Members of the local media, business community and government have been invited to participate. They will join a number of White Castle representatives, including Bill Ingram, president and chief operating officer, in the celebration.
The grand opening will feature a ceremonial ribbon cutting. Jack Fenton, mayor of Zanesville, has the honor of cutting the ribbon. Attendees will be treated to White Castle hamburgers, various finger foods, cake and ice cream from home-town favorite, Tom's Ice Cream Bowl.
This facility is the third such meat processing plant for White Castle. More than 50 people will be employed at the 34,000-square foot plant. Similar facilities are operated in Orleans and Lebanon, Indiana. White Castle also operates its own bakeries in Evendale, Ohio; Carteret, New Jersey; and Renssalaer, Indiana. Frozen food production facilities are located in Louisville and Covington, Kentucky. The manufacturing arm of the corporation, PSB Company, operates in Columbus and Dayton, Ohio, and Rome Georgia.
White Castle is based in Columbus, Ohio, and operates 348 restaurants in 12 states.