Part Brownie. Part Cookie. A new colossal treat just in time for Valentine’s Day
ATLANTA, Jan. 8, 2018 – In a bakery where the ovens are always hot, Great American Cookies® couldn’t keep them apart. Our fudgy brownie and famous chocolate chip cookie fell in love and created a colossal treat for the ages. Introducing “The Brookie.” Now baking daily at Great American Cookies stores across the country. Members of the public are cordially invited to celebrate their love with a buy 3, get 1 free special now through February 14, 2018.
“At Great American Cookies, we’re a sucker for a good old fashion love story and in this case, it resulted in one deliciously captivating and colossal treat – The Brookie,” said David Kaiser, Executive Vice President of Great American Cookies. “Our heavenly brownie and infamous chocolate chip cookie have come together to create a treat that’s truly the best of both worlds. Brownie and cookie. In our book, they are the sweetest royal couple.”
Great American Cookie’s has always been synonymous with Valentine’s Day. From heart shaped Cookie Cakes with messages of love, to boxes of fresh baked cookies and now Brookies, the national bake shop is your one stop shop for celebrating this Valentine’s Day. Customers may place their order online at Great American Cookies and pick it up at a nearby store location.
For more information about Great American Cookies and store locations, visit Great American Cookies, follow Great American Cookies’ national Twitter handle, @Gr8AmCookies, or become a fan of the brand on Facebook.
NOTES TO EDITORS:
Excellent visual and interview opportunity. Media drops featuring Great American Cookies’ new Brookies are available, as well as Valentine’s Day Cookie Cakes. Great American Cookies representatives are also available for interview and in-store baking and decorating demonstrations can be arranged. Please contact Kathleen Shaffer at 470-388-6170 or [email protected].
About Great American Cookies® Visit Great American Cookies
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 35 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, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Chief Marketing Officer
Annica has more than 20 years of award-winning marketing experience and has been with GFG for 3 years. She joined the company from Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers where she was Vice President, Brand Development. In this role, Annica was responsible for the rebirth and growth in popularity of the 42-year-old eclectic brand through smart menu design and development, implementation of the Mellow Mushroom loyalty app and creation and rollout of its first online ordering system. Before her time with Mellow Mushroom, Annica was Vice President of Marketing for Mcalister’s Corporation and she spent the early part of her career at a prominent advertising agency in Mobile Alabama. She is graduate of Samford University in Birmingham where she earned her Bachelors in Marketing and MBA in Economics.
Chief Financial Officer
Patterson came to Global Franchise Group in April 2020 from FOCUS Brands where he served as Senior Vice President of Accounting. For the last eleven years, he was responsible for leading financials for Cinnabon, Carvel, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Auntie Anne’s and Jamba Juice. He directed the organization through the transfer and integration of all accounting back-office functions for Auntie Anne’s from Pennsylvania, McAlister’s Deli from Mississippi, and Jamba Juice from Texas to Atlanta and converted a brand-centric accounting structure into a shared services organization. Before his time with FOCUS, he was Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller for Movie Gallery/Hollywood Video (NASDAQ: MOVI & MVGR), Vice President and Corporate Controller for Republic National Cabinet Corporation, and Corporate Controller for Wolverine Tube, Inc. (NYSE: WLV). He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant, holds a master’s in business administration from Auburn University, and is a graduate of the University of Texas, Tyler.