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ATLANTA - May 15, 2012 - To celebrate Father's Day, Great American Cookies® www.greatamericancookies.com will be hosting a
national contest celebrating the 'Great American Dad.' Beginning on May 14 through May 28, Great American Cookies® fans will have
the opportunity to submit a story in 200 words or less detailing why they have the "greatest Dad in America." Participants are
welcomed to join in the Great American Cookies® Great American Dad contest by submitting entries at www.greatamericancookies.com.
As part of Great American Cookies 'Great American Dad' contest two lucky runner-ups will win:
- $250 gift card towards Great American Cookies for 3rd runner-up
- $500 gift card towards Great American Cookies for 2nd runner-up
- One grand prize winner will win a trip for themselves and their dad to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York
What better experience then celebrating America's #1 Pastime with America's Greatest Dad? Hurry kids and tell America why your
dad is the best candidate to win a momentous trip you and Dad will remember forever.
In addition, for those still struggling to find the perfect gift for the most important people in your lives this spring, Great
American Cookies will be selling their famed Cookie Cakes, featuring new and improved designs for Dads and Grads! Each treat is
made with high quality ingredients and topped with sweet frosting and can be customized with fun notes and greetings for Father's
Day and Graduation.
Kids struggling to find a gift for Dad, have no fear, your custom artwork can move from the fridge to the front of one of Great
American Cookies Cakes. Great American Cookies is thrilled to be continuing to provide the ability for customers to customize
their Cookie Cakes with any design they choose. Don't forget about the Grads in your life either, since you're never too old to
enjoy a Great American Cookies Cookie Cake.
"Great American Cookies is excited to celebrate Dads, and Grads with our fantastic Cookie Cakes," said David Kaiser,
Brand Director for Great American Cookies. "We love helping our customers celebrate these key milestones with our fresh-baked,
customizable Cookie Cakes for their loved ones. It is a personal and thoughtful gift the whole family can enjoy!"
To join in the Cookie Cake conversation online, follow our national Twitter handle, @Gr8AmCookies, and use the hashtag, #CookieCake.
For more information about Great American Cookies Cakes and Great American Cookies full line of menu choices, as well as a way to
stay up to date on all of Great American Cookies campaigns, join Great American Cookies exclusive CookiE-mail fan club or become a
fan of the brand on Facebook® www.facebook.com/greatamericancookies.
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 five quick service restaurant (QSR) franchise concepts:
Great American Cookies®, MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery®, 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 management experience.