About Us | McAlister's Deli

About Us

Founded in 1989, McAlister’s® Deli is a fast casual restaurant chain known for our sandwiches, spuds, soups, salads, desserts and McAlister’s Famous Sweet Tea™. In addition to dine-in and take-out service, we also offer catering with a selection of sandwich trays, box lunches, desserts, a hot spud bar and more. With numerous industry accolades, the McAlister’s brand has over 350 restaurants in 26 states.

Technomic® recognized McAlister’s twice in its Chain Restaurant Consumers’ Choice Awards — in 2014 as the top kid-friendly fast casual chain and in 2013 as the top fast casual chain for food and beverage. In 2014, Nation’s Restaurant News named McAlister’s the top limited-service sandwich chain in its Consumer Picks Survey. Also in 2014, QSR Magazine recognized the brand as one of the “Best Franchise Deals” and named McAlister’s to its QSR 50 list. FastCasual.com also recognized the brand on its “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” list of 2014, and Franchise Business Review named McAlister’s one of 2014′s “Top Franchises” in the Food and Beverage category based on franchisee satisfaction.