December 02, 2014 // Franchising.com // BELL GARDENS, Calif. – Menchie's, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, opens its newest store at the Los Jardines Center in Bell Gardens, located at 6840 Eastern Ave., Unit B, Bell Gardens, CA 90201. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie's is sure to become a Bell Gardens favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie's will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration from Saturday, December 6 to Friday, December 12, packed with free giveaways including t-shirts, Menchie's merchandise, family-friendly activities and free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt.
"After spending over 20 years in the fast food industry and becoming familiar with global corporate concepts, my son and I decided to open our own Menchie's," said franchisee, Edward Tarverdians. "I was drawn to Menchie's as soon as I walked in because of the bright colors, relaxed environment and the welcoming spirit of the employees. Their focus on guest satisfaction aligns perfectly with my vision of making the local community smile."
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 Los Jardines Center is located at 6840 Eastern Ave., Unit B, Bell Gardens, CA 90201 and is open on Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For more information, please visit www.menchies.com.
The full schedule of the seven-day grand opening celebration is as follows:
Day: Saturday, December 6
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Details: Ribbon cutting with Menchie (the mascot), FREE frozen yogurt*, free T-shirts** and a balloon artist.
*One per 8oz cup per guest
**First 25 guests at 11 a.m.
Day: Sunday, December 7
Time: 2 p.m.
Details: Free plushie doll*, free color-in t-shirt** and free face painting
*First 25 guests
**While supplies last
Day: Monday, December 8
Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Details: $1 yumm hour-fill up your cup for $1
*One per guest
Day: Tuesday, December 9
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, December 10
Time: 12 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Details: Half-off lunch time yumm*
*Half off your frozen yogurt purchase
Day: Thursday, December 11
Time: 4 p.m.
Details: Free dodge balls*
*First 25 guests
Day: Friday, December 12
Time: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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 475 stores, the franchise has locations open in the United States, Canada, China, Japan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, India, and more. Menchie's expects to celebrate 500 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.