September 08, 2015 // Franchising.com // CANTON, Mass. - Baskin-Robbins, the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, announced today the company is recruiting franchisees in California to develop new ice cream shops in San Diego and San Francisco. Currently, there are more than 450 Baskin-Robbins locations throughout California, with one new shop in development in Fresno with franchise group Khalsa Ice Cream.
"We're looking for motivated entrepreneurs who have a passion for their local communities to join our team and take advantage of the many perks that Baskin-Robbins offers," said Grant Benson, CFE, vice president of global franchising and business development, Dunkin' Brands. "This is a great opportunity for anyone who has ever thought about owning their own ice cream shop. Baskin-Robbins continues to increase its presence around the world, and we're excited to continue to foster and grow our relationship with California ice cream lovers."
Candidates interested in developing Baskin-Robbins ice cream shops in California can contact Julie Price, Franchising Manager, at Julie.Price@dunkinbrands.com to learn more. Also, entrepreneurs interested in learning about development opportunities across the U.S. can join us for a Baskin-Robbins Franchising Webinar on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 12 to 1 p.m. (PST). To register for the webinar, please visit http://franchisingevents.dunkinbrands.com.
As part of the company's growth throughout California, a new ice cream shop will be developed in Fresno with franchise group Khalsa Ice Cream. Led by Jaswant Mann, Rajvinder Mann, Santokh Singh, and Bhuphinder Singh, this group has more than 25 years of foodservice experience. Their first Baskin-Robbins location will open at 5125 W Goshen Ave. in Fresno in December.
Baskin-Robbins combines delicious treats with a simple operating model. Franchisees enjoy convenient hours of operation, minimal equipment and little product waste. They also benefit from award-winning training programs and comprehensive operating systems designed to help build business. For additional information, contact the Baskin-Robbins Franchising Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Baskin-Robbins franchising website.
In 1945, Baskin-Robbins was founded in Glendale, Calif., by two ice cream enthusiasts who shared a dream to create an innovative ice cream shop that would be a neighborhood gathering place for families. Today, over 300 million people visit Baskin-Robbins each year to sample from the more than 1,200 flavor creations available in its ice cream library. Baskin-Robbins offers guests its wide range of hard scoop ice cream flavors, along with custom ice cream cakes, delicious frozen beverages, premium soft serve and take home frozen treats.
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Named the top ice cream and frozen dessert franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine's annual Franchise 500® ranking in 2015, Baskin-Robbins is the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. Baskin-Robbins creates and markets innovative, premium hard scoop ice cream and soft serve, custom ice cream cakes and a full range of beverages, providing quality and value to consumers at more than 7,600 retail shops in nearly 50 countries. Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 by two ice cream enthusiasts whose passion led to the creation of more than 1,200 ice cream flavors and a wide variety of delicious treats. Headquartered in Canton, Mass., Baskin-Robbins is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For further information, visit www.BaskinRobbins.com.