MIAMI, JUNE 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BKW) invites guests in Phoenix to discover why TASTE IS KING SM from the comfort of their home or office as the BURGER KING ® brand expands the BK ® Delivers program. With as many as three participating restaurants in Phoenix and one in Denver, and more to follow, guests can now enjoy their favorites, like the WHOPPER ® sandwich and hot, crispy fries, delivered to the address of their choosing.
"BK ® Delivers is already performing well in New York, Miami, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area and greater Washington, D.C. As its popularity has grown, we have seen an increasing demand for the program in other markets. Our fans are completely in love with our innovative packaging and the quality of the food that is delivered," says Petru Pusta, Director, Retail Innovation, Burger King Worldwide, Inc. "A couple of weeks ago, we announced an expansion to the program to cover the Las Vegas and Sacramento areas," says Mr. Pusta, who has lead this program since its inception in 2011. "This expansion was an easy decision as Phoenix and Denver have some of our most loyal guests and the BURGER KING® brand is excited to offer them the opportunity to enjoy the food they love, delivered to them in the comfort of their home, dorm or office."
BK ® Delivers allows guests in the delivery zone to customize and order their BK ® favorites simply by visiting BKDelivers.com from a computer or mobile phone or by calling toll free to 1-855-Order-BK (855-673-3725). Guests receive hot food that is hot, and cold items that stay cold, thanks to BK ® proprietary thermal packaging technology, all without leaving the comfort of their home or office. Best of all, the system remembers guests' orders for simple, one touch ordering with each subsequent order.
BK ® Delivers has 1 live delivery restaurant in the Phoenix area serving Glendale, Alhambra Village and North Mountain Village. BK ® Delivers plans to continue to expand during the next couple of weeks by adding two more restaurants in the Phoenix area to serve Phoenix proper, Camelback East Village, South Mountain Village, Laveen Village and Tempe (including Arizona State University). In Denver, we also have 1 live delivery restaurant serving Aurora Highlands, Kingsborough, Country Lane, Lakeshore, Southeast Crossings, Stone Ridge Park, Meadowood, Summer Valley Ranch, Seven Hills to name a few. BK ® Delivers plans to continue to expand during the next couple of months by adding up to 5 more restaurants in the Denver area to serve Denver proper, Wheat Ridge, Lakewood, Aurora, Arvada, Commerce City, Englewood, Littleton and Centennial.There are a wide variety of markets in which guests and franchisees have shown tremendous interest in receiving BK ® Delivers. The company is looking to expand and would like its guests to have input on its direction. For those guests who don't live in the Phoenix area, that would like to know when BK® Delivers comes to them, please visit BKDelivers.com and log your zip code to let the BURGER KING ® brand know where you live; then simply add your email address to get alerts once BK ® Delivers arrives in your area. BK ® Delivers is currently available in New York, Miami, Houston, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area and greater Washington, D.C. It has shown wide scale traction since its inception, including the ability to attract and maintain loyal customers with an amazing loyalty program that offers up FREE sandwiches and exciting news about the BK ® Delivers program. With a minimum food order of $10, guests can choose from a wide variety of long-time favorites, as well as the recently returned Summer BBQ lineup. "Our BURGER KING® family loves the outdoor grilling season," said Flavia Faugeres, executive vice president and global chief marketing officer, Burger King Worldwide, Inc. "Seeing the success we had with our initial BBQ menu last year, we wanted to expand upon our regionally inspired offerings and provide our guests with Summer BBQ flavors fresh off the grill." With a line-up of thirteen mouth-watering menu items, featuring the Carolina BBQ WHOPPER® sandwich, Memphis BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich, Boneless Rib sandwich, OREO® Shakes and frozen lemonades. Of course, don't forget the brand's signature WHOPPER ® sandwich, as well as the Original Chicken Sandwich and real fruit smoothies. Orders can be placed during delivery operating hours of 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Delivery must be to a physical address that falls within a delivery zone of a participating restaurant. Delivery times and prices vary by location. Please visit BKDelivers.com to see the complete menu or for a list of participating restaurants. Follow us on our BK® Delivers Facebook or visit our Twitter page for exciting promotions and to see when it will be available in your area. ABOUT BURGER KING WORLDWIDE, INC.Founded in 1954, BURGER KING ® (NYSE: BKW) is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER ®, the BURGER KING ® system operates in over 13,000 locations serving more than 11 million guests daily in 88 countries and territories worldwide. Approximately 99 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. To learn more about Burger King Worldwide, please visit the company's website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. SOURCE Burger King Worldwide, Inc.