Melting Pot Sets Sights on Alaska Expansion

The fondue chain wants to bring its melted cheese and chocolate specialities to Alaska.
The fondue chain wants to bring its melted cheese and chocolate specialities to Alaska. Image Used with Permission

The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., announced today that it is actively seeking franchisees to bring its interactive dining experience to Anchorage, Alaska, naming the city as a target for future franchise development.

The brand aims to enter Alaska for the first time with the development of an Anchorage location. Anchorage is one of a number of select markets throughout the U.S. where the company is looking to recruit qualified new franchisees. Additional markets for expansion include Charleston, South Carolina; Fresno, California, and New York City as well as Vancouver and Calgary, Canada.

“The Melting Pot concept is backed by 30 years of experience in franchising and nearly 40 years of brand recognition, making this an ideal business opportunity for entrepreneurs,” says Dan Stone, vice president of franchise development for Front Burner Brands. “We look forward to bringing The Melting Pot to the Anchorage market for the very first time and are confident that our one-of-a-kind, polished casual dining experience will be well-received by the community.”

The Melting Pot operates more than 135 restaurants in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and has more than 25 locations in development internationally. The concept is known for offering an assortment of flavorful fondue dishes including a variety of unique entrées served with signature dipping sauces. The menu features a variety of à la carte selections, highlighting customizable options that invite guests to enjoy one, two, three or more courses as they select any combination of individually-priced cheese fondues, salads, entrées, and chocolate fondues. 

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