Don’t get us wrong. We at Wendy’s believe that lots of wonderful things come from faraway places: souvenirs, mangos, cool accents…but when it comes to the fresh never frozen beef we use in our hamburgers? No way. That’s what makes us different than the other guys. In order to deliver the freshest, tastiest hamburgers possible, Wendy’s believes that the best beef for burgers absolutely has to come from nearby.
There’s something to be said about the level of comfort a bowl of chili can bring. When it comes to our list of menu items we wish we could snuggle, chili definitely tops the list. Hey, don’t act like you’ve never dreamt of snuggling up to a big ole’ bowl of chili by the fire on a cold winter night. We digress… But, it is National Chili Day so let’s dive into the history of this signature item that’s been on our menu since our early days.