November 06, 2013 // Franchising.com // Tampa Bay, Fla. - Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt®, a unique, self-serve gourmet frozen yogurt store that provides irresistible taste in thousands of sweet combinations, will open its doors on Wednesday, Nov. 6. The Lutz location at 17691 N. Dale Mabry Hwy at Van Dyke Commons will be the first of what is expected to be a number of franchise stores opening in the state. The Lutz location will be a veteran family-run franchise managed by locals, the Cintron family.
The grand opening celebration will be held three days later on Saturday, Nov. 9. From 11:30 a.m to 1:30pm, the first 30 customers to enter the store will receive one free eight-ounce cup of Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt with toppings. To the first 40 retired military and veterans to enter the store throughout the day will receive one free cup of frozen yogurt. Must show proof of service to our country. In addition, WILD 94.1 will be on site that day from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., and will be giving away a number of prizes, including free Yumz for a Year and tickets to local football games.
For Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt will offer all veterans and their families 20 percent off their purchase. Must show proper I.D. or forms.
Angel (Hank) Cintron and his family have lived in Tampa since 1995. Cintron built his current company MSGI Corporation from the ground up, starting with just three employees. Cintron is a retired Veteran and is a recipient of the U.S. Army’s Bronze Star for his service to his country during the first Persian Gulf War. He has provided his services to joint medical facilities in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2003. His military education includes Contract Management Army Acquisition Level One, Medical Logistics Course and Command and General Staff College. In addition, his company has sponsored the family of a wounded military warrior for three years.
"We are excited about the opportunity to work with the owners of Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt and bring to the Tampa Bay area the best tasting frozen yogurt in the world," said Cintron. "We look forward to growing with Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt in Tampa and in the surrounding areas."
Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt is known for its rotating selection of more than 50 frozen yogurt flavors all fat free, low in calories and full of probiotics; and more than 75 toppings such as: fruits, nuts, sauces and dry toppings.
With so many choices, the store offers thousands of combinations, and guests are invited to save their favorite combination online so that the wonderful concoctions are easily recreated upon future visits. Dubbed, Coolest Combos™, guests can recommend their favorite combos to others and search online for combinations created and recommended by friends. Each location offers a Coolest Combos touch screen computer to provide combination ideas from expert customers.
The Lutz store hours of operation will be from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursday and 11:30 a.m. am to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The stores will feature both indoor and outdoor seating. Phone number 1-813 962 1057.
Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt enhances the frozen yogurt experience with its unique recipe and family oriented atmosphere. Its frozen yogurt is available in four forms: tart—for the frozen yogurt purist, regular—which tastes like ice cream, no sugar added—for the extra health conscious and sorbet – for those interested in dairy free products. All are fat-free, range between 85 to100 calories per serving, and each frozen yogurt variety is packed with live and active culture probiotics. Rotating more than 50 flavors and more than 75 toppings on a regular basis, YGFY offers customers a unique experience on every visit. For more information visit www.yumzfrozenyogurt.com.
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