Eat Even Fresher at McDonald’s!
Last week I was invited to a behind-the-scenes event at McDonald’s in Boston to learn about the new fresh beef Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers first-hand. Unfortunately, I couldn’t attend, but I was able to experience the Fresh new burgers for myself from a McDonald’s near my home.
Quarter Pounders have always been my go-to sandwich from McDonald’s. Now that they are going to be made to order with FRESH (not Frozen) beef, I think I may have to visit a little more often!
Fresh Beef Quarter Pounders:
McDonald’s USA just recently announced that fresh beef, cooked right when ordered, in all Quarter Pounder and Signature Crafted Recipe burgers is now available in New England and is on track for roll out to all participating restaurants in the contiguous U.S. by early May.
The move to fresh beef quarter-pound burgers is the latest in McDonald’s food journey to build a better McDonald’s. It’s also one of the latest customer-led initiatives in the U.S. that builds on several other recent milestones, including All Day Breakfast, committing to only sourcing cage-free eggs by 2025 in the U.S. and serving chicken not treated with human antibiotics.
“The switch to fresh beef quarter-pound burgers is the most significant change to our system and restaurant operations since All Day Breakfast,” said McDonald’s USA President Chris Kempczinski. “Over the past two years, we have been listening to our customers and evolving our business to build a better McDonald’s. We are proud to bring our customers a hotter and juicier quarter-pound burger at the speed and convenience they expect from us.”
In March 2017, McDonald’s USA announced the switch to fresh beef, cooked right when ordered, quarter-pound burgers as a part of a broader commitment to bring customers more craveable and delicious food offerings. Over the next month, the company will be rapidly completing the transition to fresh beef quarter-pound burgers, cooked right when ordered, with full rollout to participating restaurants by early May.
All McDonald’s fresh beef quarter-pound burgers use 100 percent beef with absolutely no fillers, additives or preservatives. Quarter-pound burgers include the Quarter Pounder with Cheese®, Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese® and Signature Crafted Recipe® burgers.
New Signature Crafted Recipe Sandwich
McDonald’s continues to innovate its Signature Crafted Recipe sandwiches, which feature premium ingredients and unique flavor combinations. This month, McDonald’s introduces another flavorful, premium sandwich – Garlic White Cheddar. This Signature Crafted Recipe sandwich is available on a fresh beef, quarter-pound burger or chicken (Buttermilk Crispy Chicken or Artisan Grilled Chicken) and is available at participating U.S. restaurants.
- Garlic White Cheddar: A mouthwatering, savory combination of creamy garlic aioli and crispy garlic chips piled up with a juicy tomato slice, crisp iceberg lettuce and real white cheddar cheese. Freshly prepared on a fresh beef quarter-pound burger or your choice of chicken (Buttermilk Crispy Chicken or Artisan Grilled Chicken) on a toasted Artisan Roll.
My hubby, son and I got a few Signature Crafted Recipe Burgers to-go at our local McDonald’s. My son and I got the Garlic White Cheddar Quarter Pounder and my hubby got the Garlic White Cheddar Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Sandwich. I know ours were hot and fresh as we had to wait in the drive-thru spot for them to bring in out.
We LOVED the Garlic sauce and white cheddar cheese. I could taste the difference between the last quarter pounder and the one I had today. I definitely had a fresher taste- almost like homemade! Of course, they didn’t look as pretty as the pictures on McDonald’s website, but nothing ever does. It’s the taste that matters!
Other new Signature Crafted Recipes sandwiches available are Sweet BBQ Bacon and Pico Guacamole. We can’t wait to go back to try them both!
Which Signature Crafted Sandwich do you think you would like the most? Let us know in the comments below.