Quick-service franchise giant Chick-fil-A expects to create more than 200 jobs at its newest distribution center in Dallas County.

The $100 million project will be the company’s seventh distribution center since Chick-fil-A Supply opened its first such facility in 2020.

“Deliveries will begin at the end of February, and the facility will be full-scale by May,” Chick-fil-A spokesperson Sarah Tipson said in an email. “Chick-fil-A Supply ensures restaurants have the food and products they need through a seamless delivery experience that extends the Chick-fil-A culture of care.”

The new facility in Hutchins, which is just southeast of Dallas, will provide goods to more than 220 restaurants. It encompasses more than 290,000 square feet and includes over 50 trucks. Chick-fil-A also has distribution centers in Kansas City, Kansas; Mebane, North Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; St. Louis, Missouri; and Cleveland, Ohio, and plans to open others in Columbia, South Carolina; San Antonio; and Charlotte.

Based in Atlanta, Chick-fil-A operates more than 3,000 restaurants in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, opening “a limited number” each year. In November, it opened its 3,000th store in the South Dallas neighborhood of Redbird, incorporating features including a red bench at the front door and an interior wall that pays homage to the artwork on the main building’s facade at The Shops at Redbird.

That franchise is owned by Consuela Jacobs.

“After several years of working as a retail buyer, I am eager to apply my learnings from the industry — and use my experience as a former Chick-fil-A Team Member — to create a place that honors the legacy of Chick-fil-A’s founder and where the Redbird neighborhood feels welcome,” she said.

In Texas, Chick-fil-A operates more than 471 stores, including 144 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.