Taco John’s® takes fish tacos to a bold new level with Wild Alaskan Plaice


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Popular quick-service restaurant launches two Alaskan plaice fish tacos for $5, available March 2 through April 17

March 02, 2022 // Franchising.com // CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Just in time for Lent, fish tacos are back and better than ever at Taco John’s, and fans are sure to enjoy this extremely delicious addition!

Starting March 2, the popular quick-service restaurant’s two $5 Alaskan Plaice Fish Tacos will give any old fish sandwich a kick. Available through April 17, guests can observe Lent with the grown-ups. bolder. better. item that features tender, wild Alaskan plaice coated in a new crispy, seasoned batter and drizzled with a zesty chipotle-lime sauce and a crumbly queso fresco, topped with shredded lettuce and pico de gallo, all wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.

  • What: Taco John’s offers two Alaskan flounder fish tacos for $5 during Lent.
  • When: from March 2 to April 17.
  • Or: Participating Taco John’s locations throughout the system.

“Taco John’s is committed to pushing the culinary boundaries of what customers expect to see in a quick service restaurant,” said Taco John’s Corporate Chef and Director of Menu Innovation Brad Bergaus. “Our fans can say goodbye to a boring fish sandwich and hello to this daring fish taco with breaded Alaskan plaice. It’s packed with quality ingredients and delivers fresh flavor at an amazing price you won’t find anywhere else. We are thrilled to offer this innovative and delicious item to those participating in Lenten traditions or just in the mood for a good fish taco!

“We’re proud to partner with Taco John’s, which features premium wild flounder in its fish tacos,” said Leah Krafft, food service coordinator at the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. “Alaska’s cold, glacier-fed waters provide a healthy, natural habitat for millions of high-quality fish, renowned for their delicious flavor and superior texture. Our state’s thriving population of wild Alaskan plaice is a testament to the health of our fish habitats and our responsible fisheries management practices. Alaska is the only state with sustainability built into its constitution and each season only the amount of fish harvested is enough for the environment to sustain – ensuring high quality seafood for generations to come. .

Taco John’s is proud to use Alaska Seafood: Wild, Natural and Sustainable® for its two $5 Alaskan Flounder Fish Tacos.

With its fusion of distinctive flavors and spices from south of the border, Taco John’s menu features several signature dishes, including meat and potato burritos, stuffed grilled tacos, potato olés® and bold and mouth-watering fried chicken tacos. Taco John’s offers branded specialties like Taco Tuesday®, discounted breakfast burritos on Wake Up Wednesday!® and the daily $1-$2-$3 ValuEST menu. Download the Taco John’s app and like the Taco John Facebook page for exclusive offers.

About Taco John’s®

Founded in 1969 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Taco John’s® serves bigger. bolder. better. flavors for over 50 years. Today, Taco John’s operates and franchises nearly 400 restaurants in 22 states, making it one of the largest Mexican fast food brands in America. With bold originals like Potato Olés®, Taco John’s knows how Olé The Day. Taco John’s is proud to serve generous portions of its signature menu items which are made to order using fresh, high quality ingredients, seasonings and sauces. The brand was ranked #2 in the “Mexican Food” category of Entrepreneur’s “Top Food Franchises of 2020” and was recently recognized by QSR Magazine as “Top 15 Chain Ready to Contend as Fast Food’s Top Players”. Taco John’s is led by CEO Jim Creel, who was named one of the “Most Influential Restaurant CEOs in the Nation” by Nation’s Restaurant News in 2022. For more information, visit tacojohns.com and follow Taco John’s on Facebook, instagram, Twitterand ICT Tac.

About Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI)

The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is a partnership between the State of Alaska and the Alaskan seafood industry that promotes the benefits of wild, sustainable Alaskan seafood and provides a seafood industry training. The seafood industry is Alaska’s largest private sector employer, with nearly 60 percent of all seafood harvested in the United States coming from Alaska. Alaska has been dedicated to sustainable seafood for over 50 years and is the only state with a constitution that requires all seafood to be managed on the principle of sustained yield. Alaska has taken a leadership role in setting the global standard for precautionary resource management to protect fisheries and surrounding habitats for future generations and lead to an ever-replenishing supply of fruit. wild seafood for markets around the world. For more information, visit alaskaseafood.org and follow ASMI on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn.

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