COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day White Castle serves more than a million Sliders to Cravers across the United States. This month one million takes on a new meaning for White Castle as its popular Facebook page surpasses the one million fan mark. In typical White Castle style, we are celebrating with free food, gifts and giveaways for Cravers everywhere, including free Sliders!
"It was a major milestone when White Castle sold more than a million Sliders in 1923," said Lisa Ingram, president of White Castle and great granddaughter of the founder. "Now, 93 years later, we're so excited that more than a million fans have liked White Castle on Facebook."
Through Thursday, Jan. 23, White Castle's Facebook fans will have a chance to win one of 50 White Castle Swag Bags and be registered for the grand prize drawing. Every White Castle Facebook fan will be offered a coupon good for two free Original Sliders with any purchase.
For the grand prize, one lucky White Castle Facebook fan and a guest will win a trip to the home of the Crave in Columbus, Ohio. The winner will tour White Castle headquarters and dine with the first family of White Castle – the Ingram family. An Ingram has been at the helm of White Castle since it first opened and started serving the Original Slider® in 1921.
"We're thrilled to celebrate this memorable moment and on behalf of White Castle we want to sincerely thank all of Craver Nation for their loyalty and support," said Ingram. "We look forward to celebrating with a member of Craver Nation who helped make this all happen."
About White Castle
White Castle is a family-owned business based in Columbus, Ohio, that owns and operates more than 400 restaurants in 12 states. The company was founded in Wichita, Kansas, in 1921 and is America's first fast-food hamburger chain. All White Castle Sliders are made from 100 percent USDA inspected beef. White Castle's commitment to maintaining the highest quality products extends to the company owning and operating its own meat processing plants and bakeries. Craver Nation, White Castle's culture center for Cravers, connects like-minded Cravers from around the globe in a social media setting. For more information on White Castle and Craver Nation, visit WhiteCastle.com and CraverNation.WhiteCastle.com.
SOURCE White Castle