NEWS RELEASES

01 Apr 2010

“Spring is in the crepe”, so come out and try a taste of the season and join Crepe Delicious in supporting Breakfast for Learning this April 29th.

Crepe Delicious is once again partnering with national non-profit organization, Breakfast for Learning, for a great new fundraising initiative. On Friday April 29th, 2011, Crepe Delicious will donate $1 from every crepe sold throughout all their locations to Breakfast for Learning.

Breakfast for Learning is a national non-profit organization dedicated to student nutrition programs, and the healthy development of children and youth. Offering nutrition grants, program support and educational materials, Breakfast for Learning focuses on community-centered programming, delivering breakfast, lunch and snack programs in inclusive and nurturing environments.

Well-nourished students have improved memory, problem solving skills, creative abilities and self-esteem – overall, they perform better in school. Yet in Canada, 31% of elementary and 62% of secondary school students do not eat a healthy breakfast daily. Breakfast for Learning, together with a network of over 30,000 volunteers across the country and generous supporters like Crepe Delicious addresses this need. The organization strives to ensure that every child in Canada attends school well-nourished and ready to learn.

“We are excited to continue our partnership with Crepe Delicious,” says Wendy Wong, President and CEO of Breakfast for Learning. “It is great to get the support from Crepe Delicious. With all the national franchisees participating in this cause we can truly work towards providing a healthy future for our young Canadians.”

Crepe Delicious has found a perfect non-profit organization that compliments what they stand for. Breakfast for Learning is a great initiative that focuses on family and children. “It is important that our future generations are nurtured with healthy food to fuel their bodies and minds”, says founder Oded Yefet. “We believe that giving back to the community is very important in showing our appreciation to our customers.” Crepe Delicious is an advocate of providing nourishing and healthy food to their consumers. Supporting a cause is essential in creating a sustainable economy, and by helping the community Crepe Delicious is able to connect with its consumers.

Don’t forget to also check out all the hot events where you can find Crepe Delicious! Their crepes are more delicious than ever this spring season, with only the freshest locally procured fruits and vegetables. In spirit of Easter, they have a vibrant and flavourful New Featured Crepe of the Month, Spring Ham! Filled with glazed ham, pineapple, lettuce and a sprinkle of cheese, this crepe is sure to give you that taste of Spring.

Founded by entrepreneur and chef Oded Yefet, Crepe Delicious is committed to healthy eating. The company uses only the finest and freshest ingredients to fill its signature crepes. The crepe itself has only 130 calories and 3.5 grams of fat, and it can be filled with endless possibilities of nutritious choices. In order to ensure the highest quality, the company offers only the best locally procured fruits and vegetables, the finest dressings and sauces, and premium lean meats.

With something for everyone, guests can experience Crepe Delicious’ wide range of sweet and savoury crepes. Among the most popular are the ‘Tutti-Fruitti’ made with Nutella, fresh strawberries and bananas and ‘Chicken Caesar’ made with marinated grilled chicken breast, melted mozzarella cheese and fresh veggies. Other favourites include the ‘Viva La Crepe’; and the sweet ‘Strawberry Delight’ for the kids.

img-CrepedeliciousThe demand for healthy food has sparked a growing need for health oriented alternatives in the quick service industry. With aggressive growth plans for 2011, Crepe Delicious expects to double its number of franchises, spreading across Canada. With low overhead and production costs, it offers franchisees a turnkey operation.

Crepe Delicious is Canada’s largest chain specializing in the creation of world-class sweet and savoury crepes. The company is a leader in the trend towards healthier eating.

Breakfast for Learning is working to ensure every child in Canada attends school well-nourished and ready to learn, Breakfast for Learning is a non-profit organization that supports and sustains school-based child nutrition programs through grants, ongoing support, and child nutrition resources and research. Having served over 300 million meals to date, Breakfast for Learning continues to utilize a community development model with over 30,000 volunteers who deliver breakfast, lunch and/or snack programs across the country In 2009-2010, Breakfast for Learning provided funding to 2,368 programs, providing healthy meals and snacks to over 267,000 children and youth.

Crepe Delicious Locations:

Coquitlam Centre (Coquitlam, BC)
Bramalea City Centre (Brampton)
Scarborough Town Centre (Toronto)
Dufferin Mall (Toronto)
Square One (Mississauga)
Sherway Gardens (Mississauga)
Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre (Vaughan)
Upper Canada Mall (Newmarket)
Conestoga Mall (Waterloo)
Mapleview Mall (Burlington)
CrossIron Mills (Calgary)

Crepe Delicious Locations (Seasonal):
Direct Energy Centre (Toronto)
Metro Toronto Convention Centre (Toronto)
CN Tower (Toronto)
International Centre (Mississauga)

Crepe Delicious also operates at Ricoh Coliseum, during Toronto FC and Marlies games.

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