Sheetz shortlisted for Best Regional Fast Food in USA Today Readers’ Poll

We know how much you love your Leaf through snacks and smoothies. Now is your chance to let the rest of the country know how good they are.

The Altoona-based convenience store chain was selected by USA Today as a finalist for this year’s best regional fast food reader’s choice in its annual report 10Best travel grants.

In this national competition, Sheetz competes in a field of 20 regional favorites, including Bojangles, In-N-Out Burger, Whataburger and others less familiar to Western Pennsylvanians.

Sheetz currently sits atop the rankingfollowed by North Carolina-based Biscuitville and Midwestern chain Culver’s.

Voters can weigh in once a day until noon on February 28 at, where the ranking can also be seen. The winner will be announced on March 11.

“These 20 fast food restaurants are so good, they’re worth traveling across the country to try,” says USA Today.

Sheetz has something that sets it apart from the rest of the field, however, according to Nick Ruffner, a public relations manager for Sheetz.

“We’re thrilled to be listed alongside other top fast food restaurants in this competition, and we’re even more thrilled to be the only convenience store to make this list,” he said. “As a brand, our goal has always been to give customers what they want, how they want it and when they want it, which is why we have an extensive, award-winning menu of tasty, made-to-order dishes. and great personalized specialty drinks that we offer 24 hours a day.”

Sheetz has more than 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, and North Carolina, and more than 21,000 employees. All Sheetz stores are company owned and operated.

In addition to its custom food menu, Sheetz offers packaged food, beverages, and convenience store items. Most locations sell gasoline and a few are full-scale truck stops.

Shirley McMarlin is editor of Tribune-Review. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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