Wendy’s Flatbread Grilled Chicken Sandwiches Return and Reward Fans

Sandwiches Return as Proven Winners Dublin, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  In response to consumers’ pleas, Wendy’s® is bringing back its Flatbread Grilled Chicken sandwiches for a limited time.  First introduced in late March, Wendy’s Flatbread Grilled Chicken sandwiches redefined grilled chicken by…

In its latest push to establish itself as a purveyor of premium burgers, Wendy’s is testing a pretzel bun. The Dublin, Ohio-based chain has started selling a bacon cheeseburger in select locations made with a slightly heartier, pretzel like bun.…

Customer traffic at Wendy’s has been “flat to slightly down” this year, Chief Financial Officer Steve Hare told investors at a conference Wednesday. “I think one of the reasons…is because we’ve been more effective on the premium side than on…

Wendy’s is no longer going to promote its W cheeseburger nationally. The W, introduced late last year, was intended to be a midtier burger (originally $2.99 and later raised to $3.19) that would boost profit and sales, priced between the…

There’s a restaurant in Wichita, Kan., that now offers a Bacon Portabella Black Label Burger (with mushroom sauce and Muenster cheese), an Apple Pecan Chicken Salad, a Monterey Ranch Crispy Chicken Sandwich and an Asiago Ranch Chicken Club. Interested? No…

Dublin, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wendy’s® Animal Welfare Council today announced two major improvements to its animal welfare standards to significantly improve the humane treatment of chickens and pigs. “Wendy’s takes our role as a responsible corporate citizen very seriously, which includes…

Over the past few months, Wendy’s aficionados in Pittsburgh, Phoenix, Virginia Beach, Toronto and Columbus, Ohio, have had a glimpse into the future. In these five cities, the fast food company is testing four different prototypes for redesigned Wendy’s restaurants…

With its tantalizing taste, the new “W” cheeseburger is another winning addition to Wendy’s expanding menu … and its budget-friendly price may cause consumers to do a double take! The “W” – with emphasis on the DOUBLE – serves up…

Wendy’s new CEO on Wednesday laid out his action plan for re-energizing the fast-food chain against the backdrop of a quarterly loss driven by costs related to the recent sale of Arby’s. Emil Brolick, who joined Wendy’s as CEO less…

Wendy’s new CEO is fed up with the No.3 burger chain being portrayed as the fallen star of the fast-food industry. In his first interview since being named chief executive last month, Emil Brolick speaks candidly with USA TODAY marketing…

Wendy’s and Veterans Advantage have announced a national military family initiative, providing all Veterans Advantage members special discounts throughout the year – including patriotic holidays – on popular Wendy’s menu items. “We’re very appreciative that Wendy’s has taken an industry…

Wendy’s is giving its cheeseburgers a complete “taste-lift” by totally reinventing it – beef patty, bun and toppings — and aptly naming it Dave’s Hot ‘N Juicy Cheeseburger. An homage to Wendy’s founder, Dave Thomas, the cheeseburger is the hottest…

When Wendy’s decided to remake its 42-year-old hamburger, the chain agonized over every detail. A pickle chemist was consulted. Customers were quizzed on their lettuce knowledge. And executives went on a cross-country burger-eating tour. The result? Dave’s Hot ‘N Juicy,…

Who puts fresh strawberries and blueberries in a quick-service restaurant salad? Only Wendy’s — all summer long — and it’s a berry good idea! The new Berry Almond Chicken Salad is a fresh, innovative approach to salads that no other…

Wendy’s isn’t ready to cluck about its new chicken, but Columbus customers can try it for themselves. The Dublin-based chain has been gradually remaking its menu since its 2008 acquisition and conversion into Atlanta-based Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., rolling out everything…

In a national taste test, consumers said Wendy’s new fries taste better than McDonald’s fries.  Specifically, 56% of consumers taking the test chose Wendy’s, McDonald’s received 39% and four percent had no preference. “We’re taking on the giant — McDonald’s…

“Want some fries with that?” At Wendy’s the answer increasingly seems to be yes, thanks to the chain replacing its thin and soggy french fries with a crisper, skin-on version flavored with sea salt. The fast feeder will keep the…