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CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Steak 'N Shake will open the first Carrollton location with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

A spokeswoman for the restaurant chain said the location is set for 1460 Highway 27 South.

President of A1 General Services Co. Alberto Almer will host, and Mayor Wayne Garner will be a part of the Grand Opening.

Steak 'N Shake CEO Sardar Biglari said, "We are extremely excited to bring another Steak 'N Shake restaurant to Georgia. Each time we have opened a new Steak 'N Shake, we have received a tremendous turnout which is building to an ardent following."

According to the spokeswoman, the restaurant chain began in 1934 in Normal, Ill. Founder Gus Belt wanted a "better burger" in the restaurant industry. The restaurant recently got a new design, but will continue to serve "Steakburgers" and Milk Shakes.

Visit Steak 'N Shake online for more information including the menu, Happy Hour, specials for kids and value deals.

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