Schlotzsky’s rolls out shrimp and brisket

January 17, 2017

Schlotzsky’s has added shrimp and brisket to its permanent menu.

The fast-casual chain started testing shrimp last spring, in response to customer requests for a seafood option.

The Shrimp Original sandwich mixes seasoned and steamed shrimp with cream cheese, chipotle mayonnaise, chipotle pesto, cheddar, mozzarella, Parmesan, black olives, red onions, lettuce, tomatoes, mustard and Schlotzsky’s signature sauce, and is served on sourdough bread.

“It did probably double or triple what we expected it to do [in terms of sales],” Schlotzsky’s president Kelly Roddy said.

Then the chain also included shrimp in a new line of mac-and-cheese entrées called “Macs,” a