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Concessions 101: Cashing in on Airports, Campuses

Nontraditional venues, much like airport security itself, may come with a menu of hassles and constraints. For vendors who master the process, however, airports and universities, flooded with hungry, on-the-go patrons, are a dominant opportunity.

Fall Is In the Air at Bruegger's with New LTOs

This fall, Bruegger’s will add a fresh option to its new line of Ciabatta Panini sandwiches and offer guests an excellent value, bringing back its popular “4 Under $4” promotion.

Starting September 21, the fast casual will introduce the Harvest Turkey Ciabatta Panini, made with the seasonal flavors of roasted turkey, cheddar cheese, sliced green apples, pickled red onions, and cranberry mayo. Guests can order the Harvest Turkey Panini alone or paired with Bruegger’s Butternut Squash soup, a traditional favorite. The pairing will be offered for $6.99 until January 2012.  
 


Timothy’s World Coffee Kicks Off U.S. Expansion in Cleveland

Timothy’s World Coffee announced expansion efforts into the U.S., with the opening of a café at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The decision comes at a time of significant growth for Vermont-based Bruegger’s Enterprises Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary Threecaf Brands, which operates Timothy’s cafés.

2010 in Review

Reporting by Blair Chancey, Sam Oches, Daniel P. Smith, Robin Van Tan, Barney Wolf & Lori Zanteson

1. BK Sold to Brazilian Investors

Becoming the decade’s biggest restaurant buyout, No. 3 burger chain Burger King Corp. was acquired by 3G Capital, a New York firm backed by Brazilian investors, for $3.3 billion in September. —BC

2. The Food Truck Obsession

Bruegger’s Whets Appetites with Limited-Time Favorites

Starting Nov. 17, Bruegger’s will offer its guests just what they need to beat the chill on a crisp winter day. The bakery operator, with 300 locations in 26 states, will reintroduce two favorites for a limited time only - a lunch combination of its Four Cheese and Tomato Panini and Fire Roasted Tomato Soup, and its indulgent Cinnamon Roll Bagel.
 

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