Macaroni and cheese made with white Vermont Cheddar cheese; sweet potatoes topped with a buttery cinnamon spread; and chili cheese fries smothered in a sauce made with Cheddar cheese and real milk are on the menu of Wendy's restaurants. The three dishes are known as Signature Sides.
"Consumers want new foods with exciting flavors and satisfying tastes," said Gerard Lewis, Wendy's SVP, product innovation. "Our new side items have high integrity ingredients like cavatappi spiral noodles, Cheddar cheese and freshly baked sweet potatoes with buttery cinnamon topping. No one in our industry offers this unique variety of high quality products," he said in a statement.
The mac and cheese and the baked sweet potato are available for a limited time. The chili cheese fries are a permanent addition to the Wendy's menu. Each is priced at $2.49.
The Wendy's Company is the world's third largest quick-service hamburger company, with more than 6,500 franchise and company restaurants in the U.S. and 26 countries and U.S. territories.