Menchie's Named to Fast Casual's 2013 Top 100 Movers and Shakers

LOS ANGELES, CA - (Marketwired - Jun 6, 2013) - has named Menchie's, the world's largest self-serve frozen yogurt chain, to its annual and influential Top 100 Movers & Shakers list, which names the leading franchises, people, trends and technological advances among fast-casual restaurants.

Menchie's was ranked 37th on's list of the top 50 chains -- outranking by 10 points the only other frozen yogurt chain on the list. It's the first appearance for Menchie's on the Movers & Shakers list, which has produced every year since 2006. This year's nominations were made by the site's readers.

"We are very honored by the inclusion of Menchie's in one of the most prestigious listings in the fast-casual restaurant industry," says Menchie's CEO Amit Kleinberger. "We must attribute our continued success to our simple strategy of serving up smiles and providing a positive guest experience that stems from placing community before commerce."

Menchie's has more than 300 locations worldwide and plans to open another 100 within the next year. Among the company's recent accolades:

  • Forbes magazine ranked Menchie's No. 49 on its list of America's Most Promising Companies.
  • Forbes named Menchie's CEO Amit Kleinberger as one of its Most Promising CEOs Under 35.
  • Forbes included Menchie's co-founder Danna Caldwell as one of 11 women who started amazing companies.
  • Entrepreneur magazine included Menchie's in its Franchise 500, Fastest Growing and Top New categories in 2013 and 2012.

The company is a world-leader in providing best-in-class products and considers itself the ambassador of frozen yogurt quality worldwide. Guests can choose from premium rotating yogurt flavors and delicious toppings for unlimited combinations, ensuring happiness in every cup.

About Menchie's

Menchie's ensures that only the highest quality milk and flavors are used to make its frozen yogurt. The proprietary collection is made from the milk of "happy" California cows, which are never treated with artificial growth hormones (rBST). Menchie's frozen yogurt contains live and active cultures and has received the Live and Active Culture (LAC) seal indicating its endorsement by the National Yogurt Association.

For more information about Menchie's Frozen Yogurt franchises, visit


Christina Erwin
Menchie's Global Headquarters
818 708 0316 Ext. 340



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