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Cinnabon announces third Qld bakery, proving that three is never a crowd

Cinnabon is rolling into the Gold Coast to open its third permanent Queensland bakery at Robina Town Centre. The beloved American brand will open the new Cinnabon bakery in the heart of Robina’s busiest shopping centre THIS Saturday (November 28, 2020 from 9am). 

After successful openings at Toombul and Westfield Garden City, as well as in-demand weekly pop-up stores around the state, a third bakery was a fait accompli for QSR Food Group, especially on the Gold Coast where pop-up stores have been warmly welcomed and locals have been vocal in demanding a permanent store! 

“It’s fantastic to finally be in a position to open another bakery after COVID waylaid many of our plans for 2020,” said Cinnabon Australia Franchisor, and QSR Foods Director, Richa Goyal. 

“We’re so grateful for the amazing support our customers continued to give us throughout this challenging year, especially as it has allowed us to keep on all of our hardworking staff,”

As shopping centres shut around the state and foot traffic disappeared the business was forced to pivot by introducing a delivery model to ensure they could keep the brand alive and staff employed. Cinnabon now delivers to around 900 suburbs in South East Queensland.

Despite the COVID-related set-backs they faced, Cinnabon has quickly surpassed milestones most brands can only hope for in their first year of business. In February, the Westfield Garden City store achieved the Highest Worldwide Opening Day Sales Record in the history of the franchise, and August saw it whip up the sale of its millionth Cinnamon Roll in Queensland in just over 8 months. 

While the rest of the state eagerly awaits their own Cinnabon store, QSR Food Group has promised that pop-up stores will continue around Queensland, and the opening of new permanent stores is on the horizon. It was announced just last week that Melbournians will get their first Cinnabon bakery in time for Valentine’s Day 2021, at Westfield Southland.

Lucky Gold Coast locals and holiday-makers can get their hands on the world’s best Cinnamon Rolls from THIS Saturday at 9.00am. Cinnabon is located in The Kitchens dining precinct opposite The Bavarian.Put the date in your calendar and get your hands on a freshly baked Cinnabon. Along with the three beloved original flavours of Classic Cinnamon, Chocobon and Pecanbon, Robina will be serving up other favourites such as Choco Hazelnut, Caramel Apple, Strawberry, Milkylicious, and Blueberry Crumble.