NYC Bagel and Sandwich Shop are expanding in the Sunshine State.
The fast-casual bagel sandwich chain famous for its Fresh Baked NYC Bagels has signed three separate franchise agreements for the development of 10 restaurants across the state, from Jacksonville to Orlando and along the Florida Gulf Coast.
“This surge in franchise development is a reflection of the brand’s aggressive growth strategy and is fueled by the ongoing success NYC Bagel Franchise has experienced over the past several years. This success coupled with our brand refresh, which includes a new design, has continued to attract franchise operators interested in joining the growing brand,” says NYC Bagel’s Vice President of Development & Franchising, NJ. Rittgers. “We are fully confident that Floridians across the state will be thrilled to welcome NYC Bagels delicious “Fresh Baked Bagels and Sandwiches to their communities.”
The three franchise agreements were signed with new partners who join NYC Bagel with diverse backgrounds ranging from a marketing/sales executive to an orthopedic surgeon and a long-time district manager of numerous restaurants in Georgia.
Buck Bagel LLC is committed to opening three restaurants in the Jacksonville area, the first of which is slated to open in spring 2020 in Jacksonville Beach. Though exact addresses have yet to be announced for the other two locations, the area east of the Saint Johns River in Duval County is being targeted for prospective sites.
Jumbo & Associates Holding Company, Inc. is committed to opening five restaurants in the Orlando area. No leases have been signed yet, but the group has already identified Altamonte Springs, Casselberry, Oviedo and Winter Park as potential location sites.
KKH, LLC is committed to opening five restaurants throughout Hillsborough and Lee Counties along Florida’s Gulf Coast.
“With these three groups, we have the opportunity to bring NYC Bagel and Sandwich Shop to previously untouched markets in Florida,” says Rittgers. “We couldn’t be happier to welcome these three stellar franchisee groups to the NYC Bagel Franchise family and bring our commitment to quality, freshness and value to Florida.”