Locally Owned Kolache Factory Continues Aggressive Growth Strategy

New Bakery-Café Concept Opens at 7811 S. Main Street

Houston, TX (January 7, 2008) – Kolache Factory announced the opening of the newest of its 34 nationwide locations in central Houston. The new location, at 7811 S. Main Street, at the corner of Main Street & Kirby, features homemade pastries filled with a variety of the finest ingredients, such as meats, cheeses and fruits. All of the kolaches are baked fresh daily in the bakery-café.

Kolache Factory president, John Banks, states, “In times like these, people are turning to Kolache Factory for our high quality low cost products. We have been passionate about providing the highest quality and freshest product for over 25 years. The growth of our business attests to the fact that customers and franchisees around the country recognize why our concept is so original.” Kolache Factory’s products are unique in a variety of ways: from the way they look, the way they taste, to the different fillings that are available and our absolute commitment to freshness.”

Kolache Factory is receiving local and national attention for its concept and product, and was recently named one of the top 50 foodservice bakeries in the United States by Modern Baking magazine. In addition, Franchise Times magazine listed Kolache Factory as one of the top 20 bakery-cafés to watch. For a second year in a row, Kolache Factory was named as one of Houston’s Fast 100 growing companies by the Houston Business Journal.

The freshly baked kolaches served at Kolache Factory are a modern variation of the pastry roll that originated in Eastern Europe centuries ago. Kolache Factory’s logo is representative of the homemade quality and craftsmanship that makes its product so unique.

Kolaches are perfect to eat anytime throughout the day, from breakfast to lunch to an afternoon snack. And because they're self-contained and truly neat to eat, they can be conveniently consumed anywhere – from the car to the office to the baseball field. In today’s fast-paced society, with everyone on the go, kolaches are the ideal choice for a nutritious meal. In addition to serving various types of kolaches, customers can also enjoy gourmet coffees and a variety of traditional pastries such as cinnamon rolls, croissants, strudel niks and other delicious treats.

Kolache Factory was founded in Houston in 1982, is privately owned and operated, and ships its products nationwide. There are currently 20 company-owned and eleven franchise stores in the Houston, TX area, one franchise store in Denver, CO; St. Louis, MO; Overland Park, KS; Beaumont, TX and two in Austin, TX. The corporate office also owns one location in the Indianapolis, IN market. Other franchise stores will soon be opening in various cities around the country. For additional information, visit www.kolachefactory.com.