Grand Rapids-based Pasta Per Trio, the Michigan franchisee of Noodles & Company, today announced the return of three guest-favorite specialty Mac & Cheese dishes as part of its new, permanent World Famous Macs menu. The three macs – Truffle Mac, BBQ Pork Mac and Buffalo Chicken Mac – join Noodles’ most popular dish, Wisconsin Mac & Cheese®, on the new menu that is available starting today at all of Pasta Per Trio’s Michigan locations. Pasta Per Trio operates two Noodles & Company locations in the Lansing area (East Grand River and West Grand River in Okemos).
To celebrate the return of the fan-favorite mac dishes as permanent items on its new World Famous Macs menu, Noodles & Company invites all guests to enjoy a free small bowl of its beloved Wisconsin Mac & Cheese® with purchase of any regular-sized entrée at participating restaurants on National Noodle Day, Friday, Oct. 6. In addition, any NoodlesREWARDS guest who checks in Friday, Oct. 6, will receive a reward in their NoodlesREWARDS inbox on Saturday, Oct. 7. On a return visit, NoodlesREWARDS members can take $2 off any Mac & Cheese dish, valid through Oct. 17, 2017.
The World Famous Macs menu is accompanied by the launch of a new cheese sauce recipe featuring a stronger flavor profile and more sharp cheddar cheese for an even more delicious taste. The cheese sauce is also gluten and rBST-free, and like everything on Noodles’ core menu, the sauce contains no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners. In addition to the better flavor, the new cheese sauce holds better, creating a better at-home dining experience for guests who take their food on the go, and recent taste panels found that an overwhelming majority of guests prefer the new sauce to the original.
The four Mac & Cheese dishes featured on Noodles & Company’s new World Famous Macs menu include:
- Wisconsin Mac & Cheese®: a classic blend of cheddar and jack cheeses, cream and elbow macaroni.
- Truffle Mac: black truffle and roasted mushrooms, all topped with Parmesan cheese and house-made toasted breadcrumbs.
- Buffalo Chicken Mac: Wisconsin Mac & Cheese, with layers of Parmesan chicken, Frank’s RedHot® Buffalo Wings Sauce and a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and green onions.
- BBQ Pork Mac: tender, slow-braised, naturally raised pork, a topping of crispy jalapeños and a tangy barbecue sauce.
Each of the dishes on the new World Famous Macs menu – like every dish at Noodles & Company – is entirely customizable. Guests are invited to add additional protein – such as naturally raised pork, Parmesan-crusted chicken, meatballs or grilled chicken breast – or a vegetable, to truly make the dish their own. In fact, 256 different, personalized combinations can be made with Wisconsin Mac & Cheese® alone.
SOURCE: PRESS RELEASE