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ALLEN PARK, MI, March 3, 2015 – Allen Park residents are helping BIGGBY® COFFEE celebrate the Grand Opening of the city’s second BIGGBY® location!! New owner/operator Hussein Safawi is excited about opening his first store and looks forward to “Building a community relationship and having a fun, joyful atmosphere for the customers and the employees.” Safawi said. Right down the street from the World’s Largest Model Tire you can find the newest Allen Park BIGGBY® on the northeast corner of Southfield Road and Allen Road.


People have been buzzing about BIGGBY® COFFEE since it was named the number 7 Food Franchise to own by Franchise Business Review. When asked Hussein said “We decided to open a BIGGBY location because we were impressed with the fast growth of the franchise, as well as the unique selection of drinks—both coffee and non-coffee—BIGGBY has to offer.”


BIGGBY® loves to B Involved in the community. Safawi has been a huge advocate for education and has been very involved in the local schools through volunteerism. He hopes to translate that personal drive for education to his store. “We want to continue this tradition by offering special incentives for students to encourage excellent academic work.” Safawi said.


Roll on over to the corner of Southfield Road and Allen Road and grab your favorite BIGGBY® beverage, Monday through Saturday 6:00 am to 9:00 pm and Sunday 7:00 am to 9:00 pm. Don’t know what to try? No worries!! Hussein recommends a Teddy Bear or a Pomaberry Crème Freeze!


About BIGGBY® COFFEE East Lansing, Mich.-based BIGGBY® COFFEE was started with a single store on March 15, 1995. One year later, and on the cusp of opening a second location, Bob Fish and his business partner Michael McFall, on a handshake and $3,000, decided to franchise the concept. BIGGBY® COFFEE’s core values of B happy, have fun, make friends, love people and drink great coffee help coffee-lovers and the coffee-curious alike benefit from a less pretentious and fun approach to the standard gourmet café paradigm. Besides connoisseur-worthy drinks with pronounceable names like Teddy Bear and Caramel Marvel, BIGGBY® baristas provide a unique experience focused on brightening their customer’s day. The “Big ‘B’” on the orange background caught on, and today BIGGBY® COFFEE has 240 cafes open or under contract across nine states including: Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Florida and Texas.