Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger
Created by chefs

Real chefs and food professionals rigorously test and tweak new menu items until they deliver the big flavor we know our customers will love. 

Wendy's spicy chicken nuggets

"I still have dreams about the perfect combination of gooey cheese sauce and honey mustard on our Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger. The combination of the flavors and texture is memorable."

- Shelly Thobe

Director, Culinary Innovation

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"The Bacon Jalapeño Cheeseburger is basically a fast foodie's dream. Bacon, ooey gooey cheese, hints of smoke with a spicy kick...bacon."

- Chris Johnson

Senior Specialist, Culinary Innovation

Tasty twists on familiar flavors

We know how to take familiar, approachable flavors and reimagine them in ways  that make them surprising, satisfying, fun and most of all just plain delicious.

Wendy's Jalapeño Popper Chicken Salad
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"I crave the Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit. Fried chicken, honey butter and buttermilk biscuit—what's not to love? It sounds simple, but there is a lot going on: savory and salty, sweet and creamy."

- Jay Drumm

Senior Specialist, Culinary Innovation

“Gotta-have-it-now” good

From the Frosty® to Spicy Chicken Nuggets and the Baconator®, our food isn’t just unique and unforgettable. It’s so good you’ll go out of your way to get it, because when you’re craving it, nothing else will do.

Wendy's Pretzel Bacon Pub cheeseburger
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"Spicy Nuggs are hands down the most craveable menu item. There's no other drive-thru window that delivers hot and crispy nuggets bursting with spice quite like Wendy's!"

- Jenna Maly

Manager, Culinary Innovation