Popular Asian stir-fry concept celebrated with athlete testimonials
San Diego, CA (RestaurantNews.com) Healthy Dining’s newest restaurant partner, Genghis Grill, the largest “build-your-own-stir-fry” chain in the United States, announced today the debut of its dietitian-recommended menu choices on HealthyDiningFinder.com. Simultaneously, Genghis Grill also unveiled video vignettes highlighting athletes’ favorite Genghis Grill meals.
Larry North, healthy living fitness expert, and Marcus Haley, super heavyweight bodybuilding champion, are two of many athletes serving up their favorite Genghis Grill combinations to demonstrate how they optimize nutrition for peak performance. Their #GGAthlete stories can now be seen via Twitter and through GenghisGrillTV. Check out the first video on YouTube.
“No matter what sport you play, you can maximize your workouts by fueling your body in a healthy way,” said Ilana Lemberger, R.D., director of nutrition for Healthy Dining. “We are excited to feature Genghis Grill on HealthyDiningFinder.com. Genghis Grill offers endless combinations of fresh veggies, lean proteins and whole grains, all stir-fried to perfection to allow athletes to be the best they can be.”
Here is a sample of Genghis Grill’s dietitian-recommended menu options featured on HealthyDiningFinder.com:
Hong Kong Noodles Bowl – Sirloin steak tips, cabbage, bell pepper, onion, green beans and tomatoes tossed in Island Teriyaki Sauce and Khan Pao Sauce and served over udon noodles. (390 calories, 49 grams carbohydrates, 30 grams protein)
Khan Pao Chicken Bowl – Chicken breast, onion, baby corn, snow peas and carrots tossed in Khan Pao Sauce, includes brown rice (320 calories, 42 grams carbohydrates, 29 grams protein)
Spicy Thai Tofu Bowl – Tofu, potatoes, carrots, green beans, onion and bell pepper tossed in a Red Curry Peanut Sauce. (440 calories, 57 grams carbohydrates, 18 grams protein)
Steak & Broccoli Bowl – Sirloin steak tips, onion, tomato, mushroom and broccoli tossed in 3G Grill Sauce, includes brown rice. (310 calories, 38 grams carbohydrates, 26 grams protein)
“At Genghis Grill we value being able to cater to every diet in the world,” said Jax Sperling, director of culinary and R&D at Genghis Grill. “HealthyDiningFinder.com highlights the multitude of delicious and healthy items that you can order off the Genghis Grill menu, or you can choose to build your own from over 80 fresh ingredients in our Fresh Market Bar.”
For a complete list of Genghis Grill Healthy Dining menu options and other participating restaurants nationwide, visit HealthyDiningFinder.com.
About Healthy Dining
Healthy Dining provides Americans with digital tools and resources to find the best restaurant choices for their dietary goals and healthy lifestyles. President and founder Anita Jones-Mueller, MPH, launched Healthy Dining by combining the brainpower and creativity of chefs, restaurateurs, health experts, registered dietitians and communication strategists. In collaboration with the National Restaurant Association, the Healthy Dining Program has grown to become the most powerful restaurant industry nutrition initiative in the nation. Healthy Dining’s signature website, HealthyDiningFinder.com, enables millions of nutrition-conscious restaurant diners, as well as those dealing with diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and other nutrition-related conditions, to easily find dietitian-recommended Healthy Dining choices served at restaurants coast to coast. The site is publicized by influential partners including the American Heart Association, Produce for Better Health, the Whole Grains Council and many others dedicated to supporting healthier eating. Additionally, Healthy Dining has been selected by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement a variety of restaurant nutrition-related research projects. For more information, please contact Deborah Lawrence, Deb@HealthyDiningFinder.com, 760.809.2622.
About Genghis Grill
Genghis Grill, the premier build-your-own stir-fry chain in the United States, is well known for its fresh, hot and healthy food, and for its style of fun service. Fans head over to the Fresh Market Bar where they are greeted with an array of more than 80 delicious, fresh ingredients from which they can build their own bowl. They then hand their bowl to our grill masters who cook their creation to perfection on a large, sizzling, circular grill. Currently, there are 105 locations in 23 states nationwide.