Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, along with food service operator Sodexo, have opened a milestone multi-brand restaurant at the US House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. The restaurant, located in the Longworth House Office Building, officially opened its doors on April 4. The celebration featured a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Dunkin' Brands CEO Nigel Travis, senior vice president Scott Murphy, executive chef Jeff Miller and local dignitaries.
The restaurant, which includes a Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins under one roof, will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The menu features Dunkin' Donuts items that can be enjoyed all day, including coffee and lattes, espresso-based beverages, sandwiches, donuts and other bakery goods.
The restaurant will also feature items customized with flavors adapted to suit local taste preferences, such as the Cherry Blossom and Capitals Craze Donuts. The multi-brand restaurant is approximately 350 square feet and employs approximately eight crew members.
Sodexo is the Dunkin' Donuts franchisee at the U.S. House of Representatives. The multi-brand restaurant at the U.S. House of Representatives marks the 198 Dunkin' Donuts and 64 Baskin-Robbins in Washington D.C.
"We are pleased to serve the hard-working people of Washington, D.C. and the U.S. House of Representatives and hope that this location will become a popular destination and everyday routine for employees, staff and visitors," said David Scanlan, CEO Government, North America, Sodexo. "The Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins multi-brand location is the perfect addition to our food program at the House of Representatives, and early excitement around its high-quality coffee, snacks and ice cream treats indicate that staffers, Members and visitors to the Capitol campus will welcome our newest arrival."