Saturday, Feb. 10 Grand Opening Celebration to include $1 coffee, coffee sales to benefit Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida
Dunkin’ Donuts is now open in the Sky Walk plaza, 13101 Paul J. Doherty Pkwy, Suite 207 in Fort Myers. To celebrate the grand opening, the restaurant will host a grand opening celebration on Saturday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to noon, featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony with Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass, complimentary Red Sox bobbleheads and pocket calendars of scheduled games, as well as a special visit from local firefighters and a fire truck from the Southwest Florida International Airport Fire Rescue. As part of the celebration, guests may also enjoy an iced or hot coffee of any size for $1 during the grand opening event, with all proceeds going to the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida to assist the hunger-relief organization with providing fresh nutritious food and other essentials to children, seniors and those at risk of hunger.
The new Dunkin’ Donuts in Fort Myers will keep people energized with the brand’s beverage offerings including high-quality, freshly-brewed Hot and Iced Coffees, Cold Brew and Rainforest Alliance Certified™ Dark Roast, along with a Rainforest Alliance Certified™ espresso lineup that includes Americano, Cappuccino, Espresso, and Hot and Iced Lattes and Macchiato. Dunkin’ Donuts will also serve a full menu of Premium Hot Teas, delicious donuts, bakery goods and sandwiches that pair perfectly with the brand’s coffee beverages. All Dunkin’ Donuts menu items are available any time of day, and guests are encouraged to customize their favorite food and beverages.
The new restaurant will be open from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week and will employ approximately 20 crew members. Located near the JetBlue Park, the new restaurant will have a drive-thru, free Wi-Fi, comfortable seating for 30 and provide a welcoming environment for guests to enjoy Dunkin’ Donuts’ high-quality coffee beverages in a friendly atmosphere.
With Dunkin’ Donuts’ On-the-Go Ordering, members of the DD Perks® Rewards Program can order in advance using their mobile phone, speed past the line and go straight to pick up when they get inside the store. Guests can also pick up their mobile order at the drive-thru. Guests can place a mobile order up to 24 hours in advance, then simply confirm via the Dunkin’ Mobile app when they are at the restaurant and ready to pick up their order.
Christopher Mellgren is the Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee for the new restaurant in Fort Myers and currently operates 70 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in South Florida. “Dunkin’ Donuts is one of the world’s leading brands and has become a favorite in Fort Myers for keeping busy, on-the-go people energized with delicious coffee, food and other beverages any time of day,” said Chris Mellgren, Surfside Coffee. “We are proud to serve the people who live and work here and look forward to becoming a popular destination for guests.”
Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, selling more than 1.9 billion cups of hot and iced coffee and espresso-based beverages per year and approximately 2.8 billion donuts and MUNCHKINS® donut hole treats combined globally per year. Today, there are more than 12,200 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants worldwide in 45 countries, including more than 8,800 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants across the U.S. and more than 3,400 international restaurants.