January 23, 2012 // Franchising.com // TEMPE, Ariz. — The Dairy Queen® system always has been about sharing smiles and stories. Now the treat category leader and one of the leaders in quick service restaurants has opened a DQ® Orange Julius® store, its newest, most exciting treat concept, in Tempe. The location offers all of the amazing Dairy Queen soft-serve treats and cakes as well as Orange Julius products including an array of fruit beverages and smoothies. In addition, the store also will serve Dairy Queen signature Iron Grilled Sandwiches as well as hot dogs. Located in the Arizona Mills Mall at 5000 Arizona Mills Circle, the restaurant employs a staff of 15.
“I am thrilled to have the DQ Orange Julius in the Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe open and ready to serve our customers,” said new operator Steve Cowgur, who has been a Dairy Queen franchisee for 35 years and owns nine other DQ locations. “The Dairy Queen system is the worldwide treat leader and we’ve paired an innovative exciting design with a fabulous selection of cravable treats including all of the Dairy Queen and Orange Julius favorites, as well enticing new menu items. Our customers will love what we’re bringing to the Tempe community.”
The DQ Orange Julius store in Tempe features DQ favorites, such as the iconic Blizzard® Treats, MooLatté® frozen coffee-flavored beverages, Blizzard Cakes and a wide variety of other soft-serve items, as well as the full line of Orange Julius premium fruit smoothies and fruit-blended beverages.
Customers entering the restaurant will be welcomed by the warm, sweet aroma of made-fresh-daily waffle bowls and cones, which are served plain or dipped in chocolate. Waffle bowl sundaes come with a complete line of toppings.
“We are looking to provide the Tempe community with a great treat location, from that morning smoothie to the after-the-movie Blizzard Treat,” said Cowgur.
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Tempe DQ Orange Julius store at a glance:
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American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ), which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., develops, licenses and services a system of more than 5,900 Dairy Queen® stores in the United States, Canada and 18 other countries. ADQ is part of the Berkshire Hathaway family, a company owned by Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. For more information, visit DairyQueen.com.