The fast-casual restaurant concept offers traditional and refreshing recipes to guests
Denver, CO (RestaurantNews.com) Denver-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept specializing in authentic Mediterranean cuisine, announced today the addition of Kabobs and Hibiscus Mango Iced Tea Fusion to its menu selection.
Kabobs can be ordered as a platter entrée or as an added skewer to any entrée. Each Kabob Platter consists of two skewers of red bell pepper, green bell pepper and red onion, along with a choice of chicken, steak or Portobello mushroom, each seasoned with Garbanzo’s house-made marinade. The skewers sit atop a bed of rice and are served with hummus, vegetable salad and a choice of fresh baked white or wheat pita.
Additionally, a Kabob Box carryout option is available for families or groups and is comprised of eight skewers, seasoned rice, pita, hummus and vegetable salad. And for catering customers, Garbanzo offers a Kabob K-tering Bar, which includes a choice of 20 skewers, hummus, vegetable salad, a choice of a second salad, a choice of two sauces, and 10 fresh baked white or wheat pita. The Kabob K-tering Bar serves nine to 10 guests.
The Hibiscus Mango Iced Tea Fusion, which is caffeine free, joins Mint Lemonade and Pomegranate Lemonade to expand the current specialty beverage lineup and achieve the next step in the concept’s beverage development strategy. Garbanzo continues to offer its three sugar-free brewed teas: Pomegranate Crisp Green Tea, Quince Quencher Green Tea and Classic Iced Black Tea.
“Kabobs are a predominant meal of the Mediterranean region, and I am thrilled to now offer our traditional recipe to guests,” says Alon Mor, Garbanzo founder, president and CEO. “And just in time for summer, the addition of Hibiscus Mango Iced Tea Fusion provides guests with another specialty drink option and enhances our beverage category quite nicely. It has a very unique, refreshing flavor that is low in calories and caffeine free. Both the Kabobs and new tea beautifully compliment our fresh, authentic flavors and healthy entrée choices.”
In celebration of the Kabob launch, Garbanzo is holding a Facebook contest through June 12, 2012 where the winner will receive a $100 Garbanzo gift card. To enter, participants should post an image on the Garbanzo Facebook page of themselves eating the new Kabobs. One winner will be chosen and announced after June 12.
With 14 Colorado-based restaurants and franchise markets opening across the U.S., Garbanzo offers guests a variety of authentic Mediterranean items with an emphasis on flavor, freshness and quality, as well as a healthy trans-fat free menu. Guests have the ability to customize every meal with items such as pita, laffa, falafel, shwarma, hummus, seasoned rice, sauces and dressings. All Garbanzo salads and sauces are prepared on-site daily, and the pita are made from scratch throughout the day in every restaurant. Additionally, several ingredients are bought locally and some are imported directly from the Mediterranean region. For more information about Garbanzo, visit www.EatGarbanzo.com.
About Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill is owned and operated in Colorado. The company’s founder, Alon Mor, grew up in the Mediterranean region and is a 15-year veteran of owning and running restaurants. St. Louis Bread Company/Panera Bread founder Ken Rosenthal is also co-founder of the company. Garbanzo uses only the freshest, quality ingredients for its made-from-scratch recipes, and provides several vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. To learn more about Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, visit www.EatGarbanzo.com.
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