Insomnia Cookies Celebrates National Cookie Day with Week of Festivities

The late-night bakery will honor National Cookie Day by introducing a new cookie flavor, free cookies and special deals all week long Philadelphia, PA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Starting December 2nd, Insomnia Cookies will be extending National Cookie Day to a week-long celebration…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Bakes up East Coast Expansion Plans

Opportunities Available Now for Multi-Unit Operators Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels is a brand born from the Southern California lifestyle that has cultivated fans for more than 20 years thanks to its scratch-made pretzels, fresh lemonade and craveable Cin-a-Bitz. Building…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Partners with Kitchen United to Test Delivery

Company continues to expand its footprint outside of traditional malls Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  For guests in Pasadena, California, who know there’s simply nothing like a hot, fresh, scratch-made Wetzel’s Pretzel, today is their lucky day, as Wetzel’s Pretzels has announced…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Reports 2018 Results and 2019 Outlook

Continued Same-Store Sales Growth and Expansion Highlight Banner Year Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in the fresh-baked pretzel category, today announced highlights and financial results for its 2018 fiscal year along with its outlook for fiscal year 2019.…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Continues East Coast Expansion

Opportunities Available Now for Multi-Unit Operators in the Boston Area Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels is a brand born from the Southern California lifestyle that has cultivated fans for more than 20 years thanks to its scratch-made pretzels, fresh lemonade…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Promotes Jennifer Schuler to CEO

Brand’s Former President and CMO Named to the Nation’s Restaurant News 2019 “Power List” Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in the fresh-baked pretzel category, today announced that it has promoted Jennifer Schuler to CEO. Schuler, who has served…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Continues Domestic Expansion with Texas Development Focus

Opportunities Available Now for Multi-Unit Operators Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels is a brand born from the Southern California lifestyle that has cultivated fans for more than 20 years thanks to its scratch-made pretzels, fresh lemonade and craveable Cin-a-Bitz. Building…
Paris Baguette Appoints Darren Tipton as Vice President of Operations

25-Year Industry Veteran To Support Growing Bakery Franchise’s  Ambitious Growth Plans Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Paris Baguette, the Parisian-inspired fast casual global bakery, has recently named Darren Tipton as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Tipton will be responsible for driving…
Paris Baguette Appoints John P. Billingsley as Chief Development Officer

Industry Veteran to Lead United States Expansion for Fast-Casual Bakery Franchise Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Paris Baguette, the Parisian-inspired fast casual global bakery, announced the appointment of John P. Billingsley as Chief Development Officer. Mr. Billingsley will be responsible for…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Donates More Than $100,000 to Fight Childhood Hunger

Contributions from Leading Pretzel Brand Will Result in More Than 1 Million Meals to Children in Need Through No Kid Hungry®  Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Thanks to passionate Wetzel’s Pretzels team members, franchisees and customers across the country, the brand has…
Paris Baguette Appoints Jack F. Moran As New Chief Operating Officer

Moran Brings 30+ Years of International Savoir-Faire to the Company Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Paris Baguette, announces the hiring of Jack F. Moran as the brand’s Chief Operating Officer. As the newest addition to the Paris Baguette executive team, Jack will further…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Adds Veteran CFO to Leadership Team

Senior Finance Executive Tasked with Elevating Brand’s Category-Leading Same Store Sales  Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels today announced that veteran retail finance executive, Kimberly Smith, has joined the team as its Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Smith will…
Krispy Kreme to Acquire Majority Stake in Insomnia Cookies

Krispy Kreme and Insomnia Cookies have announced an agreement through which Krispy Kreme will acquire a majority stake in Insomnia Cookies. Insomnia Cookies is the leading cookie delivery company in the United States. “At Krispy Kreme, we have an 81-year…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Opens First Location in China

Brand to Add Two Additional Locations in Shanghai this Summer  Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovation leader in the fresh-baked pretzel category, today announced it has opened its first location in China, six months after signing a deal to…
Paris Baguette Offers Frappe Lovers New Summer Flavors

Paris Baguette Launches BOGO Deal With New Cotton Candy, Honeydew Coconut & Matcha Green Tea Flavors Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Paris Baguette, a fast-casual Parisian-inspired bakery introduces three new must-have frappe flavors in Honeydew Coconut, Matcha Green Tea and Cotton…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Plans Strategic Expansion Across Texas

Everything is Bigger in the Lone Star State – Including Franchise Opportunities  Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Freshly made from simple ingredients, the iconic Wetzel’s Pretzel brings smiles to the faces of everyone who bites into its golden-brown exterior. Wetzel’s Pretzel’s leadership…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Announces International Expansion Across China

First Location in Shanghai Scheduled to Open in Mid 2018 with 50 Planned for the Region  Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  From a single pretzel shop to more than 340 locations throughout the country Wetzel’s Pretzels is a brand that resonates with…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Celebrates Fourth Annual National Wetzel Day

Free Pretzels for All Guests on April 26 and a Special Surprise for Those Who Follow the Company on Instagram Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  In honor of National Pretzel Day on Thursday April 26, Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in super-premium hot…
The BIGGEST Macaron Event of the Year Is Giving Sweets and Giving Back!

(RestaurantNews.com)  A sweet event is coming your way on March 20, 2018… Macaron Day! What’s Macaron Day? It’s the biggest macaron event of the year where participating bakeries all over the country bring their communities together to spread their love…
Woops! is Shaking it Up with Exciting New Products

(RestaurantNews.com)  Two pastries with deep histories in other countries have finally made their way to the U.S. NYC-based artisanal bakery Woops!, the largest macaron business in the U.S., is introducing the Cremebello and the Nata Pura nationwide. Both products make…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Reports 2017 Results and 2018 Outlook

Continued Same-Store Sales Growth and Non-Traditional Unit Expansion Highlight Year Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in the fresh-baked pretzel category, today announced highlights and financial results for its fiscal year 2017 along with its outlook for fiscal year…
No Dough Needed For National Croissant Day At Au Bon Pain

Free mini chocolate croissant in cafés nationwide Jan. 30 Boston, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  National Croissant Day is Tuesday, Jan. 30, and Au Bon Pain – the popular fast-casual bakery café committed to making quality products using simple ingredients – is celebrating…
Warm Up This Winter With Au Bon Pain’s Seasonal Offerings

Hearty winter soups, indulgent treats and more to debut Jan. 9 Boston, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Au Bon Pain – the popular fast-casual bakery café committed to making quality products using simple ingredients – is celebrating the New Year with the debut…