Corner Bakery Cafe

Fresh off the heels of a record-breaking 2013, Corner Bakery Cafe announced it has awarded its first multi-unit development agreement of the new year, and plans to open nine new restaurants in the Central Valley area with new franchise partner C&L Cafe.

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February 2014

If this year’s Growth 40 report is any indication, plenty of quick-service brands will soon be following in the footsteps of basketball superstar LeBron James and taking their talents to South Beach.

Miami tops QSR’s fourth annual Growth 40 report, claiming the first...

Corner Bakery Cafe’s emphasis on multiunit national expansion and partnering with franchise leaders paid off in 2013 with the signing of 12 new area development agreements, adding commitments for more than 120 new cafés and raising the total to more than 300 cafés under development as the...

Corner Bakery Café announced the company has signed three additional multiunit restaurant development agreements with existing franchise partners to introduce the signature bakery café to Idaho and eastern Washington state, northern Baltimore, and Westchester and Suffolk counties in New York....

As the restaurant industry adapts to smartphones and other mobile technology to meet the needs of on-the-go consumers, one company is making it easier to digitally wade through endless dining options with nutrition and health at top of mind.

Corner Bakery Cafe raised over $250,000 for Share Our Strength’s Dine Out for No Kid Hungry campaign this year to help end childhood hunger in America. Since 2008, Corner Bakery Cafe has donated $1.2 million in total contributions to Share Our Strength.

Corner Bakery Cafe celebrated the opening of three new locations inside Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, as the fast-casual chain begins targeting nontraditional venues as part of its overall national expansion strategy.

The new locations at Gates 3 and 13 in Terminal T...

Corner Bakery Cafe signed two new multiunit franchise agreements to open new restaurants in Arizona and introduce its first restaurants in Wisconsin beginning in 2014.

The fast-casual brand’s new franchise partners include Blue Mountain Cafes Inc., which plans to open 13 restaurants...

CB Rest Holdings of Boca Raton, Florida, was named Franchise Partner of the Year, while Buon Hospitality of Pleasanton, California, was named Franchise Developer of the Year as Corner Bakery Cafe recognized its top performing franchise partners during the company’s 2013 Franchise...

October 2013

Baked desserts aren’t always at the forefront of customers’ dining decisions, but that doesn’t mean they need to be an afterthought. Cookies, cakes, pies, and other sweets have made their way onto menus of all types of limited-service restaurants, giving operators additional...

Corner Bakery Cafe launched a redesign of its CornerBakeryCafe.com website that allows guests to personalize their online and offline experience with their local Corner Bakery Cafe.

The new website, created by digital agency, Rockfish, provides guests with a seamless, interactive...

October 2013

When it comes to business, everyone wants to be in the middle of the action, which is why quick-serve brands like Shake Shack, Fatburger, and McDonald's establish their corporate headquarters in big cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, respectively.

Corner Bakery Cafe is marking the sixth year of its national partnership with Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry fundraiser to help end childhood hunger in America.

Retail leasing specialists R.J. Brunelli & Co. announced that it has been retained as exclusive real estate broker for various New Jersey counties for fast-casual chains BurgerFi, Corner Bakery Café, and Tommy’s Coal Fired Pizza.

All three restaurants are seeking end-cap or...

Corner Bakery Cafe announced that it is entering the Oklahoma and Massachusetts markets, as well as three new markets in Florida and California, as part of five multiunit restaurant franchise agreements.

The agreements represent nine new restaurants in San Diego; seven in Oklahoma; 14 in...

Corner Bakery Cafe has promoted Gregg Koffler to vice president of franchise sales, responsible for the overall sales and growth of the franchise division.

 

With more than 150 cafes open, Koffler...

Huddle House, the nearly 400-unit restaurant franchise known for its comfort food and value pricing, named Jonathan Benjamin as its new chief development officer.

Benjamin, a veteran sales and franchising executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience, will spearhead expanded...

June 2013

Ray White has a problem. The chief foodie and head of product development for Southern California–based Veggie Grill wants to put bacon on his menu.

To the average quick-service operator, this doesn’t seem like a problem at all. But consider that Veggie Grill is an all-vegan...

In a push to distinguish itself from growing competition in the fast-casual bakery-café space, Corner Bakery Café is doubling down on menu innovation.

The 22-year-old, Dallas-based chain recently leveraged its high-quality kitchen equipment and capabilities, as well as more than 40 fresh...

March 2013

Not that long ago, consumers visited limited-service restaurants mostly for items such as burgers, fried chicken, french fries, and sandwiches. But in the past two decades, salads have become an integral part of quick-service and fast-casual menus, now showcased as a prominent entrée on many...