Industry News | December 2, 2013

McAlister's Opens Its Doors in Omaha

McAlister’s Deli announces its first location in Omaha, Nebraska. The restaurant will kick off a week of Grand Opening festivities on Monday, December 9 beginning at 10:00 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony with The Greater Omaha Chamber.


“We are very excited to introduce Omaha to McAlister’s great food and genuine hospitality,” says McAlister’s Deli owner George Pendleton. “McAlister’s offers a wide array of menu items from sandwiches and salads to our giant spuds and our famous tea. We look forward to celebrating our grand opening and encourage guests to come and join in the fun.” Pendleton currently owns two McAlister’s locations in Colorado and plans to open five additional restaurants in the Omaha area over the next three years.


The restaurant, located at 3318 12405 West Center Road in Westwood Plaza, has a week-long celebration planned with daily events including:


  • Monday, December 9 – 10:00 a.m. Ribbon Cutting with The Greater Omaha Chamber. Also, the first 50 guests will receive $25 McAlister’s gift cards. (One card per person.)

  • Tuesday, December 10 – Kids eat free all day. Receive up to two free kids meals with purchase of an adult entrée.

  • Wednesday, December 11 – Wounded Warriors Family Support Fundraiser. Ten percent of the day’s proceeds will go to benefit Wounded Warriors Family Support, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the families of those who have been injured or killed in combat.

  • Thursday, December 12 – Free Tea Day. Receive a free 32 oz. glass of McAlister’s Famous Sweet Tea. (One tea per person, no purchase necessary.)

  • Friday, December 13 – Free Cookie. (Bring this article and receive a free cookie. One per person, no purchase necessary.)


*Offers valid only at McAlister’s Deli at 12405 West Center Road.


The McAlister’s in Omaha will serve guests daily from Sunday through Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, please call the restaurant at (402) 614-3354.


Technomic recognized McAlister’s as the 2012 top chain in the fast casual industry for food and beverage and as one of consumers’ Top 5 Favorite Chains in the country. Technomic also ranked McAlister’s third overall on consumers’ visit satisfaction in the third quarter of 2013.