NFL Star and Paisano’s CEO Bring Speed to Pizza Scene

QSR / June 2015

In the morning, Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon is up early, training his mind and body to anticipate anything—be it a touchdown pass or an enormous defensive lineman. After practice, he continues to plan for what’s ahead—even beyond his football career. And while he still works on perfecting his spiral, it’s not just with a football anymore, but also with a spinning round of pizza dough. Read more…


 

Franchise Freeway Inks China Master Franchise Deal For Client FroZenYo

Franchising.com / June 2015

Franchise development company Franchise Freeway has announced that it has structured a master franchise agreement between its client FroZenYo Delicious Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt and First United Investment Development LLC, a Beijing-based multi-concept franchise developer. Read more…


 

For Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon, pizza investment is about more than just dough

The Washington Post Sports Bog / May 2015

On a recent weekday afternoon, Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon pulled out his phone and scanned the previous day’s manager’s report from one of his pizza restaurants. Read more…


 

Which of the D.C. area’s fast-casual pizza places is doing it best?

The Washington Post Going Out Guide / May 2015

In the past few weeks alone, the Washington area has seen three new quick-serve pizza spots open. Why? People love customizing food. People love food that is fast. And, of course, people love pizza. Read more…


 

New to GWorld: Frozen yogurt, coffee, noodles and hoagies

The GW Hatchet / January 2014

Students can now pay for their favorite tubs of frozen yogurt flavors – doused with toppings – with GWorld.  The self-serve shop FroZenYo at 1634 I St. Read more…


Business by necessity

Franchise Times / January 2014

Felix Lopez and Christina Salib are also in building mode, literally. In mid-November, they were days away from opening the first of five FroZenYo units, this one in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read more…


FroZenYo Expands into Boston with High-profile Downtown Crossing space

Boston Business Journal / August 26, 2013

When Matt Coombs started looking for a space in Boston to open a Frozenyo franchise two years ago, the concept of self-serve frozen yogurt was still a relatively new one here. Read more…


FroZenYo Plants Flag in Beantown

QSRweb / August 20, 2013

Washington, D.C.-based FroZenYo has made its debut in Boston’s Downtown Crossing.

The self-serve shop, located at 277 Washington St., marks the brand’s first Massachusetts location. It is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and features 16 flavors with more than 30 toppings, as well as baked breakfast options and the brand’s Zombie Coffee. FroZenYo also features Greek yogurt selections and toppings for breakfast, as well as bottled water at 29 cents a bottle. Read more…


 

FroZenYo Opens Friday with Free Froyo

EATER.com / August 14, 2013

Here’s the news you’ve been waiting for: your pathetically minimal froyo options will increase this Friday with the grand opening of FroZenYo in the former Old Corner Bookstore space in Downtown Crossing. Read more…


 

Fro.Zen.Yo signs franchise partners for rapid expansion

QSRweb / July 19, 2013

Fro.Zen.Yo has signed a new development agency franchise partner for the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky market to open 25 units. The first unit is set to open this year.  Read more…


 

Fro.Zen.Yo Expanding to Puerto Rico

Washington Business Journal / April 16, 2013

D.C.-based yogurt chain FroZenYo is taking its next leap, and this one will be outside of the mainland United States to Puerto Rico.  Read more…


Fro.Zen.Yo Adds Pair of Stores in D.C., VA

QSR Magazine / March 18, 2013

Fro.Zen.Yo has opened two new franchised locations, marking the 10th and 11th units to open in the self-serve frozen yogurt chain.  Read more…


Zombie Alert! Fro.Zen.Yo team expands coffee concept

Washington Business Journal / November 30, 2012

No TopShelf column would be complete without a FroZenYo update:  The D.C.-based chain is going from fro-yo to cups of joe.  Read more…


Fro.Zen.Yo introduces new website

QSRweb.com / November 13, 2012

Fro.Zen.Yo self-serve frozen yogurt has introduced a new website, frozenyo.com, which includes franchising information, new products, company news and more.  Read more…


FroZenYo puts other countries on menu

Washington Post / Business / By Thomas Heath / Business / October 14, 2012

The firm, started by entrepreneur Chuck Rendelman and two fellow investors, has signed a five-year contract with Franchise Freeway to grow the self-serve chain. Read more…


Best of DC 2012: Best Yogurt/Smoothie

Washington City Paper / Reader’s Poll / 2012

Food & Drink 2012 Reader’s Poll, first place in the Yogurt/Smoothie category. Read more…


First of 5 FroZenYo stores opens in Arlington

Washington Business Journal / August 16, 2012

Frozen yogurt store FroZenYo has opened a location in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, ARLNow reports. FroZenYo plans at least four more locations in Arlington. Read more…


QSR culinary trends of 2012 (so far)

QSRweb.com/ June 8, 2012

As we settle into this, our sixth month of 2012, QSRweb decided to take a look at the top culinary trends that have emerged in the quick-service segment. Read more…


Fro.Zen.Yo Is Heating Up

Franchising.com / Washington, DC / April 24, 2012

April marks the one year anniversary of the first franchise deal sold for Fro.Zen.Yo, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt. The first franchisee was restaurateur and former NBA champion Kevin Grevey. Read more…


Frozen yogurt chain jumps into the coffee space

QSRweb.com / April 6, 2012

Fro.Zen.Yo has been a player in the fast-growing frozen yogurt space since July 2009. The Washington, D.C.-based chain is now up to seven units in D.C., Boston and Baltimore, with 19 more under development and ambitious plans for further expansion.  Read more…


Zombie Coffee Arrives at FroZenYo

Franchising.com / March 26, 2012

Good coffee is often essential to people in the morning and a new brand has just hit the market that is fast, delicious and affordable. ZOMBIE COFFEE debuted at the Fro.Zen.Yo on F Street near Metro Center this week to enthusiastic reviews by Fro.Zen.Yo customers. Following the same self serve model as the delicious frozen yogurt brand, ZOMBIE COFFEE is always fresh, affordable and people will be able to get in and out in less than two minutes.  Read more…


Fro.zen.yo Expands in Northern Virginia

QSR Magazine/ INDUSTRY NEWS / February 3, 2012

Fro.zen.yo delicious self-serve frozen yogurt announced today that a franchise agreement has been reached to develop additional fro.zen.yo stores in Northern Virginia. Read more…


Readers Pick Their Favorite Restaurants of 2011

Washingtonian / December 9, 2011

Food & Drink, Best Frozen Yogurt/Ice Cream. Read more…


Value Added: Lessons from a first job

Washington Post / Business / Thomas Heath / August 7, 2011

My first real job was as a laborer with a small construction firm in Syracuse, N.Y. I worked my butt off for about $5 an hour. The hours were long. It helped pay for college.  Read more…