Bagel Bakery Expands Healthy Menu Offerings
GOLDEN, Colo., June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Einstein Bros.(R) Bagels
today announced several new offerings to help guests in the quest for
discovering healthier menu choices without sacrificing flavor. Einstein Noah
Restaurant Group Inc. (Nasdaq: BAGL), the nation's largest operator of bagel
bakeries and a leader in the quick casual segment of the restaurant industry,
is helping guests lighten up with delicious new all natural chicken
sandwiches, salads and low fat drink selections perfect for any adventure.
"As the weather warms up and people become more active, it's important to
have choices for eating while on-the-go," said Einstein Noah CEO Paul Murphy.
"Our efforts to expand the variety of healthier menu items, all with zero
grams of trans fat per serving, demonstrates our continued commitment to
offering deliciously, fresh food that's better for you."
Einstein Bros. Grilled Chicken Sandwiches
Guests at Einstein Bros. will sink their teeth into four new, all natural
chicken sandwiches big on flavor:
-- Caesar Chicken on Onion Challah - Featuring a grilled, all natural
chicken breast on top of crisp romaine lettuce with tomato, asiago
cheese, Caesar dressing and Einstein Bros.' signature garlic spread,
it's sure to whet guests' appetites.
-- Grilled Chicken Bacon & Swiss - This delight combines an all natural
chicken breast and crispy bacon with fresh lettuce and tomatoes. The
whole shebang is topped off with a creamy mustard spread and served on
a soft Challah roll.
-- Spicy Chicken on Onion Challah -This red chili grilled, all natural
chicken breast topped with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions and a
signature gorgonzola mayo will spark up any lunch or afternoon snack.
-- Thai Chicken with Peanut Sauce - On-the-go guests will drop everything
to enjoy this grilled, all natural chicken breast marinated in chili
lime vinaigrette and topped with Asian slaw on a soft Challah roll.
Guests at Einstein Bros. who have become thrilled by the new menu choices
can also cool down this summer with one of the two new low fat blended drinks,
Guava Banana or Papaya Yogurt. Bros. Blenders(TM) are also available in
Strawberry, Vanilla or Cookies & Cream. Guests who need an extra kick can
enjoy the Cafe Caramel, Cafe Latte or Cafe Mocha flavors.
More Time to Enjoy
All Einstein Bros. locations are extending hours of operation by one hour
to provide guests with extra convenience to enjoy their favorite tastes.
Whether grabbing an early dinner on the way home from work or picking up a
grab-and-go item for the next day to seeking out the perfect late afternoon
snack, all 416 locations will be open for your late day cravings until 6 p.m.
About Einstein Noah Restaurant Group
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. is a leading company in the quick
casual restaurant industry that operates locations primarily under the
Einstein Bros. and Noah's New York Bagels brands and primarily franchises
locations under the Manhattan Bagel brand. The company's retail system
consists of approximately 600 restaurants in 36 states and the District of
Columbia. It also operates a dough production facility. The company's stock is
traded under the symbol BAGL. Visit http://www.einsteinnoah.com for additional
Contact: Susan Wong, (303) 568-8016
Meredith Stevens, (303) 292-6655
SOURCE Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc.
CONTACT: Susan Wong, +1-303-568-8016, or Meredith Stevens,
+1-303-292-6655, both for Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc.