Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: BAGL – News) announced the signing of a multiunit development agreement with Wendy and Skyler Steele to open four Einstein Bros. restaurants within the next four years in certain counties in South Carolina and Georgia.

In South Carolina, the team has secured the rights to open restaurants in Aiken, Edgefield, or Barnwell counties. The team can also open restaurants within Richmond, Columbia, McDuffie Burke, or Lincoln counties in Georgia.

“We are pleased to become a part of the Einstein Bros. family and look forward to bringing the popular Einstein Bros. brand to the residents of these counties,” Wendy says. “The brand has so much to offer with its variety of great tasting menu items made with high-quality ingredients and quick casual service.”

When the franchised restaurants open their doors, neighbors and guests in the communities will be able to fill their breakfast, lunch, and snack cravings with Einstein Bros. Bagels’ menu, featuring award-winning bagels and shmear varieties, made-to-order breakfast and lunch sandwiches, Darn Good Coffee and specialty coffee drinks, hearty soups, fresh innovative salads, baked goods, and decadent desserts.

“Wendy and Skyler Steele are a great fit for the Einstein Bros. brand, and we are committed to supporting them and all of our franchisees, present and future, as the system continues to grow,” said Kevin Kruse, vice president of franchise development. “Einstein Noah Restaurant Group is devoted to bringing the Einstein Bros. brand to as many guests as possible through its expansion plans.”

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