Industry News | January 4, 2017

Dairy Queen Offering New $5 Buck Lunch in January

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The Dairy Queen system is ringing in the New Year with a focus on deluxe value. The Berkshire Hathaway company is featuring the new Deluxe Bacon Cheeseburger $5 Buck Lunch in January, one of several DQ $5 Buck Lunch options that is not only recognized as the only value lunch that comes with a sundae, but is also one of the best and biggest value meals in the restaurant industry.

“As we move into the post-holiday shopping season, consumers are ready for a value they can really sink their teeth into. We have that and more for them with our $5 Buck Lunch,” says Barry Westrum, executive vice president of marketing for American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ). “Our new Deluxe Bacon Cheeseburger is the ultimate in taste and an irresistible reward for our fans. This limited time offer is a massive, mouthwatering bacon cheeseburger that is ready to satisfy any appetite. We are excited to kick off the New Year with delicious flavors, unbeatable prices and incredible variety.”

One of the best value meals in the quick service restaurant industry, the Deluxe Bacon Cheeseburger $5 Buck Lunch is fully loaded with the DQ system’s juicy deluxe cheeseburger made with a 100 percent pure beef patty and topped with melted American cheese, savory hickory smoked bacon, crisp lettuce, thick-cut tomato, sliced onions, ketchup, mayo and pickles, and served with crispy fries, a 21-ounce beverage and a choice of DQ’s signature sundae. Fans can also choose from a Deluxe Cheeseburger $5 Buck Lunch and a 3-Piece Chicken Strip $5 Buck Lunch.

“We take pride in knowing what our fans want and making sure we deliver it to them,” says Westrum. “Where else can you get an entrée, fries, a beverage and a world famous DQ sundae for only $5? Offering convenient and flavorful, high-quality meal options with the finest ingredients at a great price is what sets us apart from our competitors.”

Fans also can upgrade from the $5 Buck Lunch sundae to a small Blizzard Treat for just $1. The featured Blizzard Treat for January is Salted Caramel Truffle, a sweet, salty and crunchy blend of salty caramel truffles, toffee, cocoa fudge and choco chunks blended together with creamy DQ vanilla soft serve. Blizzard Treats are made to order and so thick they are served upside down in four sizes, including the popular Mini.

Many Blizzard Treat flavors, including Salted Caramel Truffle, can easily be made into DQ Cakes which are perfect for special events, birthdays and anniversaries

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