Quiznos Pit-Smoked Brisket Sandwich, chef-inspired salads debut

Quiznos adds Apple Harvest Chicken Salad, Chef Salad, Italian Salad

Quiznos debuted the Pit-Smoked Brisket Sandwich today for a limited time. The meaty addition includes savoy meat, topped with cheddar, pickles, red onions, and a sweet and smoky BBQ sauce. The chain says its brisket comes smoked for 13 hours. Additionally, the Denver-based fast-casual chain added three new salads to the menu. Its year-round chef-inspired lineup includes Apple Harvest Chicken Salad, Chef Salad and Italian Salad.

Quiznos Pit-Smoked Brisket, a limited-time offering

The Quiznos Pit-Smoked Brisket Sandwich is available through October 21. It’s an example of “the classic menu staples” that are carefully crafted, said Sheila Zimmerman, Marketing VP for Rego Restaurant Group, Quiznos’ parent. She added, “Like all our sandwiches, the Pit-Smoked Brisket is made with butcher-quality meats and toasted artisan bread to give customers the taste they’ve come to expect from a Quiznos sandwich.”

[Related article: Rego taps Mike Gieseman as director of Culinary and Innovation]

Lineup of Quiznos chef-inspired salads

  • Quiznos Apple Harvest Chicken Salad ushers in an early autumn with dried cranberries, cucumber, tomatoes, pumpkin seeds, and apple cider vinaigrette.
  • Quiznos Italian Salad combines four kinds of Italian meats—pepperoni, salami, capicola and ham—with mozzarella, black olives, banana peppers, tomatoes and onions. The restaurants finish it off with a red wine vinaigrette.
  • The Quiznos Chef Salad presents a bounty of proteins, including ham, turkey, and bacon, with swiss cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, and ranch dressing.

Rego Restaurant Group operates and franchises the Quiznos brand and Taco Del Mar. Rego has been beefing up its executive ranks and eyeing additional restaurant brand acquisitions. The company hired a new chief supply officer, director of culinary innovation, and chief brand marketing officer in 2019 alone. Quiznos’ parent also tapped a new CEO and CFO this year.

[Related article: Rego names Tom Kurrikoff CFO]

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