Joliet, Illinois — One of the biggest questions of Joliet area citizens concerns the Olive Garden restaurant, which is under construction near the exit of Interstate 55 and U.S. Route 30. Less than two weeks later, the Joliet City Council approved Olive Garden’s liquor license. At the meeting, City Councilor Jan Quillman asked when the Olive Garden would be open.
City manager Jim Caparelli responded that he had not received any information about a grand opening date.
On Wednesday, César Suárez, director of the city of Joliet’s economic development department, offered a clear view.
Suarez learns that Olive Garden is scheduled to open in April.
Suarez said he understands that Olive Garden will hold various soft opening events to celebrate.
It’s safe to say that Joliet officials are thrilled to get Olive Garden. Joliet issued a press release in November 2021 when the news became official. We have agreed to build a new restaurant on Joliet Blvd.
“Enjoy endless servings of our famous breadsticks, garden-fresh salads and homemade soups, made fresh daily at prices you’ll love,” declares Olive Garden’s website.
On Nov. 8, 2021, Mike Paone, vice president of the Joliet Chamber of Commerce, told Patch that the news of Olive Garden’s expansion shows that Joliet’s economy is doing well, adding that the “long sought-after national chain It shows that they are paying attention,” he said. All positive development and revitalization of the restaurant industry.