May 08, 2015 // Franchising.com // Edmond, OK – Schlotzsky’s®, home of The Original® oven-baked sandwich and famous Fresh-from-Scratch® buns, today announces the opening of Edmond’s first Lotz Better® location at 19417 N. Portland Ave. on May 7.
The Edmond Schlotzsky’s will kick off its grand opening at 10:00 a.m. with a day of fun-filled events including a prize wheel, Schlotzsky’s giveaways and more. Plus, Schlotzsky’s will reward the first 100 guests who purchase a CinnaPack® of six Cinnabon® Classic rolls with one free small The Original sandwich per week for a year*. Additionally, guests who download the new Lotz4Me™ app on their smartphone and scan their receipt have a chance to win free Schlotzsky’s for a year.
“With our addictive recipes, upbeat surroundings and funny sayings, we’re adding tremendous flavor to the Edmond fast-casual dining scene,” said co-owner Buddy Islam. “It’s hard not to smile when you walk into our bright new restaurant, smell the bread baking and see how much fun we have with ‘bun humor.’ The local community is in for a real treat.”
Built with Schlotzsky’s rebranding efforts in mind, the restaurant is co-branded with a Cinnabon® bakery. In addition, everything from tables and chairs to circular-themed local photography - featuring tongue-in-cheek phrases - is designed to entertain and cater to the guest.
At the new Schlotzsky’s, guests can also select from more than 100 regular and low-calorie beverage brands with the new touch-screen Coca-Cola Freestyle® soda fountain. The fountain offers more than 70 diet or low-calorie and 90 caffeine-free beverages, 80-plus unique brands, and many varieties of waters, sports drinks, lemonades and sparkling beverages.
Schlotzsky’s offers more than 15 different signature sandwiches served on its legendary Fresh-from-Scratch oven-baked sourdough buns, as well as gourmet pizzas built upon its unique sourdough crust, artisan flatbreads, freshly made-to-order tossed salads, a variety of savory soups and delectable desserts, including a Cinnabon Express bakery where guests can enjoy a number of warm, delicious treats from Cinnabon, including the Cinnabon Classic Roll and CinnaPack take-home packs. The Edmond Schlotzsky’s will also feature the new Italian-inspired menu “Viva l’Italia,” which includes four new oven-baked pasta dishes, three specialty ciabatta sandwiches and a new gourmet pizza, along with their famous Italian chopped salad. From lunch boxes to party trays, catering options are available for meetings, community events, family gatherings and more – all prepared with your Schlotzsky’s favorites.
“With all of the new elements that enhance the Schlotzsky’s experience, we stay true to our roots by offering only the highest-quality, fresh ingredients that include baking our sourdough bread from scratch every day,” said Kelly Roddy, president of Schlotzsky’s.
The new restaurant is open from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturday and Sunday 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. To reach the restaurant, call (405) 359-1217. For catering, guests can call 855-DELIVER (855-355-4837) or go to www.schlotzskys.com for online ordering.
* Each winner will receive one (1) card (the “Prize Card”) which will entitle the winner to one (1) small The Original® sandwich per week, for fifty two (52) consecutive weeks, beginning on the date Sponsor awards the Prize Card to the winner; Prize Cards are valid only at the Awarding Restaurant and will not be accepted at other Schlotzsky’s® locations. Open To Legal Residents Of The Fifty (50) United States And The District Of Columbia Who Are At Least 16 Years Of Age. Void Where Prohibited Or Restricted By Law. Void Where Prohibited Or Restricted By Law. Odds Of Winning Will Vary. Check www.schlotzskys.com For Official Rules. Sponsor: Schlotzsky’s Franchise LLC, 11401 Century Oaks Terrace, Suite 400, Austin, Texas, 78758.
Since 1971, Schlotzsky’s® has been the home of The Original® oven-baked sandwich. The menu has evolved with guests’ tastes to include the highest quality hot delicious sandwiches on its legendary Fresh-from-Scratch® oven-baked sourdough buns, gourmet pizzas, Artisan flatbreads, freshly made-to-order salads, savory soups and delicious Cinnabon treats at co-branded locations. With more than 350 locations worldwide, Schlotzsky’s is the fast-casual choice for a quick, healthful, and fresh dining experience. Schlotzsky’s is enjoyed around the world, with restaurants in 35 states along with locations in Azerbaijan, Turkey and Russia.
Atlanta-based FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 60 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® and McAlister’s Deli®, as well as Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets. Please visit www.focusbrands.com to learn more.