San Francisco — Dunkin’ Donuts has signed multi-unit store development agreements with four franchise groups for a total commitment of 29 new restaurants throughout California over the next several years.
The development plans include:
• New franchisee Golden Gate Restaurant Group LLC plans to develop 12 new restaurants in the San Francisco Bay area within Contra Costa County. Led by Matt Cobo, this team’s first restaurant is scheduled to open in 2016.
• New franchise group Far North Ventures LLC plans to develop 10 new restaurants in Chico, Redding, Yreka and Eureka. Led by partners Pietro Saviotti and Rick Lavezzo, the group’s first restaurant is scheduled to open in 2017.
• New franchisees Mohammed and Shanaz Hussain plan to develop two new Dunkin’ Donuts in Upper Lakes and Ukiah. The husband and wife duo’s first restaurant is scheduled to open in 2016.
• New franchisees Glen and Kirsten Tharp of Coastal Foods Group Inc., alongside partner Payman Khania, plan to develop five new restaurants in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. The team’s first location is scheduled to open in 2017.