Grocerant niche Ready-2-Eat holiday meal bundles include all day options for you family and guest this holiday season. Are you having company? Don’t cook, order meals and meal components from Cracker Barrel.
If you have demanding guest that like attention, you might not want to spend most of their visit in your kitchen, they might think you are hiding, according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions® who stated, “why cook, when companies the ilk of Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores can cook each meal and provide quality snacks as well.”
Now Cracker Barrel has rolled out several affordable Ready-2-Eat and Heat-N-Eat fresh prepared meal options, limited-time holiday meals and a range of new seasonal flavors. They very well could be your meal quality control, time saving option according to Johnson.
Here are some of the new offerings include Homestyle Chicken n‘ French Toast, Cracker Barrel’s spin on chicken and waffles, featuring the company’s signature Sunday Homestyle Chicken and special-recipe French toast prepared with sourdough bread, hand-dipped in egg batter and fried on the griddle. Served with a choice of Hashbrown Casserole or Fried Apples, plus whipped butter and Cracker Barrel’s famous mini bottles of syrup, the hot ready-to-serve meal for 10 or more starts at $8.49 per person. Consumers can also pick up a Homestyle Chicken n‘ French Toast Family Meal Basket to go to serve smaller groups of five.
Snacks anyone, Cracker Barrel’s new Barrel Bites can serve as a side, appetizer or snack, and are available for catering groups of 10 or more. Consumers can choose from a selection of Country Fried Pickles, White Cheddar Cheese Bites, Loaded Hashbrown Casserole Tots and Biscuit Beignets. Other items are Homestyle Sides, available to feed four to six or eight to 10, and prepared hot and ready to share or chilled to reheat and serve later, with options such as new Loaded Mashed Potatoes, Bacon Mac n‘ Cheese, Country Green Beans, and Holiday Pies, suitable as dessert or a gift, in such varieties as Cinnamon Roll Pie, Apple Streusel, Chocolate Pecan and Pecan.
Prices and item availability may vary by location. Cracker Barrel now offers Google Pay and Apple Pay to make paying easier.
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