BY Deseret News – Vitality Bowls will soon open at 51 S. Main No. 140 in the City Creek Center in Salt Lake City. The Northern California-based restaurant will open its first superfood cafe in Utah this fall, according to a news release. Following this opening, local entrepreneurs Carmela Sannutto and Daniel Fuentas plan to open additional locations in Utah. According to the news release, the cafe specializes in acai bowls, smoothies, fresh juice, salads and paninis. The menu features superfoods including graviola, acerola, organic mangosteen, organic camu camu, organic spirulina, organic aronia, organic moringa, organic maca, bee pollen and more. Visit vitalitybowls.com for more information about the company.
BY the Franchising.com – Leading Superfood Concept Ranked #487 on Prestigious List of Largest United States Franchises
Vitality Bowls announced today that it has been ranked on Franchise Times’ Top 200+ list, the most comprehensive ranking of the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States. The distinguished list is based on Vitality Bowls’ global system sales and number of locations. Vitality Bowls ranks in at #487 on the list and joins the most reputable brands in the nation.
The acknowledgement of being named to this ranking verifies the exceptional growth the company has experienced in the past year. In 2018, the brand generated $23,312,595 in sales and opened 19 locations. Currently, Vitality Bowls has reached 75 locations open throughout the United States with an additional 50+ in development.
“It’s an honor to be recognized on Franchise Times’ Top 200+ list,” said Tara Gilad, founder and owner of Vitality Bowls. “This achievement would not be possible without our incredible team members and franchise partners. We can’t wait to see Vitality Bowls continue to grow in the year ahead.”
Franchise Times uses a combination of companies’ voluntary reports and the most recent franchise disclosure documents to rank the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States. To qualify for the ranking, companies must be a legal United States franchise, with its headquarters based in the United States or at least 10 percent of their total units located in the country. Franchisees must also own at least 15 percent of the company’s total units.
Originating in Northern California, Vitality Bowls has solidified itself as America’s superfood café – combining a dynamic café vibe with a unique collection of menu items containing high nutritional values and extraordinary tastes. The brand specializes in açaí bowls – a thick blend of the Amazon’s antioxidant-rich açaí berry, topped with a variety of superfoods and all items are made to order and prepared in a kitchen designed to avoid cross contact for customers with food allergies. All of the brand’s bowls and smoothies are free of ingredient fillers such as ice, frozen yogurt or artificial preservatives, giving the purest taste possible.
The menu features the widest variety of unique superfoods, including graviola, acerola, mangosteen, camu camu, spirulina, aronia, moringa, maca, bee pollen and more. Guests can choose from a variety of delectable options, such as the Green Bowl (with organic graviola, spirulina and hemp seeds), the Dragon Bowl (featuring organic pitaya, coconut milk and bananas) and the signature Vitality Bowl (with organic açaí, strawberries and honey). Plus, fresh juices, smoothies, soups, panini and salads are available in each café and most locations offer organic cold brew nitrogen-poured coffee and organic kombucha on-tap.
Individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit interested in owning a Vitality Bowls franchise should have the ability to invest $154,100, which includes working capital and a typical franchise fee of $39,500.
BY the Nation’s Restaurant News – Plus new plant-based protein from Carl’s Jr., Fresh& Co., and Qdoba; the latest BJ’s Pizookie; spiced chicken at Cava; Southwestern specialties at Cotton Patch Café, Dat Dog and Quaker Steak & Lube; Buffalo flavors at Cowboy Chicken and Moe’s; lamb at Elevation Burger; Schnitzel at Gott’s; new menus at Houlihan’s and Rosa Mexicano; smaller sandwiches at Jimmy John’s and Subway; Thanksgiving-themed specials at PDQ and TooJay’; pizza at Pie Five and Schlotzsky’s; and pumpkin at Press Waffle, Tropical Smoothie Café and Vitality Bowls.
Pumpkin Bowl or smoothie: pumpkin, açaí blend, almond milk, cinnamon, strawberry and banana, topped with nutmeg and pumpkin seeds, around $7.99-$8.49 for the smoothie and $12.99-$14.49 for the bowl (not actually served in a pumpkin)
Availability: Through Oct. 31
BY the Winter Garden Magazine –
Vitality Bowls, known as America’s number one superfood café, announced today the opening of its café in Ocoee. The brand specializes in açaí bowls – a thick blend of the Amazon’s antioxidant-rich açaí berry, topped with a variety of superfoods – as well as nutrient-packed smoothies, fresh juice, salads and panini. The new franchise location will be the second for Harold and Jackie Gattereau, who opened their first café in Dr. Phillips in 2018.
“We believe in Vitality Bowls’ mission of encouraging everyone to live healthy and active lifestyles,” said Jackie, who has extensive experience in marketing and real estate. “The menu consists of healthful options that are packed with nutrients and flavor. We’re looking forward to increasing Orlando’s accessibility to Vitality Bowls with our second café.”
Slated to open on November 9, the new restaurant will be located at 11050 West Colonial Drive, Suite 50, conveniently situated near the busy intersection of West Colonial Drive and Maguire Road. This restaurant will be the fourth Vitality Bowls café in Florida, joining the more than 135 locations open or in development nationwide.
Originating in Northern California, the last nine years have solidified Vitality Bowls’ status as a pioneer in the industry – combining a dynamic café vibe with a unique collection of menu items containing high nutritional values and extraordinary tastes. Vitality Bowls offers an antioxidant-rich menu, with breakfast, lunch and dinner items made to order for each customer. All açaí bowls and smoothies are prepared without any ingredient fillers like ice, frozen yogurt, or artificial preservatives, providing the purest taste possible.
The menu features the widest variety of unique superfoods, including graviola, acerola, organic mangosteen, organic camu camu, organic spirulina, organic aronia, organic moringa, organic maca, bee pollen and more.
Guests can choose from a variety of delectable options, such as the Green Bowl (with graviola, organic spirulina and organic hemp seeds), the Dragon Bowl (featuring pitaya, coconut milk and bananas) and their signature Vitality Bowl (with organic açaí, strawberries and honey). Plus, fresh juices, smoothies, soups, panini and salads are available in each café.
The eatery will also include a full-service coffee bar with espresso and superfood drinks packed with antioxidant-rich açaí, pitaya and matcha, as well as kombucha and cold brew coffee on-tap.
“Simply put, we created Vitality Bowls to be a place where health-conscious individuals can go for a nutritional meal and enjoy a huge assortment of superfoods not typically found elsewhere,” said Tara Gilad, founder and owner of Vitality Bowls. “We believe that healthy food can be an option for fast casual food and we are excited to have Harold and Jackie on board with this. We look forward to watching them continue to grow their business in the Orlando area and sharing the Vitality Bowls message with the community.”
There are currently more than 140 Vitality Bowls locations open or in development across the United States.
BY Seattle Met – Sally Matiszik, co-owner of Vitality Bowls in Richmond Heights, joins us in the studio to talk about the benefits of adding superfoods to your diet. She owns Vitality Bowls with her husband, Mark and they just celebrated one year in business.
Vitality Bowls is a Nationwide franchise superfood café specializing in acai bowls, smoothies, fresh juice, salads and paninis. Their food is healthy and allergy friendly. There are no fillers (ice, frozen yogurt or artificial preservatives), giving menu items the purest taste possible.