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Atlanta-based Tropical Smoothie Cafe will donate 100,000 smoothies to healthcare workers

ATLANTA — Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a national fast-casual concept based in Atlanta announced it would donate 100,000 smoothies nationwide to local healthcare workers and first responders to help support those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“In cafes across the country, the Tropical Smoothie Cafe family is working tirelessly to support our local communities, which are currently facing unprecedented hardship,” said Charles Watson, CEO of Tropical Smoothie Cafe, LLC. “Our safety is dependent upon the selfless, hard work of our local healthcare workers and first responders and we want to help them in any way we can. The 100K smoothie giveaway is a simple, but impactful example of one way we can show our gratitude and bring a smile to their face – one sip at a time.”

Tropical Smoothie Cafe is a national fast-casual cafe concept with more than 830 locations nationwide. The rapidly growing franchise has received numerous accolades including rankings in QSR’s Best Franchise Deals, Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 and Forbes’ Best Franchises, as well as Franchise Times’ Top 200+.

In 2019, the brand was recognized amongst Fast Casual’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers, Nation’s Restaurant News’ Top 200 and Top 10 Fastest Growing Chains, Franchise Times Fast and Serious, as well as being chosen as NRAEF’s Restaurant Neighbor Award Winner.