David Glista just opened the first Famous Toastery west of the Mississippi. The new location in Fort Collins held a grand opening last Friday, September 8 to celebrate its introduction to the state. Glista and his wife recently relocated from New Hampshire to Fort Collins with no set plans in place, but on the drive to Colorado, the pair met another couple who happened to be Famous Toastery franchisees, sparking an interest in the better breakfast brand.
CEO & Founder Robert Maynard told The Coloradoan he initially expressed doubts about expanding the North Carolina-based brand so far West. "You have your goals and blueprint of what you want to do but when you see people who are exceptional, you make the exception. David is an exceptionally talented gentleman. He will be an exceptional operator."
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