Dunkin' Donuts Announces Plans For Three New Restaurants In Northern Colorado
With New Franchisees Doug Patterson And Cameron Stapleton
CANTON, Mass., Oct. 3, 2013
CANTON, Mass., Oct. 3, 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 new franchisees, Doug Patterson
and Cameron Stapleton to develop three new restaurants throughout northern
Colorado in the surrounding areas of Fort Collins, Loveland, Greeley, Windsor
and Estes Park. The first restaurant is expected to open in 2015 and the
remainder by 2017.
Stapleton will manage and oversee the company's daily operations for each
restaurant. Patterson is an experienced member in the franchising industry,
and has served on the board for the International Franchise Association.
"We are very excited to begin serving these great communities throughout
northern Colorado, which also includes two state universities," said Doug
Patterson, Dunkin' Donuts franchisee. "We have a passion and loyalty for the
brand and look forward to the opening of our Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the
years to come."
Last month, Dunkin' Donuts opened its first location in Denver at 366 North
Broadway. The restaurant hosted a grand opening celebration on September 24
and is open seven days a week from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. in the dining room,
while the drive-thru is open 24 hours a day. The restaurant employs
approximately 60 crew members, and offers flat-screen televisions and free
Dunkin' Donuts franchise opportunities are still availablein Colorado
Springs. 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 and universities, as well as other retail
Dunkin' Donuts' new look includes four distinct restaurant design options for
franchisees, each featuring variations in layout, color schemes, graphics,
textures, furniture and/or lighting. These designs enhance the current
restaurant appearance, environment and layout to serve people all day long.
Unlike other quick-service restaurants, Dunkin' Donuts allows franchisees to
select individual elements from any of the four options, creating a restaurant
design that reflects their personal tastes and preferences, and best serves
their specific restaurant size and location.
"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. "We believe
these new franchise partners will become an important part of the local
communities they serve."
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
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 10,500 restaurants in 31 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.
SOURCE Dunkin' Donuts
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