Today’s Restaurant, the trade newspaper for the restaurant industry in Florida and Georgia offers:
|McAlister’s bakes up new locations|
DMAC81, LLC, an existing franchisee with 10 McAlister's restaurants, plans to open three restaurants in Georgia and South Carolina with the first location slated to open in second quarter of 2014 in GA. "We are excited to announce our new locations and look forward to serving new communities starting next year," says Dale Mulvey, owner of DMAC81, LLC. "Our expansion will begin with a location in Pooler, GA with additional growth to follow."
McAlister's has undertaken initiatives to strengthen its brand, including upgrading menu offerings and improving speed of service. Technomic recently recognized the brand as the top chain in the fast casual industry for food and beverage and as one of consumers' Top 5 Favorite Chains in the country. Fast Casual also ranked the brand No. 2 on its Top 100 "Movers and Shakers" list of 2013 and Paci was named one of the "Top 20 People" in the industry to watch.
Founded in 1989, McAlister's – www.mcalisters.com - is a fast casual restaurant chain known for its sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea™. In addition to dine-in and take-out service, McAlister's also offers catering with a selection of sandwich trays, box lunches, desserts, a hot spud bar and more. With numerous industry accolades, McAlister's has more than 320 restaurants in 23 states. The company has corporate offices in both Ridgeland, MS and Alpharetta, Ga.