August 10, 2015 // Franchising.com // SAN JOSE, Calif. – Menchie’s, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, has opened its newest store in San Jose, CA at the Mineta San Jose International Airport located at 1701 Airport Blvd., Terminal B, Gate 19, San Jose, CA 95110. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie’s is sure to tempt the taste buds of any traveler!
Menchie’s celebrates the grand opening of its first airport location, offering servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt to airline travelers. The new self-serve store offers an unparalleled experience that is welcoming, fun and interactive, where guests can choose from a variety of rotating yogurt flavors and delicious toppings for unlimited combinations, ensuring happiness in every cup. This location is operated by Pacific Gateway Concessions, the leading airport concessionaire specializing in retail and food and beverage operations.
“Upon attending a Menchie’s grand opening in Honolulu, it was easy to see the happiness and excitement each guest had as they were given a warm welcome and freedom to sample the wide variety of flavors and toppings,” said Kenneth Howe, Head of Business Development & Marketing at Pacific Gateway Concessions. “Menchie’s unique concept of spreading smiles through delicious frozen yogurt and exceptional customer service is the perfect refresher for any traveler and is exactly the kind of experience the San Jose International Airport deserves.”
“Working with Kenneth and the entire Pacific Gateway Concessions group was a wonderful experience. It is with great joy that we have aligned future collaboration with PGC, and their leading airport concessions with retail and food and beverage operations from coast to coast,” said Amit Kleinberger, CEO of Menchie’s. “Our mutual passion for providing guests with an experience that is flawlessly fun is perfectly aligned, as both Pacific Gateway concessions and our Menchie's brand are all about the experience. We look forward to a bright future of helping travelers enjoy their time at the airport, and bring smiles to many passengers.”
Menchie’s is a world leader in ensuring best-in-class products, and considers itself the ambassador of frozen yogurt quality worldwide. The company 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 at the Mineta San Jose International Airport is located at 1701 Airport Blvd., Terminal B, Gate 19, San Jose, CA 95110 and is open Sunday through Monday from 5:30 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.
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 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.
Pacific Gateway Concessions (PGC) brings a large stable of national and international brands to life in airport locations across the country in both retail and food and beverage. Being focused on delivering exceptional customer experiences every day is reflected in: beautiful, well-maintained and award winning stores, the industry-leading innovations in service and experience provided, and the customer-right tailored assortments offered. PGC delights in serving millions of travelers annually across the network of stores in food and beverage, Specialty Retail, and News and Convenience.