Quiznos Expands Healthy Menu Offerings with 200 Calorie, Gourmet SAMMIES

Quiznos Expands Healthy Menu Offerings with 200 Calorie, Gourmet SAMMIES

Flatbread-wrapped Black Angus and Balsamic Chicken SAMMIES Feature Bold Taste and Satisfaction at 200 Calories

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quiznos, the nation's leading gourmet toasted sandwich chain, today introduced 200 calorie, great tasting gourmet flatbread SAMMIES, further expanding its low calorie menu. At $2 each, these 200-calorie sandwiches come in two flavors: Balsamic Chicken and Black Angus.

Made with artisan flatbread and bold-flavored premium ingredients, these portion-controlled sandwiches provide guests with the high quality and gourmet taste they expect from Quiznos at a surprisingly low price and ultra-low calorie count.

"Customers told us they don't understand why they have to pay more to eat less. With 200 calorie SAMMIES at $2, customers' wallets will be fatter than their mid-sections. We found a way to sell 200 calorie gourmet food, at less than the price of a gallon of gas, so you can eat like a king on today's budget," said Steve Provost, Quiznos Chief Marketing Officer.

"The growing trend of consumers demanding healthy and delicious foods away from home inspired our team to find creative solutions in our unique SAMMIE offering. Even though our new SAMMIES have only 200 calories, they are full of flavor, made with either Black Angus steak or premium chicken breast, Fat Free Balsamic Vinaigrette and romaine/tomato garnish on our soft, artisan flatbread," said Zach Calkins, Quiznos Executive Chef.

These two new SAMMIES are offered alongside the existing SAMMIES menu and can be paired in a SAMMIES Meal, which includes two SAMMIES, one side and a regular fountain drink for a recommended price of $5.99.

About Quiznos
Celebrating its 26th year, Denver-based Quiznos is a national chain with over 5000 franchise restaurants designed for today's busy consumers who are looking for a tasty, fresher alternative to traditional fast food restaurants. Using only premium quality ingredients, Quiznos restaurants offer creative, chef-inspired recipes for sandwiches, soups and salads.

In October 2007, Quiznos was named as leading the QSR industry in wait time performance by the Mystery Shopping Providers Association's (MSPA) 2007 Wait Time Study. In May 2007, Zagat's consumer surveys listed Quiznos in top 5 for Top Food, Top Facilities, Top Service and Top Overall, ahead of its direct competitors. In June 2006, Nation's Restaurant News ranked Quiznos in its Top 100 Restaurant Chains as the #1 restaurant chain in growth in number of units--five years in a row. Entrepreneur magazine in January, 2006 ranked Quiznos in its annual Top Franchise 500 as the #2 Best Overall Franchise and QSR magazine ranked the chain in its Top 50 Chains in August, 2005 as #3 by change in system-wide sales.

For further information, please visit www.quiznos.com.

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