Celebrates opening day with charitable contribution to Bryn Mawr Hospital
June 20, 2008 // Franchising.com // Haverford, Penn. – Fresh has a new address in Eastern Pennsylvania. Bruegger's, best known for its authentic New York style bagels and an expansive menu that includes made-to-order fresh sandwiches, soups and salads, opened in its first bakery in Haverford Township at 396 West Lancaster Street.
To celebrate the occasion and thank the community for its support, a portion of opening day sales will be donated to the Bryn Mawr Hospital. A ribbon "slicing" ceremony led by Bruegger's CEO James J. Greco, "Brueggie" the Bruegger's mascot, and representatives from Haverford Township and Bryn Mawr Hospital officially marked the grand opening event.
"This opening marks the first of several bakeries planned for the greater Philadelphia area," said James J. Greco, Bruegger's CEO. "We look forward to becoming a part of the community here and establishing Bruegger's as a convenient, friendly place to enjoy a delicious, wholesome breakfast or lunch."
The new bakery has seating for up to 70 guests and will employ approximately 20 people. The bakery is open Monday through Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The bakery also features free, unlimited wireless Internet access.
Kettle boiled first; Bruegger's bagels are baked fresh throughout the day to give them an authentic crunchy crust on the outside and a dense, chewy texture on the inside. In addition to fresh, hot bagels, Bruegger's offers an extensive menu free of artificial trans fats. Menu items include new Signature Soups, hand-crafted, fresh-tossed salads, made-to-order sandwiches and unique Green Mountain Coffee Roasters® coffee blends, including a daily Fair Trade Certified™ blend.
Bruegger's Enterprises, Inc., an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., is a leader in the quick casual restaurant segment. Bruegger's and its GUEST-focused team are dedicated to serving delicious, healthy food that brings guests back again and again. In approximately 279 neighborhood bakery-cafes in 22 states and the District of Columbia, Bruegger's offers a warm, comfortable setting for guests to enjoy a wholesome meal with family and friends. Famous for authentic boiled and baked bagels, Bruegger's bakers lend their expertise to crafting a variety of other stone-hearth baked breads, such as Ciabatta and the exclusive Softwich™. Guests can count on innovative menu items, including fresh-made salads, whole wheat wraps, hearty soups, specialty and deli-made sandwiches, desserts, unique Fair Trade Certified™ coffee blends and original cream cheese flavors. Founded in 1983, Bruegger's is headquartered in Burlington, Vermont and supports its neighbors in every community it serves.