McAlister’s Launches Sweepstakes For Trip To “The Big Apple”

McAlister's Launches Sweepstakes For Trip To "The Big Apple"

Fast Casual Chain Brings Its Genuine Hospitality to 34th Annual Mississippi Picnic in Central Park

McAlister’s Deli, a leading fast casual restaurant, announces its latest digital promotion that will bring one lucky winner and a guest to New York City for the 34th Annual Mississippi Picnic in Central Park.

“McAlister’s was founded in Mississippi, so we are thrilled to return to the Mississippi Picnic in the Park event for the eighth year to serve our Famous Sweet Tea,” said McAlister’s President and CEO Frank Paci. “We are also excited to bring a lucky winner and their guest along with us for a fun weekend in New York City.”

From May 6-17, 2013, guests can visit McAlister’s Facebook page( or website ( and enter for a chance to win.  The prize package includes a weekend trip for two to New York City to attend the Mississippi Picnic in Central Park on June 8, a two-night hotel stay, round-trip airfare for two, tickets to a Broadway show, dinner in the city and $500 spending money.

Over the past two years, McAlister’s has undertaken initiatives to strengthen its brand, including upgrading menu offerings and improving speed of service. Technomic recently recognized McAlister’s as the top chain in the fast casual industry for food and beverage and as one of consumers’ Top 5 Favorite Chains in the country.

Founded in 1989, McAlister’s 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, McAlister’s has more than 315 restaurants in 23 states. The company has corporate offices in both Ridgeland, Miss., and Alpharetta, Ga. For more information, visit

McAlister's Launches Sweepstakes For Trip To "The Big Apple"