June 25, 2015 // Franchising.com // SARATOGA, NY. – Menchie’s, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, has opened its hallmark 500th store in Saratoga, NY at 3076 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 with seasoned franchisee, Brian Trager, who owns four other locations in the New York area. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie’s is sure to become a Saratoga Springs favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie’s will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration at the new location. On Saturday, June 27 to Friday, July 3 Menchie’s Saratoga Springs will be packed with free giveaways including t-shirts, Menchie’s merchandise, family-friendly activities and free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt. To kick off the grand opening week, the location will also offer 10 lucky guests free frozen yogurt for a year through a raffle on Saturday, June 27th*! *One 16oz cup per week.
“I am so honored to have been bestowed the privilege of opening Menchie’s 500th store and help the company in reaching this landmark opening,” said franchisee, Brian Trager. “I grew up in the Capital Region, live in Saratoga Springs, and I am more than ready to bring the unbeatable Menchie’s experience and spread smiles to my hometown.”
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.
The Menchie’s in Saratoga Springs, New York is located at 3076 Route 50, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 and is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. For more information regarding Menchie’s, including store locations and franchising opportunities, 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 of the Menchie’s Saratoga Springs location is as follows:
Day: Saturday, June 27
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Details: Ribbon cutting, FREE frozen yogurt*, free T-shirts** and a raffle for two tickets to an Ariana Grande concert and
*One 8oz cup per guest
**First 50 guests
Day: Sunday, June 28
Time: 1 p.m.
Details: Free plushie doll*, free color-in t-shirt** and free face painting.
*First 50 guests
**While supplies last
Day: Monday, June 29
Time: All day
Details: $1 yumm hour-fill up your cup for $1* and a balloon artist**
*One per guest
** 4-7 p.m. only
Day: Tuesday, June 30
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, July 1
Time: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Details: Half-off lunch time yumm*
*Half off your frozen yogurt purchase
Day: Thursday, July 2
Time: 3 p.m.
Details: Free dodge balls*
*First 25 guests
Day: Friday, July 3
Time: 8 p.m. to Close
Details: Date night- buy one get one free* and photobooth
*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 500 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.