January 30, 2015 // Franchising.com // ALGONQUIN, Ill. – Menchie's, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, opens its newest store at Randall Crossing, located at 2531 North County Line Road, Algonquin, IL 60102. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie's is sure to become an Algonquin favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie's will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration from Saturday, January 31 to Friday, February 6, packed with free giveaways including t-shirts, Menchie's merchandise, family-friendly activities and free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt.
"Menchie's has something for everyone to enjoy from gluten-free to non-dairy treats in a fun and welcoming atmosphere," said franchisee, Tracy Elbert. "The company's emphasis on giving back to the community resonated with us and we cannot wait to open our doors to the neighborhood we've been a part of for nearly 20 years."
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 Randall Crossing is located at 2531 North County Line Road, Algonquin, IL 60102 and is open on Sunday through Thursday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 12 p.m. to 10 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, January 31
Time: 11 a.m. to 6 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 12 p.m.
Day: Sunday, February 1
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, February 2
Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Details: $1 yumm hour-fill up your cup for $1
*One per guest
Day: Tuesday, February 3
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, February 4
Time: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Details: Half-off lunch time yumm*
*Half off your frozen yogurt purchase
Day: Thursday, February 5
Time: 3 p.m.
Details: free dodge balls*
*First 25 guests
Day: Friday, February 6
Time: 8 p.m. to close
Details: Date night- buy one get one free*
*One per guest
Menchie's creates lasting memories by providing 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 600 stores in 2016. 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.