January 29, 2018. Posted in 2018 News
In 2017, Tropical Smoothie Cafe saw tremendous growth with the opening of more than 100 Cafes, and the momentum has carried the brand through to 2018. Rounding out a strong month of grand openings are the following: Shelby Township, Michigan: Paul Dudgeon has been a part of the Tropical Smoothie Cafe family for the last two years and continues to grow his Cafe empire in the state of Michigan. He currently has nine Cafes open and is looking to expand…
January 10, 2018. Posted in 2018 News
Tropical Smoothie Cafe started out the New Year strong with three openings in the first eight days. Congratulations to the franchisees. Check out their stories here: Tampa, Florida: Multi-Unit Franchise Owner Emily Harrington celebrated the opening of her newest Cafe by rewarding her first 50 customers with free smoothies for a year on Grand Opening Day. She loves the Tropical Smoothie Cafe brand and shares our vision, which is why her goal is to own 50 Cafes. Emily says, “I…
April 3, 2017. Posted in 2017 News
There’s a lot that happens between being awarded a franchise and opening your doors to the public. While many franchise brands offer build-out and construction assistance to their Franchise Owners, Tropical Smoothie Cafe goes one step further by having a dedicated team to assist in Grand Opening and first year efforts. Meet Staci Lastinger. Staci previously worked on an eCommerce team, helping with marketing and eMarketing, followed by a short stint in eCommerce recruiting. Next, she joined Tropical Smoothie Cafe…
December 13, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Existing Tropical Smoothie Franchise Owner Jacqueline Li has partnered with Thomas Chow to open a new Cafe in the Titusville, Florida area. Thomas will be a hands-on owner-operator for his first location and will hire managers to help him run additional Cafes down the road. Swing by the new location (3045 Columbia Blvd., Titusville 32780) to welcome Thomas and Jacqueline.
December 7, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
With two Florida Cafes under their belt, Jim Welzer and Sandra Ramirez recently added a third location in Plantation, Florida. Early on, Sandra will be the main operator of the new location, but will look to hire managers to help run the day-to-day operations down the road. Congratulations to Jim and Sandra on their newest location – third time is the charm!
October 20, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Congratulations to the newest Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise Owners Chanel Evans, Toya Evans and Lauren Williamson on the Grand Opening of their location in Bowie, Maryland! This team of three all come from management experience, ranging from training teams to customer support and marketing. Their years of combined management experience will surely be put to good use in their Cafe. Welcome to Team Tropical Smoothie Cafe!
October 11, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
We are ecstatic to announce the Grand Opening of our latest Cafe in Montgomery, Alabama. Dimple Ahuja, the proud owner, has been planning to open a Tropical Smoothie Cafe for the last few years and is excited to begin this venture with her husband, Dee. Dimple joins the Franchise Owner Team with previous experience managing a pizza concept and has operated a deli as well. Stop by 3008 Zelda Road for the latest smoothie recipe!
September 29, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Tropical Smoothie Cafe is excited to announce that our newest location in Michigan is now open! Jeff Lulek has owned the Cafe in Dearborn, Michigan, but now with the addition of the Taylor, Michigan, Cafe to his portfolio, he has become a TSC multi-unit franchisee. We are excited to see Jeff’s growth within our system and excited to see more communities fall in love with Tropical Smoothie Cafe. Congratulations on your Grand Opening, Jeff!
August 25, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Congratulations to Patricia O’Brien and Stephen Brojer on the Grand Opening of their Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Commack, New York. At this location, customers are able to call ahead to place an order or place an order using the Tropical Smoothie Cafe Rewards App. Come by today and visit the latest Cafe with the Tropical Smoothie Cafe brand.
June 9, 2016. Posted in 2016 News, Featured
Tropical Smoothie Cafe has been experiencing tremendous growth. One location in particular is a big milestone for the brand. Franchise Owners, Salem Najjar and John Abuaita, are opening their first Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Westland, Michigan, marking the brand’s 500th location. “We are thrilled to join forces with such a dynamic brand. Tropical Smoothie Cafe is a much healthier alternative to most of the fast casual restaurants currently in the market, and we are eager to introduce this concept…
May 11, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
One of the newest Tropical Smoothie Cafes opened its doors on Cinco de Mayo in Columbia, South Carolina. Delayed by almost four months due to heavy flooding that hit the area back in October, it has been a long awaited opening. Grand opening celebrations kicked off with the first 50 people in line receiving free smoothies for a year and a special Avocolada smoothie made with spinach, kale, pineapple, coconut, and lime. Owner, Eshita Kothari said, “Joining the Tropical Smoothie…
February 2, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Join Tropical Smoothie Cafe in celebrating the opening of Hani Halloun’s Cafe in Hartland, Michigan. Hani was excited to open the doors to his location on Saturday, January 30th. Stop in at 10006 West Highland Road for a tropical food experience from bold-flavored meals or snacks to real-fruit smoothies.
June 26, 2015. Posted in 2015 News
Congratulations to Craig LeMieux on the opening of his sixth Tropical Smoothie Café located in Walker, Michigan! Craig is the Area Developer for Tropical Smoothie Café in Michigan and Northern Ohio and is a partner in six open cafés and three cafés in development. This location is extra special to Craig because his two sons, Kyle and Zachary LeMieux, operate and partner in this café. Together, they choose this location after Kyle and Zachary had attended Grand Valley State University…