Dunkin’ Donuts to Hold Ribbon Cutting & ‘Cup Stacking’ Contest for Local Charities at Grand Opening of New Restaurant

(Las Vegas) Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced that it will open a new restaurant in Las Vegas at 5959 West Sahara Avenue (on the corner of Sahara and Jones). To celebrate the grand opening, the restaurant will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony with local dignitaries and a cup stacking competition with local charity organizations at 10 a.m. on Monday, February 16.

Representatives from Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation, Nevada SPCA and Three Square Food Bank will participate in the cup stacking competition. Each organization’s representative will have 60 seconds to build a pyramid of cups, all stacked upside down, with the objective of building the tallest pyramid in the specified timeframe. The winning team will receive $500 for their organization.

The new restaurant will be open from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week and will employ approximately 25 crew members. The restaurant will have comfortable seating and will provide a welcoming environment for guests to enjoy Dunkin’ Donuts’ food and beverages in a friendly and fun atmosphere, and will offer free WiFi. The new restaurant will offer a complete menu of Dunkin’ Donuts’ world famous coffee, lattes, sandwiches, donuts and bakery goods.

“Dunkin’ Donuts is one of the world’s leading brands, and it has also become a favorite in Las Vegas,” said Kevin Quigley of First Cup LLC, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee. “We are proud to serve the people of Las Vegas and hope to become a popular destination for guests.”

First Cup LLC is the Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee in Las Vegas and currently operates 12 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Southern Nevada. Today, there are 18 Dunkin’ Donuts locations in Southern Nevada.

Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, selling more than 1.8 billion cups of hot and iced coffee and espresso-based beverages, and approximately 2.5 billion donuts and MUNCHKINS® donut hole treats combined globally per year. Today, there are more than 11,300 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants worldwide in 36 countries.


About Dunkin’ Donuts

Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for eight years running. The company has more than 11,300 restaurants in 36 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.


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