Chestnut Land Company was started in 1994 and has grown to be the largest domestic franchise partner of Auntie Anne's Soft Pretzels. CLC is also a newly found franchise partner of Carvel Ice Cream, the nation's first retail ice cream franchise. We are headquartered in Boardman, Ohio, but extend our business throughout the Midwest and along the East Coast. With 92 locations in 16 states, we occupy some of the country's most prestigious indoor and outdoor malls, shopping venues, and outlet centers. We are recognized industry leaders who pride ourselves on providing memorable experiences. Accept our invitation to tour our site or visit a location near you to discover how we stay at the top of the game in delivering exceptional food, beverage, and customer experience.

HistoryCompany History

As we continue to grow, we never forget where and how it all started. Learn our story!

Our Fearless LeaderOur Fearless Leader

Meet Ed, the man responsible for this awesome company.


Pretzels, Stix, or Nuggets? No matter what you're craving, find the nearest location to you and join us for a fresh Auntie Anne's Soft Pretzel.

Our StaffCorporate Team

Meet our All-Star Team!

Latest News

New Openings

Auntie Annes Dolphin Mall, FL: 4/16
Auntie Annes Great Lakes Crossing, MI: 5/16
Auntie Annes Tanger Outlets Columbus, OH: 6/16
Auntie Annes Hilton Head II Tanger Outlets, SC: 8/16
Auntie Annes Dolphin Mall II, FL: 8/16
Auntie Annes Franklin Park Mall, OH: 11/16
Auntie Annes Tanger Outlets Daytona, FL: 11/16
Auntie Annes Greenwood Park, IN: 11/16
Auntie Annes Cumberland Mall, GA: 11/16
Auntie Annes Greenville Mall, NC: 8/17

Coming Soon!

Auntie Annes Rentschler Field, CT: 2017
Auntie Annes The Outlets at Springfield, IL: 2017


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