“We take a lot of pride in our wings, so bringing in a new flavor option is a big deal to us,” stated Scott Kinsey, Director of Research and Development for Hooters of America, Inc. “The Lemon Pepper wing seasoning scored very well in consumer testing, so much so that we added it along with the blackened mahi sandwich to our permanent menu.”
The limited time offer menu will run for 6 weeks and aligns with basketball season and Lent. Featuring basketball analyst and Hooters long-time spokesperson Dick Vitale, this spring-time menu traditionally offers many seafood items to cater to customers that observe Lent.
The menu includes a Blackened Mahi Sandwich, a blackened mahi filet served on a ciabatta roll; Daytona Shrimp, fried shrimp smothered in Hooters Daytona Sauce and finished off on the grill; steamed shrimp, peel and eat shrimp served with cocktail sauce and butter and Lemon Pepper Wings, Hooters world famous wings shaken in a zesty lemon pepper seasoning.
Hooters of America, Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 450 Hooters restaurants in 42 states and 26 foreign countries. The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida. Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls. For more information about Hooters visit www.hooters.com.