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ATLANTA - February 7, 2011 -
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Great American Cookies announced today the addition of several new romantic heart-shaped
Cookie Cake designs to their extensive Cookie Cake catalog. The perfect complement to the heart-shaped Cookie Cakes, the
company is also introducing a new line of windowed gift boxes (available for a limited time) which allow customers to view
their one-of-a-kind Cookie Cake before they even open the box! Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a
subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.
Cookie Cakes make the perfect last minute gift solution and are backed by the Great American Cookies customer promise: All
Cookie Cakes are baked fresh in store daily, will have the perfect personalized message AND may be ready in 15 minutes or
less upon request*.
"Our customized heart-shaped Cookie Cakes in their signature red boxes are always a favorite Valentine's Day gift for our
customers," said Jenn Johnston, chief marketing & operations officer for GFG Management, LLC. "The new windowed boxes are
an exciting way to highlight the creativity of our customers and cookie artisans and enhance the overall presentation of
the Cookie Cake as a gift."
Great American Cookies also offers seasonal chocolate chip heart-shaped specialty cookies, which can be decorated with a
variety of icing colors such as red, chocolate and white icing, and are available individually or in multiples.
Customers can stay up to date on all of Great American Cookies' new products and promotions by becoming a fan on
following the brand on Twitter® (www.twitter.com/Gr8AmCookies)
or by joining Great American Cookies' e-mail fan club (CookiE-mail)
* "15 minutes or less" promise applies to 16" Cookie Cakes only.
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, Canada, Guam, Mexico 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 five quick service restaurant (QSR) franchise concepts:
Great American Cookies®, MaggieMoo's®, Marble Slab Creamery®, Pretzelmaker® and Pretzel Time®, 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 approximately $5 billion of capital under management and substantial franchise
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