the White Castle at any time. Until the workflows are figured out, the site will be open between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. EST.
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Coronavirus health and safety protocols have also been implemented to protect employees and guests from the current pandemic. These include mandatory face masks, social distancing, and improved cleaning.
The new White Castle, based in Orlando, is not only a trailblazer for the burger chain, but is also located right in the “theme park capital of the world”.
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Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orland Resort, SeaWorld Orlando and Legoland Florida Resort and many other entertainment destinations are just a short drive from White Castle.