Adding More Restaurants to Existing Markets along the Way
Innovative Packaging Technology Delivers Hot, Freshly Prepared BK® Meals Directly to Guests
Miami, FL (RestaurantNews.com) Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BKW) invites guests in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Spokane, Washington to discover why TASTE IS KINGSM from the comfort of their home or office as the BURGER KING® brand expands the BK® Delivers program. Guests can now enjoy their favorites, like the WHOPPER® sandwich and hot, crispy fries, delivered to the address of their choosing.
“BK® Delivers is already performing well in Boston, New York, Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, Las Vegas, Sacramento, greater Washington, D.C., Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Denver. As its popularity has grown, we have seen an increasing demand for the program in other markets,” says Petru Pusta, Director, Non Traditional Channels & BKDelivers, Burger King Worldwide, Inc. “This expansion was an easy decision as both Minneapolis and Spokane have some of our most loyal guests and the BURGER KING® brand is excited to offer them the opportunity to enjoy the food they love, delivered to them in the comfort of their home, dorm or office.”
BK® Delivers allows guests in the delivery zone to customize and order their BK® favorites simply by visiting BKDelivers.com from a computer or mobile phone or by calling toll free 1-855-Order-BK (855-673-3725). Guests receive hot food that is hot, and cold items that stay cold, thanks to BK® proprietary thermal packaging technology, all without leaving the comfort of their home, dorm or office. Best of all, the system remembers guests’ orders for simple, one touch ordering with each subsequent order.
Today, BK® Delivers has 1 live delivery restaurant in Minneapolis area serving Hiawatha, Minnehaha, Hale, Page, Nokomis, Powderhorn, Cooper, Longfellow and Corcoran. In Spokane, BK® Delivers also has 1 live delivery restaurant serving Town and Country, Nevada/Lidgerwood, Country Homes and Northwest Spokane. These initial locations will serve as a training ground for each of these markets; allowing operators to understand the intricacies of the system and to train their crew members prior to expanding the offering to other locations in this DMA. The BURGER KING® brand plans to open one more BK® Delivers site in Minneapolis serving Bloomington, East Bloomington, Edina, Diamond Lake and Richfield. The BURGER KING® brand also plans to open two more in Spokane within the next 2-3 weeks and will serve Gonzaga University, Spokane, Spokane Valley, Opportunity, Greenacres, Liberty Lake, Veradale and Dishman.
There are a wide variety of markets in which guests and franchisees have shown tremendous interest in receiving BK® Delivers. The company is looking to expand and would like its guests to have input on its direction. For those guests who don’t live in the Minneapolis or Spokane area, that would like to know when BK® Delivers comes to them, please visit BKDelivers.com and log your zip code to let the BURGER KING® brand know where you live; then simply add your email address to get alerts once BK® Delivers arrives in your area.
BK® Delivers is currently available in Boston, New York, Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, Las Vegas, Sacramento, greater Washington, D.C., Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Denver. It has shown wide scale traction since its inception, including the ability to attract and maintain loyal customers with an amazing loyalty program that offers up FREE sandwiches and exciting news about the BK® Delivers program.
With a minimum food order of $10, guests can choose from a wide variety of long-time favorites, as well as the recently returned Summer BBQ lineup. With a line-up of thirteen mouth-watering menu items, featuring the Carolina BBQ WHOPPER® sandwich, Memphis BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich, Boneless Rib sandwich, OREO® Shakes and frozen lemonades. Of course, don’t forget the brand’s signature WHOPPER® sandwich, as well as the Original Chicken Sandwich, shakes and real fruit smoothies. Orders can be placed during delivery operating hours of 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Delivery must be to a physical address that falls within a delivery zone of a participating restaurant. Delivery times and prices vary by location.
Please visit BKDelivers.com to see the complete menu or for a list of participating restaurants.
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About Burger King Worldwide, Inc.
Founded in 1954, BURGER KING® (NYSE: BKW) is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, the BURGER KING® system operates in over 13,000 locations serving more than 11 million guests daily in 88 countries and territories worldwide. Approximately 99 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. To learn more about Burger King Worldwide, please visit the company’s website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.