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About Quiznos….

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Quiznos is a fast-food sandwich chain, whose main specialty is the toasted submarine sandwiches. It is the second-largest submarine sandwich shop chain in North America, apart from Blimpie, although it is still not as large as the Subway.

There are more than 4,000 shops in the United States. In addition, around 300 in Canada, and 100 more spread out in 13 other countries including Ireland, the United Kingdom, Cayman Islands, Iceland, Japan, Turkey, Puerto Rico, Panama and Guam. You can find mention of Quiznos in every major food guide.

Quiznos dishes out lip-smacking, tongue tingling food without compromising on the quality. The consumer today prefers a fresher and tastier alternative to the traditional fast food restaurants. Using the best of ingredients available, the master chefs give you an exclusive food ride every time.

When you sink your teeth into a scrumptious sub, you can feel the tingle in your taste buds. The signature sauces give the combination of premium meat and artisan bread a different “zig”, as Quiznos rightly terms it.

Customers can try out different combinations by asking the chef to use various herbs and condiments. You can choose from the variety of subs or salads according to your mood. Quiznos’ chefs are famous for dishing out treats for your taste buds. Due to this, the market value of Quiznos has risen at a considerable rate. Food guides are incomplete without the Quiznos delicacies.

Apart from recipes and other Quiznos related information, their website also has nutritional facts about the various dishes their chefs cook up.

Your Child’s Health And His Weight

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Health is something that is built, over time. While you are healthy, the things that you do can cause your body to break down that health level to the point where you can become very ill. One way that this happens is through your weight. In children, the latest reports estimate that many (up to 50 percent) of children are overweight. That is a staggering number and a very problematic situation for all involved. The fact is that it is necessary to have a healthy diet and exercise to promote good weight and without this, problems for all of your health aspects are evident.

For example, a child that is overweight is likely to be overweight as an adult, which can lead to problems like heart disease, cancers and even early death. Children themselves can end up suffering from conditions like diabetes, which in itself can cause problems with life span and quality of life. Nutrition is necessary for a strong body and a strong mind. ADHD is a condition that can be brought on by a poor diet, too. As you can see, many things play a significant role in the health and well being of your child’s health, especially in his or her weight.

Quiznos Nutrition table and other Facts: Nutrition Information

Thursday, January 10th, 2008
  • Small Turkey Lite
    Calories (kcal) 334
    Cholesterol 19mg
    Saturated Fat(g) 1
    Total Fat(g) 6.0
    Carbohydrate 52g
    Dietary Fiber 3g
    Protein 24g
    Sodium 1909mg
    Calcium 96mg
    Iron 2mg
  • Small Honey Bourbon Chicken
    Calories (kcal) 359
    Cholesterol 38mg
    Saturated Fat(g) 1
    Total Fat(g) 6.0
    Carbohydrate 45g
    Dietary Fiber 3g
    Protein 24g
    Sodium 1494mg
    Calcium 110mg
    Iron 2mg

Other Facts

Quiznos has almost 3,500 restaurants spread over 15 countries, which include Puerto Rico, Guam and the United States.

It gets new franchisee request applications every 40 minutes.

On an average, one franchisee is sold every 4 hours.

On an average, a lease is signed every 14 hours.

Every 8 hours a new outlet opens somewhere in the world.

Its first appearance as an advertiser was at the Super Bowl 2002. Their humor and creativity won them rave reviews from all. It was mentioned in over a dozen major national television programs and news publications all over the country.

12 chefs use their culinary skills to create every limited time offer (LTO) sub. Approximately, it takes more than 2,500 hours for testing and development, when introducing a new sub.

All subs are toasted in the special conveyer oven as “Oven Toasted Tastes Better.”

 

Quiznos Nutrition Salads: Quiznos salads are made with the best quality meat laden with lip smacking cheeses and scrumptious toppings. They are oven made to bring out the strong flavors of the ingredients. These are then tossed, along with vine-ripened tomatoes and crispy salad greens, with the customer’s choice of delicious dressings. The Quiznos salads are rich in nutrition and are delicious.

Here are some of Quiznos’ popular salads:

Roadhouse Ranch Salad - Thinly sliced roast beef is topped with bacon, BBQ sauce, spices and cheddar cheese. It is then placed on Quiznos Sub’s own Salad Blend with vine-ripened tomatoes. Quiznos Creamy Ranch dressing is served on the side. (1 Gram Net Carbohydrates)
Honey Mustard Chicken Salad - Chicken breast strips laden with crispy bacon and cheddar cheese, sprinkled with spices and placed on Quiznos Sub’s special recipe Salad Blend with vine-ripened tomatoes. The salad is served with a side of Quiznos Honey Mustard dressing. (10 Grams Net Carbohydrates)