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Center provides education and mentorship for quick service restaurant employees in Central New York

June 29, 2017 (Syracuse, NY), –  The Wolak Group, an independent franchisee network that owns and operates more than 95 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Central New York, Maine and New Hampshire, today announced the official opening of The Wolak Group Career Development Center.  A Grand Opening event with business, government and community leaders was held on Thursday, June 29 at 2851 Erie Boulevard in Syracuse, NY. The state-of-the-art training facility was recently constructed to meet the growing needs of today’s workforce.

The Wolak Group Career Development Center was created to educate the public about quick service restaurant opportunities within The Wolak Group.  The Center also serves as an education and mentorship center where current and prospective Dunkin’ Donuts franchised associates of The Wolak Group can discover the career opportunities within the organization.  The Center will focus on enhanced recruitment, training, development, and philanthropic endeavors to ensure The Wolak Group is looked upon as the employer of choice within their geographies.

Many individuals in today’s labor market feel trapped in entry level positions and view the “American Dream” as being out of reach.  There are numerous examples of The Wolak Group associates who started at entry level positions and have earned their way into top management through mentoring and hard work including The Wolak Group founder, Ed Wolak.  He started out as a porter at a Manchester, NH Dunkin’ Donuts and today leads an organization that operates more than 95 quick service restaurants and employs nearly 2000.

“My own experience created my desire to help others on a successful career path in the quick service industry,” said Ed Wolak, founder of The Wolak Group. “I realized that through hard work and my ongoing desire to learn and expand, that I could grow a successful company.  I wanted to provide similar opportunities to others and create an environment for education and growth.  I am extremely proud that The Wolak Group Career Development Center has come to fruition and look towards the next generation of leaders.”

The Wolak Group is committed to ensure that every associate – new and existing – can enjoy a successful and rewarding career with The Wolak Group and provide them with the tools for success.  More information on The Wolak Group Career Development Center can be found at

About The Wolak Group:

Founded in 1975 by Ed Wolak, The Wolak Group is an independent franchisee network that owns and operates over 95 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Maine, New Hampshire and New York. In addition to being an innovative and model Dunkin’ Donuts operator, The Wolak Group also specializes in the acquisition and development of commercial real estate used primarily for its restaurants.

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