SOURCE: SD Holdings, LLC

July 20, 2016 14:04 ET

McAlister's Free Tea Day Is Creating Buzz in Charlotte

Fans of Mcalister's Deli Can Enjoy a Large Glass of the Famous Sweet Tea With Hornets' Players Frank Kaminsky and Michael Kidd Gilchrist at Various Store Locations in Charlotte on July 21

CHARLOTTE, NC--(Marketwired - July 20, 2016) - On July 21, every McAlister's Deli will host Free Tea Day, providing customers with a refreshing, ice-cold glass of McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea when they walk in the store, but the Charlotte stores are taking their genuine hospitality one step further and giving customers a chance to meet and be served by members of the Charlotte Hornets.

Frank Kaminsky, center for the Charlotte Hornets, will surprise two lucky locations in Charlotte for Free Tea Day. Kaminsky will be serving tea and hanging out with customers. Michael Kidd Gilchrist, small forward for the Hornets, will be handing out tea at another surprise location in South Charlotte.

"We are very excited to host the eighth annual Free Tea Day at our Charlotte locations," said Yaron Goldman, CEO of SD Holdings. "We look forward to having the Hornets' players a part of a highly anticipated and fun day of the year for us."

Free Tea Day is a part of McAlister's summer campaign, Champion Sip 2016, which gives customers and #TeaFreaks all over America a chance to win $5,000 by entering a photo or video with a McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea on July 21st. Entries can be submitted by using #FreeTeaDay2016.

About Southern Deli Holdings, LLC
Southern Deli (SD) Holdings is headquartered in Matthews, N.C. and owns and operates 48 McAlister's Deli locations in seven states: Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Wyoming. SD Holdings is the second largest McAlister's Deli franchise group with offices in Fort Collins, CO., and Matthews, NC. For more information, visit

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