Tropical Smoothie Cafe, one of the fastest growing franchise concepts in the country, announced today its newest franchised location is opening in McKinney, Texas on Tuesday, January 29th. The new location is owned and operated by Dan Hall his family and marks their first restaurant to open in Texas. Located at 3805 W. University Dr. Suite 300, the McKinney cafe will be giving away Free Smoothies for a Year to the first 50 people in line on Tuesday morning and will be selling $0.99 smoothies all day Tuesday. On Wednesday we will be offering $2.99 Flatbreads all day.   

“Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s stellar growth would not be possible without dedicated and passionate franchisees like Dan Hall, who continues to demonstrate confidence in our brand through the success of their cafes,” said Charles Watson, CEO of Tropical Smoothie Cafe.

Before joining Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Dan Hall spent his 35-year professional career in retail with JCPenney working last at the corporate office in Plano as a Director of Planning & Allocation. JCPenney brought Dan and his family to the McKinney area in 2001 from Olathe, Kansas and have been McKinney residents since that move. Dan’s wife Dr. Sara Kriesel-Hall is longtime administrator with MISD, daughter’s Emma and Ellie both attend McKinney High School. This is Dan and his family’s first café with hopes for more in the future.

“Dan, Sara, Emma and Ellie are so excited to bring this great concept to McKinney!!”

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Free Smoothie for a Year – Offer includes a free smoothie every week for 52 weeks. Valid in café only at 3805 W. University Dr, McKinney, Texas 75071. Expires 2/1/19. Not valid with any other offer. Price plus applicable tax required.

About Tropical Smoothie Cafe Tropical Smoothie Cafe is a fast-casual restaurant concept inspiring healthier lifestyles across the country, with more than 720 locations nationwide. With snack and meal options for any time of day, Tropical Smoothie Cafe serves better-for-you smoothies, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and flatbreads. Upgraded app technology and enhanced mobile ordering capabilities further elevate the digital and dine-in cafe experience and emphasize the brand's focus on convenience. The rapidly growing franchise has received numerous accolades including rankings in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500, Forbes Best Franchises and Fast Casual's Top 100 Movers and Shakers in 2018, as well as Franchise Times' Top 200+ and Nation's Restaurant News' Fastest Growing Chains in 2018.