Boston Market Corporation--formerly Boston Chicken Inc.--grew rapidly after its start in 1985. The quick expansion, however, proved to be the demise of the firm, and in 1998 Boston Market was forced to declare bankruptcy. McDonald's Corporation purchased the struggling chain of restaurants in 2000 and implemented a turnaround strategy designed to rebuild the Boston Market brand. In 2002, the company operated 650 company-owned restaurants in 28 states that offered home-style entrees, fresh vegetables, sandwiches, salads, soups, side dishes, and desserts. Boston Market also offers catering services along with frozen meals available in supermarkets through a partnership with HJ Heinz Company.
Boston Market, the restaurant famous for its fresh, never frozen rotisserie chicken, today announced its limited time only “2 for $20 Complete Meal Deal. It is available now through April 2, 2015. The meal deal includes two Individual Meals, two drinks and two desserts for only $20. Each Individual Meal comes with a main course option such as rotisserie chicken or turkey, two classic sides and a freshly baked piece of cornbread. Boston Market offers guests a variety of healthful options as well, including over 150 Individual Meals at 550 calories or less.
As the better burger competition heats up, Boston Market is entering the fray, but with a signature twist. The fast casual restaurant chain, known for its rotisserie chicken, announced the launch of its BLT Rotisserie Chicken Burger, a limited time offering available in all of its 459 restaurants.
The BLT Rotisserie Chicken Burger features the chain’s signature rotisserie chicken, thick cut Applewood bacon, lettuce, tomato, and its roasted garlic avocado aioli on a sesame brioche bun. The burger is offered individually for $6.99 and is available as a combo for an additional $2.49. A version without bacon is available for $6.49.
Availability: Through Aug. 24, 2014
GIANT CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
Boston Market Copycat Recipe
4 oz Nestle's Milk Chocolate bars
4 oz Baker's German sweet chocolate
4 oz Dove milk chocolate
cookie dough, use your our recipe or store bought
Melt 3 chocolates, stirring until smooth. Pour into greased 9 inch metal pie pan and refrigerate until hard. Hammer into pea sized bits. Store refrigerated until ready to use. Use 1/3 cup cookie dough, flattening to a 3 1/2 to 4 inch round. Bake at 375 for 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown but not overbaked or cookies will be hard as rocks when cooled. The cookies will look almost "RAW" at the end of 16 minutes if you make them big enough and will continue to bake in their own heat as they cool on the sheets a few minutes.
Looks like the folks at Boston Market copied the Whiskey BBQ Sauce craze started by the TGI Fridays franchise several years ago. A quick google search for recipes yielded over a million hits. If you are in the mood to make your own sauce watch the video below. I've seen ready made Jack Daniels BBQ sauce on the shelves at Walmart also.
In this video the Head Chef at Boston Market shows you how to pull the meat off a chicken for use in your home recipes.
This promotion ran back in the fall of 2012 and soon became a menu favorite.
Pick two of your favorite sides. Add chicken, roasted turkey or meatloaf. Sauce it up with Honey Habanero, Zesty BBQ, Sweet Thai Chili Garlic or gravy. Get make a bowl they're easy to eat anytime, anywhere.
Here are some of the combinations you can make:
- BBQ Chicken Market Bowl: Loaded mashed potatoes, layered with sweet corn, BBQ chicken, and drizzled with zesty BBQ sauce.
- Meatloaf Market Bowl: Top steamed vegetables and mashed potatoes with meatloaf and Zesty BBQ sauce.
- Roasted Turkey Market Bowl: A Thanksgiving feast anytime you crave it. Stuffing and green beans topped with sliced turkey and gravy.
- Rotisserie Chicken Market Bowl: with mashed potatoes, sweet corn and rotisserie chicken topped with rich gravy.
These are basically just loaded mashed potato bowls similar to the ones served at KFC (Got tired of paying 5 bucks for a bowl of mashed potatoes). I make these at home all the time using instant mashed potatoes, canned corn, canned chicken gravy and leftover rotisserie chicken from the deli. Who says you can only have 2 sides? Since you are making them at home include cheese or whatever else your little heart desires.
To make these at home just use sliced leftover meat from this recipes listed in the sidebar.