Loving @Wendys Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad!

As an Ohio native, I’ve always been sort of keen on Wendy’s.

Did you know that Dave Thomas started the first Wendy’s restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, in 1969? Columbus is just about an hour north of where I live, which is close enough for me to feel like I’m definitely on Team Wendy’s.

Another reason I’m happy to be on Team Wendy’s at this particular moment in time is this beauty. It’s their Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad and let me tell you… it is SO DELICIOUS.

Wendy's Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad!

I actually had the opportunity to stop into my local Wendy’s last week to get a little behind-the-scenes peek at how the Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad is made!

Wendy's Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad!

It was such a pleasure to meet the staff at my Wendy’s, and I have to say that it was eye-opening to get a taste of what it’s like to work in a Wendy’s restaurant.

I stopped in during the busy lunch hour, and the restaurant was quite full of people lined up to enjoy a meal. There was some hustle and bustle, but I was super impressed with how the entire staff seemed to work together in order to quickly serve the customers with fresh and delicious food!

Wendy's Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad!

The store’s general manager, Freda, whipped up a Fresh Mozzarella Salad for me and it was so fun getting to see it assembled. There’s actually quite a bit of artistry involved in the process!

The Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad starts with freshly chopped lettuce, slices of fresh mozzarella, a drizzle of creamy basil pesto, a juicy, marinated grilled chicken breast, grape tomatoes, seasoned croutons, and it’s also served with Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing.

Wendy's Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad!

Everything is arranged in a very specific way, and you feel like you’re getting an expensive salad from a fancy restaurant when it’s all said and done.

My life as a mother and business owner is crazy-chaotic, so, when I can drive-thru my local Wendy’s and pick up a salad as gorgeous and delicious as this one, it’s a good day for me.

I think what makes this salad really special for me is that creamy basil pesto. The flavor is incredible paired with the fresh mozzarella, juicy chicken and crispy veggies.

Wendy's Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad!

Of course, if a salad isn’t your thing, Wendy’s also has this yummy little number—it’s the Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Sandwich.

You’ll get a really similar flavor but on a soft, toasted garlic brioche bun. I love this sandwich for super-busy days when I have to eat on the go.

Wendy's Fresh Mozzarella Chicken Salad!

I’d like to thank all of the staff at my Wendy’s restaurant for being so warm and friendly, and for giving me a little look behind the counter.

Be sure to grab one of these Fresh Mozzarella meals while you can, you won’t be sorry! :)


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