Restaurant is 19th License Location to Open in 2007
LAKE CHARLES, La., Dec. 10 // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Noshing on craveable food and meeting with friends in a comfortable neighborhood atmosphere just got easier for McNeese State University students, faculty and visitors with the opening of Einstein Bros.(R) Bagels on campus.
Located at 375 New Ranch Building adjacent to the Holbrook Student Union Building, the restaurant, which officially opened on Nov. 6, is the 19th license Einstein Bros. to open in 2007. The restaurant will offer a selection of Einstein Bros.' famous bagels and shmears, Darn Good Coffee(R), crisp, fresh salads, decadent sweets and eclectic sandwiches made with high quality ingredients.
"Our selection of unique menu offerings and neighborhood friendly atmosphere are a great fit for the university environment," said Paul Carolan, senior vice president of franchising and licensing operations for Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (Nasdaq: BAGL). "We are happy to bring the popular Einstein Bros. brand to McNeese State."
The McNeese State restaurant became the 71st Einstein Bros. Bagels currently open on a College Campus. This is the 9th licensed Einstein Bros. Bagels restaurant at a Chartwells Higher Education account. The brand was selected after several months of discussion and student input. The brand had high recognition among the student population.
"Einstein Noah Restaurant Group is in growth mode," said Paul Murphy, CEO. "I'm pleased to open this license location at McNeese State and continue our efforts to expand the popular Einstein Bros. brand."
About Chartwells Higher Education
Chartwells Higher Education Dining Services, a division of Compass Group, provides dining services for over 230 colleges and universities.
For more information, visit http://www.dineoncampus.com/mcneese or http://www.eatlearnlive.com.
About Einstein Noah Restaurant Group
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. is a leading company in the quick casual restaurant industry that operates locations primarily under the Einstein Bros. and Noah's New York Bagels brands and primarily franchises locations under the Manhattan Bagel brand. The company's retail system consists of approximately 600 restaurants, including more than 100 license locations, in 36 states and the District of Columbia. It also operates a dough production facility. The company's stock is traded under the symbol BAGL. Visit http://www.einsteinnoah.com for additional information.
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