Tuesday, October 17, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will open in Fort Lauderdale at 2510 W. Broward Blvd.
"Fort Lauderdale has always been a core market for Krispy Kreme," says Chris D'Angelo, Vice President of Krispy Kreme South Florida. "Everyone is familiar with the store on Federal Highway but we realized that we have many customers living west who would benefit from a store on W. Broward Blvd."
To mark the opening, the shop will switch on its "Hot Now" light for the first time at 6 a.m. on Tuesday and will hand out free doughnuts and exclusive specials to the first 100 customers in line.
The first customer will receive a free box of a dozen glazed doughnuts every week for a year. The next 99 people in line will receive one free dozen doughnuts per month for a year, and the first 100 people will receive a souvenir T-shirt.
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At 10 a.m., Vice Mayor Bruce Roberts, Commissioner Robert McKinzie, and the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce will join Krispy Kreme staff for a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The 1,800-square-foot shop will operate 24 hours a day and sell more than a dozen varieties of doughnuts, including original and chocolate glazed, cookies and creme, cheesecake, and cinnamon sugar. Bagels, iced coffee, espressos, and lattes will also be available.
D'Angelo says Krispy Kreme South Florida is actively looking for additional locations to open, but have not announced any other immediate openings.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. 2510 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; krispykreme.com. Grand opening Tuesday, October 17, at 6 a.m.