Hot Deal in Response to Cold Snap

Jan 10, 2014, 16:47 ET from Fazoli's

Fazoli's Offers Free Lunch to Escape Cabin Fever

LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Polar Vortex of 2014 is finally over.  And for the millions of Americans who hunkered down at home to avoid the subzero temperatures, Fazoli's has an offer to get people out for lunch again.  Starting Monday, January 13, you can reserve a seat at Fazoli's for a free lunch the following week.  To take advantage of the offer, go to Fazoli's Facebook page at  Offer is good at participating Fazoli's restaurants across the country.  There are a limited number of reservations available in each market, so don't delay in making your reservation.

Fazoli's is rolling out its new Only For Lunch, Only $5 menu this month as well.  The lunch special includes a drink and your choice of any two half portions of Spaghetti with Marinara or Meat Sauce, Fettuccine Alfredo, Ravioli with Marinara or Meat Sauce, Meat Lasagna, Penne with Marinara or Meat Sauce. Or you can choose a slice of Pizza or Side Salad.

Carl T. Howard, Fazoli's President and CEO, believes the time was right to offer a bold lunch deal.  "Now that most of the country is above freezing, people are looking for a way to get out of the house or office to enjoy a hot meal," said Howard.  "And what could be more comforting in the winter than delicious, hot Italian food."

An American family favorite for more than 20 years, Fazoli's ranked #2 overall among large national fast-food chains in the prestigious Zagat Survey.  With a premium menu of freshly prepared Italian entrees, oven-baked sandwiches and salads, a new service style featuring table service and a contemporary new restaurant design, Fazoli's is expanding throughout the country. Founded in Lexington, Ky. in 1988, Fazoli's was acquired by Sun Capital Partners in 2006.

Contact:  John McCauley
Brokaw Inc.

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