Wendy's. The trip.

April 17, 2013

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I have been meaning to do a follow up to this post! I wanted to share a bit about the trip in general and my experience as a whole. If you have followed me for any length of time you know I am a bit of an introvert, I don't exactly like to be away from my family and can count on one hand the times that I have traveled alone. I had nerves in my throat for a few days about the whole thing. Plus for all I knew I was going to be a big nerd on camera, completely shut down and no words come out for 24 hours. 

 I stepped off of the plane and expected to see one camera guy.... you can see by the pictures that a whole crew was waiting for me. And you can probably tell by the beginning of this video that I was sooooo nervous. Well, everything was fine in a matter of minutes. The film guys were so incredibly kind, the Wendy's team made me feel so at home and welcomed...everyone just put my nerves to ease in a matter of moments! 

That night I got to meet the other bloggers and everyone was just absolutely amazing. I don't know much about food (I am in a full-on attempt to learn more as of late) so they were so great with me and taught me so much. It was nice to take four completely different girls who have a common thread (blogging) and instantly have so much to talk about. 

 The second day we went to the Wendy's headquarters and I was blown away. The entire feel was modern and chic. The Wendy's team was so kind and even gave us a tour of their taste kitchen and showed us where they conduct all of their taste testing. We heard from a variety of different people and all of our questions were answered.

I would work with Wendy's again in a heartbeat. It means a lot to me how someone treats another.... I know that has nothing to do with food and food was the point of me being there but as someone who has worked with a variety of companies and sees everything across the spectrum, I can honestly say they were wonderful and it was truly a pleasure being involved in this project! 

Full Disclosure: This post and the travel mentioned herein was sponsored by Wendy's, though all opinions expressed are my own.

21 comments:

  1. Casey! Thank you for sharing more of the details...I was just so excited to live vicariously through you and Bridget. :) And being on camera?! I agree. Total introvert over here and I have a hard time coming up with things to say on the spot. You did SO great though!

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  2. What a fun trip!! Was that pita thing any good? I want to try one soooo bad. haha.

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    1. it was!! you should try!! i loved the bacon/ranch version the best!

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  3. You are just thee cutest! I'm a fairly new follower (and fellow north Texas resident!) and loved seeing you on camera! Every time I pass a Wendy's I think of you and that sandwich.....as someone who rarely eats fast food (I normally turn my nose up to anything but Chickfila!) I'm dying to try one of these!!
    www.jasonmeandbabyt.com

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  4. I had one of these sandwiches over the weekend I loved it! I really didn't think I could eat something so fresh from a fast food resturant

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  5. hope you had fun in Columbus! I LOVE LOVE LOVE that city :) I used to live there during my internships in college... I hope you got to try some jeni's ice cream, the Dublin location was right up the street!

    cheers.

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  6. Glad your experience was a good one! I have been so tempted to try one of those sandwiches ever since I watched the video awhile ago, I may have to remedy that this weekend:)

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  7. What a fun adventure- Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Sounds like an amazing trip! I love it when a company I work with is just so kind and easy to be with :) And trust me, you do NOT look like you're nervous or a dork at all! You're a natural!

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  9. loved following your adventure on instagram. looks like it was a blast!

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  10. I LOVE that you went and shared this with us! I still have yet to try this sandwhich but its on my list! And yes, how you treat others is HUGE!!! Its good to know that Wendy's cares.

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  11. I cannot stop eating the asiago ranch flatbread! SO GOOD!

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  12. Hi Friend :) I'm happy you shared more about your trip, I was so curious to hear what you were up to. I'm a fan of Wendy's, so I'm glad to know they are a good group of people. I'll have to be sure to try the new flatbread sandwich soon. Have a great week xo

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  13. Thanks so much for sharing! We went to Wendy's tonight and I tried the Asiago Ranch sandwich and it was amazing for fast food. I enjoyed watching the video. Thanks again for sharing.

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  14. Sounds like it was such a great experience, I`m glad they were so nice that it eased your nerves. It does sound a bit overwhelming, I for sure would have been nervous too!

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    Jess

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  15. Dear Casey,
    How cool! Wendy's has always been my favorite fast-food place because (at least in NE) they are the only ones readily available who put REAL veggies on their typical hamburgers. :) I'm sure regardless of your nervous jitters they were happy to add your beautiful spirit and self to their project.

    Love,
    Case of the Munchies in NE

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  16. SO fun. And I'm sure an incredible experience. :)

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  17. Love hearing about your experience with Wendy's. It sounds so fun and I keep meaning to go try the new sandwich so thanks for the reminder! haha

    -Chelsea
    chelsandthecity.blogspot.com

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  18. I tried one yesterday and thought of you when i did! I was honestly surprised. It was really good.

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  19. i found a coupon in my local newspaper for it so i bought one and it was super tasty! i haven't had fast food in years and i literally on tried it because of the video!! fab marketing scheme! kudos to wendy's!! and great job on the video too you were adorable!! congrats on the awesome opportunity!!

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