Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ franchisee, Chicagoland Restaurants LLC, has announced the triumphant return of the iconic brand to Chicagoland. After a seven year absence in Chicagoland, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has created a buzz amongst Chicagoans as they look forward to the return of the beloved doughnut shop.
For Chicago’s doughnut lovers, the wait is over; Krispy Kreme’s iconic hot light will glow in Homewood starting in December 2016. On Monday, August 15, 2016. Chicagoland Restaurants, LLC broke ground on the location at 17815 S. Halsted St. in Homewood, IL, a Chicago south suburb. Homewood, IL will be the first of eight Chicagoland shops in Cook County through 2020 as part of the franchise development agreement.
The upcoming Chicagoland Krispy Kreme shops will feature the iconic brand’s new design created for an inviting atmosphere for customers to relax and enjoy their treats. The legendary doughnut company will serve up staples, such as Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed Doughnut, Glazed Chocolate Cake and Chocolate Iced with Sprinkles, and seasonal recipes rotating year-round.
“With such an active and supportive community, Homewood offers the perfect environment for Krispy Kreme to relaunch in the area,” said Carlos Larcada, President of Chicagoland Restaurants, LLC. “We’re eager to turn the Hot Light™ back on in Chicagoland.”