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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Closes Out January with More Grand Openings

. 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…

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Starts 2018 with Three Openings

. 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…

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Staci Lastinger Builds Lasting Relationships during Grand Openings

. 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…

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Area Developer Opens 3rd Location

. Posted in 2017 News

Tropical Smoothie Cafe is proud to announce another Cafe opening! Existing Franchise Owner and Area Developer Kimberly Rego’s newest Cafe has opened in Port St. Lucie, Florida. This is the third location she has added to her portfolio since becoming a die-hard brand fan in 2007 and joining the Tropical Smoothie Cafe team. And she’s even more excited to dive into real estate selection on her fourth Cafe! We can’t wait to celebrate another one of her Cafe’s grand opening…

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Titusville Goes Tropical

. 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.

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Florida Franchise Owners Add Third Cafe

. 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!

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Brand Fans Become Cafe Owners in Texas

. Posted in 2016 News

Cliff and Kate Holsenbeck are true Tropical Smoothie Cafe brand fans and we could not be more excited to share the news of their Cafe’s Grand Opening! Cliff started as a frequent Tropical Smoothie Cafe customer in college and through his experiences with the brand, opening his Cafe is truly a dream come true. This duo determined and equipped to succeed and grow as Franchise Owners with Tropical Smoothie Cafe. Stop by their location in Lewisville, Texas today.

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From Management Experience to Franchise Owners

. 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!

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New Cafe Opening in Montgomery

. 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!

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Massage Business Owner Joins Tropical Smoothie Cafe

. Posted in 2016 News

Congratulations to Kai Qui on the Grand Opening of his first Tropical Smoothie Cafe. With a passion for living a better, healthier lifestyle, Kai also owns five massage businesses and is looking forward to adding more Tropical Smoothie Cafes to his list of businesses. Visit Kai’s location in Paoli, Pennsylvania, and taste your new favorite smoothie!

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Franchise Owner Becomes Multi-Unit Franchisee with TSC

. 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!

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Adding a Tropical Smoothie Cafe to their Portfolio

. Posted in 2016 News

Cheryl Ussery and Alan Geoffrey are a wife-husband team who are ready to succeed with their Tropical Smoothie Cafe location in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. Cheryl has prior knowledge of the restaurant industry and Alan comes to the TSC family with business experience, having worked as the Director of Marketing for Hershey Foods. They currently own a sign franchise and a commercial cleaning business, and were eager to add a Tropical Smoothie Cafe to their portfolio after learning more about the business model. They…

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Family of Brand Fans Open a Cafe in Plano

. Posted in 2016 News

Congratulations to the Kesterson’s on the Grand Opening of their Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Plano, TX. They came to know and LOVE the brand through their relative who owns a Cafe in Iowa. After trying all the Tropical Smoothie Cafe menu has to offer, they thought the concept would be a perfect fit for their health conscious community in Plano and a perfect fit for the family’s overwhelming amount of business ownership experience. Stop by this Tropical Smoothie Cafe if…

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise Comes to Commack, NY

. 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.

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise Opens 500th Location in Westland, Michigan

. 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…

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A Golden State Franchisee

. Posted in 2016 News

In only a few short months, R.K. Sidhu has made a splash in the franchising industry, bringing another Tropical Smoothie Cafe to the Golden State of California. After purchasing 20 locations in January, he has another Cafe grand opening to celebrate! This Tropical Smoothie Cafe is located at 28181 Marguerite Parkway, Suite 23.

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Newest Tropical Smoothie Cafe Hosts Grand Opening on Cinco de Mayo

. 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…

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Veterans Open First Tropical Smoothie Cafe with Plans for More

. Posted in 2016 News

Rylan Miller was first introduced to Tropical Smoothie at our Virginia location in 2007, and it was love at first bite. Partnering with his friend and fellow Veteran, Roberto (Gus) Laben, they’re now ready to share the flavors with Myrtle Beach. Their first Cafe just opened (1400 Highway 17 N. Unit 4, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582) and the search is on to find a site for the second location. Their military experience has equipped them with transferable skills to…

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Opens in Bethesda, MD

. Posted in 2016 News

Oubab Khalil and Mustafa Sardini opened their new Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Bethesda, Maryland on February 8th, 2016. Both Oubab and Mustafa were excited for their grand opening and to share the experience with their customers. Congratulations Oubab and Mustafa! Stop in today at 4731A Elm Street for a real-fruit smoothie and meal or snack!

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Opens in Hartland, MI

. 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.

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Tropical Smoothie Café Opens In Walker, MI

. 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…

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