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…
Wake Up To Endless Coffee At Au Bon Pain

2018 Endless Coffee Mug debuts today Boston, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Give the gift of happiness this holiday season with Au Bon Pain’s 2018 Endless Coffee Mug. Beginning today, the popular fast-casual bakery café is giving coffee lovers a way to save…
Panera Bread to Acquire Au Bon Pain

Panera Bread has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Au Bon Pain Holding Co. Inc., parent company of Au Bon Pain. The Boston-based bakery-cafe chain has 304 units worldwide, and will be part of Panera’s initiative to intensify growth…
‘Au What Fun’ Au Bon Pain Is Having This Holiday Season

Holiday cookies, bagels, sandwiches and more to debut Nov. 7 Boston, MA  (Restaurant News Release)  The holiday season has arrived and Au Bon Pain is celebrating with a special menu debut. On Tuesday, Nov. 7, the popular fast-casual bakery café…
Fall Brings Pumpkin Goodness To Au Bon Pain

Seasonal favorites, hearty fall soups and more to debut Aug. 29 Boston, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Fall is right around the corner, which means it’s almost pumpkin season! Au Bon Pain is more than ready. On Tuesday, Aug. 29, the popular fast-casual…
Inspired Summer Flavors Arrive At Au Bon Pain

Fresh lobster, Mediterranean chicken among featured items to debut June 13 Boston, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The culinary team at Au Bon Pain is constantly creating new dishes using ingredients in peak season in order to share the freshest and best flavors…
On The Run? Try Bon To Go!

Au Bon Pain introduces delicious meals, snacks in convenient grab & go boxes Boston, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  If being on the road has you running on empty, then Au Bon Pain’s latest menu innovation – Bon To Go boxes – are…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Celebrates Third Annual National Wetzel Day

Free Pretzels for All Guests on April 26 and a Special Surprise for Those Demonstrating their Wetzel’s Family Loyalty Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  In honor of National Pretzel Day on April 26, Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in super-premium hot and fresh…
Dine Out at Au Bon Pain this Fall and Help End Childhood Hunger

Funds raised will support No Kid Hungry® to help end childhood hunger in America Boston, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  In America, 1 in 5 children struggles with hunger. Kids who are provided with the proper nutrition get better grades, are less likely…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Announces Company Sale

Leading Dallas-Based Private Equity Group Acquires Majority Stake in Company Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in the fresh-baked pretzel category, today announced that CenterOak Partners, a leading Dallas-based private equity group with significant consumer brand, business service and…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Unveils New Rewards Mobile App

New loyalty app by Relevant Mobile enhances guest experience at nearly 300 locations Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in the fresh-baked pretzel category, today unveiled its all-new Wetzel’s Pretzels® Rewards Mobile App, which allows guest to earn free…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Launches Mobile App

Built-In Payment and Loyalty Enable Guests to Bake-Up Wetzel’s Rewards Quickly Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in the fresh-baked pretzel category, today unveiled its new state-of-the-art mobile app, available for iOS and Android users and valid at Wetzel’s…
Au Bon Pain Highlights Lighter, Seasonal Ingredients with Its Late Spring Menu

Boston-Based Fast-Casual Bakery Café Introduces New, Healthful Menu Choices That Meet Demand For Fresh Spring Ingredients Boston, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  As the weather warms up, Au Bon Pain, an internationally recognized leader in the fast-casual category, announces seasonal flavors and even…
Paris Baguette Rolls into San Jose

Premier Global Bakery is Bringing French-inspired Goods with International Flare to Local Market San Jose, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Paris Baguette, the global premier baking franchise featuring high quality baked goods, savory eats and beverages, has announced it has opened at 1698…
Cinnabon Celebrates Successful Year for Franchise Sales in 2015

Award-Winning Bakery Franchise Announces Expansion Plans and Priority Markets for 2016 Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Cinnabon®, one of the world’s most beloved and irresistible brands, finished 2015 with $143 million in U.S. system-wide sales. While multi-channel growth and international expansion remain…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Announces Expansion into Middle East

Company Partners with Region’s Largest Franchisee and Mall Developer Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wetzel’s Pretzels, the innovator in the fresh-baked pretzel category, today announced it has partnered with the Fawaz Alhokair Group, one of the Middle East’s largest and most influential…
Wetzel’s Pretzels Reports 2015 Results and 2016 Outlook

Continued Same-Store Sales Growth and Guest-Embraced New Product Introductions Highlight Past 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 ending December 27, 2015, along with…
Paris Baguette – 5 New Franchisees Join the Paris Baguette Family

(RestaurantNews.com)  Paris Baguette welcomes its five newest franchisees to the Paris Baguette Family. The excitement doesn’t end there as the company has more slated to sign before year end. Paris Baguette’s 5 new agreements are for development in Southern California,…
Paris Baguette Franchising – Plans for Growth in the U.S.

(RestaurantNews.com)  Paris Baguette is the premier bakery café franchise concept captivating its customers by serving up exquisitely crafted, quality pastries and savory eats that pair deliciously with signature beverages. With over 4,000 cafés and bakeries worldwide, Paris Baguette offers an…