Dining: Hiring begins at Bucket o Shrimp in East Rome, Popeye’s in West Rome. Plus: Dress for success at Cow Appreciation Day on Tuesday.

Dining: Hiring begins at Bucket o Shrimp in East Rome, Popeye’s in West Rome. Plus: Dress for success at Cow Appreciation Day on Tuesday.

 

‘We are hiring’ at Bucket o Shrimp in Rome. Hometown photo.

Hiring begins at Buck o Shrimp on Dean Avenue: Perhaps the most-anticipated restaurant opening so far in 2019 takes another step in that direction. Copies posted on the windows at the business at 1517 Dean Ave. are quietly soliciting employees. Among the jobs open:  cook, food prep, cashier and “floater/dishwasher.” Resumes go to jobsbucketofshrimp@gmail.com. The closing line on the printouts: “We will be opening very soon!” At last report, the Gainesville-based restaurant was shooting for a “late summer” opening.


The new Popeye’s in West Rome near Lowe’s is mostly up — minus signage — and landscaped. Hometown photo from Saturday.

 

They’re watching and waiting in West Rome for the return of Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen. this time near Lowe’s off Ga. 20. There have been some updates to the site since our May drive-by. You’ll find several posts for employment (assistant manager and shift leaders) at Indeed.com About Popeye’s: The chain is growing quickly in Northwest Georgia with another site nearing completion off Joe Frank Harris Parkway in Cartersville adjacent to Aldi’s. A site also is pending in Cedartown.


Cow Appreciation Day returns to West Rome on Tuesday: Celebrated for 15 years, the 2019 edition of Chick-fil-A’s Cow Appreciation Day will be a first for the new Truett’s on Shorter Avenue. What to know about getting free food:

 Cow Appreciation Day will be celebrated at Chick-fil-A locations in Rome, Cartersville, Calhoun and Rockmart. Any customer who comes in dressed as a cow will receive a free entree. All three locations in Rome including Truett’s Chick-fil-A, the Drive-Through location on Riverside Parkway and Mount Berry Mall will all be participating. Hours: store opening through 7 p.m. Adult customers who dress in any type of cow attire, whether it’s head-to-hoof or sporting a cow-spotted accessory, will be rewarded with a free Chick-fil-A entrée of their choice, such as an Original Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Cool Wrap or Chick-fil-A Chicken Biscuit (salads are excluded). Children can receive a free Kid’s Meal for dressing in a cow costume. Free entrées for Cow Appreciation Day cannot be redeemed with the Chick-fil-A App.

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