BURGER KING® CELEBRATES THE ARRIVAL OF THE SPRING SEASON WITH NEW ‘BURGER FEST’ MENU
March 20, 2013
The New, Limited-Time-Only Spring Menu Introduces 12 New Items
Including Great-Tasting, Better-For-You Turkey and Veggie Burger Offerings
MIAMI – March 20, 2013 – Whether you are experiencing a case of spring fever or have been counting down the days awaiting the calendar’s “official” first day of spring, BURGER KING® is ready to turn up the heat and celebrate the season with the new Burger Fest menu! Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BKW) today unveiled an impressive line-up of 12 delicious menu items, ranging from a variety of mouthwatering sandwiches, refreshing beverages and savory sides. Fresh from the fire-grilling experts, the new Burger Fest limited-time menu offers something for everyone, including new twists on the classics, as well as innovative offerings that will satisfy every burger craving.
“Our signature fire-grilled burgers are the foundation of the BURGER KING® menu and we are excited to offer our guests more variety as we celebrate Burger Fest,” said Flavia Faugeres, executive vice president and global chief marketing officer, Burger King Worldwide, Inc. “With something to appeal to every guest, we invite everyone to join us and share our passion for great-tasting food by trying all of our delicious new options.”
Whether you’re cruising off on a spring break road trip, or just looking to get together with family and friends, stop by your local participating restaurant to see for yourself why TASTE IS KINGSM today and every day at BURGER KING® restaurants. The new limited-time-only menu includes:
- Turkey Burger ~ Satisfy your hunger with a fire-grilled Turkey Burger from the burger experts topped with fresh-cut lettuce, sliced tomatoes, crisp red onions and mayo all served on a warm, artisan-style bun. (Suggested retail price starts at $3.99)
- Veggie Burger ~ Not just for vegetarians, our great-tasting Veggie Burger is made with real vegetables and wholesome grains, beginning with a MorningStar Farms® Garden Veggie Patty and topped with fresh-cut lettuce, juicy tomatoes, red onions, ketchup and mayo all served on a toasted sesame seed bun. (Suggested retail price starts at $2.99)
- Chipotle WHOPPER® Sandwich ~ A twist on AMERICA’S FAVORITE BURGER™ packed with smoky sweet flavor; the new Chipotle WHOPPER® Sandwich is made with USDA inspected fire-grilled ground beef, topped with thick-cut bacon, pepper jack cheese, spicy chipotle mayo, fresh-cut lettuce, ripe tomatoes and sweet Caramelized style onions, all on a toasted sesame seed bun. Also available as a WHOPPER JR.® Sandwich. (Suggested retail price starts at $4.29 and $2.49 respectively).
- Chipotle Chicken Sandwich & Chicken Wrap ~ BURGER KING® invites you to sink your teeth into your choice of juicy, premium white meat TENDERGRILL® or TENDERCRISP® chicken generously topped with pepper jack cheese, thick-cut smoked bacon, spicy chipotle mayo, sweet Caramelized style onions, fresh-cut lettuce and ripe tomatoes all served on an warm, artisan-style bun. Also available as a wrap. (Suggested retail price starts at $4.79 and $2.99 respectively).
- Bacon Cheddar Stuffed Burger ~ Try our mouthwatering USDA Inspected fire-grilled ground beef patty stuffed with hardwood smoked bacon and savory cheddar cheese, topped with fresh-cut lettuce, juicy tomatoes, ketchup, mayo and crispy onion rings all on a warm, artisan-style bun. (Suggested retail price starts at $3.99)
- LOADED TATER TOTS™ Potatoes ~ Enjoy this bite-sized snack of warm fluffy potatoes filled with flavorful bacon and sweet onions, with a crispy crumb coating on the outside. Available in eight, 10 or 12 piece servings, these LOADED TATER TOTS™ potatoes are great for sharing and are a savory complement to any meal. (Suggested retail price starts at $1.99)
- Iced Tea ~ Brewed fresh daily, the new refreshing Iced Tea pairs seamlessly with many menu favorites. Available in three varieties: sweet tea, unsweetened iced tea and peach iced tea. (Suggested retail price starts at $1.59)
- Piña Colada Smoothie ~ Escape from the ordinary with the new Piña Colada Smoothie made with sweet pineapple and tropical coconut blended for a flavor that will transport you to your favorite island destination. Each smoothie provides a full serving of fruit. (Suggested retail price starts at $2.29)
- Donut Holes ~ Enjoy a sweet start to your morning with bite sized glazed donut holes from BURGER KING®, the perfect complement to our delicious new coffee blend. (Suggested retail price is $1.49)
The new Burger Fest menu is available for a limited-time-only at participating BURGER KING® restaurants nationwide. So put some “spring” in your step and hurry in to try the new menu today!
About Burger King Worldwide, Inc.
Founded in 1954, BURGER KING® (NYSE:BKW) is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, the BURGER KING® system operates in nearly 13,000 locations serving over 11 million guests daily in 86 countries and territories worldwide. Approximately 97 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. To learn more about Burger King Worldwide, Inc. please visit the company's website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
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