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Social Media Wrap Up: Domino's ANZ's 'country boy' CEO gives update on drought funds; Zambrero teases arrival of vegan cheese; Hungry Jack's new Western BBQ Bacon Whopper

Find out what QSRs have been up to on social media this week.


Domino's Australia and New Zealand CEO Nick Knight announced that it was able to raise over $174,000 for Australian Farmers affected with drought with the help of its customers. In addition to a $40,000 donation from the Domino’s registered charity Give For Good, the brand’s teams donated 50c from each pizza sold for a limited time to Rural Aid.

Gelato Messina‎ is partnering with Mr. Miyagi for a limited-edition menu that includes the Truffle Wagyu Beef and Crunchy Tonkatsu.

Belles Hot Chicken announced that it is expanding its team. The brand is looking for full time and casual waiters and cooks. Details are on the brand’s Facebook page.

Jesters Australia announced that it will be participating in the 'Parma for a Farmer' appeal from 10th August - 7th September. For every Chicken Parmi pie sold a $1 donation will be made to Rural Aid to help farmers of drought stricken areas in Queensland and NSW. Available at selected Jesters stores across WA. BK's Takeaway also announced its participation for the same initiative. A dollar from each Parma burger sold during August will go to the NSW farmers through Rotary Club. 

Zarraffa's Coffee shared a video of North Queensland Toyota Cowboys player Jake Granville attempting to make the perfect Caffe Latte at Zarraffa's, in support of the brand’s silver sponsorship for 2018.

Sushi Sushi announced that it will be opening the doors of its Garden City Booragoon store. The brand is celebrating with $1 hand rolls. Available for a limited time.

Ribs and Rumps announced that it is once again holding its Man vs. Meat Challenge for its brave customers.

Montezuma's Mexican Restaurant & Bar is holding a Father's Day Fiesta on the 1st & 2nd of September.

Soul Origin announced that its new website is live.

Outback Steakhouse Australia has joined Parma for a Farmer initiative. For every Chicken Parmigiana sold in August, they will donate $1 to Buy a Bale of Hay.

Rozzi's announced that its Chadstone store is now on Deliveroo.

Jamaica Blue held Free Coffee Day at its new Tweed City store.

Zeus Street Greek announced the success of its ‘I Love Free Pita’ Day campaign, raising $2,868 for OzHarvest.


McDonald's offered its new custard pie for $1.50. Available for a limited time.

The Pancake Parlour introduced its limited edition Alice in Wonderland treat, available for only $5 when it hits 10 degrees Celsius or below.

The Burrito Bar launched its new Philly Cheesesteak Burrito. One pound Burrito with spicy steak, fajita veggie mix and melted cheese. Just $13.50 for a limited time only.

Pizza Hut invited its customers to try its new Hershey's Triple Chocolate Brownie, made with the known chocolate brand's cocoa and special dark chocolate.

Banjo's Bakery Café gave its customers a sneak peek of its new Curried Chicken Pies. Coming soon.

Bourke Street Bakery unveiled a new limited edition caramel custard tart for its customers.

Hungry Jack's introduced new items to its menu. Customers can now order its new Western BBQ Bacon Whopper, flame-grilled beef, crispy bacon and Smoky BBQ Sauce; the new Western Spicy Buffalo Chicken, with 100% chicken breast, tasty cheese and spicy buffalo sauce on a brioche bun; or the new Belgian Chocolate Lava Cake, with an oozing chocolate centre, topped with creamy vanilla soft serve and chocolate flakes.

PappaRich Australia introduced its new nasi lemak burger, available until Sunday, August 12.

Zambrero hinted that vegan cheese may be hitting its menus very soon.

Hudsons Coffee introduced its new Cold Brew Black to its menu. Handcrafted in Melbourne, 20 Hour Brew, Single Origin Coffee.

Lord of the Fries launched its new Buffalo Chick’n Slaw Burger.

SumoSalad introduced The Commando Wrap. Packed with protein, fibre, vitamins, and available as Texan BBQ Beef or the Mex Beans and Rice with double the protein for just $3.


Banjo's Bakery Café is giving registered Banjo's ViP Club members the chance to win $5,000 towards a dream holiday. 

Mad Mex offered free delivery to customers who order through Deliveroo for a limited time.

Sushi Sushi offered its customers the chance to win special panda chopsticks through a contest on Facebook.

(Photo credit: Hungry Jack's Facebook page)

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