The world’s second largest restaurant company in the café-bakery sector has set the stage for its premier U.S. brands to significantly expand their franchise footprint during 2014 and beyond.
Groupe Le Duff SA and its North American’s subsidiary, Le Duff America, Inc., are creating dynamic growth opportunities for Brioche Doree, Bruegger’s Bagels and la Madeleine. The brands have initiated newly formed franchise strategies designed to meet the demand of today’s discerning restaurant operators/investors seeking to team with concepts that have earned undeniable consumer appeal.
“There’s little debating that momentum is on our side. We’ve created a rock solid growth strategy to accompany the remarkable performance of our bakeries,” said Paul Carolan, chief development officer for Le Duff America, Inc. and a proven restaurant industry leader who recently joined the company to head franchise and licensing. “Our ability to raise the bar in everything we do across both brands — food, operations and design — while differentiating ourselves in the crowded fast casual sector, puts us in a great position.”