Knoxville, TN. (January 22, 2018) — McAlister's Deli, along with the Knoxville Chamber, hosted a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at its new location in Fountain City on Monday, January 22, 2018. More than 75 members of the community attended the event.
Local news stations WATE and WBIR covered the event, and several government officials were in attendance, including Tim Burchett, County Mayor; Charles Busler, Carson Dailey, Dave Wright, and Michele Carringer, County Commissioners; Larry Smith, County Commissioner at Large candidate; Lauren Rider, City Councilwoman; George Wallace, City Councilman; Rebecca Longmire, Metropolitan Planning Commission Chair; Sherry Witt, Register of Deeds; Nick McBride, candidate for Register of Deeds; and Ron Green, Knoxville City Police Captain. Participants in the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony enjoyed complimentary McAlister’s food, and the first 25 guests in line for the Grand Opening received a free refillable tumbler and a complimentary lunch card.
The Fountain City McAlister's is a part of Peak Restaurants, a franchisee of McAlister's Delis in Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee. This is Peak Restaurants' twelfth location overall, its seventh location in the Knoxville area.
Knoxville, TN. (January 15, 2018) — McAlister’s Deli®, a leading fast casual chain, will open its doors in Fountain City at 2885 Tazewell Pike, Knoxville, TN on Monday, January 15 at 10:30 a.m. and host a grand opening celebration on Monday, January 22 at 10:30 a.m. Known for its genuine hospitality, McAlister’s is home to handcrafted sandwiches, always-fresh salads, giant stuffed spuds, and McAlister’s Famous Sweet Tea™.
To celebrate the grand opening on January 22, the Fountain City McAlister’s will host a ribbon cutting and offer the first 25 guests in line on January 22 a complimentary tea tumbler and complimentary lunch. McAlister’s tea tumblers allow guests to redeem $0.99 tea refills for life of the cup. The restaurant will also donate a portion of its first week sales to FISH Hospitality Pantries.
The Fountain City McAlister’s is owned by franchise group, Peak Restaurants. Peak Restaurants franchise group owns 12 total McAlister’s restaurants throughout Tennessee and Virginia. The Fountain City restaurant is the seventh in the Knoxville area.
“We are excited to continue offering McAlister’s handcrafted sandwiches, family-friendly atmosphere, and genuine hospitality to the Knoxville area,” said co-owner of Peak Restaurants, Jeff Shawl. “We look forward to opening our doors and serving the Fountain City community.”
Coming soon, McAlister’s Deli Fountain City will feature a pick-up window for guests who order in advance online, by phone or through the McAlister’s Deli app. The window offers guests the convenience of staying in their vehicle to pick-up their completed order and quickly get on their way.
McAlister’s Fountain City will serve guests from Sunday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, please call the restaurant at (865) 337-7146, or visit its page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/McAlistersFountainCity.
McAlister’s guests always have the opportunity to skip the line by placing their order through the McAlister’s app or online at McAlistersDeli.com. McAlister’s also offers a variety of fresh, made-to-order catering options including breakfast, snacks, spud bars, salads, sandwich trays, box lunches and desserts, and always comes with a side of genuine hospitality. Whether it’s for one person or one hundred, a business meeting or a family reunion, they can cater a feast to please any crowd.