Del Taco’s Signature Crunchy Taco Wins “Finest Quick Meals Taco in America” Title for Second Time

LAKE FOREST, Calif., June 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Del Taco, the nation’s second largest Mexican fast service restaurant,* takes prime taco honors for The Del Taco as “The Finest Quick Meals Taco in America” in Thrillist’s annual The Fasties Quick Meals Awards. That is the second consecutive win for The Del Taco from Thrillist. The Del Taco is made with plenty of freshly grated cheddar cheese, seasoned beef, recent lettuce, and diced tomatoes in a giant six-inch crunchy corn shell.

As an example the dimensions and quantity of substances, Del Taco is launching a advertising marketing campaign that straight compares The Del Taco in opposition to Taco Bell’s Crunchy Taco along with celebrating the award from Thrillist. The marketing campaign shares that after conducting in depth analysis by an impartial lab, findings confirmed that The Del Taco was simply 30% bigger and two-times cheesier than Taco Bell’s crunchy taco.**

“Once we launched The Del Taco in 2016, it was our objective to ship the very best crunchy taco in quick meals. Thrillist has clearly acknowledged the standard, taste, and worth of The Del Taco now for the second time in a row,” stated Tim Hackbardt, Del Taco’s Chief Advertising and marketing Officer. “The Del Taco shouldn’t be the small crunchy taco that Mexican quick meals eating places have grown a repute for. It’s a much bigger, high quality crunchy taco with a big quantity of seasoned beef and topped with lots of cheddar cheese that we grate recent all through the day from 40-pound blocks of aged cheddar.”

At this time, Del Taco may also host the primary in a collection of “The place is The Del Taco?” contests throughout its social media platforms together with Fb, Instagram, and Twitter, the place followers have an opportunity to win prizes like free menu gadgets and limited-edition merchandise.*** The primary 25 individuals to search out The Del Taco hidden in a picture and reply , inform Del the place The Del Taco is hidden and observe @DelTaco, will get 2 FREE The Del Tacos (Del Yeah!™ Rewards registration required), a limited-edition scorching sauce tin with 100 Del Taco Sizzling Sauce packets, a Del Taco Sizzling Sauce seashore towel, and a limited-edition Del Taco recycled tote.

*By variety of items.
**Primarily based on comparability of Del Taco recipe with common weights of Taco Bell Crunchy Tacos taken from 431 places in 3 states throughout 5 days and independently verified by a third-party laboratory.
*** Winners notified by way of DM. Open to US Residents solely and have to be age 13 or older to take part. No buy essential to enter to win. 2 FREE The Del Tacos shall be delivered by way of the Del Yeah!™ Rewards App.

About Del Taco
Del Taco gives a singular number of each Mexican and American favorites comparable to burritos and fries, ready recent in each restaurant’s working kitchen with the worth and comfort of a drive-thru. Del Taco’s menu gadgets style higher as a result of they’re made with high quality substances like freshly grilled hen and carne asada steak, recent house-made guacamole, freshly grated cheddar cheese, slow-cooked beans constituted of scratch, and signature creamy Queso Blanco.

Based in 1964, in the present day Del Taco serves greater than three million company every week at its roughly 600 eating places throughout 16 states. Del Taco’s dedication to offering company with the highest quality and worth for his or her cash originates from cooking, chopping, shredding and grilling menu gadgets from scratch. For extra data, go to

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