Del Taco Celebrates 50th Anniversary with a Special Throwback Classics Menu

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Del Taco brings back customers’ favorite menu items from 1964

LIVONIA, Mich., July 17, 2014—Del Taco, a leader in the Mexican quick service restaurant industry, announced today the launch of its Throwback Classics Menu in celebration of the restaurant’s milestone 50th anniversary.

Beginning June 19, Del Taco will honor its Golden Anniversary with the return of three fun and tasty classic menu items that offer metro Detroit customers a taste of Del Taco’s history of delivering fresh ingredients for the last five decades. Available through August 2014, Del Taco’s Throwback Classics Menu includes:

  • Bun Taco: featuring seasoned beef, freshly hand-grated cheddar cheese, crisp lettuce and a fresh tomato slice in a sesame seed bun.
  • Small Taco Salad: featuring seasoned beef, freshly hand-grated cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes and Del Taco’s secret sauce, served on a bed of crisp lettuce with tortilla chips.
  • Orange Shake: a thick, creamy orange and vanilla milk shake topped with whipped cream.

“We are excited to launch our throwback menu items as a way to celebrate this milestone with the communities we serve,” said Barb Pasciak, Del Taco local franchise marketing manager. “Del Taco has built a long-standing reputation of offering our customers fresh, fun and delicious selections, as well as quality customer service. We look forward to being a part of metro Detroit communities for many more years.”

The company is also introducing a series of Collector’s Cups, comprised of four commemorative designs, available at Del Taco through September 3 or until supplies last. The cups are free with any Macho Drink purchase.

Livonia-based TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants owns and operates three metro Detroit locations in Warren, Roseville and Dearborn Heights, with plans to open a fourth location in Livonia in 2014. An industry leader in attracting, developing and retaining the most talented work force, TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants proudly delights its guests and sets an unmatched standard of excellence.

About TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants

Livonia, Mich.-based TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants is a family-owned restaurant group with an expansive portfolio of casual and fast-casual dining restaurants throughout the state of Michigan. With a commitment to quality operations, TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants is an industry leader in attracting, developing and retaining the most talented work force that proudly delights its guests and sets an unmatched standard of excellence. For the past three decades, TEAM Schostak Family Restaurants has expanded its restaurant catalog to include 65 Applebee’s, 61 BURGER KING restaurants, 11 Olga’s Kitchen establishments and four Del Taco restaurants. For more information, visit

About Del Taco

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in June 2014, Del Taco is the second largest quick serve Mexican restaurant in the United States. At Del Taco, all menu items taste better because they are made to order with fresh ingredients including cheddar cheese grated from 40-pound blocks, handmade pico de gallo salsa, lard-free beans slow-cooked from scratch, and marinated chicken grilled in the restaurant. The menu includes classic Mexican dishes such as tacos, burritos, quesadillas and nachos as well as American favorites including hamburgers, crinkle-cut fries and shakes . The restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner,— Consumers can receive coupons for free food by “liking” Del Taco on Facebook at or joining our Raving Fan eClub at For more information, please visit or

Kristi Wysocki

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