BURGER KING Restaurants of Canada Inc.

BURGER KING Restaurants of Canada Inc.

November 08, 2005 10:59 ET

New TenderGrill™ Chicken Sandwich delivers great taste, less fat

Attention: Food/Beverage Editor, Lifestyle Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 8, 2005) - BURGER KING® Canada has introduced the TenderGrill™ Chicken Sandwich - a new lighter menu choice that offers flame-broiled flavour with less than seven grams of fat.

"This sandwich caters to chicken lovers who are looking for a lighter menu option without sacrificing great taste" says Leslie Root, Director of Marketing at BURGER KING® Restaurants of Canada. "The new TenderGrill™ Chicken Sandwich delivers on both fronts."

The new TenderGrill™ Chicken Sandwich is made with a juicy chicken breast fillet, crisp lettuce, ripe tomato and tangy honey mustard sauce - all served on a corn-dusted bun. The TenderGrill™ Chicken Sandwich is available at BURGER KING® restaurants across Canada for a suggested price of $3.99; a fresh garden side salad and a Dasani water can be added for a suggested price of only $5.99.

With less than seven grams of fat and just 320 calories, The TenderGrill™ Chicken Sandwich is part of the "Lean and Greens" menu at BURGER KING®. This menu also includes the BK VEGGIE™ Burger, as well as a selection of Fire-Grilled Chicken Salads, and Baked Potato.

The BURGER KING® system operates more than 11,000 restaurants in more than 61 countries and territories worldwide. Approximately 90 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades.

BURGER KING® Holdings Inc., the parent company, is private and independently owned by an equity sponsor group comprised of Texas Pacific Group, Bain Capital and Goldman Sachs Capital Partners. In fiscal year ending June 30, 2004, BURGER KING® Corporation had system-wide sales of $11.3 billion. To learn more about BURGER KING®, please visit the company's Web site at http://www.bk.com.

Contact Information

  • Tamara Stefek
    Primary Phone: 416-462-0199 ext. 23
    Secondary Phone: 416-553-7664
    E-mail: tamara@pilotpmr.com