Mon Oct 10 2016 - Des Moines, IA – Scooter’s Coffee, the Midwest-based coffee franchise that saw a record-breaking year in 2015, will add its eighth location to the Des Moines metro area with the company’s latest Grand Opening at 99 University Avenue on Friday, October 14. To celebrate the opening, the new specialty coffee drive-thru will offer $1 medium drinks all day.
“The Des Moines market is an extremely important area of focus for Scooter’s within our national expansion plan,” stated Rob Streett, Scooter’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “With such close proximity to our headquarters in Omaha, it is our hope that the more residents learn about the brand, the more they will embrace us as their hometown coffee of choice.”
On October 14, Grand Opening Day, customers can also expect to receive several fun giveaways; beginning at 9 a.m., the first 100 customers will receive a t-shirt or coffee mug. For the afternoon crowd, starting at 2 p.m., the first 100 customers will receive a $5 gift card.
The location will also treat customers to a Week of Specials following the Grand Opening Celebration. The week of specials is as follows:
• Monday, October 17 - $1 Any Size Caramelicious
• Tuesday, October 18 - $1 Any Size Mocha or White Mocha
• Wednesday, October 19 - $1 Small Fruit Smoothies (Excludes Vertigo Smoothies)
• Thursday, October 20 - $1 Small Candy Bar Drinks
• Friday, October 21 - Half Off Any Drink (Excludes Vertigo Smoothies)
Owners Mike Armour and Jason Sullivan recently opened a downtown location in the Skywalk Partnership Building.
“It’s been exciting to see the Scooter’s Coffee brand expanding in the Des Moines area,” said Mike. “The community support and recognition is so positive and continues to grow.”
With more than 150 stores open in 13 states, Scooter’s Coffee has signed agreements in two additional states and will open more than 40 locations from coast to coast in 2016. The company is in the midst of a robust grand opening pipeline. It recently opened its first location in Phoenix, AZ, added a second location to the Atlanta, GA, metro area and also opened its second of many locations in the state of Florida. It will also add several locations this year to expanding markets, such as Nebraska, Kansas and Texas.
Scooter’s, which is based out of Omaha, Nebraska, handcrafts its pastries and roasts its own shade-grown coffee, sourced through Arbor Day Foundation. In 2016, the company also added depth to its product profile, releasing a new line of Organic Hot and Iced Teas during the summer. In addition to its nearly-100% gluten-free beverage menu, Scooter's recently added gluten-free brownies to its extensive menu.
About Scooter’s Coffee
Founded in 1998 by Don and Linda Eckles in Bellevue, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee roasts only the finest coffee beans in the world at its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Scooter's success over 18 years of history is simple: stay committed to the original business principles and company core values. The Scooter's mantra, often recited to franchisees, customers and employees is: "Amazing People, Amazing Drinks...Amazingly Fast!”™ It represents the company's business origins from 1998 and reflects a steady commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to loyal customers.