Burger King restaurants added a new layer of flavor to their value offerings with the new Bacon and Cheddar BK Toppers Burger, its newest flame-grilled burger appearing on menus nationwide. This signature burger is 3.2 ounces of 100 percent flame-grilled beef and is topped with a combination of thick-cut, hardwood smoked bacon and Cheddar cheese on a sesame seed bun. The Bacon and Cheddar BK Toppers Burger is available at participating Burger King restaurants nationwide at a suggested retail price of $1.99.
However, strong growth in its coffee products is expected to keep turnover levels steady this year.
While the fast-food restaurant saw an increase in customers last year – it served an extra 920,000 customers compared with 2009 – turnover grew by just 1 per cent to €202 million. This indicates an average turnover of €2.6 million in each restaurant.
But chefs at one Edinburgh bar are confident their calorie-drenched answer to the deep-fried Mars bar – battered butter balls – will be a real hit with the customers.Already popular in the US, the dessert has been given a Scottish twist by cooking the balls in Irn Bru batter.
Last year Burger King exported its multi-serving NY Pizza Burger from its Whopper Bar in New York City’s Times Square to Japan, where the giant was sold as a Christmas holiday specialty. The novelty burger was enough of a hit that Burger King is reviving the “super size” holiday promotion in Japan.
The question heard at restaurants for decades — “You want fries with that?” — may conjure up an image of an overlooked side dish consumers end up ordering by default, but chains from McDonald’s and Wendy’s to Bob Evans are not taking French fries or other sides for granted
While other chains try “bundled” meals of sandwich, fries and a drink for one person as a way to boost profits, McDonald’s in Australia has been refining a more ambitious idea for the past year: bundled meals for more than one person. Now it has expanded this boxed-meal program, creating two-person boxed lunches and breakfasts in addition to the original four-person dinner-only boxes. It also has introduced Chicken McWings as a new snack or meal add-on item.