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Social Media Wrap Up: Grill'd goes plastic straw-free; KFC's Tenders Dippin' Bucket; Bakers Delight's new brioche offering

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


Grill'd made a jab at fast food companies “trialling” a ban of straws. The brand announced that it is now plastic straw free, saving 1.6 million black plastic straws from going to landfill each year.

Domino’s announced that its new store in Strathdale, VIC is now open for business.

KFC introduced its new Tenders Dippin’ Bucket, available now for dip lovers.

Coco Cubano was seen operating a stall at the G & S Engineering Wine & Food Day in Mackay, QLD.

Gelato Messina visited West Village Laneway WV, Brisbane, serving up its hot chocolate, Mini Dr. Evil’s Magic Mushrooms to customers.

Belles Hot Chicken offered customers its signature chicken nuggets at the Thornbury Chicken Nugget Festival.

Zarraffa's Coffee announced that its newest store is opening in Cairns, QLD. The new Edmonton Drive Thru store will open on Monday the 23rd of July, conveniently located right off the Bruce Highway, at Shop 3, 6-14 Mill Road, Edmonton, and will be serving customers from 5am to 10pm daily.

Rozzi's Chadstone is now available on Deliveroo. Melbourne residents nearby can now get the brand’s signature pizza, pasta, salad and Rozzi’s Rockets straight to their door.
Burger Project is coming back to Brisbane. The brand announced that it is re-opening its Southbank doors at the end of this month.

Miami Bakehouse introduced the week's Pie of the Week: honey pepper steak. Chunks of beef, potato and capsicum in a sweet honey sauce.

Bakers Delight celebrated National Lamington Day with the introduction of its Lamington Brioche Delight. Classic Aussie flavour converted into a French sweet treat, a light & buttery Brioche dough is filled with jam, dipped in choc icing and covered with decadent coconut. The brand also announced that its Lilydale bakery are a 2018 sponsor for Lilydale Football and Netball Club.

Chatime opened a new store at the Murdoch University. The new T-Brewery is located near the Bush Court next to the new Student Hub.


Ribs & Burgers offered a promotion of Chicken Tenders for $10 for a limited time.

Muzz Buzz gave its online followers the chance to win $30 Credit on the Muzz Buzz Rewardz App and a Tall KeepCup. Several stores also offered free Mini Donuts with any Warmerz Drink Purchase for a limited time.

Wendy’s Milk Bar gave its customers the chance to win a free trip for two at the Whitsundays. Details are on the brand’s Facebook page.

Bourke Street Bakery gave its customers the chance to win a year’s supply of bread. Details are on the brand’s Facebook page.

Krispy Kreme South Australia celebrated its anniversary by offering customers a second Original Glazed Dozen for just $1 with every pre-packed dozen purchase.

Hudsons Coffee is giving away free coffee this month of July to customers who purchase a KeepCup. Customers who keep using the KeepCup when they visit might get additional discounts on their orders.

Go Sushi is holding a competition for its $1000 Miso Happy Prize. Winner to be announced on Friday August 3rd.

NENE Chicken offered a Buy One Regular Chicken and Get One Free promotion at the The Glen Shopping Centre, Melbourne, VIC.

Chicken Treat brought back its popular $5 Lunches promotion for a limited time. Customers can now order a soft sesame bread roll filled with mayo and hand-seasoned Rotisserie Chicken with a serving of WA’s favourite Chips for just $5.

The Groove Train continued its Christmas In July competition, giving away daily prizes to customers until July 25th.

The Burrito Bar offered a new weekend ribs deal. Half Rack of Pork Ribs, Fries & Drink for just $15. Available on Saturday and Sunday only.

McDonald’s began its McDelivery Day Promotion, which will give 120 lucky customers a random piece of McDonald’s merchandise. Visit the McDonald’s Australia Facebook page for more details on how to enter.

Domino's resumed its Free Garlic Bread promotion, giving away 100,000 free garlic bread to delivery orders.

(Photo credit: Grill'd Facebook page)

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