Chain: Gigi's Cupcakes

Gigi Butler to Welcome Guests at New Gigi’s Cupcakes Utah Store

A special guest appearance by Gigi Butler, founder of Gigi’s Cupcakes, will highlight the grand opening celebration for the new Gigi’s Cupcakes at 975 N Main St Suite 120 in Logan, Utah. The Logan location is the first in Utah, with Gigi’s Cupcakes now open in 24 states. There will be a ribbon cutting on […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Launches Nationwide Delivery

No matter where you live in the continental U.S., you can now get Gigi’s Cupcakes and baked goods shipped directly to family and friends regardless of where they live. Starting June 5, orders for Gigi’s delectable cupcakes, cookies, brownies and more can be placed via the Gigi’s Cupcakes website at and delivered fresh in […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Enjoyed Milestone Year of Growth in 2017

Gigi’s Cupcakes celebrated a milestone year in 2017 and has continued to open new locations across the country. Gigi’s celebrated the opening of five new locations in 2017, including Richardson, Texas, Cleveland, Virginia Beach, Mason, Ohio, and Oak Creek, Wisconsin, and grand openings featured appearances by the founder, Gigi Butler. In addition, Gigi’s signed 10 […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Adds New Flavors for Winter

Gigi’s Cupcakes, the largest cupcake franchise in the country, is getting into the holiday spirit with a host of sweet new seasonal winter flavors. From Winter Wedding to Peppermint Hot Chocolate, the winter menu will be available from December 1 to January 31. The new flavors will join Gigi’s rotating menu of unique cupcakes, cheesecakes, […]

Football Stars to Open First Gigi’s Cupcakes in Austin

Gigi’s Cupcakes is expanding in Texas with its first location in Austin set to open in early 2018. The store, located in Bee Cave, will be owned and operated by University of Texas alumni and NFL star football players Brian Orakpo, Michael Griffin, and Bryan Hynson. Orakpo, Griffin, and Hynson forged a lasting friendship when […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Expanding to Utah in 2018

Gigi’s Cupcakes, known for its incredible variety of gourmet cupcakes with icing piled high and exquisite decorations, has awarded a multi-unit franchise agreement to enter Utah with the first location set to open in Logan in early 2018. The store will be owned and operated by Matt Weston and signals westward expansion into the 24th […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Unveils New Flavors for Fall

Gigi’s Cupcakes, the largest cupcake franchise in the country, is ushering in fall with a host of sweet new seasonal flavors. From Pumpkin Spice Latte to S’Mores, the Fall menu is available now through the end of November and joins Gigi’s rotating menu of unique cupcakes, cheesecakes, and more. New autumnal flavors include: Pumpkin Spice […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Acquired by Private Equity Group

An affiliate of Fort Worth–based private-equity group FundCorp Inc. announced the acquisition of Gigi’s Cupcakes, the largest cupcake franchise in the U.S. with more than 100 locations nationwide. Terms of the deal were not announced, but Judy Renfrow has been named president and COO and will manage the chain along with vice chairman Michael Poates. […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Opens New Training Center, Test Kitchen

Gigi's Cupcakes, America’s largest cupcake franchise, has opened a new flagship corporate training center and test kitchen in the Nashville area that will serve as the company’s testing ground for continued menu innovation throughout the brand’s nearly 100 bakeries nationwide. The new bakery debuted in September at 1017 Crossings Boulevard, in Spring Hill, Tennessee. The […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Plans to Open 25 Locations in 2015

Amid rising sales and the debut of a new bakery design, Gigi’s Cupcakes, America’s largest cupcake and specialty baked goods franchise, plans to open 25 locations this year. Through the first quarter 2015, Gigi’s Cupcakes saw same-store sales—a key indicator of a retail company’s health—increase more than 4 percent. In the same period, total sales […]

Gigi’s Expands New Prototype in South Carolina

Gigi’s Cupcakes, America’s largest gourmet cupcake and specialty baked goods franchise, is currently seeking local franchise partners to develop two new bakeries in Columbia, South Carolina. Gigi’s Cupcakes has a strong brand presence throughout the Southeast with multiple locations in Georgia and North Carolina as well as one in Greenville, South Carolina. The local expansion […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Founder Appears on “Undercover Boss”

The professional and personal journey of Gigi’s Cupcakes, Gigi Butler, will unfold on national television as she takes a look inside Gigi’s Cupcakes on the CBS series “Undercover Boss,” Friday, February 13.  “Going undercover was one of the most difficult and rewarding things I’ve ever done,” Butler says. “It was truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that […]

Start to Finish: Gigi Butler

I never saw myself baking full-time. It was always in my family—my great-grandmother, my great-aunts, grandmother, my own mother, etc. I was taught at an early age how to bake a cake, and it became a part of our family’s culture. Outside of the home kitchen growing up, I had little exposure to a professional […]

Gigi’s Cupcakes Serves Up Gluten-Free Options

Gigi’s Cupcakes is ringing in the New Year with the introduction of gluten-free versions of its gourmet cupcakes. Now, guests who prefer to follow a gluten-free diet can enjoy cupcakes in their favorite flavors every day of the week. Each Gigi’s Cupcakes bakery is now offering at least three different flavors of gluten-free cupcakes daily. The […]