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Nestlé Toll House Café Moves Into Saudi Arabia

NestléToll House Café by Chip, a premium dessert destination franchise concept built based on the world's most powerful food name, today announced the grand opening of its first café in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The location is the first of nearly 50 to open throughout the country within the next 10 years by the Emad Al Aboud Group, which became master franchisees of the brand in December 2010.

The Growth 40

In October, upstart fast-casual burger concept Burger 21 launched its franchise program. Rather than pursuing partners to build the brand across the national landscape, Front Burner Brands, the Tampa-based parent company of Burger 21 and the popular Melting Pot restaurants, identified its first growth market: Orlando.

“Mickey Mouse does wonders,” Burger 21 vice president of franchise development Dan Stone says. “Orlando may not be Times Square in Manhattan, but it’s the equivalent of that in the Southeast.”

Nestlé Toll House Café Heads to Canada

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip, a premium dessert franchise concept, today announced the opening of its newest café at the Guildford Town Centre in Surrey, British Columbia. 

Situated at 2695 Guildford Town Centre, local entrepreneurs Ed and Tammy Goh opened the brand’s 101st shop worldwide and the first in Canada.

“It is a very exciting opportunity for us to grow with this world-class brand at a time when the company is experiencing such robust growth,” says Tammy, who co-owns the new Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip with her husband, Ed.

Qatar is Home to Latest Nestlé Toll House Café

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip, the premium dessert destination, today announced the grand opening of its newest café in Doha, Qatar. The location is the first of six locations planned to open within the next six years by the Ali Bin Ali Group, a leading retail and distribution organization in Qatar.

Expert Tips on Co-Branding

Having opened his first Nestlé Toll House unit in 2007, Howard Taylor quickly became acquainted with the quick-serve industry and today owns and operates five units in Michigan. Taylor caught wind of the partnership between Nestlé Toll House and Häagen-Dazs in February, and explored the option of cobranding his own locations.

In July, Taylor opened his first cobranded Nestlé Toll House/Häagen-Dazs unit, and he is already planning to do the same with the rest of his existing locations.

Nestlé Toll House Café Opens in Kuwait

On Saturday, July 30, Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip, a premiere bakery and dessert bar, opened the doors of the first Kuwait restaurant located in Abu Al Hasaniya’s The Village. This is the second café opening in a six-week period for Royal Food Services Company, the master developer of this location as well as a location in Dubai. Royal Food Services Company is slated to establish a presence in the countries of Kuwait, UAE, and Jordan with a minimum of 48 cafes throughout the three countries. 

Häagen-Dazs, Nestle Café Sweeten Up Dallas

On Saturday, July 16, Shops and Nestlé Toll House Café celebrated the grand opening of its newest co-branded location in theupscale shopping mall, Dallas Galleria, with some exciting giveaways.

To commemorate the occasion, Häagen-Dazs awarded one lucky customer with free ice cream for a year. In addition, Nestlé Toll House Café gave away 1,000 smiles (mini chocolate chip cookies) and Häagen-Dazs gave the first 500 customers in attendance free scoops of their favorite ice cream flavors.