November 26, 2014 // Franchising.com // Eugene, OR. – With openings recently in Salem, Wilsonville, and Lake Oswego, Cafe Yumm! now operates 15 restaurants in Oregon and Washington.
The Salem restaurant at 2755 Commercial Street SE is the first Cafe Yumm! with a drive-thru. It is owned by franchisees Anna and Sean Zorn.
The Wilsonville restaurant at Argyle Square, 8589 SW Robert Burns Dr. is the first stand-alone Cafe Yumm! designed and built exclusively to Cafe Yumm! standards. It is owned by a subsidiary of Beau Delicious! International, LLC, the franchisor of Cafe Yumm! restaurants.
The Lake Oswego restaurant at Meridian Square 17773 Lower Boones Ferry Rd is a remodel and upgrade of an existing building. It is owned by franchisees Michael and Aaron Gillette.
All three restaurants were built to LEED Silver standards.
This continued growth has landed Cafe Yumm! as the 475th largest franchise system by system-wide sales in the U.S.A. according to the 35th annual ranking by Franchise Times magazine. This is the third year that Cafe Yumm! has been ranked in the Top 500.
"Growing by doing the right thing is a wonderful way to conduct business," says co-founder Mark Beauchamp. "Cafe Yumm! continues to show that following the Triple Bottom line is a path to success. I humbly thank our guests, Team Members who so happily serve our guests each and every day, and the hard working farmers who grow the food we serve."
Beau Delicious! International, LLC operates and franchises Cafe Yumm! restaurants, and manufactures and distributes retail products like delicious GMO-free Yumm! SauceTM, gluten-free crispy noodles, dressings, soups, and bakery items. Cafe Yumm! serves Soul satisfying, Deeply nourishing® signature Yumm! BowlsTM, bentos, salads, and soups complemented by delicious specialty sauces. The first Cafe Yumm! opened in 1997. Over 50% of food ingredients are certified organic and are freshly prepared in a distinctive, comfortable atmosphere. Cafe Yumm! is a finalist of Eugene Mayor’s Bold Step Award for 2015 and a Lane County Trash Buster Award Recipient. Cafe Yumm! has been a certified RE:think environmental business since 2009. ###
SOURCE: Beau Delicious! International, LLC