Dunkin' Donuts has signed a multiunit store development agreement with two franchise groups to develop 11 new restaurants throughout New Orleans within the next several years.
The two franchise groups and their development plans include:
- Alaa and Dhiya Esmail plan to develop six restaurants in New Orleans. Their first restaurant is set to open this year and the remainder by 2016.
- BBC Foods LLC plans to develop five new restaurants in New Orleans. Led by Bhavin and Bharat Chauhan, their first restaurant is planned to open in 2014 and the reminder by 2018.
Franchise opportunities are still available in Louisiana in Lake Charles, Lafayette, New Orleans, Alexandria and Monroe. Louisiana is just one of Dunkin' Donuts' expansion targets as the brand aims to grow its net unit footprint by 5 percent this year.
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