“Some of our restaurants have temporarily sold certain ingredients in food,” McDonald’s USA said in a statement. “We are working closely with our suppliers, distributors and franchisees to influence the restaurants as soon as possible.”
The unexpected rush over Travis Scott food – including quarter-pound burgers with cheese, bacon and lettuce, a sprite, a side of fries and BBQ dipping sauce – served up key ingredients such as quarter-pounder beef, bacon, sliced onions and sliced Supply is stopped. Lettuce, McDonald noted in a system-wide message Tuesday evening. In an effort to curb shortages, the company is controlling the supplies allocated to each location.
A company spokesperson said demand has been particularly high in areas of Houston – Scott’s birthplace – and Los Angeles.
McDonald’s is offering additional guidance to employees on the terms of the promotion, which runs only until October 4 and becomes an app-only deal on September 22, it noted in the letter. And wants to make sure that staff members know what it means when customers say things that only Scott fans would understand.
“Various Travis Scott food marketing materials include the line, ‘Say Cactus Jack sent you’, prompting some customers to say, ‘Cactus Jack sent me’ or other social-media-inspired variations: ‘It’s lit, sickness,’ “fornite man burger, ‘or’ You know why I’m here” (Travis Scott while playing music), “” Tuesday’s letter reads, which was obtained by CNN.
“To reduce confusion, please make the crew aware of these monikers or alternative ordering methods,” the letter notes.