New Dunkin’ Donuts Restaurant to Open in Downtown Miami Shores

Sleek, More Stylish Restaurant Design Will Be In A Convenient Corner Location

Grand Opening & Community Celebration Set to Take Place on Saturday, April 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

Proceeds from $1 Coffee Special Sales on Grand Opening Day will Benefit Feeding South Florida

MIAMI, FLA. (MAR. 24, 2018) Dunkin’ Donuts today announced that it will open a new restaurant in a convenient corner location in Downtown Miami Shores at 9545 NE 2nd Avenue on Monday, March 26, 2018. To mark the grand opening of its newest restaurant in South Florida, it will host a community celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., that will feature family-friendly activities, the distribution of free refillable coffee cups for the first 100 guests, Dunkin’ Donuts frequency cards, as well as delicious food and beverage samples, and more.

On the day of the grand opening, the new restaurant will offer $1 any size coffee special to guests. All proceeds from the $1 coffee special sales will benefit Feeding South Florida and the restaurant franchisee, Chris Mellgren, will match the total amount of funds raised.

Just recently, Dunkin’ Donuts introduced a “simplified menu” as part of an ongoing effort to streamline the chain’s operations, the new restaurant in Miami Shores will keep people running with the brand’s beverage offerings. Menu options will range from high-quality, freshly-brewed Hot and Iced Coffees, Cold Brew and Rainforest Alliance Certified™ Dark Roast, to a Rainforest Alliance Certified™ espresso lineup that includes Americano, Cappuccino, Espresso, and Hot and Iced Lattes and Macchiato. Dunkin’ Donuts also serves a full menu of Premium Hot Teas, Coolatta® frozen beverages, delicious donuts, bakery goods and sandwiches that pair perfectly with the brand’s beverages.

On Saturday, April 7th, Miami Shores dignitaries are expected to be in attendance and celebratory activities will include family-friendly activities ranging from donut decorating, face painting, a balloon artist, to an appearance by Dunkin’ Donuts mascot, Cuppy.

The not-to-be-missed celebration will also feature food and beverage samples, where the first 100 guests will receive a free refillable coffee cup. Guests in attendance will also have the opportunity to receive Dunkin’ Donuts frequency card, where they can can buy 7 coffees and get the 8th one free. Following the grand opening celebration (Sunday, April 8 – Saturday, April 14) the new restaurant will offer $1 any size coffee special to guests.

The restaurant will open from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., seven days a week, and employ approximately 15 to 20 crew members. Guests will be welcomed by the restaurant’s sleek, more stylish design, boasting wood surfaces throughout as well as cream-colored hues with bursts of orange and purple. Pendant lighting overhead will add warmth to the restaurant’s interior along with custom etched glass panels and modern yet comfortable seating and tabletops for guests to enjoy Dunkin’ Donuts’ high-quality coffee beverages in a friendly atmosphere.

The new restaurant will also be equipped with free Wi-Fi, flat-screened TV’s, streaming music, USB outlets, digital menu boards and a high-tech conference room.

With Dunkin’ Donuts’ On-the-Go Mobile Ordering, members of the DD Perks® Rewards Program can order in advance using their mobile phone, speed past the line and go straight to pick up when they get inside the store. Guests can place a mobile order up to 24 hours in advance, then simply confirm via the Dunkin’ Mobile app when they are at the restaurant and ready to pick up their order.

Christopher Mellgren is the Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee for the new restaurant in Miami Shores and currently operates 56 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Florida. “Dunkin’ Donuts is one of the world’s leading brands, and has become a favorite in Florida for keeping busy, on-the-go people energized with delicious coffee, food and other beverages any time of day,” said Christopher Mellgren, Surfside Coffee Company, LLC. “As both residents and business owners in Florida, we are proud to introduce a new location with a modern restaurant design that is easily accessible to those who live and work in Miami Shores and its surrounding neighborhoods, and look forward to becoming a popular destination for guests.”

Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, selling approximately 2 billion cups of hot and iced coffee and espresso-based beverages per year and approximately 2.9 billion donuts and MUNCHKINS® donut hole treats combined globally per year. Today, there are more than 12,500 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants worldwide in 45 countries, including more than 9,000 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants across the U.S.

To learn more about Dunkin’ Donuts, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com or subscribe to the Dunkin’ Donuts blog to receive notifications at https://news.dunkindonuts.com/blog.

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About Dunkin’ Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced regular/decaf/flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 12 years running. The company has more than 12,500 restaurants in 45 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

About Feeding South Florida
Feeding South Florida® is a member of the Feeding America® network of food banks and the leading domestic hunger-relief organization serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties. Our mission is to end hunger in South Florida by providing immediate access to nutritious food, leading hunger and poverty advocacy efforts, and transforming lives through innovative programming and education. Feeding South Florida rescues 46 million pounds of food annually, serving 710,370 individuals in need of food assistance – 248,080 of whom are children and nearly 120,000 are older adults. Feeding South Florida is the largest and most efficient food bank in each county it serves, providing for 25% of the state’s food insecure population, through a local network of nearly 400 nonprofit partner agencies and direct service programs. Visit www.feedingsouthflorida.org or call 954.518.1818.