New Menchie’s Store in The Riverplace Shopping Center Celebrates Grand Opening with Week of Fun Festivities
Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Store Fulfills Cravings with Family-Friendly Treats
May 22, 2015 // Franchising.com // JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Menchie’s, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, has opened its newest store in Jacksonville, FL at 11111 San Jose Blvd., Suite 71, Jacksonville, FL 32223. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie’s is sure to become a Jacksonville favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie’s will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration from Saturday, May 23 to Friday, May 29 packed with free giveaways including t-shirts, Menchie’s merchandise, family-friendly activities and free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt.
“My husband and I first came across Menchie’s while in Orlando and fell in love with the quality of the product and the welcoming environment,” said franchisee, Adriana Arreaza. “We immediately knew this would be the perfect way to spread the smiles and get involved in our own community.”
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 Jacksonville is located at 11111 San Jose Blvd., Suite 71, Jacksonville, FL 32223 and is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. For more information, please visit www.menchies.com. Like Menchie’s on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MyMenchies or follow on Instagram at www.Instagram.com/MyMenchies and on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/MyMenchies.
The full schedule of the seven-day grand opening celebration is as follows:
Day: Saturday, May 23
Time: 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Details: Ribbon cutting with Menchie (the mascot), FREE frozen yogurt*, free T-shirts** and a balloon artist.
*One 8oz cup per guest
**First 25 guests
Day: Sunday, May 24
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, May 25
Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Details: $1 yumm hour-fill up your cup for $1*
*One per guest
Day: Tuesday, May 26
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, May 27
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Details: Half-off lunch time yumm*
*Half off your frozen yogurt purchase
Day: Thursday, May 28
Time: 3 p.m.
Details: Free dodge balls*
*First 25 guests
Day: Friday, May 29
Time: 8 p.m. to Close
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 480 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 2015. 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.