SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and other Nickelodeon friends usher in a new children's menu at Swiss Chalet

    Healthy options plus fun toys and games keep kids and parents happy

    TORONTO, April 19 /CNW/ - Some familiar faces have come to Swiss Chalet,
and they're bringing an exciting new children's menu with them! SpongeBob
SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, Diego and other beloved Nickelodeon characters
are part of a new children's program at Swiss Chalet, offering fun new toys
and games plus an assortment of healthy menu options for kids.
    "Our young guests are important to us, and our Nickelodeon partnership
will help us to enhance the experience for children and parents," says Peter
Amirault, President, Swiss Chalet. "We know kids will enjoy the menu, the
activities and the overall interaction with some of their favourite

    A new mealtime experience at Swiss Chalet

    Menu options now include kid-size Mini Burgers or two Mini Chicken
Sandwiches featuring Swiss Chalet's famous Rotisserie Chicken, plus favourites
such as the Chicken Thigh and Drumstick or Cheese Pizza. All menu choices are
$5.99 or less and include a choice of side, including fresh vegetables, fresh
cut fries, rice, baked potato, mashed potato, garden salad, Caesar salad, corn
or coleslaw, bottomless drink and choice of kids dessert.
    While kids wait for their meals, they can have fun playing on their new
Nickelodeon activity sheets. Then, at the end of every meal, kids will be able
to choose their favourite Nickelodeon toy ranging from colourful plush
characters for kids under 3, to exclusive digital watches for kids 4-12.
    "It was important for us to partner with a restaurant that offered
healthy menu choices for children," says Robert Miller, President, Studio
Licensing Inc., the licensing agent for Nickelodeon in Canada. "This is the
first time that Nickelodeon in Canada has entered into an on-going partnership
with a full-service, family restaurant chain, and we are pleased that we're
able to bring our much loved characters to a conscientious, quality restaurant
like Swiss Chalet."

    About Swiss Chalet

    Swiss Chalet is Canada's favourite family-casual restaurant specializing
in rotisserie chicken and barbecued ribs. Swiss Chalet has more than 180
restaurants across Canada and the United States, employing 9,500 operating
associates and teammates and serving more than 40 million guests each year.
Canadians can enjoy their meals in restaurants or order for delivery by
calling 416-439-0439 (Toronto) or 1-866-439-0439 (other regions in Canada) or
online at

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For further information: to arrange an interview with Swiss Chalet,
please contact: Suzanne Rappaport, Edelman, (416) 979-1120 xt. 285,