Auntie Anne's

Suppliers Honored by Auntie Anne’s Awards Program

Auntie Anne's Inc., the world’s leading franchisor of hand-rolled soft pretzels, recently announced the 2010 honorees of its’ annual Supplier Awards Program.

Auntie Anne’s Supplier Awards Program, established in 1996, honors its leading national suppliers, supplier representatives, and strategic partners for their quality service and dedication to the growth and prosperity of Auntie Anne’s.

Auntie Anne's Keeps an Eye Out at Franchises

DTT Surveillance and Auntie Anne’s Pretzels established a partnership nearly three years ago, and today, the relationship continues to expand. As the preferred surveillance vendor for Auntie Anne’s, DTT is quickly rolling out systems in franchise locations all across the country.

Auntie Anne's Adds to Franchising Team


Auntie Anne’s Inc. recently announced the addition of Mele Sarmiento to its franchising sales team. Sarmiento, of Chicago, was hired as director of franchise sales and development.

This position is focused on presenting Auntie Anne’s franchising opportunities to entrepreneurs nationwide who are poised to join the world’s largest hand-rolled soft pretzel chain and pursue targeted growth opportunities.

2011 Chef’s Survey

QSR asks the industry’s leaders to share insights on the segment’s hottest menu trends.

Each year QSR surveys the best and the brightest culinary professionals in the industry to find out what’s hot and what’s not when it comes to your menu. The exclusive annual Chef Survey, unveils innovative menu items that reflect the year’s newest and most exciting inspirations.

The Power of Free

On February 2, 2008, Auntie Anne’s hosted Free Pretzel Day at all of its U.S. outlets. For a six-hour window, consumers could enter any Auntie Anne’s location and receive a free pretzel. The promotion had some in the quick-service industry wondering what possible benefit could come from Auntie Anne’s giving away the brand’s signature item—one that many readily purchase—for free.

For those inquisitive souls, Auntie Anne’s was armed with answers.