Dairy Queen: Texans Are Turning To Comfort FoodPress Release
SAN ANGELO, TX – As restaurants continue providing food services through drive-thru and carry out services, Texas are turning to comfort.
In a press release, Dairy Queen announced they have seen an in orders for treats such as Blizzards and chocolate-dipped cones as well as comfort food like chicken strips and steak finger baskets and the popular Hungr-Buster.
“According to Psychology Today, people tend to associate certain foods with social gatherings, family, and people taking care of us,” said the chain in the statement.
“Our customers are taking comfort in the treats and eats they grew up enjoying,” said Lou Romanus, CEO of the Texas Dairy Queen Operators’ Council. “We’ve been bringing joy into Texas communities for more than 70 years. They know we’re here for the community. Together, we’ll get through this difficult period.”
Dairy Queen’s across the state will continue to offer its menu via drive-thru windows, pick-up, and take-out, as well as delivery and online ordering where available.
“During this challenging time, we are waiting on customers who are working long hours and don’t have time to shop or cook,” said Romanus. “We are also seeing Texans seeking out Dairy Queen’s iconic menu which we attribute to nostalgic eating. Because of their emotional ties to Dairy Queen, they are seeking out certain foods that bring them comfort.”
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