TEMPE, Ariz., March 11, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Yogurtini® and YHI, Inc., a national and quickly growing self-serve frozen yogurt franchise originally established in Tempe, Arizona in 2008, announced today the migration of its popular serve-yo-self® concept to Kansas.
"We have had an amazing and wonderful response to the Yogurtini concept at our Midwest franchises in Missouri. The demand in Kansas has been overwhelming and we are excited to be entering this new market," said Perry Kessler, CEO of YHI, Inc. (Yogurtini). "The love for the product, concept and experience at Yogurtini has been what I believe has made us so popular and in demand across the country," he continued.
Yogurtini will be opening in early April in Overland Park at the intersection of 119th and Metcalf next to 24 Hour Fitness and Five Guys Burgers. The Derby shop will be located next to the Rock River Water Park and will be announcing its opening date soon as well as the Salina location.
The self-serve frozen yogurt shop has become a sensation with locations in Tempe, Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona and three locations in Kansas City, MO, building a devoted following of its non-fat, real yogurt, pay by the ounce model. The serve-yo-self® concept allows customers to make their own frozen yogurt creation, creating blends and concoctions just like a signature martini or favorite cocktail. At Yogurtini, Flavortini recipes are created by mixing an array of frozen yogurts and toppings like the famous "Extra Dirty", "Scouts Honor" and "The Peanut Butter and Jelly" are a favorite among their loyal following. Current new spring flavors rotating at the grand openings will be "Carrot Cake" and "Kiss Me I'm Irish Mint."
Created by Tempe, AZ natives and sisters, Natasha and Chelsey Nelson, Yogurtini® Self-Serve offers up to 16 rotating healthy and fat-free frozen yogurt flavors and up to 75 toppings. Yogurtini® only serves real yogurt that contains live and active cultures approved by the National Yogurt Association. The popularity of Yogurtini® and the brand has been recognized consistently by customers and the national press including Fox Business, MARCH Magazine, the Arizona Republic, 944 Magazine where readers recently voted Yogurtini® as "Favorite Place to Chill" and "Best Sweet Spot" in College Affair Magazine. Yogurtini® was also nominated for "Best Frozen Yogurt" by The Phoenix New Times. Yogurtini® boasts having some of the most knowledgeable yogurt innovators in the industry. Yogurtini®'s top quality, taste, original flavors, and extensive toppings have been praised by the masses.
YHI, the franchising company for Yogurtini® began franchising in 2009. The popularity of the brand and the business opportunity has Yogurtini franchise grand openings planned across the country at an astounding rate. The company currently has over 25 locations under agreement and construction.
For more information on the Yogurtini® self-serve frozen yogurt franchise opportunity please visit: http://www.yogurtini.com/franchise/ . Yogurtini® keeps in touch with its customers through social networking. http://www.facebook.com/Yogurtini, http://www.myspace.com/yogurtini or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/yogurtini.