Nando’s invites Canadians to participate in the #NandosDash on March 25th

Get ready to Dash and Dine for free PERi-PERi chicken at Nando’s Canada

Press release

Canada – lace up your running shoes and get ready to race to your closest Nando’s for the second annual #NandosDash! This year’s #NandosDash is on Sunday, March 25th between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Guests will get to enjoy a free flame-grilled ¼ chicken with PERi-PERi fries in exchange for a non-perishable food item at every Nando’s restaurant across Canada. *All donations will go to a local charitable partner.

“Who doesn’t love free chicken, especially when it has the unique fire and soul of PERi-PERi? The Dash is an opportunity to treat our guests while giving back to local community food banks,” said Ron Cecillon, President and CEO, Nando’sCanada. “As Nando’s continues to expand across Canada, we’re excited to announce that each of our 44 restaurants are participating this year.”

Like every race, this one has a few rules. The #NandosDash is first come-first-served, and guests need to dine-in – so make sure you dash there quick for your dose of (free) PERi-PERi flame-grilled chicken. Find the Nando’s restaurant nearest to you, here.

For a complete list of participating restaurants and their community partners:

Alberta: Brewery District Edmonton (McMan Youth, Family & Community), 17th Avenue Calgary (Eastside Victory Outreach), 32nd Avenue Calgary (Eastside Victory Outreach), Clareview Edmonton 50 (McMan Youth, Family & Community), Edmonton Gateway (Hope Mission), Mahogany Calgary, Red Deer (The Mustard Seed)

British Columbia: Coppersmith, Coquitlam (3030 Gordon Project), Davie and Howe Downtown, Guildford (RainCity Housing), Kerrisdale, Kingsway (Stevenson House), Langley (Langley Food Bank), Park Royal West Vancouver (Covenant House Vancouver), Queensborough (Stevenson House), Richmond North, South Burnaby (Union Gospel Mission), Surrey,Tsawwassen (South Delta Food Bank), Walnut Grove (Langley Food Bank), White Rock South Surrey

Ontario: Barrie (Barrie Food Bank), Bay Street (Sistering), Beaches (Thorncliff Food Bank), Burlington, Danforth (Toronto People with AIDS Foundation), Dixie (Christ for Life Ministries), Eglinton (Thorncliff Food Bank), Etobicoke (Sistering), Hamilton (Neighbour to Neighbour Centre), Heartland, Kennedy Commons Scarborough (Tropicana Community Services), Kitchener (Food Bank of Waterloo Region), London Masonville (Mission Services), Markham, North Brampton,Oakville (Food for Life Canada), Orleans (Ottawa Food Bank), Oshawa (St. Vincent’s Kitchen), Ottawa Elgin Street (The Ottawa Mission), Ottawa Merivale (The Ottawa Mission), Queen West (Sistering), Richmond Hill

*Excluding Nando’s Metrotown.

Join the conversation on social media using #NandosDash @NandosPERiPERi (Twitter) @NandosCanada (Facebook) and @NandosCanada (Instagram)

About Nando’s Canada

Nando’s was hatched in South Africa in 1987 when Fernando Duarte invited his friend Robbie Brozin to a humble Portuguese eatery in the heart of Rosettenville, South Africa to try some mouth-watering PERi-PERi marinated and basted chicken. It wasn’t just the best chicken Robbie had ever tasted; it was love at first bite! The rest, as they say, is history.

Today, you can find Nando’s restaurants and PERi-PERi in Canada, America, Australia, the UK and 19 other countries as diverse as Fiji and Bangladesh, with over 1200 locations, including many in Toronto.

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