Così Inc., the fast-casual restaurant company, announced that its franchisee, Eurest Dining Services d/b/a Compass USA, opened their first Cosi restaurant inside The Department of Homeland Security in Southeast Washington, D.C. This newest Così restaurant, located in the United States Coast Guard Building, celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday, September 22.
“I am pleased to announce the opening of our newest franchise restaurant,” says R. J. Dourney, Cosi president and CEO. “We are excited about our franchise partnership with Eurest Dining Services,” Dourney says. “Their appreciation for great food is perfectly aligned with Cosi’s fresh and edgy menu offerings. Additionally, we are confident that their focus on execution and service will provide a first-class guest experience at this location.”
“Cosi has been a great addition to our operation at the St. Elizabeth's Homeland Security location. Customers love the selection and variety of offerings and we have seen a steady growth in customer participation,” says Mark Gleason, vice president of Eurest Dining Services. "We received wonderful support from Cosi during our planning process and then again during our opening weeks. We look forward to expanding to other locations with them over time.”