McAlister’s opens Friday in Burleson
McAlister’s Deli will celebrate its opening in Burleson with a complimentary community lunch Thursday.
The fast casual restaurant is located at 12770 S. Interstate 35W, Suite 180.
“McAlister’s already has a strong presence in North Texas," said Adam Saxton, chief business officer for The Saxton Group. "We received numerous requests from guests wanting a restaurant in Burleson. We are thrilled to have found a Burleson location and to officially be part of the community."
The Saxton Group, a McAlister’s Deli franchisee of 16 years, currently operates more than 63 McAlister's locations in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, with development plans in place for further growth throughout those four states, along with expansion into Iowa and Nebraska. This is the fifth location the Saxton Group has opened in 2016.
The opening in Burleson will include complimentary lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or dinner 5-8 p.m. Thursday, when residents are invited to sample McAlister’s fare, including their famous sweet tea. The first 50 guests in line at 10:30 a.m. Friday will receive a free $50 gift card.
Upon opening, the restaurant will operate Sunday-Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. For information, call the restaurant at 817-447-3354, or visit "mcalistersburleson" on Facebook.
Founded in 1989, McAlister’s Deli is known for its sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and sweet tea. McAlister’s also offers catering with a selection of sandwich trays, box lunches, desserts, a hot spud bar and more. The McAlister’s brand has 361 restaurants in 24 states. The company is headquartered in Atlanta.
Technomic® has recognized McAlister’s twice in its Consumers’ Choice Awards for Chain Restaurants — in 2015 as top fast casual chain for pleasant, friendly service and in 2014 as the top kid-friendly fast casual chain. Franchise Business Review named McAlister’s one of its “Best Franchise Opportunities for 2015” in its Franchisee Satisfaction Awards, as well as a “Top Franchise” in 2014 based on franchisee satisfaction.
In 2015, McAlister’s ranked 134th on Franchise Times’ Top 200+ list and Nation’s Restaurant News named McAlister’s the No. 12 limited-service chain in its Consumer Picks Survey. FastCasual.com also recognized the brand on its “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list of 2015.