Subway’s new footlong chips measure up to its iconic sandwich

One Texas restaurant location will offer the 12-inch chips on National Potato Chip Day next Tuesday.
On National Potato Chip Day, Subway is giving away free BAKED Lay's chips measuring 12 inches in length./Photo courtesy of Subway.

Subway is celebrating National Potato Chip Day on Tuesday, March 14 by offering footlong chips at one location in Frisco, Texas for one day only.

The mega-sandwich chain, known for its iconic footlong sandwiches, teamed up with Lay’s to create the 12-inch baked chips following the success of Subway’s footlong cookie pop-up last December on National Cookie Day.

“Surprising our fans with unexpected flavor combinations and unique culinary creations is what we do best,” Scott Finlow, chief marketing officer at PepsiCo Foodservice, said in a statement. “We’re grateful that our partners at Subway share our passion for creating meals that are as delicious as they are memorable.” PepsiCo is the parent company of Lay’s.

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BAKED Lay's footlong chips pair with the Subway Series of footlong sandwiches. /Photo courtesy of Subway.

The BAKED Lay’s footlong is designed to be paired with one of the Subway Series sandwiches, which debuted last July as the latest installment of Subway’s menu refresh. The 12 chef-curated sandwiches are upgraded with premium meats, cheeses and condiments.

Starting at 11 a.m. CST next Tuesday, customers who purchase a Subway Series footlong meal can add on a BAKED Lay’s Footlong for free, while supplies last. The Frisco location is at 6700 Stonebrook Parkway.

Fans who miss out on the extra-long chips are invited to share their own National Potato Chip Day celebrations on social media (@lays and @subway) with normal-size BAKED Lays, tagging #bakedlayssubwayfootlong.

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