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Frank Paci Named CEO of Corner Bakery Cafe and Il Fornaio

Frank Paci Named CEO of Corner Bakery Cafe and Il Fornaio

Corner Bakery Cafe and Il Fornaio today announced that restaurant industry veteran Frank Paci has been named Chief Executive Officer of both companies. Paci assumes the position previously held by Mike Hislop who will remain Chairman of the Board. “We are excited to welcome Frank as the new leader of […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Names Michael J. Nolan Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer

Corner Bakery Cafe today announced the appointment of franchise and restaurant veteran Michael J. Nolan as Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer to oversee the company’s rapidly-growing franchise development program and target market strategy, effective immediately. In addition, brand veteran Blake Bernet has been promoted from Senior Vice President […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Launches New Salads, Smoothies Packed with Superfoods

Proving guests can enjoy food that is both delicious and nutritious, Corner Bakery Cafe is debuting new real-fruit and superfood-inspired menu items, including a Quinoa & Pico Salad and a Toasted Sesame Kale salad. The gluten-friendly Quinoa & Pico Salad features quinoa, corn, black beans, tomatoes, jalapenos, onions and cilantro […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Continues Rapid National Expansion Into Tennessee and Kentucky

Rapidly growing fast-casual chain to introduce 18 of its signature neighborhood bakery cafes to Tennessee and Kentucky as part of new multi-unit development agreement Corner Bakery Cafe, the fast-casual bakery cafe known for its ingredient-inspired menu, made fresh to order breakfast, lunch, dinner and catering for any occasion, announced today […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Continues Rapid National Expansion Into Indianapolis

Rapidly growing fast-casual chain to introduce 10 of its signature neighborhood bakery cafes to Indianapolis as part of new multi-unit development agreement Corner Bakery Cafe, the fast-casual bakery cafe known for its ingredient-inspired menu, made fresh to order breakfast, lunch, dinner and catering for any occasion, announced today that the […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe’s Rapid California Development Continues With Experienced Franchise Leaders

First development agreement of 2014 brings additional 9 cafes to Central Valley, Calif. as Corner Bakery Cafe continues its West Coast expansion Fresh off the heels of a record-breaking 2013, Corner Bakery Cafe announced it has awarded its first multi-unit development agreement of the new year, and plans to open […]

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After Another Record-Breaking Year, Corner Bakery Cafe Looks To Further Growth In 2014

Fast-casual neighborhood bakery cafe chain signs development agreements in 2013 for more than 120 new cafes beating previous annual record Corner Bakery Cafe’s emphasis on multi-unit national expansion and partnering with respected franchise leaders paid off immensely in 2013 with the signing of 12 new Area Development Agreements, adding commitments […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Continues Rapid Growth on the West Coast With California Expansion

Additional 8 neighborhood bakery cafes to open in Sacramento as part of recent multi-unit franchise agreement Corner Bakery Cafe rounded out 2013 with a multi-unit restaurant development agreement and plans to open eight new restaurants in the Sacramento area with new franchise partner East Bay Restaurants, Inc. of Pleasanton, Calif. […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Inks Additional Development Agreements with Existing Franchise Partners

New multi-unit development agreements will bring five cafes in the Northwest, three cafes in northern Baltimore and ten cafes in New York state Corner Bakery Cafe announced today the company has signed three additional multi-unit restaurant development agreements with existing franchise partners to introduce the signature bakery cafe to Idaho and […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Lands at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Rapidly growing bakery cafe chain targets non-traditional venues as part of national expansion campaign Corner Bakery Cafe recently celebrated the opening of three new locations inside the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, as the popular fast-casual chain begins targeting non-traditional venues (NTV) as part of its overall national […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Opens First Restaurant in Kansas City

Corner Bakery Cafe is ready to “Feed the Day” in Kansas City, with the new cafe which opened on Monday, November 11. Whether it’s to discover the made-to-order Anaheim Scrambler for breakfast, the signature Chicken Pomodori Panini for lunch, the mouthwatering Pesto Cavatappi for dinner, or a slice of bakery […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Honors Top Franchise Partners at 2013 Franchise Leadership Conference

CB Rest Holdings of Boca Raton, Fla. was named Franchise Partner of the Year, while Buon Hospitality of Pleasanton, Calif. was named Franchise Developer of the Year as Corner Bakery Cafe recognized its top performing franchise partners during the company’s 2013 Franchise Leadership Conference. More than 100 franchisees, operators and […]

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Corner Bakery Cafe Continues New York Expansion

Corner Bakery Cafe today announced plans to open 16 new restaurants in six counties in the Greater New York City area as part of a recent multi-unit agreement with CBCWSNY, LLC. The group of veteran restaurant operators plans to open its first restaurant in 2013 and the remaining sites over […]

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After record-breaking year, Corner Bakery Cafe looks ahead to even greater growth in 2013

Corner Bakery Cafe’s renewed emphasis on franchise growth paid off immensely in 2012 with the signing of 10 new Area Development Agreements, more than doubling its best previous year. The new agreements added 125 cafes, raising the total to 288 cafes under development, as the company moves forward on its […]

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