Franchisee, Kris Chung held her new Baskin-Robbins store’s Grand Opening Saturday.
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“We opened on the 17th of July,” Chung said. “We’re very excited because Baskin-Robbins was here three years ago and we’re happy to bring it back.”
The Grand Opening began at 12 p.m. and ended at 4 p.m. at 26582 Bouquet Canyon Road in Saugus.
The community welcomed us and was very gracious,” she said “I had people coming up to me and thanking me for bringing Baskin-Robbins back.“
The parking lot was full of Santa Clarita residents with ice cream in their hands, paint on their faces, and balloons in their free hand. The line for ice cream went out the door.
“I wanted to give back and put on this celebration for the community who opened their arms for us.” Chung said.
“We have 31 cent ice cream all day. We rolled out the pink carpet, the pink tent, Valencia High cheer is here, ice cream costumes and DJ-A lot going on from 12-4.” she said. “We got the prize wheel where you can win free ice cream cones, $5 off cake and buy one get one free coupons.”
This Baskin-Robbins is offering more than 35 flavors.
“We’re expecting 1,000 people and we’ve only had 150 in the first hour,” said Raffi Gasparyan, operations manager for Baskin-Robbins. “Kris is making donations to the Valencia High cheer and the Farm Baseball Organization.”
Kelsey Lien, last years winner of “Create Baskin’s Next Favorite Flavor Contest,” made an appearance. Her creation is called “Nutty Cream Cheese Brownie” and is available at this Baskin-Robbins location.
“A lot of people missed Baskin-Robbins and we’re happy to open one in this community.” Chung said.
For more details including hours and location, contact the store at 661-297-2131.
Baskin-Robbins is the largest chain of ice cream with more than 2,800 locations in the U.S. and more than 5,800 international locations. They have served more than 1,000 flavors since being founded in 1945 by two brothers-in-law.
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Source: Santa Clarita News