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Featured Press

Media Contact: Kathleen Shaffer   |   Phone: (470) 388-6170
E-Mail: kshaffer@gfgmanagement.com

8/4/20 – Entrepreneur
All GFG Brands Rank in Entrepreneur’s Top Food Franchises of 2020.
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7/20/20 – Nation’s Restaurant News
Annica Conrad promoted to CMO of Global Franchise Group, which franchises Great American Cookies, Hot Dog on a Stick, Pretzelmaker, Marble Slab Creamery and Round Table Pizza restaurants.
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6/8/20 – Nation’s Restaurant News
Global Franchise Group names Sam Patterson CFO.
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4/13/20 – QSR Magazine
Global Franchise Group Names Paul Damico CEO.
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4/4/20 – KTVN Channel 2
Round Table Donates Pizza to Healthcare Heroes.
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2/2/20 – Good Day
Big Game Pizza.
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1/31/20 – ABC 10
Super Bowl deals in California: Where to score a snack for the big game.
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1/31/20 – Fox 40
Sacramento couple wins all-expenses-paid trip to Super Bowl from Round Table.
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1/13/20 – QSR Magazine
Pretzelmaker Opens ‘Fresh Twist’ Concept at Troy University.
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1/6/20 – Poosh
Inside the 2019 Kardashian Christmas Eve Party – Hot Dog on a Stick Catering.
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12/23/19 – Las Vegas Now
Good vibes merchandise from Hot Dog on a Stick.
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12/18/19 – The Almanac
Original Round Table turns 60.
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12/16/19 – Restaurant Dive
7 of the Most Dramatic Restaurant Redesigns of 2019.
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12/2/19 – Chew Boom
Free Original Chocolate Chip Cookie At Great American Cookies On December 4, 2019 (Loyalty App Users).
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11/28/19 – Yahoo News
Now you can wear Hot Dog on a Stick, on your shirt.
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11/12/19 – QSR Magazine
Great American Cookies Bakes-Up E-Commerce Program with U.S. Shipping.
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10/25/19 – Franchise Times
Round Table Pizza Rolling Out ‘Royal’ New Design.
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10/23/19 – Nation’s Restaurant News
Global Franchise Group names new chief development officer.
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9/23/19 – Fox 40
Round Table’s New Reign of Fire Sauce.
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9/16/19 – GoodDay Sacramento
Round Table Pizza Gets a Royal New Look.
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8/8/19 – Nation’s Restaurant News
Global Franchise promotes Jenn Johnston, hires Jim Parrish.
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5/21/19 – Entrepreneur Magazine
All GFG Brands Rank as Top Food Franchises of 2019.
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4/15/19 – Fox & Friends
Great American Cookies Featured on Fox & Friends for Tax Day.
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2/14/19 – New 12 Now
Cookie Cakes for Valentine’ Day in Chattanooga!
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2/8/19 – Fox 40 News
Fox 40 San Diego: Round Table Supports LLS on National Pizza Pie Day.
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2/6/19 – Parade
Pretzelmaker Goes Pink for Valentine’s Day.
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1/30/19 – Nation’s Restaurant News
Readers of Nation’s Restaurant News Name GFG President & CEO, Chris Dull, Top Restaurant CEO.
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12/18/18 – Las Vegas Now
Holiday Entertaining With Hot Dog on a Stick.
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11/29/18 – Nation’s Restaurant News
Global Franchise Group Eyes Expansion Under New Owners.
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11/21/18 – Biz Journals
UPDATE Los Angeles, Toronto PE firms buy Atlanta’s Global Franchise Group.
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11/20/18 – Globe News Wire
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Sells Global Franchise Group.
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11/15/18 – Restaurant Business
Pretzelmaker’s Bacon and Mozzarella Stuffed Bites Named Top 10 Limited-Time Offers with the Greatest Consumer Appeal.
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10/18/18 – Chew Boom
Hot Dog On A Stick Adds New Pumpkin Funnel Cake Sticks.
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10/8/18 – BuzzFeed
We Went To A Pizza Museum And It Was An Instagram-Lover’s Paradise.
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9/14/18 – PMQ Pizza Magazine
Round Table Partners with Pepsi, DraftKings for Fantasy Football Promo.
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8/17/18 – Las Vegas Now
A Behind the Scenes Look at Hot Dog on a Stick.
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7/19/18 – The Undefeated
Atlanta Hawks Coach Lloyd Pierce LOVES Round Table Pizza.
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7/13/18 – Today
Marble Slab’s National Ice Cream Day Deal Featured on Today.
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7/3/18 – Chew Boom
Hot Dog on a Stick’s New Spicy Batter and Jalapeno Fries featured on Chew Boom.
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6/14/18 – Entrepreneur
All GFG Brands Rank in Entrepreneur’s Top 200 Food and Restaurant List.
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5/18/18 – AJC
8 things you didn’t know about Atlanta’s Great American Cookies.
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4/30/18 – Food Network
Hot Dog on a Stick Named Best Beach Food by Food Network.
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4/26/18 – Fox 26 Houston
Pretzelmaker Celebrates National Pretzel Day.
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4/17/18 – Fox & Friends
Great American Cookies on Fox & Friends for Tax Day.
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4/12/18 – Today Show
Great American Cookies Tax Day Freebie and Hot Dog on a Stick Tax Day Freebie.
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4/9/18 – Restaurant Business
Pretzelmaker tries something new: Breakfast.
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2/9/18 – KMAX-TV NPPD
Round Table Pizza Featured on Good Day Sacramento for National Pizza Pie Day.
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2/1/18 – ESPN.com
The untold history of the cookie cake, recruiting’s must-have dessert.
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1/23/18 – Entrepreneur
Hot Dog on a Stick Ranks #2 in Hot Dog Franchise Category by Entrepreneur Magazine.
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12/5/17 – Atlanta Journal Constitution
You can get free, safe-to-eat cookie dough in Cobb on Saturday.
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12/1/17 – Parade
6 National Cookie Day 2017 Freebies.
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11/15/17 – Fox Orlando
Hot Dog on a Stick Live at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo.
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10/24/17 – Gwinnett Daily Post
Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery opening joint store in Braselton.
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10/3/17 – Dhaka Tribune
Global Franchise Group announces the opening of Marble Slab Creamery in Dhaka.
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9/21/17 – KTVU-TV Oakland
GFG Acquires Round Table Pizza.
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9/20/17 – Nation’s Restaurant News
In Round Table Pizza, franchisor gets ‘center of the plate’ concept it’s always wanted.
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8/29/17 – Franchise Times
FGB winners go beyond the bottom line.
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8/21/17 – LLS
GFG’s Commitment to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
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6/20/17 – ABC 36
Savvy Shopper: Great American Cookie Company.
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3/15/17 – USA Today
LLS thanks GFG in USA Today.
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3/3/17 – Atlanta Business Chronicle
Top 25 Atlanta-Based Franchises.
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2/16/17 – The Sacramento Bee
Free Hot Dog on a Stick, lemonade Thursday at Sunrise Mall.
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1/22/17 – ABC 7 Los Angeles
Eye on L.A. Explores Foods 1st Made in the City.
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1/17/17 – AJC.com
Free Cookie at Great American Cookies Today.
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1/13/17 – The Advertiser
New Biz Offering Free Corn Dogs, Lemonade To All.
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12/26/16 – E Online
Hot Dog on a Stick Caters Kardashian Christmas Eve Party.
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12/25/16 – The Huffington Post
The Kardashians Canceled Their Christmas Card, But Went Full Speed Ahead With The Festivities.
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11/7/16 – Fortune
Hot Dog on a Stick Election Day Deal.
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11/7/16 – Today
Great American Cookies Election Day Freebie.
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11/5/16 – Trend Hunter
Pretzelmaker is Offering a Scrumptious Treat for the Holidays.
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10/10/16 – KHOU 6:30 AM Interview
Sweet kids use sweet treats to help fight cancer.
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10/9/16 – Lake Conroe Courier
Montgomery youths’ viral story leads to cookie date cancer benefit.
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9/20/16 – NBC 7 San Diego
Order Online, Skip the Line at Hot Dog on a Stick.
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8/20/16 – Parade.com
Pretzelmaker is offering a free lemonade with a coupon that can be found on the chain’s app on National Lemonade Day.
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8/20/16 – Parade.com
Hot Dog on a Stick is offering a free 12-ounce hand-stomped lemonade with purchase on National Lemonade Day.
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6/30/16 – Entrepreneur
Great American Cookies Ranks as Fastest Growing Global Brand by Entrepreneur Magazine.
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6/6/16 – Fox News
Franchise of the Day: Crunch Into a Cookie With This Franchise.
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6/2/16 – Atlanta Business Chronicle
Hot Dog on a Stick returns to metro Atlanta.
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5/23/16 – Nation’s Restaurant News
Marble Slab Creamery a Top Consumer Pick According to Nation’s Restaurant News.
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4/26/16 – CNBC
Here’s where to get free pretzels on National Pretzel Day.
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4/21/16 – FOX LA
Hot Dog on a Stick Stomp-A-Thon.
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4/19/16 – NBC LA
Hot Dog on a Stick: Lemonade Stomp-A-Thon.
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4/18/16 – USA Today
Where to find the best Tax Day deals and freebies.
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4/9/16 – CNBC
Burgers, shaved ice and cheap hotel stays: Tax Day specials.
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3/9/16 – Aiken Standard
Marble Slab Creamery owner reflects after 10 years in Aiken.
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3/8/16 – Memphis Business Journal
Two national dessert chains unite for new stores in Memphis.
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3/7/16 – FOX 40 Sacramento
Fox 40 visits Hot Dog on a Stick Sacramento for Take Me Back Tuesdays!
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2/25/16 – LA Eater
Hot Dog On A Stick Hawks $0.70 Original Dogs Every Tuesday in March.
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2/25/16 – QSR Magazine
Great American Cookies and Marble Slab Offer Cobranding.
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2/3/16 – College Spun
Great American Cookies Made A Michigan vs. Clemson Cookie Cake To Celebrate Rashan Gary’s Recruitment.
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2/2/16 – QSR Magazine
Pretzelmaker Promotes ‘Box of Bites’ for Super Bowl.
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1/27/16 – Fast Casual
Marble Slab Creamery opens in Mexico City.
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1/20/16 – KTNV (ABC Vegas)
The Morning Blend – National Cheese Lovers Day at Hot Dog on a Stick.
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1/14/16 – We Are Austin
Celebrating our Grand Opening of Hot Dog on a Stick in Austin at Lakeline Mall.
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1/6/16 – Nation’s Restaurant News
Hot Dog on a Stick Releases New Mozzarella on a Stick.
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