August 21, 2017. Posted in 2017 News
Mike Shattuck hails from a background in foodservice. After signing a multi-unit deal with Tropical Smoothie Cafe, we are excited to announce the grand opening of his first Cafe. The ribbon cutting ceremony took place in Snellville, GA last week. Games, deals, and delicious food were had by all. Congratulations!
March 13, 2017. Posted in 2017 News, Featured
Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the leading fast casual cafe concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced today it signed a franchise development agreement with Glen Johnson to expand the brand’s presence throughout the state of Texas. Johnson will be opening 20 new cafes, the first of which opened earlier this month in Lubbock, Texas. “Glen Johnson has been an integral part Tropical Smoothie’s continued success and franchise development since signing his first agreement in…
January 18, 2017. Posted in 2017 News, Featured
Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the leading fast casual cafe concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced today it reported positive comp sales of 4 percent in 2016, resulting in comp sales exceeding 26 percent over the last three years. The award-winning food and smoothie franchise also signed franchise agreements to develop more than 160 new Cafes across the U.S. and closed out the year with 86 new restaurant openings, expanding the brand’s presence in…
January 4, 2017. Posted in 2016 News
With over 30 years of experience in the franchise industry, Debbie Pike has been involved in most facets of the business. Bringing her experience as a franchisor, franchisee, consultant, and CMO for a major food brand, we are thrilled she’s chosen Tropical Smoothie Cafe for her next venture. Debbie and her husband, James, along with Meghan Cook opened their Cafe in Kennesaw, Georgia. The newest location at 777 Townpark Lane, Suite 112 marks the 540th location for Tropical Smoothie Cafe.…
December 5, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Cuyler and Diane Esposito knew they wanted to become Tropical Smoothie Franchise Owners, but choosing a market didn’t come as easily. Originally hoping to open in the Kennesaw area, they found out another Franchise Owner had already signed a 10-pack deal there. Back to the drawing board and more determined than ever, they set their sites on Buckhead, Atlanta where they signed agreements to open two locations. Both Cuyler and Diane have backgrounds in management which, when paired with the…
June 3, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Congratulations are in order for Franchise Owner Reginald Foster. Reginald’s Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Augusta, Georgia opened at the end of May and he’s already excited to open another Cafe in the state. Like other franchisees in the system, Reginald is very passionate about the brand. We believe his passion coupled with his 25 years of military experience and local restaurant marketing knowledge will propel his achievements as a Franchise Owner.
April 7, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Mike Haines opened his very first Tropical Smoothie Cafe in January of 2016, when he purchased 10 locations. Yet another one of his Tropical Smoothie locations is now open in Johns Creek, Georgia! Mike is a long time entrepreneur, coming from a background working at Microsoft and Facebook. Stop by 11160 Medlock Bridge Road #100 for a fresh smoothie and snack!
March 2, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the leading fast casual Cafe concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, is hosting a special event on Wednesday, March 23, at 7 p.m. for local entrepreneurs to learn about franchise opportunities with the fast casual brand. Attendees will be treated to food and smoothie samples, and have the chance to connect in person with CEO Mike Rotondo, as well as Charles Watson, chief development officer; Jennifer Folger, senior director, franchise development; Philip Watson,…
January 20, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Congratulations to Mike Haines on the opening of his newest café in Suwanee, Georgia! Mike Haines joins Tropical Smoothie Cafe with previous experience working for Microsoft and Facebook. He is extremely entrepreneurial, which has helped guide his plan to open all 10 of his Tropical Smoothie Cafes. Mike Haines looks forward to sharing this experience with his wife and 3 daughters. Stop in today at 3320 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, Suite 1-A for a real-fruit smoothie and meal or snack!