Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchises, has hired John Bifone as its new Vice President of Operations. With over 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry, Bifone previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Calabee’s, Inc. dba, a multi-unit franchise company comprised of Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill and Millie’s Restaurant & Bakery concept across Southern California. In this role, Bifone will lead multiple operational initiatives critical to Juice It Up!’s national growth strategy.
“The addition of John highlights our commitment to assembling the best leadership team in the booming raw juice and smoothie franchise,” said Frank Easterbrook, Juice It Up! CEO. “We’re confident John will add a heightened level of operational efficiency to our proven business model for guest satisfaction and franchisee success. This is a very exciting time for Juice It Up! and I look forward to what we can accomplish together.”
This year alone, Juice It Up! has been included in Franchise Times’ Next 300 Franchise Chains list for the third year in a row, was named a 2017 “Best for Vets” Franchise by Military Times and ranked #270 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2017 Annual Franchise 500® List.
“I’m honored to join the Juice It Up! leadership team where my goal is to strengthen the guest experience while exploring operational improvements intended to increase profitability amongst our franchise partners,” said Bifone. “I am so impressed with Juice It Up! and its ability to evolve while remaining true to its core promise of providing products that support the healthy, active lifestyles of its guests.”
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