Noodles & Company
Oct 2, 2013

Photo Release -- Noodles & Company Introduces New Limited Time Only Menu Offerings

Company Adds New Latin America Global Influence to Your World Kitchen

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Noodles & Company (Nasdaq:NDLS) serving classic noodle and pasta dishes from around the world, today announced the launch of three new menu items, including flavors from Latin America, a new global influence to the Noodles & Company menu. The new menu items include the Thai Hot Pot, Spaghetti Alfredo MontAmore® and Pork Adobo Flatbread, which will be available at all restaurants nationwide until March 2014.

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Noodle & Company's new fall and winter menu items include:

With the addition of the spicy, smoky, Pork Adobo Flatbread, Noodles & Company further develops its concept of Your World Kitchen by utilizing ingredients like red bell peppers, roasted cumin, jalapeños to spice traditional comfort foods. Noodles & Company has more than 340 restaurant locations across the United States and delivers its globally inspired, cooked-to-order menu in a real bowl, delivered to the table with a smile. Its menu consists of more than 25 fresh, customizable dishes that are prepared quickly with quality ingredients. Favorites include the sweet and spicy Japanese Pan Noodles, zesty Pesto Cavatappi and the popular Wisconsin Mac & Cheese.

About Noodles & Company

Noodles & Company is a fast-casual restaurant chain where its globally-inspired dishes come together to create Your World Kitchen.  It is a restaurant where Japanese Pan Noodles rest comfortably next to Penne Rosa and Wisconsin Mac & Cheese, but where world flavors don't end at just noodles.  Inspired by some of the world's most celebrated flavor combinations, Noodle & Company's menu offers appetizers, soups, salads and sandwiches, too. Everything is made fresh to order, just as you like it, using quality ingredients.  Dishes are delivered to the table allowing guests time to sit and relax or grab a quick bite.  With more than 300 locations nationwide, from California to Connecticut, guests can find a location nearest them and take a tour of the global menu by visiting www.noodles.com.

The photo is also available via AP PhotoExpress.

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Noodles & Company, serving classic noodle and pasta dishes from around the world, launched three new menu items, including flavors from Latin America, a new global influence to the Noodles & Company menu. The new menu items include the Thai Hot Pot, Spaghetti Alfredo MontAmore(r) and Pork Adobo Flatbread, which will be available at all restaurants nationwide until March 2014.