FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tossed®, home of garden fresh salads, assorted gourmet wraps, grilled Panini, artisanal sandwiches and hot soups, today announced its sixth annual National Salad Contest. Salad lovers can submit their best original salad recipe, and the winner will earn a place on Tossed's menu during the months of July and August and take home a $500 Tossed gift card.
Since 2008, the Tossed® National Salad Contest has promoted the creativity of Tossed® guests everywhere. The contest is held each May, in conjunction with National Salad Month, and gives patrons the opportunity to showcase their ideas for exceptional salads to a nationwide audience. Tossed® executives will evaluate each entry based on taste, creativity, and visual appeal, among other criteria. This year's contest will be held throughout the month of May and will end at midnight, May 31st. To enter, guests can go to www.tossed.com or follow the links from Facebook (facebook.com/TossedHQ) and Twitter (@get_tossed). All suggested salads must include a recipe name and ingredients chosen from among the wide variety on the Tossed® menu.
To help you on your journey in creating the winning salad, the Tossed® website offers a nutritional calculator that was named one of the 50 Great Ideas by Restaurant Business Magazine. The calculator lets diners generate nutritional information for their salads as they're being built.
"Previous salad contest winner, Sarah Wilson, who designed the Chicken Caprese Salad has generated a cult following of her creation on a national level," says Brian Chodash, Vice President of Marketing for Tossed ®. "This is the type of delicious idea we look for in our guest base and the winner deserves to be rewarded for it."
Tossed is the home of made-to-order garden fresh salads featuring dozens of gourmet ingredients and unique dressings. Tossed also offers gourmet wraps, grilled Panini, artisanal sandwiches and hot soups along with an array of breakfast items. Tossed is sprouting locations across the United States. Tossed Franchise Corporation, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers franchises to companies and individuals interested in one of the freshest, most exciting concepts in fast casual dining. To learn more about Tossed, go to www.tossed.com