The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® to Open Stores in Dallas-Fort Worth Beginning September 2012

Dallas, TX– July 31, 2012 — The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, one of California’s premier daily destinations for coffee and tea beverages will open its first Dallas/Fort Worth location in early Fall. The first of several The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf cafes will be located at the Dallas North Tollway & Arapaho and is scheduled to open on September 28, 2012.

Frequented for decades by LA’s elite crowd, including many A-list celebrities, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf brews more than 30 unique coffees and over 20 varieties of teas handpicked from around the globe. North Texans will now experience a superior alternative to the same daily grind.

Additionally, in the 1960s The Coffee Bean developed The Original Ice Blended® one of the café’s most popular drinks. The first of its kind, The Original Ice Blended is a frothy, iced coffee beverage prepared with the highest quality ingredients and offered in multiple flavors such as decadent white or dark chocolate, creamy vanilla and rich hazelnut. Tea lovers will immediately fall for the Iced Tea Lattes, a cool, delicious drink in more than 20 refreshing flavors — a sought after respite from the North Texas heat.

“Since the opening of the first café in 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf has built a legendary following of loyal customers. We are so excited to bring this experience to the many coffee and tea aficionados in the Metroplex,” says Bill Duffy, Chief Operating Officer of Lone Star Bean.

Three years ago Lone Star Bean, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf franchisee for Texas, launched the first Texas The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Austin and was met with wild success, the company recently opened its 8th location in Austin.

The first DFW The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will be in close proximity to another famed California brand, In & Out Burger.

“It’s coincidental that we landed so close to another of California’s most beloved exports but we are thrilled that many of our customers will experience the convenience of visiting our The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf café, along with In & Out Burger,” commented Duffy.

Look for additional The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf locations to open around the Metroplex in the coming months.

About Lone Star Bean

Founded in 2009, Lone Star Bean, currently has eight locations within Austin. Lone Star Bean is the locally owned Texas franchisee of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, the oldest and largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retail business in the United States. Embodying a passion for connecting loyal customers to one another with carefully handcrafted products, the company is known for sourcing and providing the finest ingredients and flavors from around the world. For over 45 years, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® has demonstrated a passion for product innovation epitomized by The Original Ice Blended® beverage. The company currently has more than 800 stores in 22 countries.

To receive ongoing updates regarding The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Texas, including upcoming events and special offers, visit CoffeeBeanTexas.com.

Contact:

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Texas
Kristin Moreno
817.226.4332 ext. 241
http://www.coffeebeantexas.com/

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