Feb. 14, 2013
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group and ARAMARK, a provider of dining and facilities management services for the education sector, have opened 100 licensed restaurant locations together since establishing a formal partnership in 2002. The 100th milestone restaurant is at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C.
"The opening of our 100th ARAMARK Higher Education location is a significant accomplishment for Einstein Bros. We're incredibly proud to reach this milestone, as licensing on college campuses plays an important role in our growth strategy," said Jeff O'Neill, chief executive officer of Noah Restaurant Group Inc. "We are excited to grow further with ARAMARK and continue exploring additional opportunities to bring our leading casual dining experience to new markets across the United States and into Canada."
Ann Marie Solomon, VP of National Brand Partnerships, ARAMARK, said the brand is an excellent fit for its college and university dining programs.
Einstein Bros. Bagels opened its first licensed restaurant in 1998. Today, the brand has more than 250 non-traditional restaurants in colleges and universities, hospitals, hotels and airports.
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