Café celebrates grand opening with bounce houses, costume contests and more
Lexington, KY (RestaurantNews.com) Lexington just got a whole lot sweeter.
Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip®, the popular international bakery café chain, began serving up its signature treats and hot Nescafe® Milano® coffee on Saturday, Oct. 29, from its new location at 867 S. Broadway, Suite 110, just north of the University of Kentucky campus in Lexington.
The café serves up freshly baked cookies, customized cookie cakes, a mouthwatering assortment of freshly baked confections, ice creams, cold beverages and crepes.
Saturday’s grand opening celebration featured bounce houses for the kids, as well as a live remote from 1 – 4 p.m. A very special “cookie cutting ceremony” was held at 6 p.m., and the party kicked up a few notches with a Halloween Costume Contest for UK students and other young adults from 7 – 10 p.m. A live DJ kept the party rocking through the night.
“Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip is a great brand and we’re so proud to introduce it to the good people of Kentucky and Lexington, specifically,” said Islam Masoud, co-owner of the local franchise with Sami Shalash.
Kentucky’s first Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The state-of-the-art location features four 48” digital menu boards and free WiFi.
“We’re very pleased to plant the Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip flag in the Commonwealth of Kentucky,” said Shawnon Bellah, chief operating officer of Crest Foods, Inc., the franchisor of Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip. “We like to think of our cafés as a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life, and a great meeting spot for friends, families and on-the-go shoppers. And that’s exactly what you’ll find at our new Lexington café.”
Cookie lovers are also invited to enjoy the ultimate in on-the-go convenience with the brand’s mobile loyalty app – available for download at Nestlecafe.com – and its Cookie Dough Rewards program.
About Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip®
Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip is a premiere dessert and bakery café offering customers an unrivaled experience through the use of fine ingredients, indulgent creations, distinct flavor profiles, and the rich tradition of the very best Nestlé® brands. Crest Foods Inc., franchisor of Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip, based in Richardson, Texas, is a premiere restaurant franchisor company. The company currently franchises nearly 150 bakery cafés in the United States, Canada and the Middle East. The versatile concept has kiosk, in-line mall and street café locations. The first café opened in 2000. Nestlé® Toll House Café by Chip® has been recognized by Entrepreneur magazine’s “Franchise 500” for the last nine consecutive years through 2015. For more information please visit nestlecafe.com.
Nestle®, Toll House®, Nescafe®, Milano® and associated logos and designs, are trademarks of Societe des Produits Nestle S.A., and used by Crest Foods, Inc. with permission.