Start the New Year “Naked” With Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill

Start the New Year "Naked" With Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Guests Can Win a Year’s Worth of Sharky’s Get It Naked Menu Items or Power Plates, and Get a Free Get It Naked Item or Power Plate in January With The Purchase of Same on New Year’s Day

Start the New Year "Naked" With Sharky's Woodfired Mexican GrillTo help their guests who want to start the New Year in a healthier-eating frame of mind, Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill will offer one lucky fan the chance to win a year’s worth, or 52 meals, of Sharky’s Get It Naked menu items or Power Plates® by sharing a photo on social media taken at their neighborhood Sharky’s during the month of January. Guests simply post their photo with #SharkysShare and @SharkysSocial on or by 11:59pm on January 31, 2015, with the winner chosen randomly on February 1, 2016.

For Sharky’s fans, who want to power up 2016 with some nutritionally sound and tasty meal options, guests who purchase a Get It Naked menu item or a Power Plate on New Year’s Day and show their receipt will enjoy a free Get It Naked item or Power Plate on a future visit in January.

Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill is a premium fast-casual restaurant and lifestyle brand with 23 locations in California that offers an award-winning menu rooted in innovative, made-to-order Mexican recipes created with natural, organic or local ingredients, which meet high standards for flavorful, inventive and high-quality food offerings.

Start the New Year "Naked" With Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Naked Chicken Tostada Salad

The Get It Naked menu offers several lower fat, lower calorie items ideal for those wanting to jumpstart the New Year with a focus on healthier eating. Get It Naked menu items include a Wild Alaska Salmon “Lite” Burrito, Santa Fe “Lite” Burrito, a Fajita “Lite” Burrito, the Naked Chicken Tostada Salad, and the Naked Chicken Fajita Bowl. The Get It Naked menu items include ingredient variances such as substituting in Poblano brown rice, non-fat sour cream, non-fat cheese, and a whole wheat tortilla created years ago by Sharky’s founder to be more nutritionally balanced with higher protein and lower carbs and fat.

Start the New Year "Naked" With Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Shrimp Power Plate

Sharky’s Power Plates are protein-forward, lower fat menu options that were originally developed for individuals committed to physical fitness programs, but quickly became a popular menu items for guests looking to improve their dietary habits and lifestyles. Power Plate selections start with your protein choice of marinated Non-GMO Project Verified Organic Tofu, All-Natural Chicken Breast, Angus Steak, Wild-Caught Alaskan Salmon or Shrimp grilled over mesquite. Guests then choose their sides, two with the Half Power Plate and three with the Full Power Plate, including organic Poblano brown rice, organic quinoa with veggies, organic black or pinto beans, steamed broccoli, organic Yucatan yams or grilled veggies.

“For nearly 25 years, Sharky’s has been at the forefront of offering a menu built around real, thoughtfully sourced and flavorful food that serves a healthful purpose in the lives of our guests,” said Steven Paperno, founder and CEO, Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill. “While New Year’s is the ideal time to commit to eating and living healthier, our menu, which includes only the best ingredients that don’t sacrifice on flavor, can make it easy and enjoyable to incorporate that lifestyle choice year round. We developed our Get It Naked menu and Power Plates for those people, who want to incorporate more nutritionally sound meals into their lifestyles, and they continue to be among our most popular menu items.”

Start the New Year "Naked" With Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Sharky’s menu also offers hand-crafted, Mexican-inspired choices such as burritos filled with organic beans and rice and all-natural, mesquite-grilled chicken or beef; marinated, mesquite-grilled organic tofu tacos; superfood salads with organic greens and quinoa; stone-fired pizzas, and many other hand-crafted, fresh and nutritionally dense choices.

Since 1992, Sharky’s has remained committed to sourcing only the best ingredients, including:

  • All-natural chicken breast that contains no added preservatives, hormones or phosphates.
  • All-natural Angus steak that is antibiotic free with no added hormones.
  • Wild-Caught Alaska salmon, which is MSC-certified and other Wild-Caught fish selections that are sustainable and help maintain healthy oceans.
  • Corn that is GMO-free.
  • Marinated, grilled organic Tofu, which is non-GMO Project-verified and U.S. grown.
  • Organic black and pinto beans that are made without lard.
  • Organic whole grain brown rice and long grain white rice.
  • Organic and local baby greens, baby spinach, baby kale and Romaine lettuce.
  • Yams that are also organic and local.
  • Cheese and sour cream are rBGH-free.

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Start the New Year "Naked" With Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill

Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill is a lifestyle franchise brand that is all about food with purpose, inspiring change and creating paths to a healthier, more sustainable world. Based on the vision of the founder, Steve Paperno, Sharky’s combines the distinctive variety of flavors he experienced traveling through Mexico with innovative recipes and his passion for healthy living. Sharky’s innovative menu strives to use fresh, natural and organic ingredients combined with unique stone oven and mesquite-grilled cooking styles for enhanced flavor. The brand is committed to make a difference in the way that people dine out, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Sharky’s was named the 22nd Fastest Growing Small Chain Restaurant in the U.S. by Restaurant Business Magazine in 2014. Sharky’s has 23 locations throughout the state of California, but it is quickly growing beyond California’s borders, and will open in Tualatin, Ore., in early 2016, with more locations in and outside California coming soon.