Potbelly - Chicago’s favorite Sandwich Shop Comes to Kuwait!
Kuwait debut for US favorite
- Homemade freshness and goodness are now just a bite away
Kuwait: 19 January, 2012 – Fans of Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Kuwait can rejoice when Chicago’s favorite sandwich shop officially opens the doors of their fifth store in the Middle East at The Avenues in Kuwait.
Operated in the Middle East by M.H. Alshaya Co., the new sandwich shop brings the same Potbelly freshness and goodness to Kuwait that customers in the U.S. have come to love, and the menu is designed to satisfy an even wider variety of cravings. Crisp made-to-order salads, freshly-baked cookies like the popular Oatmeal Chocolate Chip as well as hand dipped shakes and non-fat frozen yogurt smoothies, which will be available from 10am until 12 midnight.
Commenting on the arrival of Potbelly in Kuwait, Aylwin Lewis, President and CEO of Potbelly said: “We welcome the opportunity to bring Potbelly Sandwich Shop to Kuwait after the huge success of the Dubai launch. Alshaya is an outstanding company and a proven operator of leading brands in the Middle East. We believe our awesome products, people and place translates well to all neighborhoods across the world. Our goal is to become a global iconic brand and Alshaya is helping us make that a reality.”
“We are very excited to be introducing the Potbelly Sandwich Shop brand to the Middle East,” added Mohammed Alshaya, Executive Chairman of M.H. Alshaya Co. “Potbelly customers are people who are passionate about good, fresh food and we know that the brand will thrive here. We look forward to introducing a growing number of Middle East consumers to the Potbelly experience.”
The new Kuwait outlet features the famous, toasty warm Potbelly sandwiches – including, the “Wreck", made with premium roast beef, salami, oven roasted turkey breast, smoked turkey and melted Swiss cheese. The store’s signature fresh taste transcends borders, where customers can get that great Potbelly flavor at any store in any neighborhood.
Other all-time Potbelly favorites now available to Kuwait customers include made-to-order salads with a wide choice of Potbelly meats and cheeses. In addition, customers can choose from a variety of fresh salad ingredients such as: roasted red peppers, crumbled blue cheese, cranberries, walnuts, and homemade croutons, all on crisp romaine lettuce. Potbelly will also offer soups loaded with vegetables and real ice cream milkshakes that are served with a butter cookie on the straw.
At Potbelly, customers get the chance to create their sandwich or other meal choices exactly the way they prefer. They can opt for “Thin-Cut” bread, where 1/3 of the bread is removed, or leave off the mayo and load up on lettuce, tomatoes, sliced pickle or fiery Potbelly Hot Peppers. With everything prepared upon order and an endless amount of choices, Potbelly can satisfy every customer – whatever their culinary mood.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop location:
The Avenues – 1st floor- Food World
About Potbelly Sandwich Shop
From its humble beginnings as a small antique store on Chicago's North Side, Potbelly has grown from one shop in the United States to more than 200 shops serving neighborhoods in 12 states and in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Potbelly's unique experience is defined by its combination of toasty warm sandwiches, hand-dipped shakes, tasty made-to-order salads, eclectic décor, music, as well as friendly and lively people. Potbelly has built a passionate, loyal following of fans that spread the word about the fun, energetic atmosphere and great food. For more information visit the company's Web site at www.potbelly.com