Midwest burger chain plans November opening near Disney resort

Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews is looking to fill ‘more than 100′ job openings

Macaroni and Cheese Burger (Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews)

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A Midwest, fast-casual restaurant chain focused on beers and burgers is set to open its first location in the South this November not far from Walt Disney World’s All-Star Movies Resort.


Sickies Garage Burgers & Brews is planning to open on Nov. 15 at 7640 West Irlo Bronson Highway, which used to house a Shoney’s restaurant, according to a news release.

The business is based out of Fargo, North Dakota, and began in 2012, the release reads. In addition to the new location in Osceola County, Sickies has seven other locations in Las Vegas; Bismarck and Fargo, North Dakota; East Grand Forks, Minnesota; Sioux Falls and Rapid City, South Dakota and Omaha, Nebraska.

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Ahead of its opening, the restaurant is looking to fill more than 100 jobs, according to the news release, including hosts, servers, bartenders, cooks, and dishwashers.

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“Employee benefits include competitive wages, paid time off, insurance coverage and more,” the news release reads.

Those looking to apply can walk in at the Osceola County location between now and Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Applications can be submitted online by clicking here.

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Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and ClickOrlando.com. He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.