I Heart Mac & Cheese Refranchises Store in Pembroke Pines, Florida

    Industry News | June 1, 2021

    I Heart Mac & Cheese, a fast-casual concept specializing in customizable, made-to-order macaroni and cheese bowls and grilled cheese sandwiches, today announced the sale of its Pembroke Pines, FL corporate store to Henry and Enrique Ros. On June 1, the father-son duo took ownership of the popular South Florida restaurant, adding to the brand’s extensive franchise roster.

    “My son has been working with I Heart Mac & Cheese since its inception and we have seen the exceptional growth,” says Enrique. “I saw the opportunity to have a family run business and at the same time be part of one of the fastest growing franchises in the country. We look forward to being part of the I Heart Mac & Cheese family for a long time to come.”

    For the past four years, Enrique has worked at multiple I Heart Mac & Cheese locations throughout South Florida, earning promotions year after year. In his new role, he brings firsthand knowledge of the brand, from its menu offerings to store operations. 

    Serving up a variety of health-conscious bases including quinoa, broccoli, cauliflower, gluten-free pasta, plant-based protein, and dairy-free alternatives, as well as an extensive array of traditional mac & cheese and sandwich options, South Florida-based I Heart Mac & Cheese is a popular concept rapidly expanding across the United States.  The brand has earned a reputation for consistent, delicious food and is well-known for custom, build-your-own macaroni and cheese bowls and grilled cheese sandwiches. Guests select a pasta, bread, quinoa, broccoli, cauliflower, or tater tot base along with a choice of ten different proteins, eleven vegetables, and nine cheeses. Gluten-free, vegan, and plant-based options are also available. Sesame ginger, mango habanero, buffalo, BBQ, and pesto are a few of the delicious dressings and sauces available to mix in or top off each creation.

    The Pembroke Pines store will continue to feature signature chef-driven combinations like Baked Chicken Parmesan, Baked Meatball Parmesan, The Cuban, Pepperoni Pizza, and Lobster & White Truffle Mac, among others. Side dishes include Cheesy Broccoli and Tomato Soup; desserts include Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brownies, Marshmallow Treats and Caramel Cookies. 

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