Here Comes Santa Claus Down White Castle Lane

Have lunch with Santa at hundreds of participating locations

Dec 12, 2013, 11:45 ET from White Castle

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's an Xbox One, Big Hug Elmo or a classic like a Red Ryder BB gun, White Castle locations across the country will be hosting "Lunch with Santa" providing a prime opportunity to submit a last minute gift request to Old Saint Nick. The home of The Original Slider® is bringing Father Christmas back this year on Sunday, December 15, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Guests can visit Santa without the stress of the mall and enjoy free White Castle food for their children.

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Be prepared for a festive holiday experience, as employees decorate restaurants in advance of Santa's visit. No reservations are required and White Castle encourages families to bring cameras to capture every memorable moment with Santa at the Castle.

Free My Size meal for up to four children per adult is offered during Lunch with Santa. Little Cravers will have a choice of:

  • The Original Slider®, Cheese Slider, Savory Grilled Chicken Slider or 3 pc. Chicken Rings
  • A side of Motts® Applesauce or Kids Size French Fries
  • A Motts® 100 percent Apple Juice Box, Milk or a Kids Size Soft Drink

**   In New York - Meals are limited to a side of Motts® Applesauce and Milk

"We are pleased to continue the tradition of fostering a place where friends and families can create special memories and share them with the White Castle family," said Jamie Richardson, vice president of White Castle. "We hope 'Lunch with Santa' gives families a unique opportunity to celebrate the holidays as part of the Craver Nation."

Cravers needing a last minute holiday gift can purchase a White Castle limited-edition Original Slider-scented candle for $15 each, with 100 percent of net proceeds benefiting Autism Speaks. It's just another way White Castle is giving back to the community through its Castle Shares program.

Contact the local White Castle restaurant to determine if it will be hosting "Lunch with Santa."

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. White Castle's loyalty program, Craver Nation, connects like-minded Cravers from around the globe in a social media setting. For more information on White Castle and Craver Nation, visit and

About Castle Shares 
By feeding hunger, hope and dreams, the White Castle family helps build strong, thriving, Craver communities through the Castle Shares program. Founder Billy Ingram believed in taking care of people and giving back to the community. His philosophy still remains a focus of the family-owned business today. White Castle donates $2.1 million every year to a variety of charities across the nation, including $500,000 to Autism Speaks in 2012. The White Castle family supports more than 50 charities each year with volunteers, money and food donations.

SOURCE White Castle