Watch out, Kripsy Kreme.
Dunkin' Donuts, announced Tuesday that it plans to expand to Southern California with a long-term goal of having more than 15,000 restaurants in the U.S.
Specifically, the company is recruiting multi-unit franchisees for Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Ventura and Orange counties and expects restaurants in these markets will begin to open in 2015," stated a press release. "The company is also interested in identifying qualified food service operators for a wide range of non-traditional venues including colleges and universities, casinos, military bases, supermarkets, airports and travel centers."
CEO Nigel Travis said the company has always planned to expand to California.