Sarasota, Florida (RestaurantNews.com) Macaroon, the leading French pastry and macaroon franchise in the United States, announced the opening of two new locations in Grand Rapids, MI at 132 Monroe Center Street NW and Somerville, MA at 411 Artisan Way. With prime locations in downtown Grand Rapids and Harvard Square, the new owners of Le Macaron stores are excited to introduce the taste of authentic macarons to their communities.
Owned by Bobbi Jo and William Blanton of Rockford, the Grand Rapids location at 132 Monroe Center Street NW recently opened its doors to customers eager to try macaroons, gourmet chocolates, French gelato, European-style coffees, homemade sweets and other classic French pastries. . Megan McCurdy, general manager of the store, said the growing interest in macaroons was a trend in the United States.
“We are thrilled to be part of the Grand Rapids community and to introduce our macaroons along with other classic French pastries,” said McCurdy.
The Grand Rapids location marks the third in Michigan, joining Le Macaron in Rochester located at 422 S. Main Street and Le Macaron Novi at 27500 Novi Road in Twelve Oaks Shopping Center.
In Boston, the new Le Macaron location in Somerville is the second in New England, joining Wyndham, NH. Franchise owner Debbie Hilton-Creek said the Harvard Square store at 411 Artisan Way is an exciting place to welcome customers with its dining, shopping and entertainment hub.
Since Le Macaron began its franchise in 2012, it has rapidly grown to over 65 locations, making it the number one French pastry and macaron franchise in the United States. Growth continues across the country with 15 additional franchises currently in various stages of development, according to Le Macaron spokesman Greg Guillem.
“It’s a very exciting and busy time for us as more and more people want to learn more about the benefits of owning their own Le Macaron franchise,” he said.
Le Macaron offers diners a taste of Paris, including colorful and chic decor, traditional music and a menu featuring over 20 flavors of macaroons, pastries, gelato, coffee, chocolates, cakes, éclairs, style drinks European and more. Macaroons are also available in seasonal flavors to commemorate holidays and special occasions, and the company also has a thriving catering and corporate gifting business.
“What sets Le Macaron apart from its competitors is that we are a premium brand with authentic macarons prepared daily by our French pastry chefs,” said co-founder Rosalie Guillem. “We have over 15 delicious flavors as well as seasonal flavors to delight customers at all of our locations. We are thrilled to welcome our new franchisees in Grand Rapids and Somerville to the Le Macaron family, and we know they will be successful.
For more information on the Le Macaron French Pastries Franchise Opportunity, please visit http://lemacaronfranchise.com.
About Le Macaron French Pastries
Founded in 2009 by Rosalie Guillem and her daughter Audrey, Le Macaron French Pastries is an elegant French pastry shop that offers its customers the best authentic French macaroons and pastries. Based in Sarasota, Florida, the brand began franchising in 2012 and has since expanded to over 65 locations across the United States. the Top 100 Food and Beverage category by Entrepreneur and ranks 9th in the baked goods category. Le Macaron was recently named to the FranServe 2022 Fran-Tastic 500 list, which recognizes the best franchises in the country. For more information, visit https://lemacaron-us.com.