Los Angeles-based Dessert Waffle concept continues to expand across the country with its first Las Vegas opening
Las Vegas, Nevada (RestaurantNews.com) The Dolly Llama, the artisan waffle and ice cream destination currently dominating the Los Angeles dessert scene, announced the opening of a store in Las Vegas, NV, marking the third new market in the nationwide expansion of the multi-brand franchise. concept units. Scheduled to open this fall of 2022, the Dolly Llama location will be located steps from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) campus and 3 miles from the Vegas Strip at 4632 S Maryland Pkwy Suite 12. This opening is powered by contractors and franchisees Shekita Charles, Charlene Davis and Leah Garrett and is the first opening in Las Vegas under the team’s 5-unit deal.
“We were drawn to the franchise with The Dolly Llama for their creative desserts, trendy social media presence and iconic llama mascot,” said Shekita Charles, co-franchisee of The Dolly Llama Vegas. “The Las Vegas landscape is a great market for innovative dessert concepts and needs more hip entertainment venues for families, young adults and friends. We see great potential for success in this market and the launch of a 5 multiple unit deal will ultimately solidify The Dolly Llama’s presence in Vegas. This premier location is only minutes from UNLV, which gives us a large student population and is centrally located to other hotspots in the city. We can’t wait for the Las Vegas community to fall in love with The Dolly Llama!
The Dolly Llama is exploding across the United States with multiple units under construction and work. In addition to the planned location in Las Vegas, their location in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida will open in a few weeks. Numerous other multi-unit deals have been signed in the Sunshine State, including Wintergarden, St. Augustine and other areas of North, Central and South Florida. Dolly Llama expansion continues in Houston, Beaumont and McAllen, Texas; Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina; and New York.
“Our first franchise location in Dallas, TX has been so successful that we are confident this opening in Vegas will be no different!” said co-founder Eric Shomof. “2022 means growth for The Dolly Llama and with 40 locations in seven states in the works, we are thrilled with the growing popularity of the brand in just a few short months. The Dallas opening and this Las Vegas opening are just the beginning and are great motivation to continue our nationwide expansion efforts! »
The Dolly Llama was designed to be a modern dessert shop where all customers can enjoy homemade waffles and ice cream in a cool, trendy and fun environment. The success of the concept can be, in part, attributed to its innovative and artisanal menu, but the experience offered at The Dolly Llama stores is what makes the stores a popular destination for locals and tourists alike. The four locations currently open in Los Angeles and Dallas share an unparalleled aesthetic flair and Instagram-worthy design with features such as eye-catching signage, the iconic llama, and “sought-after” llama prints along the walls, which franchise locations will also reflect.
The brand prides itself on offering authentic European flavors and techniques, such as Belgian waffles using traditional methods, and the Hong Kong Bubble Waffle prepared with a special batter that produces a unique crispy, custard-like texture. . The three unique waffle styles – OG Liege Waffle, Bubble Waffle, and Bubble Waffle Jr – are the basis of the “Top Picks” interactive frozen waffle and dessert menu, frozen waffle sandwiches, and a “Build Your Own” menu. “, where customers are encouraged to “go crazy” with unlimited toppings resulting in endless flavor possibilities and combinations. Another staple from the brand is Signature Shakes.
The Dolly Llama currently operates three locations in greater Los Angeles and one location in Dallas. For more information on the franchise with The Dolly Llama, visit https://thedollylamaus.com/franchise/. To stay up to date with The Dolly Llama news and announcements, follow the brand on Instagram @thedollyllama_us and Facebook @TheDollyLlamaUS.
About Dolly Lama
The Dolly Llama was founded by real estate leader Eric Shomof and Samuel Baroux, a renowned European entrepreneur and restaurateur who wanted to bring his passion for food and desserts to the United States. The name was inspired by a real Baroux lama he met on a farm in the south of France, and pays homage to his country of origin. Since its inception in 2017, The Dolly Llama has dominated the LA waffle scene with its own unique take on the Bubble Waffle, Hong Kong’s #1 street food alongside Dolly Llama Shakes and OG Waffles, and aims to prove that not all waffles need syrup. In 2020, The Dolly Llama announced that it was expanding the unique and exciting brand nationally through franchising and has currently sold 40 units in major media markets across the country. The Dolly Llama currently operates locations in Downtown Los Angeles (611 S. Spring St), Koreatown (273 S. Western Ave), Sherman Oaks (14545 Ventura Blvd), and Dallas (2817 Howell St Suite 210). For more information, visit https://www.thedolyllamaus.com/ and for franchise information and opportunities, visit https://thedollylamaus.com/franchise/.
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