ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McAlister's Deli, a leading fast casual restaurant, announced today its first location in Peoria, Ariz., will open on Monday, Nov. 17 at 8125 West Bell Road, Suite 125. Franchisees Michael Roberts and Michael Celayeta of MR Franchises, LLC, own the new restaurant, along with two additional locations in Arizona and Colorado.
"Peoria is a perfect fit for McAlister's Deli. The community includes a large population of our current McAlister's family and those who will experience McAlister's for the first time, so we know residents are very excited we're coming to town," said Roberts. "Peoria has a well-established business community and is a very family-friendly and active city. We look forward to quickly becoming an integral part of Peoria and it's surrounding communities."
The McAlister's Deli in Peoria will serve guests daily from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information, please call the restaurant at 623-979-DELI (3354), or visit its Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/McAlisters-Deli-Peoria-AZ/1642872462604430.
Technomic® recognized McAlister's twice in its Chain Restaurant Consumers' Choice Awards — in 2014 as the top kid-friendly fast casual chain and in 2013 as the top fast casual chain for food and beverage. This year, Nation's Restaurant News named McAlister's the top limited-service sandwich chain in its 2014 Consumer Picks Survey. Also in 2014, QSR Magazine recognized the brand as one of the "Best Franchise Deals" and named McAlister's to its QSR 50 list, ranking 13th for U.S. average sales per unit in 2013. FastCasual.com also recognized the brand on its "Top 100 Movers and Shakers" list of 2014 and Franchise Business Review named McAlister's one of 2014's "Top Food Franchises" in the Food and Beverage category based on franchisee satisfaction.
Founded in 1989, McAlister's® Deli 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, the McAlister's brand has more than 330 restaurants in 24 states. The company has corporate offices in both Alpharetta, Ga., and Ridgeland, Miss. For more information, visit www.mcalistersdeli.com.
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