February 14, 2018. Posted in 2018 News
Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s growth is fueled by its play-to-win Franchise Owners and ever-changing product innovations. Check out three of the newest Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise Owners that plan to grow with Tropical Smoothie Cafe across the country! Albuquerque, New Mexico: Nathan and Jacob Miller were the first to bring Tropical Smoothie Cafe to the Albuquerque, New Mexico market in 2016. They are excited open their second Cafe and to continue their growth with Tropical Smoothie Cafe by planning to open…
May 22, 2017. Posted in 2017 News
Rylan Miller is 7,327 miles from his Tropical Smoothie Cafe location but it is never far from his mind. Although he has spent the last six months in Helmand Province in Afghanistan, working as a contractor, he has 2 Cafes open in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. With plans already in the works to open additional locations in the area, his “empire” will eventually include 5 Tropical Smoothie Cafes. And he, his wife, and his team are just getting started. “We…
April 5, 2017. Posted in 2017 News
Before choosing to franchise with Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Bill Ruby and Greg Powell did a ton of due diligence. Their research and evaluation of the brand made them confident to move forward and sign a 6-pack. With their wide range of franchise and restaurant experience in tow, they opened their first Cafe in Simpsonville, SC where they are owner-operators. They hired a manager to run their second Cafe that opened in Greenville, SC and will continue to hire managers for…
March 24, 2017. Posted in 2017 News
We are excited to welcome John Wickey on board as our newest Franchise Owner. Before choosing to franchise with Tropical Smoothie Cafe, John was a high school music teacher. With his recently opened Cafe, located at 1118 Woodruff Road, Suite B in Greenville, SC, he is focusing on aggressively marketing the location. Though he doesn’t have a background in restaurants, his time as a teacher will help him mentor and motivate his Cafe staff. As a Tropical Smoothie brand fan,…
February 27, 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 will open the state’s 50th location in Portage on March 4. This restaurant, located at 230 W. Milham Ave., will mark the second location in the region for husband-and-wife franchisees Eduardo Ramos and Corina Groeger, as well as a milestone achievement for area developers Craig and Dianne LeMieux, and Debbie King, who have successfully helped to expand…
November 20, 2016. Posted in 2016 News
Roberto Laben and Rylan Miller are the newest veteran Franchise Owners to join the Tropical Smoothie family. With backgrounds in the restaurant industry, they bring their valuable experience to their new Cafe in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Laben and Miller are both active in the military and first tried, and loved, Tropical Smoothie at the location near their Virginia base. They’ve planned to open a series of Cafes since then, and we are excited to congratulate them on their first…
February 12, 2016. 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…
November 2, 2015. Posted in 2015 News
Tropical Smoothie Café congratulates Jon Parkman on the opening of his first café in Charleston, South Carolina! Jon joins the Tropical Smoothie team as a former Chic-Fil-A operator and is excited to use his background in the industry for his new café. Stop by 186 Seven Farms Drive, Unit D today for a real-fruit smoothie and meal or snack!
September 10, 2015. Posted in 2015 News
Congratulations to Leslie and Dave Duffy on the opening of their third Tropical Smoothie Café in Columbia, South Carolina! Dave and Leslie’s newest café is located at the University of South Carolina for everyone to enjoy. Stop in today at 650 Lincoln Street for a real-fruit smoothie and meal or snack!
January 8, 2015. Posted in 2015 News
Congratulations to our newest Tropical Smoothie Café Franchise Owner Vipul Patel on his recent café opening in Florence, SC. Vipul joins us after previously being a Subway Franchise Owner. Vipul’s new café can be found at 2600 David McLeod Boulevard. Stop in today!