September 26, 2014 // Franchising.com // NORTH PORT, FL – Menchie's, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, has opened its newest store at Cocoplum Village, located at 17419 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL 34287. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie's is sure to become a North Port favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie's will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration from Saturday, October 4 to Friday, October 10 packed with free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt all day long.
"I've always had an interest in the food industry and when my husband and I visited our first Menchie's store, we instantly became fans," said franchisee Tomi Oparison. "From their incredibly supportive team to the bright colors and inviting atmosphere, everything about Menchie's is like a dream come true."
The new self-serve store offers an unparalleled experience that is welcoming, fun and interactive, with arts and crafts for kids, enjoyable music and indoor/outdoor seating areas where friends and family gather. Guests can choose from a variety of rotating yogurt flavors and delicious toppings for unlimited combinations, ensuring happiness in every cup.
Menchie's is also committed to giving back to each community it serves. Stores partner with local schools in fundraising activities and education incentive programs. Each Menchie's store donates thousands of dollars in cash and products annually to local schools to support student programs.
The company is a world leader in ensuring best-in-class products, and considers itself the ambassador of frozen yogurt quality worldwide. Menchie's ensures that only the highest quality milk and flavors are used to make its frozen yogurt. The proprietary collection is made from the milk of "smiley" California cows, which have not been treated with artificial growth hormones (rBST). Menchie's frozen yogurt contains live and active cultures and has received the Live and Active Culture (LAC) seal indicating its endorsement by the National Yogurt Association.
Menchie's North Port is located at 17419 Tamiami Trail, North Port, FL 34287 and is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. For more information, please visit www.menchies.com or call (941) 423-2323.
The full schedule of the seven-day grand opening celebration is as follows:
Day: Saturday, October 4
Time: 11 a.m.
Details: Ribbon cutting with Menchie (the mascot), FREE frozen yogurt,* free T-shirts** and a balloon artist.
*One 8oz cup per guest, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
**First 25 guests at 11 a.m.
Day: Sunday, October 5
Time: 1 p.m.
Details: Free plushie doll*, free color-in t-shirt** and free face painting
*First 25 guests
**While supplies last
Day: Monday, October 6
Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Details: $1 yumm hour-fill up your cup for $1
*One per guest
Day: Tuesday, October 7
Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Details: Kids eat free*
*One cup per child up to 10 oz. Must be 10 years of age or younger
Day: Wednesday, October 8
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Details: Half-off lunch time yumm*
*Half off your frozen yogurt purchase
Day: Thursday, October 9
Time: 3 p.m.
Details: Free dodge balls*
*First 25 guests
Day: Friday, October 10
Time: 8 p.m. to Close
Details: Date night- buy one get one free*
*One per guest
Menchie's creates lasting memories by creating an unparalleled guest experience with a mission to make every guest smile. Menchie's is a world-leader of ensuring best-in-class products and is the ambassador of frozen yogurt quality worldwide. With over 450 stores, the franchise has locations open in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, Puerto Rico, Israel, Guam and China. Menchie's expects to celebrate 500 open stores in 2014. Guaranteeing happiness in every cup, the brand offers guests premium rotating yogurt flavors and delicious toppings for unlimited combinations in every bite. The proprietary collection is made from the milk of "smiley" California cows, which have not been treated with artificial growth hormones (rBST). Menchie's frozen yogurt contains live and active cultures and has received the Live and Active Culture (LAC) seal indicating its endorsement by the National Yogurt Association.