SOCIAL MEDIA | Staff Reporter, Australia

Guzman y Gomez opens second store in Japan; Ferguson Plarre to give away lifetime supply of birthday cakes; The Coffee Club Telethon Ball tickets now available

Find out what QSRs have been up to on social media this week.


Royal Copenhagen unveiled its special of the month, the RCB Chocolate Bomb, a milk chocolate sphere served with rich brownie chunks, fresh strawberries & freshly made natural vanilla ice cream, all topped off with warm, homemade salted caramel sauce.

Gelato Messina unveiled its Frackuccino gelato flavour by the Bondi Hipsters, milk choc gelato layered with salted caramel and honeycomb gelato with coffee soaked biscuits.

Sushi Train unveiled its new Ramen Winter Warmer, Japanese Noodle in soy sauce based soup.

The Coffee Club unveiled its new Hot Chocolate Classic Float and Hot Mocha Classic Float. The brand have also begun selling tickets to its TCC Telethon Ball, one of the largest and most vibrant charity balls in Queensland. The theme for this year’s gala will be a “Night in New York.” The Coffee Club Telethon Ball is presented alongside the Channel Nine Telethon live broadcast and guests will share in the star-studded entertainment line-up. The two events work towards one big goal – to raise vital funds for the Children's Hospital Foundation to help sick kids laugh and smile, get better and go home sooner. More information can be found at www.tcctelethonball.com.au

Yogurtland unveiled five new sauces: Nutella, Chocolate Magic Shell, Mango Sauce, Raspberry Sauce, White Chocolate Sauce. For a limited time in participating stores only.

Paleo Cafe brought back its Acai Bowls to its menu. In three Flavors: Charcoal Acai Bowl, Acai, Activated Charcoal, Mango and Apple Juice topped with Granola, Raspberries and Mango; Apple Juice Acai Bowl, Acai, Banana and Fresh Apple Juice topped with Granola, Raspberries and a choice of Mango, Blueberries, Strawberry, Passion fruit; and Almond Milk Acai Bowl, Acai, Banana and Almond Milk topped with Granola, Raspberries and a choice of Mango, Blueberries, Strawberry, Passion fruit.

Oporto asked its customers what flavour of ice cream they would like to see in stores.

Ribs and Rumps invited its customers to try its Meat Challenge. 1KG Man 'O' War Rump + 1KG Mixed Juicy Ribs + 1/2KG Fries. Customers who beat the challenge will appear on the brand’s 'Champs not Chumps Virtual Wall' and a steak knife.

Starbucks opened the doors to its Westfield Parramatta store and gave away a “special surprise” to its first 250 customers.

Outback Steakhouse announced that it will be opening its next steakhouse at Pacific Fair on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Opening Date mid-December, 2016.

Guzman y Gomez announced that it has launced its second taqueria in Japan. GYG Ikspiari is located at the gateway to Tokyo Disney Resort.


The Cheesecake Shop gave away $100 worth of vouchers as part of a weekly competition.

Eagle Boys Pizza offered customers a deal of Cheap Eats or Classics pizzas plus a Garlic Bread from just $10, using the code 'Hot' to redeem.

The Coffee Club is giving its customers the chance to win $10 TCC Cash Cards on Facebook.

The Pancake Parlour is offering special deals to its Pokemon Go-playing customers.

Boost Juice is giving customers the chance to win double passes to the adult animated comedy “Sausage Party” on Facebook. Entries close 23:59AEST 07/08/2016. Only valid within Australia. Must be 15yrs & over.

Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses is giving customers the chance to win a Birthday Cake every year for the rest of their lives through an online contest.

Michel's Patisserie posted an offer on Facebook: Buy one lunch and get a second lunch half price at Michel's Patisserie and Café Mascot.

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