Mara’s Café & Bakery Awards First Franchise In Fanwood, NJ
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 • 7:24pm
Fanwood, NJ February 20, 2013 - Denville, NJ - Mara’s Café & Bakery, a casual, family-friendly café, awarded its first franchise to Marci and Mark Semel of Fanwood, NJ to begin expansion beyond Morris County. The franchise is expected to open in April 2013 across the street from the Fanwood train station at 250 South Avenue.
Mara’s Café & Bakery has been recognized regionally and in New Jersey as the Best Coffeehouse, and has won numerous awards for its cheesecake, gelato, cupcakes, cannoli, sandwiches and more. The franchise will serve savory desserts along with fresh roasted coffee and full breakfast, lunch and dinner meals in a relaxing atmosphere. Indoor and patio seating are planned.
“We are pleased to have Marci on our team,” said Ian Magley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mara’s Franchise Systems, LLC. “Her enthusiasm and focus on providing a great customer experience makes her a perfect franchisee to help us expand our franchise network and to “Make Every Day Delicious” in Fanwood, NJ.”
“I am thrilled to become a part of the Mara’s family,” said Marci Semel. “To me, the Mara’s brand represents award-winning products to serve in my hometown to bring everyone together in a comfortable environment. I enjoy being a customer of Mara’s Café & Bakery, and am excited to bring Mara’s to my home community. Our location is an ideal place for commuters, local business employees and families to gather, or just get their coffee and meals on the go. I am especially looking forward to bringing the freshest coffee to town with Mara’s on-site coffee roaster.”