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First Watch Hires First Chief Transformation Officer

First Watch Hires First Chief Transformation Officer

Former PepsiCo executive Greg Barber fills the newly created role Award-winning breakfast, brunch and lunch concept First Watch today announced that it has hired Greg Barber as its new Chief Transformation Officer. In this newly created role, Barber is responsible for leading strategy development and will partner with First Watch’s […]

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First Watch Jump Starts 2020 With New Menu Items

First Watch Jump Starts 2020 With New Menu Items

First Watch today announced new seasonal menu items to kick off the new year. The dishes, available nationwide*, highlight the breakfast, brunch and lunch concept’s focus on innovation and continue its trend of introducing unexpected flavors to the daytime dining experience. Fans of First Watch can enjoy the following dishes […]

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NC Based First Watch Franchise Wins National Awards

NC Based First Watch Franchise Wins National Awards

VIM Holdings takes home two awards from First Watch national conference VIM Holdings, Inc., owner of multiple First Watch locations throughout the Triangle, has been recognized as “First Watch Franchisee of the Year” at the First Watch National Conference in Florida. Their franchise location in Wake Forest was also recognized […]

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Paris Baguette Appoints Franchise Executive Gregg Koffler to Vice President of Franchise Sales and Development

Paris Baguette Appoints Franchise Executive Gregg Koffler to Vice President of Franchise Sales and Development

Veteran of Corner Bakery Café, Smashburger and Johnny Rockets Joins International Bakery-Café Paris Baguette, an internationally renowned premium bakery-café has announced that Gregg Koffler has joined its executive team as Vice President of Franchise Sales and Development. Koffler brings to Paris Baguette over a decade of experience in executive franchise […]

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First Watch Expands Senior Leadership Team to Support Continued Growth

First Watch Expands Senior Leadership Team to Support Continued Growth

The company has appointed three new senior vice presidents. First Watch announced today that it has appointed three new senior leaders to its growing leadership team: Matthew Eisenacher, senior vice president of brand strategy and innovation; Rob Conti, senior vice president of information technology; and Calum Middleton, senior vice president […]

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Paris Baguette Appoints Darren Tipton as Vice President of Operations

Paris Baguette Appoints Darren Tipton as Vice President of Operations

25-Year Industry Veteran To Support Growing Bakery Franchise’s  Ambitious Growth Plans Paris Baguette, the Parisian-inspired fast casual global bakery, has recently named Darren Tipton as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Tipton will be responsible for driving positive change amid corporate mergers and within highly competitive markets, transforming operations procedures to […]

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Paris Baguette Appoints John P. Billingsley as Chief Development Officer

Paris Baguette Appoints John P. Billingsley as Chief Development Officer

Industry Veteran to Lead United States Expansion for Fast-Casual Bakery Franchise Paris Baguette, the Parisian-inspired fast casual global bakery, announced the appointment of John P. Billingsley as Chief Development Officer. Mr. Billingsley will be responsible for developing and implementing a diverse channel growth strategy, including dedicated concept application, financial modeling […]

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Paris Baguette Appoints Jack F. Moran As New Chief Operating Officer

Paris Baguette Appoints Jack F. Moran As New Chief Operating Officer

Moran Brings 30+ Years of International Savoir-Faire to the Company Paris Baguette, announces the hiring of Jack F. Moran as the brand’s Chief Operating Officer. As the newest addition to the Paris Baguette executive team, Jack will further expand the concept’s footprint in the United States, with plans to reach 1,000 domestic […]

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First Watch Hires Former Popeyes Executive as Chief Financial Officer

First Watch Hires Former Popeyes Executive as Chief Financial Officer

Industry veteran Mel Hope joins fast-growing daytime-only concept First Watch announced today that Mel Hope has joined its executive team as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. This week, the leading breakfast, brunch and lunch concept welcomed Hope, who brings decades of experience leading complex public organizations like Popeyes Louisiana […]

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Paris Baguette Offers Frappe Lovers New Summer Flavors

Paris Baguette Offers Frappe Lovers New Summer Flavors

Paris Baguette Launches BOGO Deal With New Cotton Candy, Honeydew Coconut & Matcha Green Tea Flavors Paris Baguette, a fast-casual Parisian-inspired bakery introduces three new must-have frappe flavors in Honeydew Coconut, Matcha Green Tea and Cotton Candy to kick off summer. Starting June 12th, anyone who comes into a Paris […]

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First Watch Restaurants Announces CEO Transition

First Watch Restaurants Announces CEO Transition

Chris Tomasso to succeed Ken Pendery  First Watch Restaurants, Inc., the popular nationwide breakfast, brunch and lunch concept, today announced that current President Chris Tomasso will take on the additional role and title of Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Ken Pendery, who will become Executive Chairman of the Board. The move […]

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Paris Baguette, Heritage Plaza, Irvine, CA - Andrew & Christine Open Their Second Paris Baguette

Paris Baguette, Heritage Plaza, Irvine, CA – Andrew & Christine Open Their Second Paris Baguette

With the latest opening of Paris Baguette in Irvine, CA., the growing bakery chain now has three locations to serve the Irvine community, Crossroads Center 3850 Barranca Pkwy-Ste F, Heritage Plaza 14450 Culver Dr.-C-D, Zion Market (inside) 4800 Irvine Blvd. Paris Baguette serves a variety of treats ranging from appetizing […]

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Paris Baguette, La Habra Grand Opening - Flor and Jae bring Parisian treats to La Habra

Paris Baguette, La Habra Grand Opening – Flor and Jae bring Parisian treats to La Habra

The world-class café and bakery, Paris Baguette just opened in Westridge Plaza in La Habra. The growing bakery chain serves a variety of treats ranging from appetizing snacks to stunning and delicious cakes for all occasions, as well as chef inspired sandwiches and salads. With the self-service feature of the […]

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No Dough Needed For National Croissant Day At Au Bon Pain

No Dough Needed For National Croissant Day At Au Bon Pain

Free mini chocolate croissant in cafés nationwide Jan. 30 National Croissant Day is Tuesday, Jan. 30, and Au Bon Pain – the popular fast-casual bakery café committed to making quality products using simple ingredients – is celebrating by giving away FREE mini chocolate croissants! Au Bon Pain believes that good […]

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