March 06, 2014 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – Corner Bakery Cafe, the fast-casual bakery cafe known for its ingredient-inspired menu, made fresh to order breakfast, lunch, dinner and catering for any occasion, announced today that the company has signed a new multi-unit development agreement to open its first restaurants in Indianapolis beginning later this year and the remaining sites over the next six years.
The new franchisee joins a roster of 27 franchise partners, with 53 open cafes and development commitments for more than 300 more, as Corner Bakery Cafe continues on its goal to more than double its U.S. footprint in the next three years. Last month, the company announced plans to open nine new restaurants in the Central Valley, Calif. area.
Currently, the rapidly growing fast-casual chain is also looking to expand to new markets in Alabama, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio and Tennessee, among others. To see all available franchising territories, visit CornerBakeryCafe.com/Franchise-Information.
"We're excited about this great news regarding our latest development agreement, expanding the reach of our signature neighborhood bakery cafe experience into new markets like Indianapolis," said Gregg Koffler, Vice President of Franchise Sales for Corner Bakery Cafe. "Neighborhoods are an important part of the Indianapolis community, and we are confident that our cafes will quickly become a local favorite in this new market. Indiana is the perfect place to continue our expansion plans as the brand looks to numerous new territories and create even more fans."
Corner Bakery Cafe's made-to-order menu features hot breakfast scramblers, signature paninis and sandwiches, homemade soups, hand-tossed salads, pastas and indulgent sweets while providing a place to gather with family and friends. With more than 160 company-owned and franchised locations in 17 states and Washington, D.C., Corner Bakery Cafe provides a robust, best-in-class catering platform, presenting fresh food perfectly packaged for delivery or pick up.
To locate the nearest Corner Bakery Cafe or for additional information on franchise opportunities, visit www.CornerBakeryCafe.com.
Corner Bakery Cafe is a fast-casual restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner to guests in 17 states and Washington, D.C. Established in 1991, Corner Bakery Cafe restaurants are owned and operated by CBC Restaurant Corp. with more than 160 company-owned and franchised locations around the country. Founded on a philosophy of creating a place for people to relax and gather with family and friends, Corner Bakery Cafe offers a casual atmosphere featuring innovative, seasonal menu options ranging from hot breakfasts and signature paninis to handcrafted salads, sandwiches and mouthwatering sweets. Offering dine-in, to-go and catering service for any occasion, Corner Bakery Cafe delivers a premier bakery cafe experience in the heart of neighborhoods everywhere. Corner Bakery Cafe was acquired in 2011 by Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm that specializes in business and consumer service companies with attractive growth prospects and revenues ranging from $20 million to $1.0 billion. More information on Corner Bakery Cafe franchise opportunities is available at CornerBakeryCafe.com/Franchise-Information.
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