By Jessica Plautz
August 05, 2016
McDonald's fries.
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A McDonald's franchisee has opened what he calls a “McDonald's of the Future,” complete with table service, customizable burgers, a dessert bar, and—for a limited time—unlimited french fries.

Chris Habiger had run a regular McDonald's in St. Joseph, Missouri, for 10 years before tearing it down and—on Thursday—opening a high-tech renovated restaurant, according to the Kansas City Star.

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Habiger and his wife Karri own seven McDonald's in the area. Demand at the newly revamped location is so high the restaurant had to stop taking orders the afternoon of opening day. The Kansas City Star reported the drive-thru line stretched around the building.

“The demand has been like off the charts and we are doing the best we can to take care of our customers as quickly as possible,” Habiger told the newspaper. “But it has been outstanding how many people are as excited about the McDonald’s of the Future as we are.”

The “McDonald's of the Future” is located at 3504 N. Belt Highway, in St. Joseph.