Krispy Kreme has big plans for the Big Apple.
The company announced Monday that it will open the “first-of-its-kind flagship” in Times Square in early 2020, a location expected to serve more guests annually than any other location around the world.
“In the most iconic city in the world, the Krispy Kreme Times Square Flagship will showcase our brand on the global stage and inspire customer wonder,” Michael Tattersfield, Krispy Kreme CEO and president, said in a statement. “We love making awesome doughnuts – and New Yorkers deserve hot and fresh doughnuts!”
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The 4,500-square-foot shop at Broadway and 48th Street will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and have stadium-style seating inside the world’s largest Krispy Kreme doughnut box.
It also will feature the world’s largest Hot Light, which signals that hot, fresh doughnuts are available.
The restaurant will showcase doughnut-making process featuring a glaze waterfall and have an outside walk-up window and “grab-and-go” counter.
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