Two franchise groups plan to open 11 new Dunkin’ Donuts stores in the New Orleans area.
Alaa and Dhiya Esmail plan to have six of the restaurants with the first opening later this year.
They hope to have the last one open by 2016.
BBC Foods, LLC wants to open its first Dunkin’ Donuts in 2014 with the last one opening in 2018.
World wide there are more than 10,000 Dunkin’ Donuts.