TAMPA, Fla. - June 23, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - With school out for the summer, The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., the world’s premier fondue restaurant franchise and a leading polished casual dining franchise, is offering a fun lesson in fondue etiquette to encourage people of all ages to gather together around the fondue pot this summer.
"Fondue isn’t the typical dining experience. From the funny-looking forks to the course dedicated entirely to melted cheese, food becomes a conversation starter when you add a fondue pot into the mix," said Mike Lester, president of The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. "Summer is a perfect time to take a vacation from the smartphones and spend some undistracted quality time with family and friends over an interactive dining experience."
To help guide these fondue gatherings, The Melting Pot is offering fondue 101 etiquette tips coined "fondues and fondon’ts" for the inexperienced fondue dippers and those who want to brush up on their fondue skills.
Fondues, or things you should always do when you fondue at The Melting Pot, include:
For more fondues and fondon’ts or to learn how to submit your own, visit http://www.meltingpot.com/fondue101. To learn about fondue history and facts, check out The Melting Pot’s fondue infographic.
With more than 135 restaurants in North America, existing locations in 35 states, Canada and Mexico and more than 25 locations currently in development, The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. is the premier fondue restaurant franchise and a leading polished casual dining franchise. Founded in 1975, The Melting Pot has offered a memorable dining experience for nearly 40 years. Guests enjoy a choice of fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrées combined with dipping sauces. The menu also includes cheese fondues, salads, fine wines and chocolate fondue desserts. The Melting Pot is an affiliate of Front Burner Brands, a restaurant management company headquartered in Tampa, Fla. For more information, visit http://www.meltingpot.com.
Alisha dos Santos
The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc.