Dunkin' Donuts Announces Seven New Restaurants In Northern Utah With Existing Franchisee Sizzling Donuts, LLC

Dunkin' Donuts Announces Seven New Restaurants In Northern Utah With Existing
                       Franchisee Sizzling Donuts, LLC

PR Newswire

CANTON, Mass., April 1, 2013

CANTON, Mass., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Dunkin' Donuts, America's
all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing
of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchisee Sizzling
Donuts, LLC for seven new restaurants in communities throughout northern Utah.
The first restaurant in the northern Utah area—consisting of communities north
of Bountiful—is planned to open in 2013, with the remainder by 2020.

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In 2012, Sizzling Platter, LLC formed the subsidiary Sizzling Donuts, LLC, and
signed multi-unit franchise agreements to develop 36 new restaurants
throughout Salt Lake City, Utah; Denver, Colorado; and El Paso, Texas over the
next several years. Sizzling Donuts currently operates five Dunkin' Donuts
restaurants in El Paso and two more are currently under construction in the El
Paso area. The group plans to open a total of eight additional units by the
end of this year.

"We are excited to continue to expand Dunkin' Donuts' presence in Utah and
play an important role in the daily lives of people who live, work and visit
here," said Mitchell Lowe, Sizzling Platter's general counsel and vice
president of development. "We have a passion and loyalty for the brand and
look forward to opening many more Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout Utah
in the years to come."

Dunkin' Donuts franchise opportunities in Utah are still availablein
Washington County. 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.

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.

"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 development, Dunkin' Brands, Inc. "We believe these existing
franchise partners will cultivate lasting customer relationships and become
integral parts of their local communities."

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 seven years running. The company has
more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year
2012, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of
approximately $6.9 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of
the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more
information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.  

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SOURCE Dunkin' Donuts

Website: http://www.dunkindonuts.com
 
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