Menchie’s Park Avenue Becomes Highland Park’s Spot for Local Residents with a Sweet Tooth
Local Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Store Allows Guests to Create Their Ideal Combinations
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. – February 13, 2012 – Whether it’s windy and below zero outside or sunny and seventy degrees, Highland Park residents savor a frozen yogurt treat year-round.
Menchie’s Park Avenue has become the community hotspot for Highland Park residents, serving up the ultimate frozen-yogurt experience. Located at 1929 Sheridan Road in Highland Park, this location is the first Menchie’s in the state of Illinois and has received a great response from the community since it opened its doors in December.
"The community has been extremely supportive since our opening—our guests love that Menchie’s is more than just great frozen yogurt, it is a whole experience," said Kim Hardy, owner of Menchie’s Park Avenue. “In addition to offering an array of delicious frozen yogurt flavors and toppings, our top notch guest service, monthly toy program, and interactive store experience, which includes chalkboards and upbeat music, puts smiles on our fans’ faces.”
Menchie’s Highland Park is located at 1929 Sheridan Road in Highland Park and is open Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. For more information, please call (847) 780-4930 or visit www.menchies.com.
Menchie’s creates lasting memories through its mission statement to make every guest smile and by being the friendliest place on earth. Providing an unparalleled guest experience that is warm, welcoming, tasty and fun, Menchie’s stores contain interactive elements such as chalkboards for kids, party rooms, enjoyable music, arts & crafts, and indoor/outdoor seating areas where friends and family gather. Placing a focus on community before commerce, Menchie’s franchisees actively donate thousands of dollars to local school programs and charitable organizations. With its own proprietary frozen yogurt label, Menchie’s guests create their own unique combinations from over 100 rotating yogurt flavors and 70 rotating toppings. In July 2010, Menchie’s was awarded 1st place in Restaurant Business Magazine’s annual ‘Future 50’ list, ranking it the fastest-growing franchise in the restaurant industry. In 2011, the company nearly repeated its top mark, achieving 2nd place on the list. In 2012, Menchie’s was included in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Franchise 500” list as well as ranked in the publication’s “Fastest-Growing,” “Top New” and “America’s Top Global” franchise categories. Menchie’s has more than 155 locations open, with an additional 200 currently in development, and is poised to total more than 250 open locations by the end of 2012. For more information, including franchising opportunities, visit www.menchies.com.