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First Area Café for Growing Michigan-based Franchise Concept


 Findlay, OH., November 16, 2009 – It wasn’t long ago that BIGGBY COFFEE was a single gourmet coffee shop serving East Lansing, Michigan with the area’s only genuine European café experience. Today, BIGGBY COFFEE has more than 100 stores in six states and with a store on the way to Findlay, Ohio December 8th.  The new café, will be located at 2560 Tiffin Avenue and is owned and operated by local resident Angie Gillett.


The Findlay location will be located in the Flag City Station shopping plaza and will encourage the community to experience the BIGGBY COFFEE difference by offering coffee and non-coffee drinks both hot and cold. In addition; the store will offer periodic samplings of signature specialty drinks and decadent food offerings.


Ms. Gillett, a Findlay resident will be opening the new location. “I decided to open a Biggby franchise when I was meeting friends at the various stores in the Toledo area. The staff was friendly, the atmosphere was inviting, the signature drinks were delicious and the product was superior to other local chains” Ms. Gillett said. “I wanted to share this same experience with others in our local area.” Ms. Gillett is excited to be able to provide this same outstanding service and fabulous product line to the Findlay area and is hopeful residents will enjoy it as much as she has. She is thankful for the support and help she has received thus far.


The Findlay location will offer a drive-through, flat screen television, soft seating, free Wi-Fi  and the company’s trademark coffee drinks, brewed coffees, teas and frozen beverages.


The new BIGGBY COFFEE location is open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Sundays.




East Lansing, Mich.-based BIGGBY COFFEE was founded in March 1995 and began franchise operations in 1999.  Today, the Company has 103 stores open and an additional 13 under development across six states including Michigan, Ohio, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Wisconsin.  BIGGBY COFFEE features more than 30 gourmet coffee, fine tea and frozen drink selections in addition to an assortment of pastries and other fine eatables. For more information about BIGGBY COFFEE, visit