ATLANTA, Dec. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers who have resolved to cut back on spending in the New Year can still enjoy dining out without sacrificing quality, flavor and variety, thanks to Schlotzsky's® - home of the popular The Original® oven-baked sandwich and famous Fresh-from-Scratch® sourdough.
Schlotzsky's Pick2 value option allows guests to mix and match any two of the following menu items for one price: half medium oven-baked sandwich, half fresh-tossed salad, half gourmet pizza, half Artisan Flatbread, or bowl of signature soup. The Pick 2 offerings lets guests customize their meal with more than 1,600 possible combinations, all available under $8. With so many available combinations, Pick2 offers something for everyone, whether they're looking to save money, eat better or simply warm up with hearty, comforting food.
Guests seeking healthier options have plenty to choose from, as Schlotzsky's offers more than 45 menu items under 670 calories, which include Pick 2 combinations, oven-baked sandwiches, fresh-tossed salads, and more. Those looking to up their veggie intake can enjoy seven delicious freshly tossed salads, including the Kale Salad with Grilled Chicken. Now a permanent menu item, this salad is made with fresh kale and Napa cabbage topped with diced eggs, dried cranberries, goat cheese, candied pecans, and hand-carved grilled chicken breast – all tossed with a tangy red wine vinaigrette.
Those hoping to escape the winter weather can also head to their nearest Schlotzsky's and warm up with a comforting bowl of signature soup, combined with half a toasty oven-baked sandwich or any other Pick2 menu item of their choice. Guests can choose from a variety of soups, including New England Clam Chowder, a classic favorite featuring tender sea clams and Idaho red skin potatoes simmered in onions, celery, garlic and fresh cream with a touch of bacon - topped with Schlotzsky's signature roasted garlic Focaccia croutons.
"We know many of our loyal guests have made New Year's Resolutions to save money or incorporate healthy eating habits in 2016," said Schlotzsky's President Kelly Roddy. "We're thrilled to be able to help people reach these goals by providing menu options that allow them to cut back on spending and eat better while still enjoying the flavor and variety they love."
For more information or to find the nearest Schlotzsky's location, visit www.schlotzskys.com.
Since 1971, Schlotzsky's® has been the home of The Original® oven-baked sandwich. The menu has evolved with guests' tastes to include the highest quality hot delicious sandwiches on its legendary Fresh-from-Scratch® oven-baked sourdough buns, gourmet pizzas, Artisan flatbreads, oven-baked pastas, freshly made-to-order salads, savory soups and delicious Cinnabon® treats at co-branded locations. With more than 350 locations worldwide, Schlotzsky's is the fast-casual choice for a quick and fresh dining experience. Schlotzsky's is enjoyed around the world, with restaurants in 35 states along with locations in Azerbaijan, Turkey and Russia. For more information, visit www.schlotzskys.com.
About FOCUS Brands Inc.
Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 60 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky's®, Moe's Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne's® and McAlister's Deli®, as well as Seattle's Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets. Please visit www.focusbrands.com to learn more.