Shari’s Management Corporation, the parent company to restaurant brands Shari’s, Coco’s and Carrows Restaurants, is enhancing its breakfast offerings with a new line of both plated entree and grab and go sandwiches hitting the menu today across all concepts, including the first to feature Impossible Sausage. Shari’s is the first family casual concept to bring Impossible Sausage to its lineup.
“Guests are always looking for new and exciting ways to start their day and demand for plant-based items continue to climb so it is perfect timing to introduce this new lineup,” said Sam Borgese, CEO of Shari’s Management Corporation.
Four new composed entrée sandwiches are designed to deliver craveable comfort food at a strong value in a dine-in or patio setting:
- Signature Breakfast Sandwich ($11.29): Creamy scrambled eggs, bacon, grilled ham, grilled tomato, Tillamook® pepper jack cheese and mayo on grilled Texas Toast; served with choice of side including fresh fruit, crispy golden hash browns, French fries or coleslaw.
Impossible™ Breakfast Sandwich ($11.29): Impossible’s delicious breakfast sausage made from plants for meat lovers, caramelized onions, creamy scrambled eggs, Tillamook® cheddar cheese. Served on a potato bun with Spicy Santa Fe sauce; served with choice of side including fresh fruit, crispy golden hash browns, French fries or coleslaw.
Mediterranean Breakfast Sandwich ($10.99): Fluffy egg whites, oven roasted tomatoes, basil pesto, feta cheese with fresh arugula served on a soft ciabatta roll; served with choice of side including fresh fruit, crispy golden hash browns, French fries or coleslaw.
Impossible™ Breakfast Burrito ($10.99): Impossible’s delicious breakfast sausage made from plants for people who crave meat, creamy scrambled eggs, with crispy hash browns, fresh pico de gallo, Tillamook® cheddar cheese and Spicy Santa Fe sauce wrapped in a warm flour tortilla; served with choice of side including fresh fruit, crispy golden hash browns, french fries or coleslaw.
Impossible Sausage Made From Plants is a perfectly seasoned, juicy, savory patty that pairs perfectly with traditional breakfast accompaniments and uses less land and water than traditional pork production. Compared to the leading brand of pork sausage, Impossible Sausage has the same amount of protein, 60% more iron, 45% fewer calories, 60% less total fat, 50% less saturated fat and 0 mg cholesterol. Impossible Sausage has none of the negative effects of traditional pork sausage, and it has no antibiotics or slaughterhouse contaminants.
A new line of grab and go classic breakfast sandwiches is also joining the Shari’s lineup. Guests can choose to wrap it or stack it and these value-driven offerings are off-premise friendly, travel and hold temperature well:
– Classic Breakfast Sausage Sandwich ($4.99): Creamy scrambled eggs or fluffy egg whites, cheddar cheese with choice of Johnsonville turkey or pork sausage, bacon or the Impossible sausage patty on a brioche bun; wrapped in foil and packaged for on-the-go dining.
– Classic Breakfast Sausage Burrito ($4.99): Creamy scrambled eggs or fluffy egg whites, cheddar cheese with choice of Johnsonville turkey or pork sausage, bacon or the Impossible sausage patty wrapped in a flour tortilla; wrapped in foil and packaged for on-the-go dining.
About Impossible Foods:
Based in California’s Silicon Valley, Impossible Foods makes delicious, nutritious meat and dairy products from plants — with a much smaller environmental footprint than meat from animals. The privately held food tech startup was founded in 2011 by Patrick O. Brown, M.D., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry at Stanford University and a former Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. Investors include Mirae Asset Global Investments, Khosla Ventures, Bill Gates, Google Ventures, Horizons Ventures, UBS, Viking Global Investors, Temasek, Sailing Capital, and Open Philanthropy Project.
About Shari’s Restaurants
Shari’s provides regionally sourced, fresh, made-to-order meals that bring family and friends together. Founded in 1978 and operated by Shari’s Management Corporation of Carlsbad, California, most Shari’s location are open 24-hours a day with a full menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees and a large selection of award-winning specialty pies. With over 4,000 employees, the chain currently has 92 locations throughout Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Northern California. For more information, visit www.Sharis.com.
Founded in 1948 with one restaurant along Pacific Coast Highway in Orange County, California, today, there are over 30 Coco’s in the Western U.S., including California, Arizona and Nevada. Coco’s offers a wide variety of entrée salads, as well as other contemporary American favorites, including steaks, chicken and seafood. We also offer delicious, traditional American breakfasts featuring pancakes, French toast, omelets, etc. As a bakery concept, we specialize in providing the best-tasting, fresh-baked pies around. Our pies are always a fit for any special occasion or just to enjoy at home with your family. For more information, visit www.CocosBakery.com.