Gainesville Tropical Smoothie Café® to Hold Grand Opening Event on Aug. 4

New Owners Celebrate Newest Café with Giveaways and Product Tastings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - July 31, 2017 // PRNewswire // - Gainesville residents looking for a taste of the tropics will be in for a treat on Fri., Aug. 4 as the Tropical Smoothie Café (TSC), located at 4125 NW 16th Blvd., will hold a Grand Opening event starting at 7:00 a.m. to commemorate the newest location.

The brand is excited to introduce its second café in the community and will be celebrating with giveaways, product tastings, and $1.99 flatbreads all day with the purchase of any café menu item.* In addition, the first 50 customers in line at the café by 7:00 a.m. will receive free smoothies for a year!**

The 1,250 square foot café showcases the new Tropical Smoothie Café décor package, featuring an island-inspired atmosphere. The Tropical Smoothie Café is owned by franchisees Dhairya and Vipul Chaudhari.

After a year of joining the TSC brand, the Chaudhari's are excited to finally unveil the newest health option they are providing to the community, just in time for summer. "Joining the Tropical Smoothie Café system has proven to be a wise decision for us. It is a unique brand, with a bold, fresh, flavorful menu which is what attracted us to the business," Dhairya said. The franchisee duo have been residents of Gainesville for over a decade and operate additional franchised quick-service ice cream locations in the area.

Known for providing made-to-order real-fruit smoothies, as well as toasted sandwiches, flatbreads, wraps, salads and more, the Gainesville café is part of a national chain with more than 600 locations nationwide.

For more information on the Gainesville Tropical Smoothie Café, please call 352-363-6227 or find us on Facebook at

*$1.99 flatbread offer is limited to one per person.
**After purchase, the first 50 guests will receive a coupon good for one free smoothie per week for 52 weeks.

About Tropical Smoothie Café

Founded in 1997, Tropical Smoothie Cafe is a fast-casual restaurant concept inspiring healthy lifestyles across the country, with more than 600 locations nationwide. With snack and meal options for any time of day, Tropical Smoothie Cafe serves smoothies, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and flatbreads. All chicken is "antibiotic-free" in the sense that no antibiotic residues are present in the meat due to withdrawal periods and other precautions required by the government and observed by the chicken companies. The rapidly growing franchise has received numerous accolades including being ranked on Entrepreneur's 2015 Franchise 500, 2015 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers and Shakers and Nation's Restaurant News' 2015 Top 200.Tropical Smoothie Cafe is seeking qualified franchisees to expand throughout the United States in markets such as Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, Charlotte, Philadelphia and Columbus, Ohio, among others. For more information, visit

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