Houston-based Salata, a leader in the fast growing salad restaurant category, serves up a variety of new ingredients and offerings from Texas based partners this fall, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of its first restaurant, which opened in Houston on Oct. 14, 2005. Now through Oct. 31, guests can choose ingredients from Texas' local bounty to add to a custom salad or salad wrap.
New items include pecans, from the state tree of Texas, that add the perfect crunch to any salad and come from nearby San Saba Pecans in San Saba, Texas. Goat cheese from Cheesemakers in Cleveland, Texas, will also be added to the salad line this fall, and a new Texas-inspired dry rub barbecue chicken, handcrafted by Salata's own team, will be available as an add-on protein.
Guests can enjoy their salads or wraps with a new limeade inspired by Texas' state plant, the prickly pear cactus. Crafted exclusively for Salata by JuicedUp Drinks in Houston, the new Prickly Pear Limeade captures the sweetness of the fruit for a unique twist.
With plans to open 40 additional restaurants by the end of 2016, Salata was ranked among the fastest-growing small chains in the U.S. by Restaurant Business and is included among Nation's Restaurant News' NRN Next 20 – chains poised to break into its Top 200.