Taco Bell, the world’s largest Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant chain has opened its doors in Sri Lanka at No. 36, Horton Place, Colombo 7.
The popular global quick service restaurant chain infuses the local restaurant scene with its own dash of piquant taste to tantalize the taste buds and bring a new dimension in dining out. Taco Bell is brought to Sri Lanka by Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, a pioneer in the Sri Lankan food industry since 2007, currently a franchisee rights owner of Pizza Hut, Delifrance and Taco Bell in Sri Lanka.
The first Taco Bell to open its doors in Sri Lanka, diners can expect a re-imagined fast food experience replete with quick service, stylish interiors, whimsical art and latest music sounds. Its unique drinks and a customizable menu offer a great value for money experience.
As for the food, Taco Bell, takes you on a culinary tour of Mexican inspired treats with a twist, empowering diners to customize their own fillings and toppings for tacos and burritos. An Instagram delight, the aesthetically open plated meals include internationally renowned classics like Crunchy and Soft Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas and Chalupas. Evergreen favourites such as batter-fried Crispy Fish will be unique to Taco Bell Sri Lanka, while Cheesy Quesadillas will provide the cheese fix for cheese lovers.
Taco Bell also raises the bar when it comes to desserts, with some mouth-watering delectable items like Chocodilla and Chocolate Caramel Tostadas with Vanilla Ice Cream.
Never a dull moment at Taco Bell, customers can sip on drinks with unique flavours such as California Tan – a non – alchohlic carbonated malt beverage, refreshing iced teas, yummy ice-cream shakes and delicious coffee, not to forget the surprisingly heady non alcoholic mojitos, while feasting on yummy dishes. Accessability, affordability and food for thought will be key highlights of the Taco Bell experience in Sri Lanka.
Commenting on the launch Ankush Tuli, Managing Director, Taco Bell Asia Pacific said: We are really excited to bring Taco Bell to Sri Lanka with our great franchise partners Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka. As Taco Bell continues its journey of major global expamsion, it is time for Sr Lanka to now experience our uniquely craveable Mexican inspired food with our iconic crunchy Tacos, Burritos, Chalupas & more with our signature sauces all at great value. What’s more, we have Crispy Fish Tacos and Burritos on the menu, a special offering made just for Sri Lanka. We invite Colombo to come and experience it all at Horton Place this July.
Commenting on the launch Amar Raj Singh, Managing Director of Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka said: “We are delighted to bring the Taco Bell experience to Sri Lanka and its discerning restaurant goers. With this, a void for quality Mexican inspired food in the country is being filled! Taco Bell is a global success and its unique Mexican twist and great prices will ensure that all roads in Sri Lanka will lead to its doors. We are confident that the Taco Bell experience will resonate with one and all.”
Taco Bell Corp., a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), is the worlds’s leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant (QSR) brand. Taco Bell serves made-to-order and customizable tacos and burritos and other specialties with bold flavours, quality ingredients, breakthrough value, and best in class customer service to over 40 million customers weekly across the globe.
There are currently more than 350 Taco Bell restaurants (including military bases) across 24 markets outside of the United States, with the goal of expanding the brand’s international presence to 1,000 restaurants by 2022. The Company and its franchisees operate more than 7,000 restaurants, generating more than $9B in sales. By 2022, the brand plans to become a $15B company in global system sales with 9,000 restaurants globally.