Seattle’s Best Coffee has opened the first location for its new coffee drive-thru concept in Northlake, Ill., a Chicago suburb.
“Our customers are constantly on-the-go and they tell us that finding great coffee options that fit their busy lifestyles is tough. They’re sacrificing great tasting coffee and food for speed and convenience, and we can put an end to that,” said Jim McDermet, senior vice president and general manager of Seattle’s Best Coffee. “We’ve designed all elements of this concept with a focus on world-class drive-thru service and because of our history as a coffeehouse brand we can also guarantee the highest-quality coffee and food with a smile.”
For the drive-through location, Seattle’s Best has essentially doubled the size of the food and drink menu. For the first time, the brand will offer fresh-baked muffins, cookies and multigrain bars. Breakfast sandwiches are available on either a biscuit or a muffin, and warm pretzel bread stuffed with a choice of either turkey or ham round out hearty lunch options. Snack items include Sour Cream Coffee Cake, individual Caramel Apple Pies and a Cheese Pretzel Danish.
The location will serve as a pilot site for Seattle’s Best, as the brand looks to improve upon its more than 100 existing retail locations and possibly add new ones.