Dunkin' Donuts will be hosting an informational Franchising Seminar on Tuesday, September 15 at the Birmingham Business Alliance from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to discuss franchise opportunities available in Birmingham, Alabama. Interested candidates can RSVP at franchisingevents.dunkinbrands.com or contact Tarji Carter, Franchising Manager at Tarji.Carter@dunkinbrands.com to learn more.

The company is recruiting franchisees to develop an estimated 10 new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout Birmingham and the surrounding areas including Anniston, Cullman, Huntsville, Gadsden, Oxford and Talladega. In addition, a number of existing operating restaurants may be available for purchase. Currently, there are 23 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants operating in Alabama.

As one of the fastest growing quick service (QSR) brands based on unit growth, the company continues to strategically expand in contiguous markets around the country with a long-term goal of having more than 17,000 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the United States alone. To help fuel growth in Alabama, special development incentives are available which include reduced royalty fees for three years and up to $5,000 in local store marketing support for timely openings.

"Dunkin' Donuts is looking for qualified candidates with foodservice, operations and real estate experience to join our team and grow the brand in Birmingham and the surrounding areas," said Grant Benson, CFE, vice president of global franchising and business development, Dunkin' Brands. "By joining our team, franchisees become part of a nationally established brand that has been in existence for 65 years, has 95 percent brand recognition in the U.S., a multi-million dollar advertising fund, world-class training and ongoing support, among many other benefits."

In an effort to keep the brand fresh and competitive, Dunkin' Donuts offers flexible concepts for any real estate format including free-standing restaurants, end caps, in-line sites, gas and convenience, travel plazas, universities, as well as other retail environments.