The wait is finally over — the second Jollibee restaurant in the GTA will open this week in Missisauga's Heartland Town Centre.

The opening comes a few months after the first Jollibee restaurant  in Scarborough drew thousands of Filipino fans and first-timers to get a taste of the brand's famous Chicken Joy. The Mississauga location is expected to bring just as many visitors this weekend, and the staff say they are prepared for it.

"They will have people lined up against the sidewalk in front of Seafood City, as well as some people in the store,"s says Paola Caldaroni, Jollibee's marketing manager with the Orlando Corporation. 

"The rest will be given a ticket [that will allow them] to come back at a later time."

A confirmation of the opening date has been made on the Heartland Town Centre website, so we know it's official:

Make sure to check out this list of foods you must try at Jollibee to get your appetite going before the big day!