January 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // FORNEY, Texas – Schlotzsky’s®, home of The Original® round-toasted sandwich and famous Fresh-from-Scratch® buns, today announced the opening of its newest Lotz Better® location at 750 East Hwy 80 in Forney, Texas.
Schlotzsky’s will kick off its grand opening on January 30th with a ribbon cutting at 9:00 a.m. and subsequent celebration that is open to the public. The event will feature a day of fun-filled events, including a prize wheel, Schlotzsky’s eClub giveaways and more. Plus, Schlotzsky’s will reward the first 100 customers who purchase a CinnaPack™ of six Cinnabon® Classic rolls with one free The Original (small) sandwich a week for a year.
"With our addictive recipes, upbeat surroundings and funny sayings, we’re adding tremendous flavor to the Forney fast-casual dining scene," said Aron Laing, who owns the new location. "It’s hard not to smile when you walk into our bright new restaurant, smell the bread baking and see how much fun we have with ‘bun humor.’ The local community is in for a real treat."
Built with Schlotzsky’s rebranding efforts in mind, the restaurant includes a co-branding deal with Cinnabon®. In addition, everything from tables and chairs to circular-themed local photography—featuring tongue-in-cheek phrases—is designed to entertain and cater to the guest.
Schlotzsky’s offers more than 15 different sandwiches on its famous unique round freshly-baked buns, as well as gourmet pizzas made with Fresh-from-Scratch crusts, freshly made-to-order tossed salads, a variety of soups and delectable desserts, including a Cinnabon Express bakery where guests can enjoy a number of Cinnabon’s warm, homemade treats, including the Cinnabon Classic Roll and CinnaPacks.
"With all of the new elements that enhance the Schlotzsky’s experience, we stay true to our roots by offering only the highest-quality, fresh ingredients that include baking our sourdough bread from scratch every day," said Kelly Roddy, president of Schlotzsky’s.
The new restaurant is open Mon.-Sat. from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.and on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. To reach the restaurant, call (972) 552-2996.
Since 1971, Schlotzsky's has been the home of The Original® toasted sandwich. The menu has evolved with customers' tastes to include the highest quality sandwiches, pizzas, salads, and soups available today. With more than 350 locations worldwide, Schlotzsky's is the fast-casual choice for a quick, healthful, and fresh dining experience. Schlotzsky’s is enjoyed around the world, with restaurants in Azerbaijan, South Africa, and Turkey. Schlotzsky’s is owned by FOCUS Brands Inc.®, the franchisor and operator of more than 3,300 Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill® and Auntie Anne’s® locations and Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in international markets. For more information, visit www.Schlotzskys.com.
Michelle Rose Micor