McAlister’s Deli is scheduled to open Sept. 18 at the Dayton Mall. CONTRIBUTED

Chance to win FREE McAlister’s Deli for a year at new location opening today 

The region’s third McAlister’s Deli at 2792 Miamisburg-Centerville Road is in The Village At Dayton Mall that also houses Bravo and Rustic Bucket restaurants.

The new McAlister’s Deli at the Dayton Mall is now hiring. Photo from McAlister’s Deli Dayton Facebook page
Photo: Staff Writer

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Opening day will bring the opportunity for customers to win free McAlister’s offerings. The first 100 guests in line by 10:50 a.m. will receive a coupon booklet offering one free entrée and one free dessert.

Shortly after at 11 a.m., those same 100 guests will be entered into a raffle to be the winner of “free McAlister’s for a year,” the deli chain’s officials said in a release. It entitles the winner to one free McAlister’s offer per week for a year, at the Dayton Mall McAlister’s.

McAlister’s Deli is scheduled to open Sept. 18 at the Dayton Mall. CONTRIBUTED
Photo: Staff Writer

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“We are excited to offer McAlister’s handcrafted sandwiches, family-friendly atmosphere, and genuine hospitality to Dayton,” said Ricky Sidhu, franchise owner of the Dayton Mall location. “We look forward to opening our doors and building long-lasting relationships with the Dayton community.”

The 4,000-square-foot space will seat 158. Sidhu said it would employ 60 to 70. The new restaurant’s hours are 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily.

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Sidhu operates two other McAlister’s in the region: on Pentagon Boulevard near the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek, which opened in November 2014; and on Miller Lane in Butler Twp., which opened in August 2015. Sidhu is considering adding as many as two more restaurants, possibly in the Kettering and Troy areas.

Atlanta-based McAlister’s operates more than 360 restaurants in 28 states. Its menu includes sandwiches, soups, salads, Spuds (loaded baked potatoes), desserts and sweet tea. The restaurants also offer catering.