McAlister's Deli in Hiram will offer a complimentary dinner today, Feb. 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. to area nurses, teachers, firefighters, police officers, first responders and military personnel, the company said in a news release.

They must provide proof of employment (valid ID or badge). The offer is valid for dine-in only.

The restaurant will open its doors in Hiram at 5608 Wendy Bagwell Parkway on Monday, Feb. 25, at 10:30 a.m.

For the Grand Opening celebration, McAlister’s will give a free entrée for a year punch card to the first 50 guests in line who purchase an entrée on opening day. The offer is good for one free meal, one per week for 52 weeks starting on Monday, Feb. 25.

Known for its genuine hospitality, McAlister’s is home to handcrafted sandwiches, always-fresh salads, giant stuffed spuds, and McAlister’s Deli Famous Sweet Tea.

The Hiram McAlister’s is owned and operated by Atlanta Restaurant Group LLC. This location will be the franchise group’s second McAlister’s Deli.

Bob Sowinski, owner of Atlanta Restaurant Group, LLC, said, “We are excited to open our doors in Hiram and make McAlister’s favorites more accessible with easy, on-the-go order pick-up, app-based ordering and a robust rewards program. We look forward to serving the Hiram community.”

McAlister’s in Hiram will serve guests seven days a week from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, please call the restaurant at 678-401-6542, or visit us on McAlister's Deli - Hiram, GA Facebook page.

McAlister’s Deli is recognized in the top 25 of the 2017 “Entrepreneur Franchise 500.” In 2016, McAlister’s Deli was highlighted by Restaurant Business as the No. 2 Consumer Favorite Fast Casual Chain, by as America’s Favorite Sandwich Shop, and by QSR in “2016 Best Franchise Deals,” “The QSR 50 Sandwich Segment” and “The QSR 50,” which recognizes the 50 top limited-service restaurant brands in the U.S.

Founded in 1989, the McAlister’s Deli brand has more than 400 restaurants in 29 states. The company is headquartered in Atlanta. For more information, visit, and find McAlister’s on social media at, and


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