Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, And Old Country Buffet® Show The Sweeter Side Of Stir Fry With Teriyaki Pineapple Chicken

Made-to-order stir fry now available at all restaurants for a limited time

Apr 25, 2013, 15:20 ET from Buffets, Inc.

GREER, S.C., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, and Old Country Buffet® are springing into a season of freshness with a new addition to their popular Mongolian Stir Fry – Teriyaki Pineapple Chicken. The made-to-order dish features tender chicken, fresh pineapple, and a special Teriyaki sauce. Visit any of the 337 buffet-style restaurants to enjoy this dish before it says sayonara!

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"As with every dish from our Mongolian Stir Fry station, the Teriyaki Pineapple Chicken is prepared fresh, right in front of guests," said Alice Crowder, Vice President of Marketing for Buffets, Inc. "Families love to watch our chefs prepare entrees in front of them – it's fun to watch, and gives them ultimate control over their meal!"

The Teriyaki Pineapple Chicken is prepared with moist chicken thigh meat and freshly diced pineapple that are tossed together over a high heat with a Teriyaki sauce. This tasty combination is served over a bed of white rice.  Guests can create their own masterpiece by choosing beef, shrimp or vegetables for their main ingredient, or substituting noodles for rice.  However they like it, all dishes, including the Teriyaki Pineapple Chicken, are ready to enjoy in no time with an average cooking time being under a minute!

For those who want more kick to their stir fry, the complimentary Spice Market offers a variety of spices and sauces, including the hot and popular Sriracha sauce. The Spice Market is available at all locations.

A new Strawberry Mandarin Salad serves as a refreshing complement to the Teriyaki Pineapple Chicken. The salad features sweet and juicy strawberry and mandarin slices, Craisins®, red onions, and candied almonds tossed with fresh Spring greens. Top it with an Oriental Sesame dressing or any dressing of choice. It's a delicious, healthy and fresh way to enjoy an Asian-inspired meal.

For more information about the Teriyaki Pineapple Chicken, visit www.Ryans.com, www.HomeTownBuffet.com, or www.OldCountryBuffet.com.

About Buffets, Inc.
Buffets, Inc., one of the nation's largest steak-buffet restaurant companies, currently operates 347 restaurants in 35 states, comprised of 337 steak-buffet restaurants and 10 Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse restaurants.  The restaurants are principally operated under the Old Country Buffet®, HomeTown® Buffet and Ryan's® brands. Buffets employs approximately 18,000 team members and serves approximately 100 million customers annually.  For more information, visit www.Buffet.com.


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