Frozen Yogurt Store Welcomes New Neighbors in for Fun Weekend of Festivities

Menchie’s, the leading chain of self-serve frozen yogurt stores, today announced it will be celebrating the grand opening of its Vista Center store at 18451 NW 67th Avenue in Hialeah this weekend.

Menchie’s grand opening begins on Friday, April 29 and goes through Sunday, May 1. Friday’s activities go from 5 to 9 p.m. ET, while Saturday’s and Sunday’s are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET each day. Highlights of the event include:

A ribbon cutting ceremony with Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina on Friday at 5 p.m.

  • Free gift bags to the first 50 customers Friday
  • Free gift bags to the first 50 families Saturday
  • Free gift bags to first 100 kids on Sunday
  • Raffles every hour from 12 to 5 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday
  • Free face painting from 1 to 5 p.m. ET on Sunday
  • Free balloons and stickers on Sunday


“Menchie’s provides a fun, upbeat place for families and friends to enjoy a delicious cup of frozen yogurt, so what better way to welcome in the community than with a weekend full of activities just for them,” said Ray Mukati, owner of Menchie’s Vista Center. “Our customers have already embraced us into the community, and this grand opening event is a way for us to thank our fans, as well as invite new customers into our store. We can’t wait to have everyone join in on the fun!”

Menchie’s customers help themselves to an unlimited mix of yogurt and toppings at a unique self-serve station with more than 100 rotating yogurt flavors from cake batter and pomegranate tart to chocolate silk and vanilla snow, and more than 70 rotating toppings including fresh fruits, granolas, nuts, an assortment of candies and hot fudges. Menchie’s uses the highest quality frozen yogurt at all of its locations globally, made exclusively through its own private label. Furthermore, Menchie’s frozen yogurt contains live and active cultures and has received the Live and Active Culture (LAC) seal indicating its endorsement by the National Yogurt Association.

Menchie’s success comes from helping customers create memories in a family-friendly environment that is both warm and welcoming. The interactive store experience, relaxing indoor and outdoor seating

areas, and enjoyable music create the ideal place for families to gather every day. To make the experience a little sweeter, Menchie’s frequently provides free stickers and balloons to children at the store.

Menchie’s is also actively involved in the communities it serves. Stores typically partner with local schools in fundraising activities and education incentive programs. Each Menchie’s store donates thousands of dollars in cash and products annually to local schools to support student programs.

Menchie’s Vista Center is located at 18451 NW 67th Avenue in Hialeah and is open Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11 a.m.-Midnight. For more information, please call (305) 826-6014 or visit www.menchies.com.

About Menchie’s

Menchie’s mission statement is “we make you smile.” Menchie’s achieves this by providing customers with the opportunity to create their own unique combinations from over 100 rotating yogurt flavors and 70 rotating toppings, until their perfect mix is made. Catered towards families and children, Menchie’s provides an interactive store experience, enjoyable music, and relaxing indoor and outdoor seating areas where family and friends gather. Menchie’s franchisees are actively involved in the community, donating thousands of dollars to local school programs and charitable organizations. In July 2010, Menchie’s was awarded 1st place in Restaurant Business Magazine’s annual ‘Future 50’ list, ranking it the fastest-growing franchise in the restaurant industry. Menchie’s has more than 70 locations open, with an additional 120 currently in development, and is poised to total more than 180 locations by the end of the year. Menchie’s has also begun international expansion, with two stores open in Canada, and has plans to operate stores in Japan, Mexico, Australia, Costa Rica, United Kingdom, Puerto Rico, Morocco, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, India, China and New Zealand. For more information, including franchising opportunities, visit www.menchies.com