September 10, 2014 // Franchising.com // CANTON, Mass. - Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is offering Southern California residents the exclusive scoop on how to own their very own Baskin-Robbins franchise. The company is announcing plans to expand its footprint with both existing and new franchisees from San Diego to Bakersfield, Calif. Existing Baskin-Robbins shops also are available throughout Southern California.
Baskin-Robbins franchising executives will host a Franchising Opportunities Event on Wednesday, September 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PDT. This is a fantastic chance for anyone who has ever thought about owning his or her own ice cream shop to learn details about two ways to own a Baskin-Robbins restaurant including requirements, benefits and incentives for buying an existing Baskin-Robbins shop or growing the brand through new development opportunities. The event is being held at the Baskin-Robbins Training Center located at 1201 South Victory Blvd. in Burbank.
Interested franchising candidates who attend this seminar will get a first-hand look at the Baskin-Robbins training facility. The training facility sits next door to a fully-equipped Baskin-Robbins shop that even has a drive-thru. It's been remodeled to reflect the brand's new store design, which is focused on all of the fun, fresh ways Baskin-Robbins brings its flavors to life for guests. Ice cream and product tastings are included in the tour. To register for the seminar, visit http://franchisingevents.dunkinbrands.com.
For more information about new development opportunities in Southern California, contact Julie.Price@dunkinbrands.com. For more information about buying an existing store for sale, contact Brett.Freilinger@dunkinbrands.com.
"Baskin-Robbins has six decades of experience refining its business system to offer a fun and rewarding new business opportunity to new franchise candidates," said Grant Benson, CFE, vice president of global franchising and business development, Dunkin' Brands. "As our brand continues to expand in California, we're looking for entrepreneurs in Southern California with strong financial backgrounds and a passion for their local communities to own their very own ice cream shop."
Baskin-Robbins franchisees enjoy convenient hours of operation, minimal equipment and little product waste. They also benefit from award-winning training programs and comprehensive operating systems designed to help build business.
In 1945, Baskin-Robbins was founded in Glendale, Calif., by two ice cream enthusiasts who shared a dream to create an innovative ice cream shop that would be a neighborhood gathering place for families. Today, over 300 million people visit Baskin-Robbins each year to sample from the more than 1,200 flavor creations available in its ice cream library. Baskin-Robbins offers guests its wide range of hard scoop ice cream flavors, along with custom ice cream cakes, delicious frozen beverages, premium soft serve and take home frozen treats.
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Named the top ice cream and frozen dessert franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine's 31st annual Franchise 500® ranking, Baskin-Robbins is the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. Baskin-Robbins creates and markets innovative, premium hard scoop ice cream and soft serve, custom ice cream cakes and a full range of beverages, providing quality and value to consumers at 7,300 retail shops in nearly 50 countries. Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by two ice cream enthusiasts whose passion led to the creation of more than 1,200 ice cream flavors and a wide variety of delicious treats. In 2013, more than 13 million ice cream cakes were sold in Baskin-Robbins shops worldwide. Headquartered in Canton, Mass., Baskin-Robbins is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For further information, visit www.BaskinRobbins.com.
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