From Illinois Business Journal news services
O’FALLON, Ill. — Ground will be broken Tuesday, April 19, for a new Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop, the first in the Metro East, at 450 Regency Park Drive, just off Interstate 64 and north Green Mount Road.
O’Fallon Mayor Gary Graham, O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce leadership and city officials will participate in the event, which takes place at 11 a.m.
“We are very pleased to enter the Metro East market with the Tim Hortons brand,” said Eric Sigurdson, president of the developer, Show Me Hospitality, LLC. “O’Fallon is an exciting city for Tim Hortons, especially on the vibrant Green Mount Road corridor. The location provides for easy access during the morning commute and accommodates our 24-hour drive-thru nicely.”
The restaurant is the brand’s fifth location in greater St. Louis, featuring Tim Hortons signature always-fresh coffee and baked goods, breakfast sandwiches, and a variety of hand-crafted afternoon sandwich options. For larger occasions, the restaurant also offers catering service with delivery.
“We look forward to serving our premium-blend coffees and signature café menu to Metro East guests starting this summer,” Sigurdson said.
Tim Hortons is one of North America’s largest restaurant chains operating in the quick service segment. Founded as a single location in Canada in 1964, the company offers a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots), specialty teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products. As of Dec. 31, 2015, Tim Hortons had more than 4,400 locations system wide
The local Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shops are owned and operated by Show Me Hospitality LLC, the exclusive area developer for the greater St. Louis area. Show Me Hospitality plans to open several locations throughout the St. Louis region, with service already in place in Maplewood and Downtown with 24-hour full service restaurants with drive thrus, in the Cortex District (Midtown), an Express Cafe in Frontenac, and in the Scottrade Center as official coffee of the St. Louis Blues.
To learn more about Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop in St. Louis and area, visit www.TimHortonsSTL.com or follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@TimHortonsSTL).