BURGER KING® Introduces Regionally Inspired Summer BBQ Menu
Limited-Time-Only Items Have Regional BBQ Flavors Ranging from Sweet Tangy
Carolina Sauce to Hickory Smoked Memphis BBQ - Paired with Sweet Potato Fries
& Frozen Lemonades
MIAMI, May 16, 2013
MIAMI, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --BURGER KING® is firing up the grill and
celebrating the season with the return of its delicious summer BBQ menu.
Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BKW) today unveiled a line-up of thirteen
mouth-watering menu items, featuring a combination of both new flavors and the
return of a few fan favorites. The summer menu is inspired by the places and
flavors that have made BBQ a way of life – like tangy Carolina BBQ, and the
hickory smoked flavors of Memphis BBQ.
"Our BURGER KING® family loves the outdoor grilling season," said Flavia
Faugeres, executive vice president and global chief marketing officer, Burger
King Worldwide, Inc. "Seeing the success we had with our initial BBQ menu last
year, we wanted to expand upon our regionally inspired offerings and provide
our guests with Summer BBQ flavors fresh off the grill. Burger King's unique
fire-grilling cooking technique allows for us to create these various BBQ
items in the traditional way they are meant to be made – over a flame"
The new summer BBQ menu features:
oRib Sandwich – A juicy boneless rib patty with a sweet and tangy BBQ Sauce
is served with sweet pickles on a warm toasted artisan style bun.
oBBQ Chicken Salad – Seven premium lettuces are blended and topped with
juicy premium white meat chicken fillet, grape tomatoes, a delicious blend
of Monterrey Jack, Cheddar and Mozzarella cheeses and drizzled with sweet
BBQ Sauce.Served with KEN'S^®Honey Mustard Dressing and topped with the
choice of juicy TENDERCRISP^®or TENDERGRILL^®chicken.
oMemphis BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich – A returning favorite that combines
tender pulled pork with the hickory-smoked and sweet flavor of Memphis BBQ
Sauce, topped with crisp sliced onions and a sweet southern dressing, all
on a warm toasted artisan style bun.
oCarolina BBQ WHOPPER® Sandwich & BBQ WHOPPER JR® Sandwich – A southern BBQ
twist on a classic, ¼ lb.* of savory fire-grilled beef is topped with
naturally smoked thick-cut bacon, melted Pepper Jack cheese, fresh cut
iceberg lettuce, crisp red onions, ripe tomatoes, featuring a sweet
southern dressing, and covered in the sweet tang of Carolina BBQ sauce, on
a sesame seed bun. *Based on pre-cooked patty weight.
oCarolina BBQ TENDERCRISP® Sandwich – A premium white meat chicken fillet
is generously breaded with homemade seasoning then topped with naturally
smoked thick-cut bacon, melted Pepper Jack cheese, fresh cut iceberg
lettuce, crisp red onions, ripe tomatoes, featuring a sweet southern
dressing, and covered in the sweet tang of Carolina BBQ sauce, on a sesame
oSweet Potato Fries – The perfect combination of salty and sweet, crispy
on the outside with tender sweet potato on the inside served piping hot.
oBuffalo Chicken Strips – Premium white meat chicken, available in
three-piece and five-pieces are marinated and generously battered in
seasoned home-style breading and a savory buffalo sauce.
oFrozen Lemonade & Frozen Strawberry Lemonade – A perfect balance of sweet
and sour, the Frozen Lemonade combines real lemon flavor, ice and water.
This fruity, frozen beverage is also available in Strawberry flavor.
Serving sizes include 12oz, 16oz, and 20oz.
oChunky Cookie Made with OREO® Pieces – A soft, warm and buttery cookie
made with OREO® pieces and baked fresh daily.
oOREO® Shake – A creamy hand spun OREO® Shake blends Velvety Vanilla Soft
Serve, OREO® cookie pieces and vanilla sauce to perfection and finished
with a sweet whipped topping.
oOREO® Sundae – Made-to-order, this sundae layers delectable chocolate
fudge sauce, cool and creamy velvety Vanilla Soft Serve and real OREO^®
The new summer menu is available May 21^st at participating BURGER KING®
restaurants in the U.S.
About Burger King Worldwide, Inc.
Founded in 1954, BURGER KING® (NYSE: BKW) is the second largest fast food
hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, the BURGER
KING® system operates in over 13,000 locations serving more than 11 million
guests daily in 88 countries and territories worldwide. Approximately 99
percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent
franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business
for decades. To learn more about Burger King Worldwide, please visit the
company's website at http://www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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