On the company's website, Riverside County is listed among 10 California counties in which the business wants to open:
- Alpine county
- Inyo county
- Lassen county
- Los Angeles county
- Mono county
- Orange county
- Riverside county
- San Bernardino county
- San Diego county
- Ventura county
The state's other 48 counties are listed under the "future" category.
"Specifically, the company is recruiting multi-unit franchisees for Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, Ventura and Orange counties and expects restaurants in these markets will begin to open in 2015. The company is also interested in identifying qualified food service operators for a wide range of non-traditional venues including colleges and universities, casinos, military bases, supermarkets, airports and travel centers," stated the release.
Chief Executive Officer, Dunkin' Brands and President, Dunkin' Donuts U.S. Nigel Travis said, "Expansion to California has always been part of our plan to grow Dunkin' Donuts' presence in the U.S."
In order to open a Dunkin' Donuts franchise, the company says you need to have the right experience, be passionate-- and have a minimum of $250,000 in liquid assets and a $500,000 minimum net worth per restaurant.
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