Daphne's California Greek Menu Evolution Adds Four New Salads

Menu Overhaul Part of Daphne's Commitment to Offer California Lifestyle Eating Habits

Aug 04, 2011, 05:00 ET from Daphne’s California Greek

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daphne's, the fast casual restaurant chain now focusing on the combination of fresh California cuisine with Mediterranean and Greek flavor inspirations, has introduced four new salad creations that further convey the company's brand refresh and commitment to provide guests with honest, fresh food that supports a healthy lifestyle. The salads, which retail for $7.99 are available now at all 57 locations across California, Arizona and Colorado and include the Chicken Pine Nut, Chicken Spinach Apple, California Greek and a seasonal Summer Berry Salad.

"Along with the many changes with the Daphne's brand, our menu is an honestly fresh selection of dishes that bring the best of California and Mediterranean cuisines in one place," said Bill Trefethen, CEO of Daphne's. "Our evolving and expanding menu is designed to give our guests an abundance of great-tasting food that supports the healthy and vibrant California lifestyle."

The new, fresh salads are the first to be introduced in the company's 30-year history and are served with a choice of wheat or original pita.

1. Chicken Pine Nut

Roasted chicken and mixed greens tossed in pomegranate dressing, topped with pine nuts and gorgonzola cheese.

2. Chicken Spinach Apple

Fresh spinach greens, roasted chicken, juicy red apples and candied walnuts tossed with gorgonzola vinaigrette and topped with dried cranberries and gorgonzola cheese.

3. California Greek™

Roasted chicken, avocado, pine nuts, roma tomatoes, yellow corn, feta cheese, carrots, cucumbers and mixed greens with gorgonzola vinaigrette.  

4. Summer Berry (seasonal)

Crisp mixed greens, roasted chicken, feta cheese and candied walnuts tossed in pomegranate dressing and topped with fresh strawberries and dried cranberries.  

Daphne's California Greek is the country's largest chain of company-owned Greek and Mediterranean-inspired fast casual restaurants with 57 corporate or licensed locations throughout the western-half of the country. Established in 1991, the brand was bought by Wreath Equity LLC in August 2010 and re-positioned with brand ambassador, 10-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater, to communicate a new commitment to healthy California lifestyle. Daphne's represents a new genre of food: fresh California cuisine influenced by Greek and Mediterranean flavors and dishes. The extensive menu features the best selection of healthy ingredients including healthy fats, whole grains, grilled meats and seafood, as well as flavorful herbs and spices. The company strongly believes in responsible business practices and is committed to supporting its local communities. For more information on Daphne's California Greek, please visit www.daphnes.biz. Image Gallery: http://bit.ly/daphnescaliforniagreek, Connect with Daphne's on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DaphnesGreekCafe and on Twitter at twitter.com/DaphnesGreek.

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