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New franchise opens on Marian University campus

August 16, 2011

Fond du Lac, Wis.— The first of its kind, Erbert & Gerbert’s® Bistro is opening on the Marian University Campus. The opening is scheduled for August 26 at Common Grounds Coffeehouse, located in the Todd Wehr Alumni Center.

While E&G Franchise Systems, Inc. has locations in several college communities, this is the franchisor’s first location on a college campus. Erbert & Gerbert’s Bistro will feature Erbert & Gerbert’s unique menu of flavorful sandwiches with their quirky names, an outdoor patio, and the comforts of a coffeehouse with a WIFI system and a computer lab.

The Erbert & Gerbert’s Bistro menu includes traditional favorites such as the Boney Billy and Comet Morehouse from the Classic flavors, Narmer and Girf from the Specialty flavors, and introducing Signature flavors, The Spartan with Peppedew Mustard, Cherrywood Smoked Bacon and Chicken, The Erupter with Buffalo Chicken and Bleu Cheese, just to name a few. Erbert & Gerbert’s Bistro menu also features a flavorful line of soups, chips and desserts. Sandwiches start at a price of $4.49.

“We are excited to bring the Erbert & Gerbert’s Bistro to Marian University in Fond du Lac. With multiple stores in development, we look forward to continuing our expansion. ” said Eric Wolfe, CEO and president of E & G Franchise Systems, Inc. “We welcome everyone to come out and experience the flavor of our sandwich creations. We welcome Marian University to FlavorNation!” Nikki Kramer, General Manager for Sodexo at Marian university comments, “We are very excited about our new partnership with Erbert & Gerbert’s at Marian University. This will offer the community another location to eat healthy meals and another reason to visit the Marian campus.”

The Bistro store is located at Common Grounds Coffeehouse in the Todd Wehr Alumni Center at Marian University in Fond du Lac. Store hours are Monday- Friday 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Erbert & Gerbert’s flavorful menu begins at 10:30 a.m. Weekend hours are 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Founded in 1988 in Eau Claire, Wis., Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop is dedicated to serving better, more flavorful sandwiches than anyone else in the universe. The sandwich shop concept was based on childhood stories told by the founder’s father that centered on two imaginary boys, Erbert and Gerbert Herbert, who experienced adventures throughout space and time, meeting interesting characters along the way. Those 14 characters – including Halleys Comet, Jacob Bluefinger and Comet Morehouse – are now the names of the Erbert & Gerbert’s sandwiches.

Erbert & Gerbert’s restaurant locations span the Midwest – in college towns, urban downtowns and rural centers – from Wisconsin to Minnesota, North Dakota, Colorado and Georgia.

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