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Noodles & Company Introduces New Dishes, Expands Delivery And In-Restaurant Pickup Options
With DoorDash partnership, delivery available nationwide at 300 restaurants

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Noodles & Company (NASDAQ: NDLS), known for serving classic noodle, zoodle and pasta dishes from around the world, today announced two new limited-time-only dishes: Zucchini Spicy Peanut Saute and Zucchini Truffle Mac. Noodles & Company is also expanding its delivery and quick pickup options to make trying your favorite noodles and world flavors easier than ever.

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For zoodle-lovers who prefer a lighter meal option, the two new dishes, Spicy Zucchini Peanut Saute with Grilled Chicken and Zucchini Truffle Mac, will hit the spot. The dishes are only available for a limited time and feature zoodles rather than traditional noodles. Zoodles, which the company added to its menu in May, are full of vitamin C and potassium and have 90 percent fewer carbs and calories than a serving of elbow noodles.

  • Zucchini Spicy Peanut Saute with Grilled Chicken: Zucchini noodles in a spicy, peanut-flavored sauce with grilled chicken, broccoli, carrots, snap peas and cabbage. Topped with peanuts, black sesame and cilantro.
  • Zucchini Truffle Mac: Zucchini noodles in the famous Noodles & Company cheese sauce with black truffle, roasted mushrooms, Parmesan cheese and toasted breadcrumbs.

"We're redefining the noodle in our World Kitchen by providing a variety of options to ensure there's something on our menu for everyone," said Nick Graff, executive chef at Noodles & Company. "The new zoodle dishes, which are available for a limited time, combine some of our favorite and classic flavors to excite your taste buds."

Now there's an even easier way to try the new dishes through Noodles & Company's expanded delivery and quick pickup options. Noodles & Company recently expanded its partnership with DoorDash, the on-demand logistics platform that connects customers with their favorite restaurants, to bring easy and convenient delivery to 300 Noodles & Company restaurants nationwide. The change comes in addition to Noodles & Company's delivery partnerships with Grubhub, Uber Eats and EatStreet, and on-premise easy pickup options.

"We know our guests are looking for ease and convenience in all aspects of their lives, so to better serve our guests, we made delivery and quick pickup a priority," said Dave Boennighausen, chief executive officer of Noodles & Company. "Whether our guests don't feel like leaving the house or they need to make a quick pickup between sports practices, we're making mealtimes delicious, easy and fun."

For guests making their way into restaurants, but who don't want to wait in line, Noodles & Company offers Quick Pickup in all restaurants and Quick Pickup Windows in select test restaurants. Guests can bypass lines by simply placing their order online or through the NoodlesREWARDS app and picking up their food at the Quick Pickup station in each restaurant.

Guests can try the new limited-time-only dishes and experience the quick pickup options by finding their closest location at noodles.com.

About Noodles & Company
Since 1995, Noodles & Company has been serving noodles your way, from noodles and flavors that you know and love, to new ones you're about to discover for the first time. From indulgent Wisconsin Mac & Cheese to good-for-you Zoodles, Noodles serves a world of flavor in every bowl. Made up of more than 450 restaurants and 10,000 passionate team members, Noodles is dedicated to nourishing and inspiring every guest who walks through the door. To learn more or find the location nearest you, visit www.noodles.com.

About DoorDash
Founded in 2013, DoorDash is a San Francisco-based technology company passionate about transforming local businesses and dedicated to enabling new ways of working, earning, and living. Today, DoorDash connects customers with their favorite local and national restaurants in more than 1,200 cities across the United States and Canada. By building intelligent, last mile delivery infrastructure for cities, DoorDash aims to connect people with the things they care about—one dash at a time. Read more on the DoorDash blog or at www.doordash.com.

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