Founded in Long Beach, Calif. in 1976, Paradise Bakery & Caf began offering a limited selection of freshly baked cookies and muffins. The company now offers a full line of baked goods, including cookies, brownies, muffins, rolls, quiches, bagels, breads, croissants and cakes. In addition, the restaurant offers a wide range of homemade soups, freshly prepared salads, a complete line of gourmet sandwiches, several combination plates, numerous specialty pastas, a selection of omelet s and waffles and a number of children s meals. The company s cafes are in regional shopping malls, food courts, downtown office building locations, free-standing street locations and airports. Paradise Bakery & Caf maintains its corporate headquarters in Aspen, Colo., and operates more than 50 company-owned or franchised locations in 10states.