Homemade and Handheld for the Holidays: Pollo Campero Excites Taste Buds with the Introduction of Bold New Empanada Flavors

Campero Puts New Twist on Latin Favorite with Creation of Chicken Chipotle and Dulce de Leche Empanadas

DALLAS - Dec. 12, 2016 // PRNewswire // - Pollo Campero, the world's largest Latin chicken restaurant brand, is giving the gift of homemade Latin flavor this holiday season with the introduction of two new empanadas. Campero is now adding Chicken Chipotle and Dulce de Leche empanadas to its world-famous Latin menu.

"Empanadas have long been a key menu item and an important part of Campero's unique Latin experience," said Federico Valiente, national brand manager for Pollo Campero International. "They are the perfect handheld meal option and we are thrilled to give our guests exciting and unique flavors when they're on the go."

All Pollo Campero empanadas are made by hand and packed with fresh ingredients. Campero's new Chicken Chipotle empanada is filled with shredded Latin chicken and a creamy sauce that is slightly sweet and tangy with a hint of smoky adobo and chipotle pepper. It also contains chopped cilantro and a roasted pepper. Pollo Campero's Dulce de Leche empanada is Campero's newest dessert and perfect for empanada lovers with a sweet tooth! It is filled with cheesecake ganache and traditional Dulce de Leche.

For a limited time only, guests who visit participating restaurants can enjoy both individual and family value meals with the new empanada recipes. Customers can enjoy a meal of three empanadas, a cup of warm tortilla soup or a classic side, along with a medium soft drink for $6.99 or two pieces of fried or grilled chicken, one empanada, a cup of warm tortilla soup or a classic side, along with a medium soft drink for $6.99. Additionally, families can also enjoy a family meal, which includes eight pieces of fried or grilled chicken, four empanadas and two classic family sides for $23.99.

"We know our guests are always looking for flavor, but they want convenience as well—that is especially true during the busy holiday season," said Valiente. "Empanadas are the ideal solution for those searching for a lot of flavor in anything from a quick meal on the go, to a big family gathering."

About Pollo Campero

Pollo Campero, considered the home of Authentic Latin Chicken, is the largest Latin chicken restaurant brand in the world. It first opened its doors as a tiny, family-owned restaurant in Guatemala in 1971 with the goal of treating family and friends to its prized chicken recipe passed down from generation to generation. Today, as Pollo Campero marks its 45th anniversary, its focus on quality, and its mission to stay true to its Latin roots remain the same. Pollo Campero is committed to serving unique Latin recipes prepared by hand daily using high-quality and all-natural ingredients. At the heart of that commitment: the promise to use fresh, never frozen, hormone-free chicken paired with traditional Latin sides, drinks and desserts in a vibrant atmosphere. There are more than 350 Pollo Campero restaurants around the world and Campero is accelerating growth. For franchise information, or to learn more about Pollo Campero, visit Campero.com. Follow the flavor on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @CamperoUSA.

SOURCE Pollo Campero

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