Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza Introduces New Salads at Every Location

Innovative salads compliment every pizza for the complete meal
 
EVERETT, WA (May, 2007) Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza®, the first and only “gourmet” carry-out and delivery pizza chain, has introduced fresh salads to be sold at every location, complimenting the perfect pizza meal! In April, Garlic Jim’s added a Chop Salad, Southwest Chipotle Chicken Salad and a House Salad to their menu offerings. Additionally, through June, customers will receive $1.00 off any salad ordered and can also upgrade their large pizzas to extra large for only $3.00 more.
 
The new salads contain the following fresh ingredients:

  • House Salad ($3.99) Fresh seasonal mixed greens, red onions, roma tomatoes, cheddar

cheese, croutons and dressing.

  • Chop Salad ($4.99) Fresh seasonal mixed greens, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, salami,

red onions, roma tomatoes, garbanzo beans, cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese and           dressing.

  • Southwest Chipotle Chicken Salad ($4.99) Fresh seasonal mixed greens, grilled chicken, roasted corn, black beans, roma tomatoes, black olives, colorful tortilla strips and zesty chipotle ranch dressing.

 
Available dressings with every salad include Bleu Cheese, Ranch, Chipotle Ranch or Fat Free
Italian.
 
“Our salads compliment every pizza we offer and are the perfect menu addition,” says Dwayne Northrop, Chairman and CEO, Garlic Jim’s. “Our fresh greens are perfect with pizza or as a meal on their own!”
 
ABOUT GARLIC JIMS
 
Garlic Jim’s Famous Gourmet Pizza is proud to be the first pizza franchise to focus on quick delivery pizza made fresh with gourmet toppings. Garlic Jim’s in-store system and team member training allows them to make pizza in 20 minutes or less “from order to out the door,” thus pioneering the concept “Gourmet, Right Away.”
 
At Garlic Jim’s the term ‘gourmet’ signifies more than just the finished pizza – it refers to the finest ingredients: fresh packed sauces, fresh 100% whole-milk mozzarella and fresh dough made daily, where the customer can certainly taste the difference. Garlic Jim’s offers customers two crust choices; hand-thrown thick crust, made with parmesan cheese and buttermilk, or garlic thin; four cheese options: 100% whole-milk mozzarella, cheddar, feta and parmesan; seven sauces: classic red, garlic basil, basil pesto, zesty chipotle pesto, creamy ranch, smoky sweet BBQ or fresh basil and olive oil, and a variety of meats, vegetables and gourmet toppings such as roasted garlic, marinated artichoke hearts, corn salsa and sun-dried tomatoes.
 
With gourmet pizzas such as Nutty Chipotle™, zesty chipotle pesto topped with spicy sausage, pepperoni, red onions, tomatoes and cashews, Jim’s Gourmet Garlic™, basil pesto sauce, marinated artichoke hearts, roasted garlic, sun-dried tomatoes and feta cheese, and Chicken Bacon Ranch, grilled chicken, bacon, cheddar cheese, tomatoes, red onions and creamy ranch sauce, Garlic Jim’s is putting a new spin on pizza. “We’ve gone out of our way to source the best ingredients available to create our specialty pizzas and as a result we also have the best tasting pepperoni pizza you will ever find,” says Northrop.
 
Garlic Jim’s has grown from two open stores in 2004 to 36 open stores and 93 franchises sold in 2006.  In addition to current locations in Oregon, Arizona, California, Pennsylvania and Washington, Garlic Jim’s has stores under development in New Jersey, Colorado, Florida, Tennessee and Texas. With projections of doubling in size in 2007, Garlic Jim’s is sure to become the fastest growing gourmet pizza franchise in the country. For more information on Garlic Jim’s pizza and franchising, visit their website at www.garlicjims.com, or call 866-918-jims (5467).