TEMPE, Ariz., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yogurtini®, a quickly growing and popular self-serve frozen yogurt franchise, today announces the grand opening celebration of its eighth frozen yogurt franchise opening at the intersection of 119th and Metcalf in front of 24 Hour Fitness. To celebrate Yogurtini's grand opening, the new Yogurtini Overland Park location will be giving out FREE self-serve frozen yogurt on Saturday, April 23rd from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Yogurtini is partnering with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the number one children's cancer hospital. Donations will be accepted.
"The Yogurtini concept in Missouri has had an amazing response. Many customers who have tried the Yogurtini product and self-serve experience there were just waiting for us to come to Kansas," said Perry Kessler, owner of the new Overland Park franchise location.
The self-serve frozen yogurt shop has become a sensation with locations in Tempe, Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona and two locations in Kansas City, MO and one in Lee's Summit, MO, building a devoted following of its non-fat, real yogurt, pay-by-the-ounce model. The serve-yo-self® concept allows customers to make their own frozen yogurt creation, creating blends and concoctions just like a signature martini or favorite cocktail.
"The first Kansas Yogurtini grand opening is very exciting for us," said Chelsey Nelson, co-founder of Yogurtini. "We have been waiting to enter this market and see many exciting opportunities here in the future," she continued.
Yogurtini® offers a rotating selection of 16 flavors and up to 75 toppings daily. At Yogurtini, Flavortini recipes such as the famous "Extra Dirty," "Scouts Honor" and "The Peanut Butter and Jelly" are created by mixing an array of frozen yogurts and toppings, and are favorites among their loyal following. Current new flavors for April rotating at the grand opening will be "Orange Creamsicle" and "Wild Blackberry."
About Yogurtini, and YHI, Inc ®:
Created by Tempe, AZ natives and sisters, Natasha and Chelsey Nelson, Yogurtini® Self-Serve offers up to 16 rotating healthy and fat-free frozen yogurt flavors and up to 75 toppings. Yogurtini® only serves real yogurt that contains live and active cultures approved by the National Yogurt Association. The popularity of Yogurtini® and the brand has been recognized consistently by customers and the national press including Fox Business, MARCH Magazine, the Arizona Republic, 944 Magazine where readers recently voted Yogurtini® as "Favorite Place to Chill" and "Best Sweet Spot" in College Affair Magazine. Yogurtini® was also nominated for "Best Frozen Yogurt" by The Phoenix New Times. Yogurtini® boasts having some of the most knowledgeable yogurt innovators in the industry. Yogurtini®'s top quality, taste, original flavors, and extensive toppings have been praised by the masses.
YHI, the franchising company for Yogurtini began franchising in 2009. The popularity of the brand and the business opportunity has Yogurtini franchise grand openings planned across the country at an astounding rate. The company currently has over 30 locations under agreement and construction.
For more information on the Yogurtini franchise opportunity please visit: http://www.yogurtini.com/franchise/ . Yogurtini® keeps in touch with its customers through its social networking program. www.facebook.com/yogurtini, www.myspace.com/yogurtini or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/yogurtini.