January 4, 2018. Posted in 2018 News
Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the leading fast casual Cafe concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced today its largest franchisee DYNE Hospitality Group has signed a multi-unit agreement that will bring 26 new cafes to the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas and Savannah, Georgia markets. The brand has made significant strides with franchise development and is experiencing tremendous momentum on the heels of a successful 2017, with their aggressive efforts resulting in the execution of more than…
April 20, 2017. Posted in 2017 News, Featured
As a Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise Owner, Glen Johnson is well on his way to building an empire. With 22 Cafes open and 20-30 more planned in the next five years, his commitment to the brand is evident. His path to success began in commercial real estate. While working as a broker, Glen dreamed of making a positive impact in his small town. He considered opening a food franchise but was disappointed with the options–one unhealthy concept after another.…
March 27, 2017. Posted in 2017 News, Featured
In what has become an annual tradition, Tropical Smoothie Cafe will be in attendance at the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference (MUFC). In addition to the booth in the expo hall and an opening franchise reception appearance, a couple of Multi-Unit Franchise Owners will be in tow to speak at the sessions. Emily Harrington joined Tropical Smoothie Cafe as a Franchise Owner after her roles as a Fixed Income Senior Vice President and successful owner of 42 burger franchise locations. She’ll be…
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 4, 2017. Posted in 2017 News
Tropical Smoothie is excited to announce that Franchise Owner Glen Johnson has added Tulsa, Oklahoma and Lubbock, Texas locations to his 20+ existing Cafe portfolio. Proving his success with and commitment to the Tropical Smoothie Cafe brand, Glen was previously awarded Franchisee of the Year and we are thrilled to see his continued growth. Congratulations, Glen!
October 12, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Glen Johnson has been a Franchise Owner and Area Developer with Tropical Smoothie Cafe for several years, and we are happy to announce that he has now opened two Cafes in Norman, Oklahoma. Glen owns over 20 Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations throughout Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma, and he has just signed an agreement to open 20 more Cafes in the next few years. It has been a great year for Glen, as he was a featured speaker at this spring’s Multi-Unit…
July 29, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Tropical Smoothie is excited to share that dedicated franchisee Glen Johnson has now opened new Cafes in Arkansas (Little Rock and Van Buren) and Oklahoma (Tulsa and Oklahoma City). Glen owns over 20 Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations, and we are ecstatic with his growth and commitment to the Tropical Smoothie brand. Learn more about Glen Johnson’s story here.
April 27, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Glen Johnson began working as a broker and developer in the commercial real estate industry in 2003. Eight years later, he started working in the restaurant industry, eventually working his way up to President and majority owner of Tropical Tango, LLC. As a leader in the fast casual Cafe space, Tropical Smoothie’s team is passionate and experienced. Franchise Owner and Area Developer, Glen Johnson, is no exception. His background makes him a bit of a Renaissance man, with experience in…
April 12, 2016. Posted in 2016 News, Featured
Name an event at the Multi-Unit Franchise Conference and chances are good we’ll be there. The conference, which runs from the 26-29th of April in Las Vegas, will open with a day on the links. As proud sponsors of the tournament, we’ll be keeping players refreshed with our delicious smoothies. The night kicks off with a Franchisee-Only Opening Social, also sponsored by Tropical Smoothie Cafe, giving a chance for franchisees to meet and mingle. Glen Johnson, a Tropical…
February 3, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Congratulations to Glen Johnson on the opening of his newest Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Stillwater, Oklahoma! Glen has been part of the Tropical Smoothie Cafe team for several years now and is excited to continue to develop and open more Cafes. Stop by this new location at for a fresh smoothie and snack!