McAlister’s Deli Gives Fans Chance To Win Tickets To 2015 SEC Championship Game

McAlister's Deli Gives Fans Chance To Win Tickets To 2015 SEC Championship Game

Through Sept. 30, Fans Can Enter to Win Two Game Tickets, Hotel Stay and $500 Visa Gift Card

McAlister's Deli Gives Fans Chance To Win Tickets To 2015 SEC Championship GameMcAlister’s Deli, a leading fast casual chain, is giving fans the chance to win two tickets to the 2015 SEC Championship Game to be held in Atlanta, Ga., on Dec. 5 through “McAlister’s Tailgate Playbook” sweepstakes. Additionally, the grand prize winner will receive a one-night hotel stay and a $500 Visa gift card.

“When it comes to game day, a tailgate would be nothing without delicious food and thirst-quenching beverages — and McAlister’s has all the essentials fans need to satisfy even the biggest appetites and win big this season,” said McAlister’s Vice President of Global Marketing Donna Josephson. “We are thrilled to give our Tea Freaks the chance to pick their play and enter to win tickets to the SEC Championship Game this year, complete with hotel and spending money.”

Through Sept. 30, fans can enter “McAlister’s Tailgate Playbook” sweepstakes by visiting or to vote for their favorite tailgating play, or McAlister’s catering menu item.

McAlister’s catering menu includes:

  • Big Bold Collection Box — 24 sandwiches stacked with flavor and served on a variety of white and multigrain baguettes. Serves 12-16 guests and comes with assorted chips. Sandwiches include The Italian, Memphian, Horseradish Roast Beef, King Club and Southwest Turkey.
  • Spud Bar — Choice of the Spud Max Bar (Black Forest ham, Butterball smoked turkey, Applewood smoked bacon, black olives, green onions, cheese, sour cream and butter), Spud Ole Bar (traditional or veggie chili, jalapenos, cheese and butter) or Bacon and Cheese Spud Bar (cheese, green onions, bacon bits, sour cream and butter).
  • Nacho Bar — Chili (traditional or veggie chili ), RO*TEL cheese dip, jalapenos, diced tomatoes, black olives, sour cream, salsa and tortilla chips.
  • McAlister’s Famous Sweet Tea — Steeped with premium black tea leaves and served over crystal clear ice with a fresh lemon wedge.

Technomic has recognized McAlister’s twice in its Consumers’ Choice Awards for Chain Restaurants — in 2015 as top fast casual chain for pleasant, friendly service and in 2014 as the top kid-friendly fast casual chain. Franchise Business Review named McAlister’s one of its “Best Franchise Opportunities for 2015” in its Franchisee Satisfaction Awards, as well as a “Top Franchise” in 2014 based on franchisee satisfaction. In 2015, Nation’s Restaurant News named McAlister’s the No.12 limited-service chain in its Consumer Picks Survey. also recognized the brand on its “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list of 2015. This year, QSR Magazine recognized the brand as one of the “Best Franchise Deals” and last year named McAlister’s to its QSR 50 list, ranking 13th for U.S. average sales per unit in 2013.

Founded in 1989, McAlister’s Deli is a fast casual restaurant chain known for its sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and McAlister’s Famous Sweet Tea. In addition to dine-in and take-out service, McAlister’s also offers catering with a selection of sandwich trays, box lunches, desserts, a hot spud bar and more. With numerous industry accolades, the McAlister’s brand has 337 restaurants in 24 states. The company is headquartered in Alpharetta, Ga. For more information, visit

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