"Smoothies With A Purpose" --- That's the goal of Smoothie King. From cleaner blending of its more-than-50 smoothies to its "Healthy Rewards" program, this company aims "to be an integral part of every health and fitness journey." Now, they'll come to you. Yes, they deliver.
About Smoothie King
Founded in 1973 by Steve Kuhnau, Smoothie King is the place for smoothies. They sell a variety of fruit-, veggie-, nut- and protein drinks in their more than 800 locations on three continents. From Coffee High Protein - Pumpkin to Banana Berry Treat, there's a smoothie for you.
Steve Kuhnau, the founder of Smoothie King, had chronic food allergies. The blends he created solved his suffering. In 1989, Smoothie King opened the first juice bar franchise in the United States in New Orleans, Louisiana.
In 2003, the company ventured outside of the U.S. and built on other continents. In 2012, new leadership. Wan Kim was designated to lead and continue "Steve's legacy and passion for the Smoothie King mission as a healthy alternative for all." In 2014, the logo changed - to signify the company's purpose. It is a red crown with three points.
According to the company, the "points of the crown are actually three people, representing a sense of community. To the right, the third person also extends a hand for others to join. Finally, the “i” in king pays homage to the original logo with a crown point as its dot."
Also, in 2014, the Smoothie King Center, the home arena for the New Orleans Pelicans basketball team, opened in New Orleans.
Take a Break Blends
Smoothies and More
Sports beverages, enhancers, supplements, snacks and other sports nutrition products are also sold.
What Is In (Or Is Not In) The Smoothies
Commitment To Cleaner Blending
By December 2018, all stores will blend with no added sugar.
Smoothie King would like to reward its customers for aspiring to be healthy. You can earn points eOach time you make a purchase at their store. These points can then be used to get free or discounted smoothies.
Each $10 you spend earns 1,000 points. This equates to a $1 off healthy reward. You can use the healthy reward immediately or keep saving up to get more points --- up to 7,000 points, or $7 off.
Smoothie King In the Community
This company does its part to better society. Here are a few of their projects:
"Big Blocks for a Big Cause"
For every shot the New Orleans Pelicans basketball team blocks at the Smoothie King Center, Smoothie King will donate to Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). Challenged Athletes Foundation is a non-profit organization that helps "people with physical challenges live actively and play competitively."
The company is partnering with Challenged Athletes Foundation because of its belief that "active living increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life - three ingredients for a thriving purpose."
"A Make-A-Wish Come True"
Smoothie King and some Abita Springs, Louisiana residents sent Berkeley on a dream vacation. Who's Berkeley? A 16-year-old bone cancer survivor and softball athlete who helps her community be more active and healthy. When this company heard about Berkeley, they decided to reward her.
"Stronger Together: NOLA Day of Service"
On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Smoothie King partnered with Youth Rebuilding New Orleans, a volunteer organization that rebuilds blighted, distressed, foreclosed and flood-damaged homes, to help during that citywide day of service."
How To Get Smoothie King Delivered To You
Through Grubhub, primarily. (Some other websites also deliver for Smoothie King.)
These are the cities where Grubhub will deliver Smoothie King to you:
- New Jersey
- North Carolina
Delivery hours vary depending on your closest Smoothie King; however, usual Grubhub delivery hours are from 11am to close Monday through Sunday.
Fees For Delivery
According to Grubhub, delivery fees start at $2.99, and "are based on distance between you and the Smoothie King location from which you are ordering your smoothie. There is no extra per-person charge, no phone order fee, nor any other hidden or unnecessary fees. Please don't forget to tip your smoothie chauffeur."
Grubhub takes Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.
Frequently Asked Questions About Delivery:
Q) Can I customize menu items when I order online from Smoothie King?
IIt depends on the food. Some menu items come with a certain set of customization options. If you have a food request that isn't listed, you can always make note of it in the "Special instructions" field.
Q) Will my hot (or cold) food be the right temperature when I get it?
Restaurants package items to maintain temperature, quality and freshness and to ensure delivery orders hold up during trips to customers. We have plenty of drivers to get our food delivery orders out on time—so your food is always arrives fresh, delicious and served at the correct temperature.
Q) Does it cost extra to get food delivery . . .?
Some restaurant chains and locations set an order minimum for food delivery. Others don't. The same applies to service fees—they vary from chain to chain. For more info about your food costs, check the menu.
Q) Are online menu prices the same as in-house prices . . . near me?
Yes. Food menu prices at the restaurant are identical to the prices you'll find ordering on Grubhub.com."
Your favorite smoothie delivered to your door? Sounds like a plan. Visit Grubhub.com. If you're in one of the cities where Grubhub delivers Smoothie King, enter your address to find the closest Smoothie King store to you. Select your "grub" from the Smoothie King menu, pay, check out and wait for your delicious --- and healthy --- smoothie to arrive.