MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BURGER KING® restaurants and the CHEETOS® brand are bringing back Mac n’ Cheetos™, a combination of CHEETOS® flavor on the outside and creamy mac n’ cheese on the inside. Back by popular demand, Mac n’ Cheetos™ are the portable solution to all snack attacks and a tasty re-imagination of classic mac n’ cheese goodness. Mac n’ Cheetos™ will return for a limited time at participating restaurants starting May 18.
Mac n’ Cheetos™ were originally introduced in June of 2016 and were an instant guest favorite. The portable snack sold out just a few weeks after it was made available, proving this delicious cheesy snack can be taken and enjoyed anywhere.
“Mac n’ Cheetos™ are the ultimate ‘triple threat’ with the combination of CHEETOS® flavor, the BURGER KING® brand, and the ultimate crowd pleaser, mac n’ cheese,” said Alex Macedo, President, North America, for the BURGER KING® brand. “The CHEETOS® brand understands the snack business on the deepest level, and our expertise at BURGER KING® restaurants is to satisfy guests’ cravings. Together, we were able to bring back Mac n’ Cheetos™, a crave worthy snack that our guests love.”
“Mac n’ Cheetos™ is the cheesiest, most amplified version of mac n’ cheese imaginable,” said Marissa Solis, Vice President of Marketing, PepsiCo Foodservice. “The BURGER KING® brand was the ideal partner to make this delicious, dream snack come to life. It became an instant classic last year, and we are excited to partner with the BURGER KING® brand to bring it back for our fans.”
Mac n’ Cheetos™ come in an order of five pieces at a recommended price of $2.69 and will be available for a limited time at participating BURGER KING® restaurants.
About BURGER KING®
Founded in 1954, the BURGER KING® brand is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, the BURGER KING® system operates more than 15,000 locations in approximately 100 countries and U.S. territories. Almost 100 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. The BURGER KING® brand is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX,NYSE:QSR), one of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies with more than $27 billion in system-wide sales and over 23,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries and U.S. territories. To learn more about the BURGER KING® brand, please visit the BURGER KING® brand website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
CHEETOS® is one of many Frito-Lay brands in North America - the $14 billion convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), which is headquartered in Purchase, NY. Learn more about Frito-Lay at the corporate website, http://www.fritolay.com, the Snack Chat blog, http://www.snacks.com and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/fritolay. Learn more about Cheetos by visiting www.facebook.com/Cheetos.