Del Taco Releases New Honey Chipotle BBQ Flavor

    Industry News | March 25, 2021
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    On April 1, Del Taco is offering a buy one Epic Burrito, get one free offer via the Del Taco App.

    Del Taco Restaurants, the nation’s second largest Mexican quick service restaurant, continues to lead the category in crispy chicken innovation with the sweet, tangy smokiness of Honey Chipotle BBQ sauce. While other quick service brands have introduced just a single sandwich during the crispy chicken wars, Del Taco’s new Honey Chipotle BBQ Taco and Epic Burrito bring the total to 11 unique and delicious new crispy chicken items introduced since July 2020.

    Del Taco's new Honey Chipotle BBQ Crispy Chicken Taco, Honey Chipotle BBQ Bacon Ranch Loaded Fries and Epic Honey Chipotle BBQ Crispy Chicken & Bacon Burrito 

    For a limited time, the new sauce flavor will be available on the following items:

    • $1 Honey Chipotle BBQ Crispy Chicken Taco: Crispy chicken strip, crisp lettuce, freshly grated cheddar cheese, and sweet Honey Chipotle BBQ sauce in a warm flour tortilla. Available on Del’$ Dollar Deal$ Menu.
    • $5 Epic Honey Chipotle BBQ Crispy Chicken & Bacon Burrito: Loaded with crispy chicken strips, crispy bacon, crisp lettuce, fresh diced tomatoes, crunchy tortilla strips, sweet Honey Chipotle BBQ and creamy ranch wrapped in a warm, oversized flour tortilla.
    • $4.49 Honey Chipotle BBQ Bacon Ranch Loaded Fries: Crinkle cut fries topped with sweet Honey Chipotle BBQ sauce, creamy ranch, seasoned beef, crisp bacon, freshly grated cheese, diced onions, and chopped cilantro.
    • $4 3 pc. Crispy Chicken & Fries Box: Crinkle Cut Fries, 3 Crispy Chicken Strips, Dipping Sauce: Ranch, Chipotle, Habanero or New Honey Chipotle BBQ.

    “Crispy chicken strips and BBQ sauce are a classic combination that Americans love,” says Tim Hackbardt, Del Taco’s Chief Marketing Officer. “We added our Del Taco twist to it with sweet honey and a smoky chipotle flavor you won’t be able to find in a taco or burrito at any other major Mexican quick service restaurant brand. We look forward to guests falling in love with this sweet and savory sauce, whether it’s on our $1 Crispy Chicken Taco, drizzled over our Bacon Ranch Loaded Fries, devoured in an affordable fast casual sized $5 Epic Crispy Chicken & Bacon Burrito, or simply for dipping with our Crispy Chicken & Famous Crinkle Cut Fries Box.”

    The tangy flavor of Del Taco’s new Honey Chipotle BBQ menu items inspired its resident crispy chicken super fan and musician Crys P to embrace his country twang with the release of his latest hit single, “Del Yeah!” on Monday, March 29 via deltaco.com/crysp_bbq and YouTube.

    As part of the launch of the Honey Chipotle BBQ program and in celebration of National Burrito Day on April 1, fans can take advantage of a Buy One Epic Burrito, Get One Free offer via the Del Taco App.

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