Fast Food Icon to Host "Sample Saturdays" During the Month of June and July, Giving Guests a Chance to Taste Menu Items For Free, Including a New Line of Slush Beverages Called the Krystal Freeze™
June 04, 2008 // Franchising.com // CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – The Krystal Company today announced that it will kick off its first summer in Northwest Arkansas by hosting a series of summertime sampling events for Springdale residents. The "Sample Saturdays" events in Springdale will take place on Saturday, June 7, Saturday, June 21 and a TBA Saturday in July and will provide Krystal guests the opportunity to sample for free the company's expansive menu options, including its new line of premium, icy cold slush beverages called Krystal Freeze™, available for the first time in Springdale beginning June 7.
"When we first opened our Springdale location in January, a lot of the attention and excitement was centered on the Famous Krystal hamburger," said Brad Wahl, vice president of marketing, The Krystal Company. "Now that everyone has had an opportunity to fall in love with the iconic, small, square burger, we want to properly introduce them to our complete line-up of menu items, many of which are brand new and offer a perfect summertime indulgence - like the new Krystal Freeze."
Guests visiting the Springdale Krystal located at 1503 S. Thompson on June 7, June 21 and July TBA between the hours of 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., will have the opportunity to taste test a variety of menu items including signature Krystal offerings that are famously small in size yet big in taste as well as exciting new product offerings from Krystal that deliver an exceptional value—not just in price but also in premium quality.
Items that will be available for guests to sample for free include:
"We are excited to give the residents of Springdale the opportunity to sample many of our menu items for free this summer," said Wahl. "Having been in the area for only five months now, we want to make sure our guests have the chance to experience our full line-up of 'big taste' menu items that we serve up fresh every day at Krystal."
Founded in 1932, Krystal restaurants have become more than sparkling-clean eateries where friendly employees serve up fresh, delicious food. Krystal has become a cultural icon and an experience that virtually every man, woman and child in the South has shared. The Krystal brand – and the great food, service, value and setting that it represents – has taken a prominent place in the South's cultural landscape. The Krystal Company is the oldest quick service restaurant chain in the South and the second oldest in the United States. The Chattanooga, Tenn.-based company currently has nearly 400 restaurants in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. For more information, visit www.krystal.com.