June 10, 2013 // Franchising.com // Hinsdale, Ill. - 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 its newest, most exciting treat concept, a DQ® Treat store conveniently located in the Hinsdale Oasis on Interstate 294 (Tri-State Tollway) near Hinsdale mile marker 25. The store employs a staff of nine and offers all of the amazing Dairy Queen soft-serve treats as well as Orange Julius® products, including an array of fruit beverages and smoothies.
“I am thrilled about the opening of the DQ Treat store in Hinsdale and am ready to serve our customers,” said operator Ghanshyam Patel, who along with his brother and father, operates two other Tollway Oasis locations in Belvidere and Lake Forest. “The Dairy Queen system is the world-wide 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. Our customers will love what we’re bringing to the Hinsdale community.”
The DQ Treat store in Hinsdale features DQ favorites, such as the iconic Blizzard® Treats, MooLatté® frozen coffee flavored beverages 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.
Fans can choose from a variety of fruit-blended beverages including delicious Orange Julius Premium Fruit Smoothies and now Orange Julius Light Smoothies. All Orange Julius Premium Fruit Smoothies, Light Smoothies and Julius® Original drinks are available in eight flavors including Orange, Strawberry, Strawberry Banana, Tripleberry®, Mango Pineapple, Berry-Pom, OrangeBerry and Piña Colada, and protein or banana boosts can be added. The Orange Julius Premium Fruit Smoothies are made fresh to order with real fruit blended with low-fat yogurt. The Orange Julius Light Smoothies are 170 calories or less in a small size, contain no artificial sweeteners or flavors and are yogurt-free.
“We are looking to provide the Hinsdale community with a convenient treat location. Now, travelers can stop in and enjoy a great snack – from that morning smoothie to an afternoon Blizzard Treat,” said Patel.
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Square footage: 500 square feet
Interior seating: 100 in Oasis seating area. Outdoor seating available.
Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily
Contact Information: Store phone number: 630-323-7715
American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ), which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., develops, licenses and services a system of more than 6,300 Dairy Queen® stores in the United States, Canada and 20 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.
SOURCE American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ)
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