Tropical Smoothie Café is coming to Lake City

QSR Management Group, owner of multiple Tropical Smoothie Cafés, is opening the very first Tropical Smoothie Café in the Lake City area. On Friday, June 2, QSR Management Group will be holding an open interview day to fill the jobs at the new location. Job seekers are invited to come to the café at 2786 W. US Highway 90, Suite 101, Lake City, FL 32055, between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.


“We will be interviewing for all positions at the new café and we may be doing some on-the-spot hiring,” said Nick Crouch, president of QSR Management Group and franchise owner of the new Tropical Smoothie Café location. “We are searching for fun, energetic and enthusiastic people for our Lake City team. We encourage everyone to come out, meet us and apply.”
Crouch said he is very excited to bring the healthy food and smoothie options to the area and is looking forward to meeting some great new employees to welcome to the QSR Management Group family. The new location is expected to open near the end of June.

About Tropical Smoothie Café North Florida

Tropical Smoothie Café North Florida is a business cooperative of franchise owners on the First Coast. There are 20 cafes currently in the cooperative. The stores are in Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Fleming Island, Middleburg, Orange Park, Yulee, St. Augustine and Palm Coast. For more information, visit


About Tropical Smoothie Café

Founded in 1997, Tropical Smoothie Café is a fast-casual restaurant concept inspiring healthy lifestyles across the country, with more than 547 locations nationwide. With snack and meal options for any time of day, Tropical Smoothie Café serves smoothies, salads, wraps, sandwiches, and flatbreads. The rapidly growing franchise has received numerous accolades including being ranked on Entrepreneur’s 2016 Franchise 500, 2016 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers and Shakers, Franchise Times’ Top 200+ and Nation’s Restaurant News’ 2016 Top 200.Tropical Smoothie Café is seeking qualified franchisees to expand throughout the United States in markets such as Miami, Philadelphia, Boston, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Atlanta, Columbus, and Charlotte, among others. For more information, visit