Midwest Mocha LLC Opens New Dunkin' Donuts Restaurant in Appleton, Wis.

Nov. 15 Grand Opening Celebration to Include Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Live Entertainment and Giveaways

Nov 15, 2012, 06:00 ET from Dunkin' Donuts

APPLETON, Wis., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced that Midwest Mocha LLC of Green Bay has opened a new restaurant in Appleton at W3208 County KK (Highway 441 & Calumet).  Grand opening festivities will begin this morning, November 15, at 7 a.m. and will include giveaways, a live radio broadcast and a ceremonial ribbon cutting.  This is the first of 10 restaurants Midwest Mocha LLC will own and operate in Green Bay, Appleton and the surrounding areas of northeast Wisconsin.  The franchisee's second Dunkin' Donuts restaurant is scheduled to open in 2013. 

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Starting at 7 a.m., the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fox Valley will be on-site to give free coffee coupons and Dunkin' Donuts travel mugs to each person who makes a donation to the organization.  Additionally, WIXX will broadcast live from the restaurant from 8–10 a.m. and will offer special promotions and activities for guests.  At 10 a.m., several local dignitaries will join the group for the ribbon cutting, including Rep. Ott; Bobbie Beckman, Executive Director of Heart of the Valley Chamber of Commerce; and Carl Soderberg, representing Congressman Reed Ribble.

The new Dunkin' Donuts features a drive-thru that is open 24 hours, seven days a week.  Inside the restaurant has comfortable seating and provides a welcoming environment for guests to enjoy a complete menu of Dunkin' Donuts' internationally recognized coffee, lattes, donuts and bakery goods in a friendly and fun atmosphere, open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. This is the first new Dunkin' Donuts to open in northeast Wisconsin in more than 10 years and has created approximately 60 new jobs for the local community.

"Dunkin' Donuts is one of the world's leading brands, and it has also become a favorite in northeastern Wisconsin," said Scott Stevens, director of operations for Midwest Mocha LLC.  "We are proud to serve the people of northeast Wisconsin and hope to become a popular destination for guests."

Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, selling more than one billion cups of hot and iced coffee and more than 2.1 billion donuts and MUNCHKINS® donut hole treats every year. Today, there are more than 10,000 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants worldwide – more than 7,000 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in 36 states in the U.S. plus the District of Columbia, and more than 3,000 international restaurants in 31 additional countries.

About Dunkin' Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for six years running. The company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.4 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.  

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