Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Tropical Smoothie Café's CEO shares how he built a lifestyle brand.
April 2014

CEO of Tropical Smoothie Café

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Tropical Smoothie Café, known for its food and smoothies with a tropical twist at 360 locations nationwide, is feeding the trend for combinations of exotic tastes with a new Cucumber Mojito Smoothie and Mojo Tacos, starting February 24, 2014....

After opening 40 new cafés and awarding 73 franchise agreements last year, Tropical Smoothie Café plans to accelerate growth throughout 2014. The 360-unit food and smoothie brand expects to add 55 franchise locations this year, at the pace of one new restaurant every week.

This year...

DTT announced a partnership with a large multi-unit Tropical Smoothie Café franchise. Installation throughout the enterprise has begun and includes a comprehensive surveillance solution with premium loss prevention and managed services.

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With the new year comes a renewed commitment to healthier eating, and Tropical Smoothie Café is recruiting taste buds with a flavorful menu of nutrient-rich ingredients.

Tropical Smoothie Café, the franchise known for its healthy food with a tropical twist, boosted the strength of its leadership team by adding four new leaders.

Former Carolina Panther and current NFL player Everette Brown opened the first Tropical Smoothie Café in Charlotte, North Carolina, in late November, marking the beginning of the food and smoothie franchise’s aggressive expansion plans to develop 15 locations in the Charlotte area within...

November 2013

Millennials. Ever heard of ’em?

Tropical Smoothie Café, a restaurant concept known for its healthy food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced plans to add 15 more locations in Alabama in the coming years.

Tropical Smoothie Café, which currently has 11 locations throughout the state including two in the...

This holiday season, cranberries are making their way onto Tropical Smoothie Café’s menu. From October 28 to December 29, Tropical Smoothie Café is bringing back its Chipotle Cranberry Turkey Club Flatbread and Cranberry Truffle Smoothie, while introducing a new Very Berry Cranberry...

On the heels of opening its first restaurant in the Houston market, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, known for its healthy food with a tropical twist, announces plans to add 20 franchise locations in the Houston metro area in three years.

The company is seeking local franchise partners to develop...

Tropical Smoothie Café announced the introduction of the Spicy Mongolian Steak and Thai Peanut Chicken Noodle Bowls to its menu for a limited time only.

The new noodle bowls will be available through October 27.

Tropical Smoothie Café’s Spicy Mongolian Steak Noodle Bowl is...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, known for its healthy food with a tropical twist, announced plans to grow in the Jacksonville, Florida, metro area. The rapidly growing food and smoothie franchise has nine locations open throughout Jacksonville, and company plans call for three more cafes to be developed...

Tropical Smoothie Café, known for its healthy food and smoothies with a tropical twist at 344 locations worldwide, presented a donation check of $515,000 on Monday, August 5 to Camp Sunshine, a one-of-a-kind national retreat in Casco, Maine, for...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe announced the signing of a multi-unit development deal with Raleigh entrepreneur Sherman Dye which will bring five Tropical Smoothie Cafe restaurants to the city in the next three years.

June 21 marks the first official day of summer, but it's also Tropical Smoothie Cafe's favorite holiday of the year – National Flip Flop Day, a system-wide in-store fundraising event celebrating open toes and open hearts for a good cause.

 

The latest menu innovation at Tropical Smoothie Café is getting its share of attention from vegans, vegetarians, and “flexitarians” alike. That’s because they’re chicken strips—without the chicken.

Created by Los Angeles–based Beyond Meat—a...

May 2013

Superfoods have swept the culinary world into a frenzy, enticing consumers with a taste of the exotic and courting them with nutrition and functionality, to the point where restaurants across the country are trying to stake a claim in this fledgling movement.

Quick-service restaurants are...

After opening 40 franchise locations and signing 41 new franchise agreements in 2012, Tropical Smoothie Café is accelerating expansion in 2013 with plans to open 40 new cafés this year across the U.S.

The unrivaled brand position of “healthy food with a tropical twist” that...

Tropical Smoothie Café, known for its healthy food with a tropical twist at 332 locations worldwide, announces the introduction of the Jamaican Jerk Bowl to its menu for a limited time only. The new bowl, which is derived from the top-selling Jamaican Jerk Wrap, is now available through June 9,...

Tropical Smoothie Café in Tampa, Florida, will be the backdrop for Animal Planet’s hit reality television program, "Tanked," as the show returns with new episodes beginning Friday, March 22, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. "Tanked," an Animal Planet original series, highlights the...