McAlister's Deli Announces Grand Prize Winner of Its Big Easy Experience

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Mar 19, 2013, 09:00 ET from McAlister's Deli

ALPHARETTA, Ga., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- McAlister's Deli™, a leading fast casual restaurant, announced today the Grand Prize winner of its Big Easy Experience promotion. Melanie Hoffman, Grapevine, Tex., won an all-inclusive trip to New Orleans and dinner with McAlister's Executive Chef David Groll.

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"The Big Easy Experience was a great way to promote our new Cajun Shrimp menu and give one lucky fan the chance to enjoy some Cajun-style fun in New Orleans," said McAlister's President and CEO Frank Paci. "Melanie and her husband, Dustin, had a wonderful time on their first trip to New Orleans -- and McAlister's is thrilled we helped make their trip a memorable one."

Hoffman was chosen from more than 47,000 Facebook sweepstakes entries and McAlister's awarded over 200 daily prizes to fans during the sweepstakes period, which ran Feb. 6-20.

About McAlister's
Founded in 1989, McAlister's is a fast casual restaurant chain known for its sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea™. In addition to dine-in and take-out service, McAlister's also offers catering with a selection of sandwich trays, box lunches, desserts, a hot spud bar and more. With numerous industry accolades, McAlister's has more than 315 restaurants in 23 states. The company has corporate offices in both Ridgeland, Miss., and Alpharetta, Ga. For more information, visit


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