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BURGER KING® Restaurants Introduce the King of Flame-Grilling’s New Flame-Grilled Chicken Sandwich

February 21, 2019
BURGER KING® Restaurants Introduce the King of Flame-Grilling's New Flame-Grilled Chicken Sandwich (Photo: Business Wire)

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--Available starting today nationwide, the King of Flame-Grilling, BURGER KING ®, is introducing its new Grilled Chicken Sandwich. The new Grilled Chicken Sandwich is made with seasoned 100% white meat chicken filet, flame-grilled to perfection, marinated with spices, layered with fresh lettuce, ripe tomato, and sweet honey mustard on a toasted potato bun. BURGER KING ® knows that grilling – with real fire – makes everything better.

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BURGER KING® Restaurants Introduce the King of Flame-Grilling’s New Flame-Grilled Chicken Sandwich (Photo: Business Wire)

A new video that pokes a little bit of fun at one of BK® restaurants key competitors launches today at YouTube.com/BurgerKing and features the King as the “K.F.G.,” or the “King of Flame Grilling.” BK® guests can also find limited edition “K.F.G.” sandwich wrappers starting today at select restaurants in Kentucky, Miami, Los Angeles and New York.

“BURGER KING ® has been flame-grilling since our first restaurant opened in 1954 -- we have over 60 years of grilling expertise under our belt,“ said Chris Finazzo, President, North America, Burger King Corporation. “We wanted to celebrate this expertise and show that when it comes to flame-grilling, we ‘reign’ over the competition. We’re not just the King of flame-grilling WHOPPER® sandwiches; we’re also the King of flame-grilling chicken.”

The New Grilled Chicken Sandwich is available at participating BK® restaurants nationwide as a permanent menu item with a recommended price of $4.99 for the sandwich only and $6.99 for the combo meal that includes a small drink and small fries.

About BURGER KING®

Founded in 1954, the Burger King brand is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original Home Of The Whopper®, the Burger King system operates more than 17,700 locations in more than 100 countries and U.S. territories. Almost 100 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 the Burger King brand, please visit the Burger King brand website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA FLORIDA KENTUCKY NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: RESTAURANT/BAR RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE

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