McDonald’s unveiled a Smoky BLT Quarter Pounder with Cheese to rollout concurrently with its new Oreo Fudge McFlurry. The two items will land on the menu starting November 21.
QSR returns Peppermint Mocha Signature Latte, Toasted White Chocolate Signature Latte, Holiday Blend Coffee
Dunkin’ debuted a Cookie Butter Cold Brew, featuring its slow-steeped, cold brew, and a Pancake Wake-Up Wrap. The franchise also returned Peppermint Mocha Signature Latte, Toasted White Chocolate Signature Latte and Holiday Blend Coffee. The Dunkin’ holiday menu additions arrive at stores as the coffee-bakery chain highlights new ways of giving to its Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation.
Gingerbread Spice Donuts, Pork Green Chile Hash also unveiled
First Watch released a new holiday season menu led by the Barbacoa Breakfast Burrito and Cinnamon Chip Pancake Breakfast. The daytime concept also added Gingerbread Spice Donuts, Pork Green Chile Hash, and Cranberry Crush juice, bolstering the seasonal menu.
Seasonal addition available on menu through January
TacoTime, a Kahala Brands restaurant chain, unveiled its Tostada Wrap for a limited time. The Taco Time Tostada Wrap includes refried pinto beans, cheese sauce, seasoned beef, crispy tostada, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa and sour cream layered inside a flour tortilla.
Oreo Cookie Peppermint Shake also rolling out
Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is readying the rollout of a French Onion Steakburger and Oreo Cookie Peppermint Shake. These holiday menu items will launch November 2.
Fried Cookie Dough Bites a la Mode, Broccoli Cheddar Tots also available for limited time
Sonic Drive-In introduced the Steak Butter Bacon Cheeseburger. The drive-in chain notes that its new burger offers smokey, steakhouse flavor in a cheeseburger.
Noodles, Pizza Hut, Taco Del Mar, Cafe Rio introduce new items, beverages
Multi-unit restaurant operators are forging ahead in the last calendar quarter of the year with new, limited-time and permanent menu items. The rollout of these items is an effective way of bringing customers in for something new and fresh.
Buffalo Cauliflower side dishes also back on menu
Sweetgreen brought back its Curry Cauliflower warm bowl, Chicken + Brussels salad and Buffalo Cauliflower side dish. All three seasonal items landing on the fall menu are appreciated by fans, Sweetgreen suggested. In fact, the Chicken + Brussels salad is the most popular returning dish, revealed the fast-casual chain.
Steakhouse-flavor sub rolled out in US, except non-traditional locations, for limited time
Firehouse Subs partnered with a Maître Cuisinier de France and sous-vide pioneer to develop the new Prime Rib Steak Sub. Chef Jay Miller, Firehouse Subs director of product development, worked closely with chef Gerard Bertholon, Cuisine Solutions’ chief strategy officer, to create the newly-introduced sub featuring the prime rib cut.
Tinder Tenders meal for two also released for customers who want more than quick dip
KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) is turning to Tinder to help celebrate the launch of its new Buffalo Ranch dipping sauce . A new collaboration with the dating app will help a “saucy single find the perfect buffalo to their ranch,” according to an announcement. Furthermore, a quiz on Tinder could unlock a grand prize for a lucky winner.