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About Us

Based in Atlanta, FOCUS Brands Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 4,500 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and 63 foreign countries under the brand names Carvel®, Cinnabon®, Schlotzsky’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s® Pretzels and McAlister’s Deli®, as well as the franchisor of Seattle’s Best Coffee® on certain military bases and in certain international markets.

VISION – To be the world's best developer of unique limited-service food brands through franchising, licensing and food service operations.

MISSION – Acquire and grow limited-service food brands, build trusting partnerships, create wealth and develop leaders.

PURPOSE – FOCUS on Making People Happy!®

  • Franchise Partners – Improve profitability and brand equity
  • Owners – Grow our brands profitably with integrity
  • Consumers and Communities – Quality products, WoW! Service and community involvement
  • US (Associates) – Create an environment of respect, development, balance and celebration

GUIDING VALUES – We believe that our Guiding Values should form the basis of everything we do. If we build our future while adhering to these Values, our long-term success will be assured. It is the responsibility of every Associate to live these Values every day. We only hire people who personally believe in and live these Values.

  • AIM HIGH - We believe that each person should set personal goals to follow their dreams and we are committed to providing opportunities for people to achieve them.
  • BE THE BEST - We believe in the unlimited potential of every human being and we believe that each of us has the opportunity to be the best we can be.
  • GET RESULTS - We believe that achieving results is the primary reason we come together as a team and we have a relentless commitment to beating last year's results and achieving our long-term goals.
  • DO WHAT'S RIGHT - We believe that all of us have the responsibility to conduct ourselves with integrity and to treat everyone with respect.
  • GO GREEN - We believe that environmental sustainability is a worthy goal and should play a role in all our decision making.
  • HAVE FUN - We believe that life and work are meant to be enjoyed and having fun is part of our success.
  • GIVE BACK - We believe that each of us has the responsibility to help improve our communities and we work hard to make a difference in the lives of people around us.

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Auntie Anne's® Carvel® Cinnabon® McAlister's Deli® Moe's® Schlotzsky's®
FOCUS Brands International

Click here to learn more about the parent company of FOCUS Brands, Roark Capital Group.