UFood Restaurants adding naan flatbread offerings
BakingBusiness.com, Nov. 14, 2011
by Eric Schroeder

BOSTON — UFood Restaurant Group, Inc., a franchisor and operator of fast-casual food service restaurants, is testing a line of four new Naan Flatbread Sandwich menu items. Named one of the “hot new food trends” by MSN, naan is a type of all-natural whole grain flatbread popular in South and Central Asia, Iran and in South Asian restaurants.

The Naan Flatbread sandwich items will be offered for a limited time.

“We’re always looking for ways to innovate around our healthy menu items and introduce new and unique flavor choices,” said George Naddaff, chief executive officer of UFood. “We are confident UFood customers will love this new menu item and anticipate these Naan Flatbread offerings to become a healthy staple of the UFood Menu.”

The Naan Flatbread Sandwich line, all served on all-natural whole grain flatbread, consists of four varieties:

•Chipotle Chicken: grilled chicken breast with jalapeno jack cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, pickles, chipotle mayo on naan flatbread.
•Fresh Falafel: falafel, tomato and tamarind chutney, cucumbers, yogurt, and cilantro on naan flatbread.
•Mighty Chicken: grilled chicken breast, organic greens, almonds, mayonnaise, Caesar dressing on naan flatbread.
•Fire-Roasted Turkey and Swiss: sliced turkey, Swiss cheese, organic greens, tomatoes, cranberry chutney, mayonnaise on naan flatbread.

The sandwiches range from $5.99 to 6.99.