June 30, 2014 // Franchising.com // Boston, MA - Cosi, Inc. (NASDAQ: COSI), the fast-casual restaurant company, today announced that its largest franchisee, Hearthstone Associates, LLC, opened its newest restaurant in the Seaport District in Boston, Massachusetts. "We are thrilled with the reception Cosi has received here in the Seaport District" said RJ Dourney, Cosi's CEO and President. "Cosi opened to lines out the door on Friday afternoon."
This latest Cosi is the 13th in the Boston area for Hearthstone Associates.
"The Seaport is Boston's hottest neighborhood. With the Boston Children's Museum, the Institute of Contemporary Art, and a host of other restaurants, Cosi is in great company," stated Dourney.
The newest Boston location comes on the heels of the franchisor's announcement that it will start serving naturally-raised, no-antibiotics-added chicken in all of its Boston locations starting today.
Cosi Seaport is located at 2 Seaport Lane Cosi and is open 7 days a week.
Così (http://www.getcosi.com) is a national fast -casual restaurant chain that has developed featured foods built around a secret, generations-old recipe for crackly-crust flatbread. This artisan bread is freshly baked in front of customers throughout the day in open-flame stone-hearth ovens prominently located in each of the restaurants. Così's warm and urbane atmosphere is geared towards its sophisticated, upscale, urban and suburban guests. There are currently 66 Company-owned and 49 franchise restaurants operating in sixteen states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. The Così® vision is to become America's favorite fast casual restaurant by providing customers authentic, innovative, savory food while remaining an affordable luxury.
The Così® menu features Così® sandwiches, freshly-tossed salads, bowls, breakfast wraps, melts, soups, Così® Squagels®, flatbread pizzas, S'mores, snacks and other desserts, and a wide range of coffee and coffee-based drinks and other specialty beverages. Così® restaurants are designed to be welcoming and comfortable with an eclectic environment. Così's sights, sounds, and spaces create a tasteful, relaxed ambience that provides a fresh and new dining experience.
"Così," and related marks are registered trademarks of Così, Inc. in the U.S.A. and certain other countries. Copyright © 2014 Così, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Così is an upscale national fast casual restaurant company. At the heart of every restaurant is a hearth where the Così® signature flatbread is made from scratch throughout the day.