Industry News | July 7, 2017

McAlister’s Deli Adds Lemonade Tea to Beverage Menu

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Fresh off the heels of National Iced Tea Month, McAlister’s Deli added a new offering to its popular beverage menu just in time for the hottest month of the year. Combining two made-with Pure Cane Sugar beverage favorites, Lemonade Tea is a blend of freshly brewed McAlister’s Famous Tea and Lemonade, quenching the thirst of guests across the restaurant brand’s more than 400 locations. Served in a 32-ounce glass over crystal clear ice, McAlister’s tea is a labor of love, steeped with Rainforest Alliance Certified premium tea leaves and served with its famous red straw. The addition of Pure Cane Sugar Lemonade provides guests a refreshing, year-round beverage alternative without having to sacrifice their beloved tea.

“Our Lemonade Tea is the perfect pairing, allowing guests the opportunity to continue enjoying our famous tea with a vibrant, new twist,” says Paul Macaluso, president of McAlister’s Deli. “This launch solidifies our commitment to beverage innovation, while complementing a variety of our menu options, including our fresh, seasonal offerings.”

Along with Lemonade Tea, McAlister’s is introducing a seasonal, limited time sandwich offering adding more fresh flavor to its menu. The BLT+A features Applewood smoked bacon, fresh assorted greens, thick sliced tomato and avocado seasoned with salt and pepper, all topped with herb mayo and served on toasted country white bread. The new sandwich adds to the wholesome, made-to-order menu options that boast fresh, high-quality ingredients and will be available as a full sandwich or half when part of McAlister’s Choose 2 option.

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