Dunkin' Donuts Announces Plans For 11 New Restaurants Throughout New Orleans, Louisiana

Dunkin' Donuts Announces Plans For 11 New Restaurants Throughout New Orleans,
                                  Louisiana

PR Newswire

CANTON, Mass., Feb. 5, 2013

CANTON, Mass., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day,
everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of
multi-unit store development agreements with two franchise groups to develop
11 new restaurants throughout New Orleans over the next several years.

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The two franchise groups and their development plans include:

  oAlaa and Dhiya Esmail plan to develop six restaurants in New Orleans.
    Their first restaurant is planned to open in 2013 and the remainder by
    2016.
  oBBC Foods, LLC plans to develop five new restaurants in New Orleans. Led
    by Bhavin and Bharat Chauhan, their first restaurant is planned to open in
    2014 and the reminder by 2018.

Franchise opportunities are still available in Louisiana in Lake Charles,
Lafayette, New Orleans, Alexandria and Monroe. To drive its expansion efforts,
Dunkin' Donuts has aligned its strategy to support the growth opportunities
and consumer needs of individual markets. As a result, the company continues
to expand with single and multi-unit opportunities with no minimum unit
requirements.

"Our secret to success is our passionate franchisees who provide a high-level
of customer service to our guests every day," said Grant Benson, CFE, vice
president of Franchising and Business Development, Dunkin' Brands, Inc. "We
believe these new franchise partners will cultivate lasting customer
relationships and become integral parts of their local communities."

Building a solid network of stores within a market enables Dunkin' Donuts to
invest in a distribution model that provides consistent, high-quality products
that guests expect.In an effort to keep the brand fresh and
competitive,Dunkin' Donuts offers flexible concepts for any real estate
format including free-standing restaurants, end caps, in-line sites, gas and
convenience, travel plazas, universities, as well as other retail
environments.

Since the 1950s, Dunkin' Donuts has been a daily ritual for millions of
people. For more than 60 years, Dunkin' Donuts has offered delicious food,
beverages, and friendly service at a great value. To best serve its guests,
Dunkin' Donuts offers an all-day menu including iced coffee, flavored coffees,
lattes, Dunkin' Donuts K-Cup® Packs, Coolatta® frozen drinks, muffins, bagels,
breakfast sandwiches, and a DDSMART® menu featuring better-for-you items.

To learn more about Dunkin' Donuts, visitwww.DunkinDonuts.comor follow us on
Facebook (www.facebook.com/DunkinDonuts) and Twitter
(www.twitter.com/DunkinDonuts).

About Dunkin' Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop
for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the hot
regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin
categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty
in the coffee category by Brand Keys for six years running. The company has
more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year
2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of
approximately $6.4 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of
the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more
information, visitwww.DunkinDonuts.com. For more information,
visitwww.dunkinfranchising.com.

CONTACT:
Rachel Tabacnic
Fish Consulting
954-893-9150
rtabacnic@fish-consulting.com



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