Dunkin' Donuts IS Coming to California! So Where Will the First Location Be?

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LA Snark pointed out yesterday the news that Dunkin' Donuts, the beloved donuts and coffee chain, is in fact opening in California, and their first location will be at Camp Pendleton.

The item was first published by the Boston Business Journal, who explain they got the intel from a friend's Facebook posting (of course!) and confirmed the news from Camp Pendleton's food service Facebook page (of course!). Here's what they found:

Today, a friend from Massachusetts who lives at Camp Pendleton - his wife is a military doctor - excitedly posted on Facebook that the San Diego country military base would soon be getting a Dunkin’ Donuts.

Lo and behold, the Facebook page for MCCS Camp Pendleton, the food service there, included a job posting that read:

“Want to be a part of the 1st Dunkin’ in CA? Looking to Higher Management positions! Please contact us at firstcupjobs@yahoo.com”

The Camp Pendleton DD could signal the chain's start of a larger franchise foray into California, long-considered by the donut company as being harsh waters to navigate...and dominate. Recently, Dunkin' Donuts declared they were going to work on their total domination of our consumer tastebuds, though, with their eye on taking over from Starbucks as the most ubiquitous coffee-and-treat retail option in the country.