Burger King opens Monday on spot that housed Flying Tiger Chinese Restaurant.

Burger King opens Monday on former Flying Tiger Chinese Restaurant site

The franchise owner for Dayton-area Burger King restaurants says the newest Dayton-area BK restaurant will open this Monday, April 30, in Fairborn.

The latest newly-built Burger King is poised to open at 60 S. Broad St., on a Fairborn tract that previously housed the Flying Tiger Chinese Restaurant.

>> ALSO NEW TODAY: 10 spring and summer festivals we just cannot wait for

The Asian restaurant shut down in July 2017 after nearly 30 years under the direction of the Liu family. Members of the Liu family said the closure was voluntary, part of a desire to scale down and allow the  family’s matriarch, who is in her late ‘70s, to retire. The Liu family had reached an agreement with Burger King prior to the closure.

>> RELATED: Fairborn Asian restaurant to shut down after nearly 30 years; Burger King to open at the site

Matt Carpenter, CEO of TOMS King, the local Burger King franchisee, said in a release, “We are looking forward to bringing new jobs to the area and thank the Fairborn community for their warm welcome.”

>> RELATED: Burger King, motels to meet Fairborn wrecking ball

A dedication ceremony is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Monday. 

>> RELATED: New Burger King opens in Washington Twp. 

TOMS King operates more than 130 restaurants in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Virginia. The company said it is “investing heavily in growth in the Dayton market,” opening three restaurants in the last six months with additional openings slated over the next few years.

Thank you for reading the Dayton Daily News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Dayton Daily News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.

X