Catch the big game and play the $300,000 Hooters Fantasy Football Challenge, powered by DraftKings, all while grubbin’ on shareable eats at Hooters
Atlanta, GA (RestaurantNews.com) Football season just got a whole ‘lot tastier—and fun—at America’s favorite football-viewing destination. Hooters today announced its latest “Gridiron Grub” limited time menu featuring shareable eats like Hooters-style skins, a Hooterized spin on the classic potato skins, and Hooters-style sourdough melts, including a cheesy chicken, bacon and ranch melt and classic “Philly style” steak and cheese. Diehard fans dining in at Hooters locations across the country can also grab an entry code to join the $300,000 Hooters Fantasy Football Challenge, powered by DraftKings, Inc.
“When it comes to football season, we’ve always been good at delivering three things—amazing food, warm Hooters Girl hospitality and an unsurpassed game day viewing experience,” said Carl Sweat, chief marketing officer, Hooters. “With multiple chances to win big cash and prizes through Hooters Fantasy Football Challenge this year, HD flat screen TVs all around and plates of shareable appetizers for the entire gang, there is no better place to ignite the passion of football all season-long.”
Hot off the Gridiron Grub menu, Hooters fans can choose from new Hooters-style sourdough melts, including the Chicken, Bacon and Ranch Melt, a cheesy masterpiece filled with hand-breaded Daytona-style chicken strips, pressed between melted layers of cheddar cheese, bacon and creamy ranch, or the Steak and Cheese Melt, featuring thinly sliced “Philly style” beef with caramelized onions, melted provolone and cheddar cheese and thousand island, pressed between grilled sourdough bread. Hooters-style Skins make for the perfect shareable app, featuring potato skins filled with Hooters mouth-watering buffalo chicken dip, crispy bacon, green onions and topped with buffalo sauce.
Fans opting to enjoy the game with Hooters world-famous wings can slather them with any of Hooters spicy rubdowns or signature sauces, including White Lightnin’— a savory sauce made with Ole Smoky® Tennessee Moonshine and exclusively available at Hooters for a short time. Hooters Dessert Shooters are also up for grabs, including Peanut Butter Pie, Key Lime, Strawberry Cheese Cake and Chocolate Decadence.
If the savory game day eats weren’t enough, Hooters is offering dine-in guests with a shot at more than $300,000 in cash and prizes this football season. The Hooters Fantasy Football Challenge, powered by DraftKings, unlocks free access for Hooters guests to put their fantasy football knowledge and skills to the test versus Coach Jon Gruden each week. Using the code, fans can set a DraftKings lineup for free in a matter of minutes to play for $50,000 in cash and prizes from Hooters every week, awarded September 13 through October 18.
From rookies to seasoned pros, anyone can play to win the Hooters Fantasy Football Challenge through DraftKings. The players that dominate each week will be handsomely rewarded with cash and exclusive prizes from Hooters, including the “Ultimate Gruden Experience” grand prize which includes a trip to South Florida to meet with Coach Gruden for a full on football immersion session. Coach Gruden is featured in the latest Hooters television ad campaign where he clearly shows he is ready to take on all challengers for a shot at fantasy football glory.
The limited time Gridiron Grub menu is available now through the end of October at participating Hooters locations across the United States. To find your nearest Hooters location, visit Hooters.com.
About Hooters of America, LLC
Hooters of America, LLC, is the franchisor and operator of more than 400 Hooters restaurants in 42 states and 26 countries. Known for its world famous Hooters Style chicken wings, the first Hooters opened its doors in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Expectations were so modest at the time that the simple fact the doors opened was deemed worthy of a toast. Since then millions have been liberated from the ordinary at Hooters while enjoying great food, fun and one-of-a-kind hospitality that can only be served up by the Hooters Girls. For more information about Hooters visit www.Hooters.com or follow us at www.Twitter.com/Hooters, www.Facebook.com/Hooters, www.Instagram.com/Hooters or on Snapchat at “hootersLIVE”.