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Burger King Ghost Whopper is ‘Medium Tested’ in Spirited Way

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Burger King customers in select restaurants across the USA can begin “trick or treating” for themselves a week early this year, as the QSR chain will be serving Ghost Whopper sandwiches from October 24 through Halloween night on October 31. Selling for $4.59, the seasonal menu offering features a special white cheddar cheese-flavored sesame seed bun loaded with a quarter-pound flame-grilled beef patty garnished with lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise, ketchup, onions and pickles

The Miami, Florida-headquartered chain is publicizing the limited time offer with a spooky video starring Riz Mirza, who describes himself as “an internationally-known, master full trance channel, psychic medium, shaman and spiritual teacher.” In the commercial he conducts a “spirit taste test” in the haunted Alexandria Hotel, which can be viewed at YouTube.com/BurgerKing.

Limited time and limited geographical distribution of the Halloween season treat means that only customers showing up at the following Burger King restaurants will have a ghost of a chance to buy the sandwich:

19901 Van Dyke Road, Detroit, MI; 3951 New Covington Pike, Memphis, TN; 2400 Castor Avenue, Philadelphia, PA; 2834 N. 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ; 822 Evans Road, Suite 107, San Antonio, TX; 6135 El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego, CA; 35 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA; 5918 Ogeechee Road, Savannah, GA; 1601 Old Trolley Road, Summerville, SC; 2423 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, LA.

Elsewhere, diners nationwide will be able to dine on the recently introduced Pretzel Bacon King sandwich, which features a quarter-pound beef patty topped with smoky bacon, melted American cheese, mustard and mayonnaise on a toasted pretzel bun.

Also relatively new to Burger King’s menu are Cheesy Tots melted cheese potato bites covered in a crunchy bread coating. The H.J. Heinz Company Brands trademark product is currently being promoted at $1 for four pieces.

About Burger King

Founded in 1954, Burger King is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world, operating in more than 15,000 locations in approximately 100 countries and US territories. Almost 100% of the quick service restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family businesses. The brand is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc., which rang up more than $27 billion in system-wide sales at over 23,000 restaurants last year.