February 02, 2010 // Franchising.com // BROOMFIELD, COLO. – A hot bowl of yummy noodles hits the spot every time for some people. For others, they crave more variety. Noodles & Company is catering to every palate with the introduction of its Sandwich Duos, inspired by some of the restaurant's most popular dishes.
"We knew there was something to the idea, because our restaurant team members have been making sandwiches with our ingredients behind the scenes for years," said Jill Preston, director of corporate communications. "We also understand that people aren't always in the mood for pasta, so we're offering the same fresh, tasty ingredients found in our noodle dishes in the form of a sandwich."
The sandwiches are available in three Duo varieties: the Mmmeatball, Wisconsin Cheesesteak and The Med. The Mmmeatball Duo was inspired from Spaghetti & Meatballs and includes five large meatballs, spicy marinara sauce and parmesan cheese on a ciabatta roll. The Wisconsin Cheesesteak Duo ties to the best-selling Wisconsin Mac & Cheese and includes sautéed beef, the infamous Mac & Cheese sauce, cheddar jack cheese and sautéed red onion, red bell pepper and mushrooms on a ciabatta roll. The Med Duo was born from The Med salad and includes chicken, mushrooms, spinach, red bell pepper, cucumber, red onion, Zippy Med dressing, cilantro and feta wrapped in flat bread.
As with the restaurant's current menu items, the sandwiches range from healthful to indulgent and are made to order with perfectly grilled meat, fresh vegetables and homemade sauces. "I promise these aren't your typical ham or turkey sandwiches," said Preston. "Once you try them, we know you'll love us for something other than noodles. In fact, we've asked our guests who have tried our sandwiches to take a quick survey, and the results have been off the charts."
Each Sandwich Duo includes a side soup or salad, and range in price from $5.50 - $7.25. The Sandwich Duos are currently available in all Ohio, Kentucky and select Colorado Noodles & Company restaurants with plans to expand in additional markets this spring.
There are 14 Noodles & Company restaurants in Ohio and one in Florence, Kentucky. To find a location near you, please visit www.noodles.com. Noodles & Company is open seven days a week and offers convenient carry out, phone-in or fax-in orders.
Noodles & Company is about serving real food, real quick. Our menu features made-to-order noodles, soups and salads inspired from around the world that make everyone happy from kids to adults. Think Mac & Cheese, Pad Thai, Chinese Chop Salad and Pesto Cavatappi all under one roof. Within minutes of ordering a fresh, made-to-order dish will be delivered to the table on real china with real silverware. Nothing fake here. You also don't have to clear your table or leave a tip. We just aim to please.
Noodles & Company is a collection of more than 225 neighborhood restaurants in 18 states and growing.