McAlister’s Deli Headed to Des Moines this Summer
The fast-casual restaurant will open its third Iowa location in June.
April 20, 2018 // Franchising.com // DES MOINES, IA - McAlister’s Deli® Dallas based franchisee, The Saxton Group, will open its third McAlister’s Deli Iowa restaurant in Des Moines this June. In 1989, the first McAlister’s Deli® opened in a converted gas station in Oxford, MS. The fast-casual chain has remained one of the nation’s top franchises by being dedicated to genuine hospitality, handcrafted sandwiches, always-fresh salads, giant stuffed spuds, and McAlister’s Famous Sweet Tea™.
The Des Moines restaurant will be located at 5910 Douglas Ave. Suite 200 Des Moines, IA 50322. The restaurant is 3,850 square feet and will seat up to 134 guests. The Saxton Group plans to hire 35-40 team members.
“We can’t wait to make Des Moines the home to Iowa’s third McAlister’s Deli restaurant. We opened a location in West Des Moines last fall and since then people across the Midwest have fallen in love with McAlister’s Famous Sweet Tea™ and our wide selection of sandwiches, salads, soups, and giant spuds,” says co-CEO and owner of The Saxton Group, Adam Saxton.
The restaurant will be operated by The Saxton Group and will represent the franchisee’s 80th McAlister’s Deli restaurant.
As with all McAlister’s Deli restaurants, the new Des Moines location will provide customers with a fast-casual dining experience, a friendly atmosphere and personalized service. The restaurant will offer a menu featuring over 100 items including: sandwiches, giant spuds, entrée salads, soups, desserts and its signature McAlister’s Famous Sweet Tea™. In addition to serving dine-in guests, McAlister’s Deli Des Moines will have online ordering and a full catering menu.
About McAlister’s Deli
Founded in 1989, McAlister’s Deli® is a fast-casual restaurant chain known for its genuine hospitality, 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 400 restaurants in 28 states. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. For more information, visit www.mcalistersdeli.com, and find McAlister’s on social media at www.Facebook.com/TeaFreaks, www.Twitter.com/McAlistersDeli and www.Instagram.com/McAlistersDeli.
About The Saxton Group
The Saxton Group is a Dallas based multi-unit restaurant franchisee with a 35-year history of exclusively franchising restaurant leading brands. The company is the largest McAlister’s Deli franchisee in the country and is a Restaurant Franchise Monitor Top 100 Franchisee. The Saxton Group is family owned and operated with rich history of multi-unit development. Initially a small operation with a single restaurant, the group has evolved into industry veterans and leaders with over 75 locations in six states. They take pride in operating the McAlister’s Deli brand at the very highest level and forming deep relationships within the communities where their restaurants are located. For more information, please visit www.thesaxtongroup.com.
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