Founded in 1989 by a dentist along with his sons, McAlister's Deli is a chain of restaurants that serves a selection of sandwiches, spuds, salads, soups and sweets. The chain operates more than 260 units in over 20 U.S. states. It serves clients in the casual dining industry. The chain has annual revenues of nearly $300 million. McAlister's Deli provides franchising opportunities for clients throughout the United States. The chain s restaurants offer the McAlister's Club, Spud Max and McAlister's Famous Sweet Tea menu options. Its restaurants provide catering services for business meetings and family events. In addition, the chain s restaurants accept online orders. It offers gift cards of several denominations. McAlister's Deli additionally operates an e-club.