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ATLANTA - January 11, 2012 - Great American Cookies announced today that it is introducing four
new romantic Cookie Cake designs this Valentine's Day, including its first pan-sized Valentine's Day Cookie Cake.
Cookie Cakes can be ordered in a variety of shapes and sizes, including the heart-shaped Cookie Cake which is presented
in a windowed gift box. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.
Great American Cookies is also celebrating Valentine's Day by hosting its first-ever search for the Great
American Love Story. To enter the online contest, participants are asked to share, in 200 words or less,
their special love story at www.greatamericancookies.com.
The contest is open for entries through January 16, 2012 with online voting open to the public from January 17th through January 24th.
"In only a matter of weeks, we've received hundreds of incredible love stories from across the country,"
said Richard Hay, Brand Director of Great American Cookies for GFG Management, LLC. "Many of the entries
describe how our customers celebrate their love with Great American Cookies, including several heart-warming
proposals using our Cookie Cakes to deliver the message!"
Winners of the Great American Love Story Contest will be announced on or around Valentine's Day when one
Grand Prize winner will receive a travel package valued at $5,000, including a $2,500 Marriott® gift card,
$1,500 airfare voucher and a $1,000 American Express® gift card. Two Runner Up winners will also be selected
and will each receive a $250 American Express® gift card.
Customers can stay up to date on all of Great American Cookies' new products and promotions by becoming a fan
on Facebook® www.facebook.com/greatamericancookies, following the brand on Twitter® www.twitter.com/Gr8AmCookies
or by joining Great American Cookies' e-mail fan club (CookiE-mail) at www.greatamericancookies.com.
About Great American Cookies® www.greatamericancookies.com
Founded in 1977 on the strength of an old family chocolate chip cookie recipe, Great American
Cookies has set the standard for gourmet cookie sales in a fun, celebratory environment. For over
30 years, Great American Cookies has maintained the heritage and integrity of its products by producing
proprietary cookie dough exclusively from its plant in Atlanta. Great American Cookies is known for its
signature Cookie Cakes, trademark flavors and menu of delectable products baked fresh in store. Great
American Cookies currently operates in mall-based locations across the United States, as well as
internationally in Bahrain, Chile, Guam, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
About Global Franchise Group, LLC www.globalfranchise.com
Global Franchise Group, LLC is a strategic brand management company with a focus on franchising.
The company owns a portfolio of franchise brands that includes four quick service restaurant (QSR)
franchise concepts: Great American Cookies®, MaggieMoo's®, Marble Slab Creamery®, Pretzelmaker® as
well as two retail franchise concepts: TAF® and Shoebox New York®. The brands are managed by GFG Management,
LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group, LLC. Global Franchise Group, LLC is an affiliate of Levine Leichtman
Capital Partners, an independent investment firm, with $5 billion of capital under management and substantial
franchise management experience.
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