Tropical Smoothie Cafe signs franchise agreement for 26 new restaurants in Texas and Georgia
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 180 agreements.
Anchored by existing franchisees Glen Johnson and Nick Crouch, DYNE Hospitality Group will bring 22 Tropical Smoothie Cafe locations to Dallas-Fort Worth and four to Savannah over the next several years, with the two cafes slated to open in Fort Worth during the first quarter of 2018.
"2017 was a year of incredible growth for us, as we significantly expanded Tropical Smoothie Cafe's presence in several markets across the country," said Mike Rotondo, CEO of Tropical Smoothie Cafe.
"With Glen Johnson and Nick Crouch joining forces and the execution of DYNE's 26-unit deal for new locations in Texas and Georgia, we're confident that we'll not only sustain, but surpass, last year's success in 2018."
Johnson and Crouch merged their entities in December 2017 to form DYNE Hospitality Group, which now stands as Tropical Smoothie Cafe's largest franchisee.
The now partners are two of the brand's top-performing operators and have continued to expand their portfolios since joining the company more than five years ago. ■