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Jack's New Chicken Salad Is a Hearty Meal

New Grilled Chicken Salad at Jack in the Box(R) Restaurants

SAN DIEGO, Mar 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Looking for a flavorful meal that will fill you up without filling you out? Then try Jack in the Box(R) restaurants' new Grilled Chicken Salad. With a light and refreshing combination of colorful vegetables and Grilled Chicken Strips, this salad is a meal you can enjoy and feel good about.

Jack's Grilled Chicken Salad, which extends the chain's line of entreè salads, features a blend of fresh Romaine, Iceberg and Spring Mix along with shredded cheddar cheese, grape tomatoes, cucumber slices, red onion and shredded carrots served with seasoned croutons and low-fat balsamic dressing on the side. The salad is topped with Jack's delicious strips of moist and tender grilled chicken.

"Guests seeking healthier menu alternatives will enjoy our new Grilled Chicken Salad," said Tammy Bailey, division vice president of menu marketing and promotions for Jack in the Box Inc. "It has a wide variety of tasty ingredients and can be enjoyed as a balanced meal. It is filling, yet light, and meets the HealthyDiningFinder.com standards. "

The Grilled Chicken Salad, in addition to the existing Chicken Club Salad and Southwest Chicken Salad, is available for the suggested price of $4.99, plus tax, at all participating Jack in the Box restaurants. The Grilled Chicken Salad meets the nutritional standards of Healthy Dining's dietician-approved menu items and is listed on its website at http://www.healthydiningfinder.com.

Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ: JACK), based in San Diego, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box(R) restaurants, one of the nation's largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,200 restaurants in 18 states. Additionally, through a wholly owned subsidiary the company operates and franchises Qdoba Mexican Grill(R), a leader in fast-casual dining, with more than 500 restaurants in 42 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, visit http://www.jackinthebox.com.

[Note to media: A high-resolution photo of the Grilled Chicken Salad is available at http://www.jackinthebox.com/corporate/press-room/photo-gallery.]

SOURCE: Jack in the Box Inc.

Jack in the Box Inc.
Brian Luscomb, (858) 571-2291
DVP, Corporate Communications
brian.luscomb@jackinthebox.com