WASHINGTON, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Garrett Popcorn Shops®, "A Chicago Tradition Since 1949," announces its first location in the Washington, D.C. metro area at The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. For more than six decades, Garrett Popcorn has been handcrafting small batches of gourmet Popcorn for millions of loyal fans using only the highest quality ingredients and its signature blend of non-GMO kernels.
Opening on Thursday, May 12 at 11 a.m. and located on the Metro Level near the entrance to the Pentagon City Metro stop, commuters, nearby office workers and shoppers can grab a gourmet treat during their daily travels, as a lunch time snack or while perusing one of the mall's many retailers. Additionally, any of the Signature Recipes make for a perfect appetizer, party takeaway or host gift.
"We decided to open a Shop in the D.C area based on demand from our fans and the fact that our 66 year tradition of handcrafting gourmet Popcorn complements Washington D.C.'s rich history," said Scott Schroeder, Chief Brand Officer, Garrett Popcorn Shops. "With the addition of our Pentagon City location – our 50th Shop opening worldwide – Garrett can continue to deliver Handcrafted Happiness to fans for years to come."
To celebrate The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City grand opening, Garrett Popcorn is "rolling out the Copper Kettles" with opening day only specials, including:
- Garrett Mix® Treat Bags for just $1 each
- One Gallon, Signature Blue Tins of Garrett Mix for $19.49
The Pentagon City Mall location also marks the 50th Shop opening for Garrett Popcorn Shops®. Garrett Popcorn is calling on fans to help celebrate the 50th Shop Opening on social media by sharing a picture of themselves at any domestic Garrett Popcorn Shop using #GarrettPopcorn50.
Garrett Popcorn Shops® has a variety of Signature Flavors to choose from:
- Garrett Mix®: The world famous Garrett Mix® combines the sophisticated sweetness of CaramelCrisp® and the savory goodness of CheeseCorn.
- CaramelCrisp®: Deep butter notes, sweet brown sugar and a crème brûlée crunch unite for a rich taste sensation.
- CheeseCorn: Freshly-melted, sharp cheddar cheese is stirred into each and every batch, inspiring a #CheesyFingers movement.
- Buttery: Crispy. Creamy. Classic. Enjoy a handful of buttery goodness and savor the taste of pure Popcorn perfection.
- Plain: A special blend of mushroom and butterfly kernels are hot air popped throughout the day to create a taste so fresh, salt and butter aren't necessary.
- Almond CaramelCrisp®, Pecan CaramelCrisp® and Cashew CaramelCrisp®: Garrett Popcorn's world famous CaramelCrisp® transforms into a #NuttyCelebration with the addition of freshly roasted Almonds, Pecans and Cashews.
About Garrett Popcorn
Garrett Popcorn Shops®, a Chicago tradition since 1949, serves only the finest, handcrafted Popcorn. Every small batch of Garrett® is hot air popped throughout the day for ultimate freshness. Using only the highest quality, wholesome ingredients, cooks coat every kernel with their secret family recipes in old-fashioned Copper Kettles. Its Signature Recipes include: CaramelCrisp® (which can be selected with Almonds, Pecans or Cashews), CheeseCorn, Buttery, Plain and the famous Garrett Mix® – which blends the sophisticated sweetness of CaramelCrisp® with the savory goodness of CheeseCorn.
Like No OtherTM, Garrett Popcorn enchants adoring fans around the world. In Chicago, its Shops are located at 625 North Michigan Ave.,151 North Michigan Ave. (Millennium Park), Navy Pier food court, Merchandise Mart (2nd floor), 26 West Randolph St., 4 East Madison St., 27 West Jackson Blvd., 737 East 87th St., O'Hare International Airport, in Terminals 1 and 3, Citigroup Center at 500 West Madison St. (2nd floor), Water Tower Place at 835 North Michigan Ave. (Level 7), and in the Chicago suburb, Schaumburg, at Woodfield Mall's Grand Court. Garrett® also brings a taste of Chicago to its Shops in New York City (at Penn Plaza between 7th & 8th), Las Vegas (Miracle Mile Shops), Detroit (Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi), Atlanta (Lenox Square Mall and Mall of Georgia), Dallas (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Terminal B), Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and now in Washington, D.C. at the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City (Metro Level).
About Fashion Centre at Pentagon City
Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, located just moments from the nation's capital, and on the Washington DC Metro system, offers a world-class shopping experience where avenues of fashions and boulevards of style await. A scenic glass elevator ride to the third level reveals more than 170 fascinating stores and restaurants including Macy's, Nordstrom, The Ritz-Carlton, Apple, Coach, Michael Kors and Tourneau. The skylit food court features international specialties from the familiar to the exotic. For more information, visit the Pentagon City Mall website, or follow them on social media.
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