Quiznos Franchisee Opens Drive-Thru in Costa Rica

QSR International will open a Quiznos restaurant with drive-through service. Customers will now be able to enjoy Quiznos breakfast, lunch, and dinner items without having to park their cars. They can now use the new Quiznos drive-thru. This new restaurant is located near the municipal courthouse in Guadalupe, San José, Costa Rica.

Turkey Time

Brands get creative with Thanksgiving-themed LTOs.
Quick service restaurant brands create new seasonal menu items for Thanksgiving.
Saladworks rolled out a Farm Fresh salad that is topped with turkey tenderloins, house-roasted butternut squash, red grapes, Feta, and candied walnuts.

Fast-casual and quick-serve restaurants are not just banking on the same old flavors for this year’s Thanksgiving-focused limited-time offers (LTO). Many are featuring unique takes on turkey via salads, sandwiches, soups, and other dishes. Thanksgiving and holiday LTO desserts have gotten a new spin, too, from turkey-shaped frozen treats to gingerbread bars.

Instead of the standard turkey and cranberry sandwich pairing, Quiznos rolled out a Pesto Turkey Ciabatta Toastie sandwich with Mozzarella, basil pesto, tomatoes, lettuce, and red wine vinaigrette in early September.

Quiznos Accelerates International Expansion

Quiznos continues to expand its international development with growth into seven countries in Asia and the Middle East. This is the latest addition to an international development strategy to open more than 1,000 restaurants in more than 40 countries by 2020 and will widen the company footprint abroad through the help of trusted international master franchisees.

Quiznos Offers Answer to Customers Who 'Gotta Ciabatta'

Quiznos is introducing a new menu item: Ciabatta Toasties. Though this popular Italian bread always tempts the palate, sometimes it doesn’t easily roll off the tongue. Quiznos recommends guests simply say “Gotta Ciabatta” to order the Ciabatta Toasties, now available nationwide for $3.99.

Quiznos Takes To Blank Canvas for Art Auction

Work by artist and designer Bernard Chang on a Quiznos' sandwich wrapper. Quiznos

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Sandwich brand Quiznos took to the blank canvas for its latest lifestyle marketing move, dubbed Qanvas by Quiznos. In conjunction with San Diego’s Comic-Con, the chain reached out to 50 of the city’s local artists to create original works of art on its sandwich wrappers. The results were put up for a silent auction July 24 to benefit ArtReach San Diego, an organization that provides art-education workshops in schools throughout San Diego County.

Quiznos Announces Restructuring Plan to Reduce Debt

Quiznos today announced that its senior lenders have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a “pre-packaged” restructuring plan that will reduce the company’s debt by more than $400 million. The plan is intended to increase the company’s flexibility as it executes operational enhancements designed to strengthen performance, revitalize the Quiznos brand, and reinforce its promise to be a fresh, high-quality alternative to traditional fast-food offerings. In order to implement this pre-packaged plan, the company today voluntarily filed to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the U.S.

What Women Want

Meet Jane. At 38-and-a-half years old, Jane is a married mother of two and the breadwinner in her family. Statistically, she represents the average age and has the average number of children born to an American woman, according to the Central Intelligence Agency World Factbook. She’s among a growing female population that serves as the primary source of income for households with children under 18—a population that has grown from 11 percent in 1960 to 40 percent today, according to Pew Research’s Breadwinner Moms report based on the most recent census.

Amid Financial Uncertainty, Quiznos Debuts Pasta

While the corporate team at sandwich chain Quiznos has spent the last few months battling debt and preparing a restructuring plan, the brand’s menu developers have been busy rolling out a new series of items that could buoy its bottom line: Toasty Pastas, a first for Quiznos, rolled out nationally on February 24.