SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Feb. 18, 2015 // PRNewswire // - Kahala Brands™ is proud to announce that John Wuycheck has joined the team as the senior vice president of franchise development. Wuycheck has a very robust background in the franchising industry with more than 14 years in the business.
"We are thrilled to have John here to lead our franchise development team," said Jeff Smit, COO of Kahala Brands. "He will work hand-in-hand with our community of area developers to continue to push our brands to the next level. John will be a great asset and we look forward to the future of the company with him on board."
Most recently Wuycheck was with Home Smart, International as their vice president of franchising and prior to that he headed up franchising for such brands as Edible Arrangements®, Seattle's Best Coffee Company® (a subsidiary of Starbucks Corporation) and most notably was with Cold Stone Creamery® from 2001 to 2009, serving the brand for eight years. As vice president of development under both Cold Stone Creamery and then Kahala, he was instrumental in assisting the company achieve its growth goals for all concepts.
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Kahala Brands™ is one of the fastest growing franchising companies in the world, with a portfolio of 15 quick-service restaurant brands with more than 2,700 locations throughout the world. Kahala Brands' vision is to become the largest franchise company in the world by being the best franchisor in the industry. The company owns and franchises diversified and service brand restaurants including: Blimpie, Cold Stone Creamery, Frullati Cafe & Bakery, Great Steak, Johnnie's New York Pizzeria, NRgize Lifestyle Cafe, Ranch1, Rollerz, Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill, Surf City Squeeze, TacoTime, Cereality, Pizza Fresh, Kahala Coffee Trader's and America's Taco Shop.
Please visit www.kahalabrands.com for more information.
SOURCE Kahala Brands