February 09, 2015 // Franchising.com // ALPHARETTA, Ga. - McAlister's® Deli, a leading fast casual chain, announced today the return of its popular New Orleans-inspired Cajun Shrimp for a limited time through April 2, 2015. To celebrate the return of one of guests' favorite menu items, McAlister's has launched the "For the Love of Shrimp" sweepstakes where one lucky fan will win a trip for two to New Orleans.
McAlister's Cajun Shrimp Po Boy features Creole-seasoned shrimp laid over a crunchy baguette with lettuce, tomatoes, coleslaw and creamy remoulade sauce. Customers also can order McAlister's Cajun Shrimp tossed with Romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese and Caesar dressing, which can be served as either a wrap or salad.
"Our Cajun Shrimp has become one of our most popular seasonal menu items since it first appeared on our menu two years ago," said Vice President of Global Marketing Donna Josephson. "Guests love getting a taste of the iconic flavors of New Orleans right in their hometowns — so much so that our restaurants continuously get requests to add Shrimp to other menu items. We also are excited to give one fan the chance to experience the inspiration behind our Cajun Shrimp with a trip to New Orleans."
Now through Feb. 28, fans can visit McAlister's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TeaFreaks or www.mcalistersdeli.com/loveofshrimp to enter once a day for a chance to win a $25 McAlister's gift card and be entered to win the grand prize: a trip for two to "The Big Easy," including roundtrip airfare, two-night hotel stay and $500 cash.
Technomic® has recognized McAlister's twice in its Chain Restaurant Consumers' Choice Awards — in 2015 as top fast casual chain for pleasant, friendly service and in 2014 as the top kid-friendly fast casual chain. Franchise Business Review named McAlister's one of its "Top Franchises" in the Food and Beverage category in 2015 and 2014 based on franchisee satisfaction. In 2014, Nation's Restaurant News named McAlister's the top limited-service sandwich chain in its Consumer Picks Survey. Also in 2014, QSR Magazine recognized the brand as one of the "Best Franchise Deals" and named McAlister's to its QSR 50 list, ranking 13th for U.S. average sales per unit in 2013. FastCasual.com also recognized the brand on its "Top 100 Movers and Shakers" list of 2014.
Founded in 1989, McAlister's® Deli is a fast casual restaurant chain known for its sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea™. In addition to dine-in and take-out service, McAlister's also offers catering with a selection of sandwich trays, box lunches, desserts, a hot spud bar and more. With numerous industry accolades, the McAlister's brand has more than 335 restaurants in 24 states. The company is headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga. For more information, visit www.mcalistersdeli.com.
No Purchase Necessary To Enter Or Win. A Purchase Will Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning. Open To Legal Residents Of The United States And The District Of Columbia (excluding Residents Of Florida, Rhode Island, Puerto Rico And Us Territories And Possessions) Who Are At Least 18 Years Of Age. Void Where Prohibited Or Restricted By Law. Internet Access Required. Promotion Starts February 5, 2015 And Ends February 28, 2015. Check Www.mcalistersdeli.com For Official Rules. Sponsor: Mcalister's Corporation, 4501 North Point Parkway, Suite 100, Alpharetta, Ga 30022.
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