“Ciao Down” with Schlotzsky’s(R) New Trio of Italian-Inspired Items

Limited time promotion features Slicey Meatball Sandwich, Trio-Topper Pizza and Italian Wrapsky

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ — It’s-ah time for an Italian fest- ah, Schlotzsky’s(R) style!  If you can’t make it to the boot-shaped country across the sea but still want some mouth-watering cuisine to boot, just head to a participating Schlotzsky’s restaurant.  Between now and Nov. 18th, guests can “Ciao Down” on not one, not two but three new Italian-inspired items:

  – Slicey Meatball Sandwich:  Sliced meatballs (of course!), gooey, melted

    mozzarella cheese and zesty marinara sauce nestled between two warm

    Schlotzsky’s signature Fresh-from-Scratch(R) sourdough buns;


  – Trio-Topper Pizza:  Schlotzsky’s famous Fresh-from-Scratch sourdough

    crust layered with tasty tomato pesto sauce, gooey, melted mozzarella

    cheese and three tempting toppings from a slew of options such as sliced

    meatballs, Italian sausage, smoked ham, smoked turkey, pepperoni, bacon,

    tomatoes, jalapenos, mushrooms, black olives, red onions, green onions,

    red peppers and green peppers (hungry yet?);

  – Italian Wrapsky:  Soft tortilla chockfull of smoked ham, sliced

    pepperoni, Cotto and Genoa salamis, shredded mozzarella cheese, lettuce,

    olives, pepperoncinis, tomatoes and red onions topped with Italian

    dressing (think antipasto salad minus the utensils!).

“I’m an Italian guy who knows and loves unique, fresh, high-quality food, so I’m confident our new trio of Italian-inspired options will pass any food lover’s test with flying colors — particularly green, white and red,” said Steve Romaniello, president and CEO of FOCUS Brands Inc.(R), parent company of Schlotzsky’s.

About Schlotzsky’s(R)

Since 1971, Schlotzsky’s(R) has been the home of The Original(R) toasted sandwich.  The menu has evolved with customers’ tastes to include the highest quality sandwiches, pizzas, salads and soups available today. With approximately 365 locations worldwide, Schlotzsky’s is the fast-casual choice for a quick, healthful and fresh dining experience.  For additional information and locations near you, visit .

About FOCUS Brands Inc.(R)

FOCUS Brands Inc.(R) is the franchisor and operator of over 2,100 ice cream stores, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 32 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel(R), Cinnabon(R), Schlotzsky’s(R), Moe’s Southwest Grill(R) and the franchisor of Seattle’s Best Coffee(R) on military bases and in certain international markets.  Based in Atlanta, the primary objective of FOCUS Brands is to “FOCUS on making people happy.”  Please visit to learn more.