CANTON, MA — Friday, June 5th is National Donut Day and Dunkin’ Donuts will commemorate the holiday by offering guests a free donut* of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage. The offer is good all day on June 5th at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide. Additionally, Dunkin’ Donuts is helping guests all around the world celebrate the joy of donuts, making this special offer available in its restaurants across the globe.
National Donut Day was originally established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. The holiday is traditionally celebrated on the first Friday of June. According to Jeff Miller, Executive Chef and Vice President, Product Innovation at Dunkin’ Brands, “Donuts have a special place in our country’s history and culture, creating moments of delight, lifting spirits and bringing people together at work and at home. We are proud to celebrate this timeless favorite on National Donut Day with our loyal guests by once again offering a free donut with the purchase of any beverage, and pleased to share this offer with all of our donut fans all around the world.”
Dunkin’ Donuts has been serving guests signature donuts for 65 years. As the #1 retailer of donuts in America, the company sells 2.8 billion donuts and MUNCHKINS® donut hole treats annually worldwide. Within the United States, Dunkin’ Donuts offers more than 70 varieties of donuts, including beloved flavors such as Boston Kreme, Glazed, Chocolate Glazed Cake and Chocolate Frosted. Additionally, some Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants also feature regional favorites like the Sour Cream Donut in Chicago, and the Peanut Stick in upstate New York.
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* Excludes Croissant Donuts and Cheesecake Squares
CANTON, MA — This summer, there’s a cool new way the cookie crumbles for Dunkin’ Donuts guests. The brand has introduced a new food and beverage lineup featuring the classic flavors of OREO® and Chips Ahoy!®, available through summer at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide.
Beginning today, Dunkin’ Donuts is giving guests a sweet new summer twist with:
- Cookie Flavored Iced Coffees: Iced Coffee featuring the flavors of beloved OREO® or Chips Ahoy!® cookies.
- OREO® and Chips Ahoy!® Coolatta® Frozen Beverages: Cookie flavored Coolatta frozen beverages made with real cookie mix-ins in every sip. The new Chips Ahoy! ® Coolatta joins returning favorite, OREO® Coolatta.
- Chips Ahoy!® Crème Donut: A yeast shell filled with cookie dough flavored buttercreme, frosted with chocolate icing and dipped in crumbled Chips Ahoy!® cookies.
- Chips Ahoy!® Crunch Donut: A yeast ring frosted with chocolate icing and dipped in crumbled Chips Ahoy!® cookies.
To celebrate these new beverages and treats, Dunkin’ Donuts is also giving fans the chance to win fun prizes by “dunkin’” a virtual OREO® or Chips Ahoy!® cookie with the Dunkin’ Donuts “Cookie Dunk Instant Win Game.”Beginning today and running through July 15, anyone can log onto CookieDunkGame.com online or via their mobile device, once per day, to play the cookie-themed game. Participants can drop an OREO® or Chips Ahoy!® cookie into a slot, and depending on where it falls, instantly win a $3 or $5 mGift, a JetBlue travel certificate, or entries into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes for four JetBlue travel certificates and a year’s worth of Dunkin’ Donuts Iced Coffee.
For additional terms and conditions related to the Dunkin’ Donuts “Cookie Dunk Instant Win Game,” please visit CookieDunkGame.com. No purchase necessary, must be 18+ to enter. Void where prohibited. Dunkin’ Donuts is the exclusive coffee provider of JetBlue, with Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and tea served onboard all domestic JetBlue flights.
Additionally, throughout the hot summer months of June and July, a special Dunkin’ Donuts sampling vehicle will be helping select cities cool off with the new OREO® and Chips Ahoy!® Flavored Iced Coffee and Coolatta beverages. Guests at each event will also be able to play a life-size “Cookie Dunk Instant Win Game” for the chance to win additional prizes. The tour will visit Hartford, New York City, Providence, Portland, Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Albany.
“Our brand has differentiated itself by offering innovative new varieties of food and beverages, and we believe that the fun and delight people associate with both Dunkin’ Donuts treats and the beloved flavors of OREO® and Chips Ahoy!® make for a combination that is absolutely perfect for summer,” said Jeff Miller, Dunkin’ Brands’ Executive Chef and Vice President of Product Innovation. “We are proud of the opportunity to partner with OREO® and Chips Ahoy!® to bring to our guests the flavors of these classic cookies in such cool and exciting new ways.”
(The above were press releases from Dunkin Donuts.)