fish tacos

We had a blast creating a ton of recipes with the package that I received from Zoës Kitchen. We had fish tacos topped with the most delicious slaw ever, pimento cheese quesadillas, and pasta and chicken salad casserole! You can see all of the creations that we made in the 1 minute Qwiki video below.

Fresh Homemade Meals

There is nothing like fresh homemade meal, made completely from scratch.  It is even better when you can have someone else do that cooking for you.  Zoës Kitchen originated from just a few of Zoe Cassimus’ original recipes that really took off in the kitchen with just her and her husband.  Before too long her son, John Cassimus, stepped in to help out the expansion through the Southeast.  Inspired by her original recipes and her simple, fresh-from-the-garden keenness, they continue to start every day by making the food from scratch onsite at each restaurant.  The food is Mediterranean-inspired with a consciousness of dietary concerns since none of their food is fried, and offers gluten-free and vegetarian options. I made this lentil bean salad by combining the hummus dish a created in the video with yellow peppers and lentils. It was so yummy, I made it twice!

Lentil Bean Salad

Zoës Kitchen originally opened in 1995 in Birmingham, Alabama.  They have grown to 50 restaurants that are spread out among 12 states, including: Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Louisiana, Texas and Arizona.  Zoë means “life” in Greek, and their philosophy is built on a balanced lifestyle of spending time with family and friends over a simple, homemade meal.  Currently they are not offering franchising opportunities, but hope to sometime in the future.

Catered Boxed Lunches

Besides their fabulous menu, they also offer a catering option.  Whether you are catering an event at home or at the office, Zoës can provide all the appetizers, entres, and desserts while you spend time with you guests or co-workers.  Choose from catered Boxed Lunches, Fresh Grilled Feasts, Roll-Up Combination Trays, YaYa’s Hand-Made Chocolate Cake and more to fit the needs of your event.  While you are having your event catered, you may want to check into their catering rewards, which allows you to choose 3% back on a Zoes Kitchen gift card or 1% cash back on a VISA debit card.

Zoës Kitchen has something for everyone!  They have a kid’s menu, choices for your sandwich to be made in classic style, on Pita or grilled, and they also offer a large salad, soup and hummus menu.  Looking for a quick lunch?  Phone in your order and they can have it ready for you to pick up.  Also, if you want pick up a great meal to take home, they do offer salads in tubs to go and will prepare a meal to take home for four.  If you are interested in checking out their menu items, simply go to their website, click on menu and then enter your zip code.  Their menus can vary from location to location.

If you live in one of those locations, please enter the sweepstakes to win a gift card to the location nearest you!


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  1. This is BY FAR my favorite giveaway. I would take this over an ipad any day. Mainly because I’m sure that I have spent over $500 at Zoe’s. I never get sick of their chicken salad or greek salad!!

    Thank you for posting this!

    Good luck everyone!


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