From City Search - ryan44
Best Bagel I Ever Ate. Not since the 1960s and beyond have I tasted a bagel of this quality. Great bagels were a thing of the past before Just Bagels created their master-piece in the Bronx. I love a good salted bagel fresh from the oven with butter or cream cheese better than just about anything in the whole world, along with a good cup of coffee or a glass of cold milk. These guys nailed the creation of their masterpiece bagel and i thank them from the bottom of my stomach. My life is once again worth living, I have something to look forward to every morning. Thank You Just bagels...
Date: April 4, 2013, 4:57:53 AM EDT
Subject: How long do the bagels last frozen?
I was fortunate enough to be able to try your plain bagel when I was traveling through NY last month. It was delicious.
I own a small cafe (7 Leaves Cafe) here in Southern California and would like to know if there's a local distributor here in the area where I can purchase your bagels. If not, if I were to order your bagels in large quantities, how long do they last frozen? Do they loose their deliciousness after a certain time?
You wouldn't happen to offer samples would you? I've only had the chance to try the plain, but would love to try your other varieties. If you can point me to a place here in Southern California who carries your bagel, that would be great as well.
Thank you so much for your time. Looking forward to hearing from you.
Best Regards, Denny
From: gail Sent: Monday, March 18, 2013 11:42 AM To: email@example.com Subject: Bagels
Good Morning Andy:
I love love Just Bagels and was so sad yesterday when I went over to the New York Diner to get my normal 2 dozen bagels and they were closed! I get a dozen poppy and a dozen asiago every week to 10 days. The owner suggested getting them frozen as they are already made, and that way I just pop them in the oven for a few minutes and they taste so fresh and like they were just made!! I just got off the phone with the Manager and they appear to be having problems, so we have to hope they reopen soon.
Just to let you know, I have started quite a few people on to your bagels. My sister just moved here to Orlando and she went with me last week to get herself a dozen, and
was also so dissapointed yesterday when we drove over to get more and they were closed. I was at my nail salon a few weeks ago talking about New York products with
someone who just moved here and was looking for a good New York bagel. I sent her over to the New York Diner, and she too is now hooked!
I will be heading over to Publix later this afternoon for some items, and will talk to my manager there about ordering them for their frozen food section, what a great idea!!
I will explain to him I don't want a bagel that I have to scrap out the inside of all the dough in order to put it in the toaster, which is what their frozen bagels are like, and
what most of the bagel places in town sell. You have to believe the great taste is due to that New York water, and if a buyer sampled one they would see for themselves.
I will also check out that location you gave me to get my bagel fix, it has now been 3 days and I need a Just Bagel, my lox and cream cheese is waiting.
Thank you, any other location ideas about where to buy them here, just let me know.
Orlando, Fl 32822
From: "andrew russo" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: February 18, 2013, 6:04:47 PM EST
To: "Cliff" <email@example.com>
JUST BAGELS honored at the Performance Foodservice-Dover foodshow! Just Bagels…most ENERGETIC booth at the PFG Dover annual foodshow event, January 2012
From: Nancy Engelberg
Date: February 16, 2013, 4:29:09 PM EST
Subject: bagels in TN
My husband got 6 of your bagels as a get well gift. HE LOVES THEM! I thought about ordering some for him but the shipping is so expensive. Can we purchase your bagels near Memphis, Tennessee? Thank you, Nancy Engelberg 4784 Fleetview Ave. Memphis, TN
Date: January 29, 2013, 7:10:23 AM EST
Subject: International Delivery
I was thrilled to find your bagels at Lotte Mart in Incheon, South Korea today. I picked up 6 packs, and my freezer is full. I haven't had a real bagel since my last visit home to NYC, last summer. The thing is that a lot of the time, when expats find a product that we love, it's discontinued or not restocked for months on end. Such is the life of an expat in Asia.
I checked your website, but after plugging in my shipping address (Korea was an option, so I was excited,) it said that you wouldn't ship here. I was just curious if it would be possible, and, if so, how much shipping would be for, say, 6 packs. I won't need them for a while yet, but, in case Lotte Mart (or any of the Lotte Marts in the near vicinity) don't have any, I'd like an option that's better than the crappy Costco bagels or <
If it isn't possible, or the shipping cost is prohibitive, of course I'd understand, but it can't hurt to try.
Date: January 26, 2013, 8:10:54 AM EST
Subject: Still enjoying them in St. Louis
Thanks to u guys I have the best bagels in the St. Louis area!
Date: January 22, 2013, 5:15:29 PM EST
Subject: New Customer
We are a new customer of yours and we are excited about your products. Our company name is eM-Ka Ventures, but we operate a coffee house called Arabica Coffee House in Chesterland, Ohio. Our distributor is InstantWhip in Stow, Ohio.
We had been buying our bagels from Sam's Club. They were Harlan Bakery. However, they stopped baking them and only recently started again after the unions shut down Hostess. In our search for a replacement, InstantWhip said your bagels were fantastic. We bought a few at a local market and agreed and immediately placed our first order.
We have been thinking about expanding our bagel offerings because customers have said there is no where in our town to get bagels. We do bagels, and make breakfast sandwiches with them. We do platters for teacher groups, etc... We'd like to do more cream cheeses than just plain, even offer our lunch sandwiches on bagels.
The reason for my email is to see if you have any type of marketing materials to offer such as posters, signs, papers for wrapping bagels, bags, etc... Obviously New York City Style bagels are famous and we'd like to take advantage of it.
If you have anything, or even some suggestions, please let me know. We look forward to working with your products.
From: John Underwood
Date: January 19, 2013, 1:47:41 PM EST
Subject: Purchase bagels locally
I live in Olathe, Kansas, just south west of Kansas City. We had some multi grain with raisen bagels at a Barnes and Noble store up by the airport.
As you probably always hear, they are wonderful. Not gummy like other bagels.
I am interested in buying them locally, are they in grocery stores, for instance Hy Vee, available at COSCO or Sams Club? I hate to order them
all the way from NY. I will if necessary.
Thank you for your assistance,
Thank you so much for that great email!
It is comments like that that really make it worthwhile.
On Jan 6, 2013, at 8:53 AM, Mike
> cliff just wanted to tell you those were the best bagels ive ever had its sad that everybody cuts back to make money i live outside baltimore and am now housebound but there were a couple of places i went to get real bagels but now its bagel bread it is refreshing that you take the time to make a bagel that is so good thank you so much i will order again mike
From: "Kaz. Inagaki
Date: December 23, 2012, 9:41:05 AM EST
To: "john costello " <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Merry Christmas
Thank you John,
Yes, we both are having good experience. It is the real that your bagels taste so good. We will have smash hit in Japan in 2013.
I can see mails to me both on PC in office and my note PC. So this address is fine.
My daughter passes the exam of an art collage. I am in the outskirts of Tokyo tonight to rent an apartment for her with my family. We will visit a Costco whole sale tomorrow. They bring things looks like bagels. But they are fake, I know.
With my best regards,
Busco Foods Inc.
From: Heather Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 10:04 AM To: email@example.com Subject: Multigrain bagel
I have a simple question that I hope you can answer : ] I'm a huge fan of the multigrain bagel at Starbucks, so I went to nearly every grocery store in my area here in Dallas, and couldn't find a single thing like it. Is it true that you guys are the folks who supply Starbucks' multigrain bagels?
Thank you, and happy holidays!
Date: December 9, 2012, 8:41:37 PM EST
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Subject: Where to buy
We just found out about your bagels when we went out for breakfast last weekend. Boy, what a treat! We haven't had such a good bagel since moving to Florida from NY in 1982. Can you please advise if any grocery stores in the Orlando area sell your bagels? I had heard that Whole Foods sells them - is that true? If so, does the Whole Foods in Winter Park, FL carry them? Thanks very much.
Date: December 10, 2012, 2:24:16 AM EST
Subject: Bagels please
My name is Shaun I live in Derry NH and can't find your delicious bagels any were. Could you tell me were to go I'm in Nh Thank you Shaun
Date: December 3, 2012, 11:06:05 PM EST
I had a turkey sandwich on your energy bagel and
I am addicted to them. I know I can order them online but is there anywhere in the Jersey Shore that sells them?
Date: November 6, 2012, 5:47:13 PM EST
To: Dominique <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 'Cliff Nordquist' <email@example.com>
Subject: RE: Ordered bagels at 10 am today
Thank you so much for your prompt reply and the good news. I was concerned that perhaps you had problems related to the Superstorm (Sandy). Glad to hear you are up and running. It’s impossible to get a good bagel in southern Georgia without importing them and I’m very grateful to have found Just Bagels. I moved here from Philly and now I only have to miss good pizza, good chinese food and good Italian rolls. My bagels are taken care of, thanks to you!!
From: Durnin, Ellen D. Sent: Monday, October 22, 2012 3:08 PM To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'; 'email@example.com' Subject: follow up to SCSU Outstanding Alumni Awards
Dear Cliff and Jimmy,
Please allow me to extend my congratulations as well on your receipt of SCSU’s Outstanding Alumni Awards for 2012 from President Papazian. I truly enjoyed hearing about your stories and your journeys to the successful careers you enjoy today.
Gregg suggested that I reach out to you to share my enthusiasm about Just Bagels, and to extend an invitation for you to join us to share your story with Business students and faculty members. You can be an inspiration for our undergraduate and graduate students who are looking for role models and guidance as they move into their careers post-SCSU. Additionally, Gregg and I would love to take a trip to Just Bagels to see what you do and how you make it happen each day.
Please let me know if you would be interested in connecting with our Business School; I’d love to give you a tour of our new B School building when you are in Connecticut. I look forward to hearing from you. Again, congratulations!
Ellen D. Durnin, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Business
Southern Connecticut State University
Date: October 16, 2012, 9:00:14 AM EDT
To: "Cliff Nordquist
Subject: Thank you
I will be sending a formal letter of thank you on the Tourism letterhead, however, I did want to reach out to you to express my deepest gratitude for the role you played in helping us make the Tour de Bronx such a great success.
I will also share with you that the cyclists were raving about the bagels. Some even commented that they were the best they’ve tasted in a long time.
Again, thank you so much and I look forward to working with you again in the future.
Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 3:08 PM
Subject: In Philadelphia area
I first had your bagels when vacationing in Aruba and was excited to
discover they were made in NY. They were the best I have had in many years.
However I can't seem to find them in the Philadelphia area. I have tried
various Whole Food stores to no avail. So, are your bagels sold in this
area and if so where can I purchase them? I live in zip code 19053.
Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2012 3:22 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org
I want to order some from you, but I can't place an order for at least 2 weeks. I will get back to you on it.
You have the best bagels I have tasted. I have tried a number of different bagels here and there, but yours are by far the best. Will get back to you.
From: Alexandre Marx
Date: August 3, 2012 6:12:42 AM EDT
Subject: belgium ?
just bagels are just delicious. mazel tov!
but btw do you happen to have a distributor or a selling place here in belgium or alternatively in france ? (I'm a french expat living in brussels)
I understand you do not delivering to belgium, do you ?
cheers from sunny brussels
Date: July 11, 2012 10:22:19 PM EDT
I recently received a bag of Bialys as a gift that came from you. They were so good and tasty I would like to know how I would go about ordering some bialys from you? Can you send me some information on ordering bialys. I went on your site but do not see any info on bialys.
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 1:02 PM
I stumbled upon your website after it was suggested to me by a Starbucks employee that your multigrain bagel was the one being sold in Starbucks stores and I was wondering if there was any truth behind this? My friend and I love the bagels and Starbucks always sells out so quickly so we were wondering if there were any other Northern California locations where the bagels are sold? Or do suggest we order them online? A response would be appreciated!
Date: June 19, 2012 9:47:26 AM EDT
To: Cliff Nordquist <email@example.com>
Cc: Charles E Contreras <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Stores in the city
Good Morning Cliff,
Many thanks for this info! I'll definitely be spending my week searching those stores. There's a Garden of Eden near my office and another right in Hoboken so I will be sure to try at both of those before venturing to Whole Foods. They truly are delicious bagels and it takes A LOT to get me to eat a whole bagel... The fact they're all I've been thinking of this week... I'm excited to find them.
All my best,
Sent: Monday, June 18, 2012 2:17 PM
Subject: Stores in the city
I just had one of your bagels for the first time this weekend while staying with friends in Staten Island. I must say they are the absolute best I have ever had! I live in Hoboken, NJ and work in Manhattan so I was wondering if you have any of your bagels in stores in the area so that I may pick them up there rather than ordering online or taking the subway to your location.
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2012 12:07 PM
To: andrew russo
Subject: RE: THANKS & LET'S KEEP GROWING!
I had never tried your bagel before and took an everything bagel sleeve home and I must tell you- it is the best bagel I’ve ever had. The bite and flavor are fantastic. My husband loved them too, we had them every morning for breakfast this weekend. Thank you!! I will definitely be pushing this line to my customers!!
See you at the Food Show!
Date: April 13, 2012 9:58:23 AM EDT
To: 'Cliff Nordquist'
Subject: RE: Multigrain Bagel at Starbucks
They are fabulous. Is there a retailer in Southern California where I can buy them?
From: Steve Sent: Friday, April 13, 2012 12:42 PM To: email@example.com Subject: Bagels
I really appreciate the product that you give to me when I'm there. I'm half Jewish (and half Italian, a great combination!!) and I've been eating bagles for more than 50 years. You can imagine that I've had quite a few really good ones, and a whole lot of really bad product that only resembles the look, but taste like s---.
I generally prefer bagels with a crisp/crunchy light brown crust and a fluffy inside. Yours are not so crisp on the outside, but the tremendous flavor that your bagels have is completely over the top and is overwhelmingly superior. That also makes them easier to eat with nothing on (like butter, jelly, cream cheese), especially on the day they are baked. On day two, I prefer to toast them.
Everyone with whom I have shared your bagels is also very enthusiastic about them. When I left your office, I visited my computer/IT guy and gave him a few. He whipped out the Asiago-poppy one, took a bite, rolled his eyes, and was raving about the taste. I ate three of them the day I did the service while on the way home.
How's that for consumer feedback???!!
It is always good to see you and work for you. Have a good weekend. -- Steve
Date: March 26, 2012 1:42:31 PM EDT
I was recently in St. Thomas and had lunch at a little café and had one of your bagels. It was yummy! I asked the store person where the bagels were from and she told me “Just Bagels” in NY. Do you sell your product in Florida and if so, could you please let me know where?
Many thanks and have a great day,
Date: March 9, 2012 8:54:36 AM EST
Subject: Where can I get your bagels in Austin Texas?
I was lucky enough to buy Just Bagels here in Austin recently, although I can't remember where I got them! I thought it was at Whole Foods, but I can't find them there now. They are amazing bagels, and I want more! Could you let me know if there are any stores in Austin selling your bagels?
From: Agent Pink Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 3:40 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Fort Worth bagels
I just had one of your bagels from a food closeout store in Fort Worth, TX - it was the only one in the store. I'd love to buy more and assume if this is down here, they must be sold somewhere in Fort Worth but I've never seen them. Do you know where I can find them in stores down here?
Date: February 15, 2012 8:17:28 AM EST
Subject: Available in Wilmington, NC?
We fell in love with Just Bagels on a recent trip to St Thomas and I was wondering if they are available anywhere in Wilmington, NC? We'll be getting a Whole Foods in the Spring - do most of their stores carry them?
Date: January 10, 2012 6:49:43 PM EST
To: Cliff Nordquist <email@example.com>
Subject: RE: Where can I buy?
Thank you for responding. I discovered your awesome bagels @ Starbucks. From what you and John, your sales manager have indicated, the only retails outlets nearby are Starbucks and Barnes and Noble. John also mentioned Sysco but, to my knowledge, they sell only to restaurants or school districts not individuals. So that leaves me online purchases, which works fine. Since you’re in the “bagel capitol” of the world (New York J) and I’m in California, how long would an order take to ship that distance to one mere mortal of a person who thinks you have the best bagels on the planet?
Date: January 5, 2012 9:27:49 AM EST
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
Subject: Bagel locations in Columbus Ohio
I love your bagels and have been buying them for the last few years from
Whole Foods. They recently switched vendors and I was wondering where you
sell your bagels in Columbus Ohio?
From: LINDA Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2012 4:53 AM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject:
My name is Linda. I live in Daly City ,CA the Barnes and Nobles near me had sold your multigrain bagels just closed down. I would like to know where else your bagels are sold here in the bay area or if I can purchase these particular ones on-line. I appreciate any information you can provide. Thank you and Happy New Year.
From: K Hackett
Sent: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 12:09 PM
Well, our surprise was an unqualified success! My husband will open his presents when he gets home from work tonight, but I thought that it would be best to give him your bagels this morning before he had breakfast. He wasn't expecting this at all, and he was just delighted. I told him why I'd left the box intact, and he was really impressed with your personal attention. Then he opened the box & found that you'd put in that nice birthday greeting - complete with bow! Over & above, Dominique, over & above :)
Of course, he immediately sliced one & toasted it. It was pronounced a genuine treat! I know he'll never again be happy just getting by with the bagels he can get here in McAlester ;]
Thanks again for everything. You can be sure that we'll both highly recommend "Just Bagels"!
From: Jason Liburdi
Sent: Friday, July 22, 2011 10:57 AM
To: Just Bagels
Cc: 'Mike Short'
Subject: FW: Ride with review-BRIEF!
We appreciate your feedback and support! Thanks again for coming up and talking to our team. As you know, the product has received rave reviews from our sales staff and I’ve overheard several reps talking about targets for this line. Looking forward to a prosperous partnership…
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2011 1:24 PM
Subject: Talofa from American Samoa!
Talofa Lava (hello!) from American Samoa. It is 6 am here, and I am enjoying one of your delicious Everything bagels for breakfast... it is such a treat! Your bagels just started to appear at our local Cost U Less (which is part of Costco -- in the islands) and it was a great surprise to see them. I thought you'd like to know that Just Bagels are now a big hit in the South Pacific!
Though not a native New Yorker, my mom is, so I have been raised with a bagel in my hand from the time I started teething. I can honestly say that your bagels are by far, the best bagels EVER! Thank you for your brilliant flavors, and that great chewy/crispy dough -- Nothing compares to Just Bagels.
I am thinking about opening a bagel shop here and would like to sell your bagels exclusively. I will keep you posted if it works out. Until then.... keep on boilin' those bagels... and fa'afetai tele lava (thank you very much) from Samoa.
Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2011 3:10 PM
To: 'andrew russo'
I just had to tell you….
how much fun you make the job. You are there at every food show, busting your butt with a smile upon your face and jokes ripping out of your mouth!! All kidding aside, no other manufacturer works as hard as you do. As your broker rep, we are responsible for setting up and breaking down, ordering the samples, hauling the oven and getting the accoutrements (cream cheese). But you Andy, you set up with your burlap table cloth, dropping your seeds all over. You heave that oven onto the table and even bring your own oven mitts, your own latex gloves!! You bake and give samples…it’s your booth, your show, you know the customers…you are out there selling, bringing them in and showing them, what a true New York bagel is.
There isn’t a manufacturer that I would rather work with and look forward to working with, not because you do it, but because you have so much passion for it. Every time, you teach me something new; and that passion rubs off onto me!!
Thanks Andy for always being you and making the dreaded food show so much more fun!
Date: May 26, 2011 8:51:04 AM EDT
Subject: Re: Chicago NRA Show
I enjoyed meeting you guys at the Chicago NRA Show. Do you have a distributor in the Chicago area I can open an account with and start placing orders? Your Asiago Cheese bagels are the best I've ever tasted and I would like to serve these to my customers.
Papa Joe's Catering
Sent: Monday, May 23, 2011 2:50 PM To: andrew russo Subject: Re: YO
I was.......they just showed up! People are loving them. I tell all the guests we ship our bagels in from NY and they laugh and make comments like "i'm a bagel snob" and I will let you know if they are good. They all love them. You have a phenomenal product, but I am sure you already know that.
We will probably be ordering more in the next few weeks. Do I contact you or....?
Hope your well and let me know when your coming top PR. You are always welcome and you can always come down with Lynn and stay at the hotel as my guests.
Say hi to Lynn as well.
Acacia Boutique Hotel-Director of Guest Services
Niche Restaurant-Operations Manager
Condado/San Juan, Puerto Rico
From: Dolores Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 2:11 PM To: email@example.com Subject: Your Bagels in Canada
Hello, I love your multigrain bagel which is sold at Canadian Starbucks outlets. I am wondering if there is any place in Canada outside of Starbucks that sells your products or can I order them online and have them shipped to Canada. Thanks, Dolores
Date: May 9, 2011 6:54:46 AM EDT
Thanks so much for taking the time to show us "Just Bagels". We enjoyed our tour and meeting with you. All of us left with a sense of pride that we will be selling your products.
As we move forward I will keep Andy and you in the loop. Thanks for arranging our ride into the city. We had wonderful time this weekend.
Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011 3:44 PM
To: 'andrew russo'
In speaking with Vickie Kiwi at Sysco Miami it was stated that for a new line she is extremely happy with the movement of Just Bagels. She is very pleased with the response not only from the Sysco team but their customers as well. It is a line that works well in a number of venues including Health Care, Hotels and Universities. Sysco is proud to partner with Just Bagels and looks forward to a bright future together.
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 2:20 PM
Subject: BAGELS - RADISSON CELEBRATION
I just wanted to put in a word about a customer call I made today with Andy Russo from Just Bagels. In 10 minutes I learned more about bagels than I ever knew. The end result was a placement of at least 8 new line items, a merchandising rack for the C-Store, and the removal of the Bagel King from servicing the property. The Chef will begin ordering the Just Bagel items on his next delivery.
Andy was great and he made the selling easy.
Susan Lange from Illinoi
Date: January 21, 2011 8:20:33 PM EST
I am trying to find the ingredient list for your bagels. I am very interested in buying your bagels since they seem to be the best around but I do want to see the full ingredient list, on each type of bagel due to allergy concerns. If you have a link or file with this information I would greatly appreciate it if you would send it to me.
Date: January 21, 2011
These are by far the best tasting bagels I ever had. A friend told me about them, I always complained about not being able to find a good bagel for many years now. He ordered some for me as a gift, and what a great gift it was.
I'm originally from New York and grew up on real old fashion bagels in the 50s and 60s. These are even better than the ones I had way back then.
Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 11:05 AM
Subject: What happened?
I went to get my usual stack of frozen Just Bagels from the nearby Starbucks, and they informed me they are switching to another provider. I didn't know there WAS another provider....Just Bagels are THE BEST, and anything else Starbucks carries will be THE LESS.
My question is, where may I buy your bagels, I like a frozen stack or two to keep at home, and more if company is coming. Starbucks' manager always obliged me with whatever order I gave him.
I know you also make Ray's Bagels, but no one in Columbus OH carries them, to my knowledge.
Any help you can give me will be a very big help.
wish I could order the bagels and sticks directly from you, but know you can't bother with individual orders.
Thanks, and all best wishes to you and your great bagel company!
Date: March 9, 2010 10:57:35 AM EST
Subject: FW: Blackstone Coffee Co.
Guys, check out this guy's review below . . . I also received call backs and requests for samples from Rice Epicurean Markets in Houston and Dorothy Lane Markets in Ohio. We'll see what happens. -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 10:42 AM To: john costello Subject: RE: Blackstone Coffee Co.
John, The bagels were amazing. You are the clear winner. I had tried samples from A&S and H&H. A&S were totally unprofessional and the bagels were not that good. H&H great operation but the taste and texture were not what we are looking for. Your bagels were the consumate NY bagel flavor profile. Nice and crispy outside with a chewy center. I am definately going with your products. Your customer service has been far ahead of everyone else also. You actually followed up and were very quick to respond to my requests. What other Bialy flavors do you have besides onion? Would it be possible to get some samples of bagel stix and your pumpernickle bagels? We need to get our menu nailed down for submission to the health dept and need to finalize our product mix. Thanks Don Merritt Blackstone Coffee Co
Date: March 6, 2010 12:49:32 PM EST
Subject: Ditribution in Chicago
You guys should so consider possibly distributing your products in the Chicagoland area through a store like Trader Joes. I am in love with your Multigrain/Energy bagels and am sure that they would sell well.
Do you have any stores in Chicago that sell our bagels?
Date: March 1, 2010 4:36:09 PM EST
Subject: Re: multigrain bagels
It's me, again. Just checking to ask if I can assume my delicious multigrain bagels are not sold in my area. My son bought a locally made multigrain bagel and it was good, but too salty, and tasted very much like a pretzel. Interesting, but it didn't fill me up and leave me wonderfully satisfied like your bagel does. Hoping Just Bagels will be sold around here soon.
On Feb 19, 2010, at 7:21 AM, themerrywidow1 wrote:
Are your packages of multigrain bagels available in my area? My son buys one for me whenever he goes to Starbucks and sometimes they are gone before he gets there. These are the best! And for some reason, I have found them to be good for my blood glucose levels when one bagel is eaten with a banana each morning. My doctor told me I shouldn't eat bagels, for a variety of reasons, (I am overweight) but I like that my blood sugar is good and I feel full after such a breakfast.
Stores in my area and within a 20 mile radius include Ralphs, Vons, Pavilions, Trader Joes, Mother's, and Albertsons, plus a few other specialty markets frequented by my son. Please tell me that someplace here carries your wonderful product.
Date: February 20, 2010 6:56:02 AM EST
Subject: Just Bagels are simply the best!!!!
Good morning from Sunny Puerto Rico!!!!!
I am sending you this note because I am simply in love with your bagels.
I have been researching and trying to figure out if there is someone (besides Starbucks) selling them here but unfortunately there is not.
I wanted to purchase several packs online but it seems like you do not ship outside the NY area.
I was wondering if you could do an exception and mail them to me via Priority Mail. I assume full responsibility if they do not reach me fresh or on time. Shipping to PR is the same as within any other US State.
I am interested in purchasing four (4) bags of the 6 pack Multi-grain Energy bagels.
Looking forward to hearing from you soon,
Sent: Friday, February 05, 2010 12:20 PM
To: Just Bagels
t was a pleasure talking with you on the phone.
After visiting our children in New York and tasting your bagels, sesame bagels in particular, my ability to enjoy anyone else's bagel is ruined.
Please add my name to your "product wanted list" so that hopefully at some time, I will be able to purchase, or order your bagels to be delivered where I live.
Thanks you for your kindness on the telephone.
Date: January 27, 2010 6:40:16 PM EST
My husband and I are looking for the multi grain bagels from Starbucks and I think Barnes and Nobles... they are fantastic. They told us they were from Balford Farms in NY, yet they are in NJ... you are in NY If you are the correct place... how could we by these bagels? We live in Bethlehem PA and work in Newark NJ Thanks, Lyndda
Sent: Monday, January 04, 2010 11:48 AM
Subject: multigrain bagel
Can I buy the starbucks multigrain bagels from you directly?
Please let me know if this is possible. They are excellent and I can’t keep paying for these at starbucks.
Sent: Sunday, November 08, 2009 8:44 AM
Subject: THE BEST BAGELS EVER
Thank you for the bagels you sent. I honestly can tell you they are the best bagels ever. Our plans to open a Bagel and Deli shop in early 2010 are still in the works and your bagels will be the only bagels we sell.
Thanks again and if all goes as planned I will contact you again next year.
Tom and Brandy
Sent: Thursday, October 01, 2009 9:57 AM
Subject: Just bagels
Just wanted to drop you a note, thanking you for your product. They are the best frozen bagels I have found and at a reasonable cos
Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 7:31 PM
Subject: Re: bagels of course : )
Twice now since I have finished the bagels you so generously sent me I've been to Starbucks on George Washington Highway in the Lincoln Mall Plaza in Lincoln, Rhode Island and they've been sold out. I've given up. I asked and one of the employees said they only put out 6. SIX bagels in a coffee shop? SIX of the most delicious bagels on earth...in a coffee shop???....they're probably gone before I wake up! I don't get it.
I'm sorry but your bagels are worthy of a heck a lot more than that. I understand that Starbucks doesn't want to end up tossing them but we're talking about PHENOMENAL bagels here.
Cliff.....I'm probably as passionate about eating your multigrain bagels as you are making them! They're delicious! Not too salty...not too sweet....juuuuuuuuuuuuuust right!
Your life is too short to live another day without a multigrain Just Bagel friend,
Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 2009 8:07 PM
I TRIED YOUR BAGELS AT THE ORLANDO FOOD SHOW. THEY WERE FANTASTIC. MY HUSBAND AND I MOVED HERE FROM STATEN ISLAND AND HAVE LONGED FOR GOOD BAGELS. I WOULD LOVE TO PURCHASE THEM. DO YOU HAVE ANY LOCAL DISTRIBUTORS OR DO YOU SHIP THEM. I'D BE GLAD TO BUY A BOX OF 48. WISH I HAD BOUGHT SOME FROM YOU WHEN I WAS I ORLANDO. THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP.
Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 11:28 AM
Subject: Fw: bagels of course : )
HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELP MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! I am having multigrain bagel withdrawals! I've already been to the second Starbucks today hoping to find a multigrain bagel....I would have accepted a morsel but again....they were sold out . I will gladly pay you Tuesday for some multigrain bagels today (I can only hope you know or remember the Popeye Show or you'll think I'm really crazy).
PLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAS E let me buy some. I know you're working on the ability to sell them online but in the meantime I'm suffering (a little dramatic ehhhh). Sell me some............send me some..............but I NEEEEEEEEEEEEEED some.
Your overly dramatic justbageloholic friend,
Date: Sun Aug 30, 2009 10:31 am
Size: 798 bytes
To: Hi! I am from Puerto Rico and I try the Multigrain Bagel at Starbucks and they are awsome!!!! trying to find out the brand I finnally get to you. Can I buy online from you? how can i do that??? Thanks, Yazmin Deynes-Exclusa
Re: bagels of course : )
Date: Sat Aug 8, 2009 9:36 amSize: 4K
Hi Cliff, I am sitting here this glorious Saturday morning eating one of the multigrain energy bagels you sent me and I savoring every single bite! Within the past 1-1/2 years I've lost 40 pounds the hard way.....through changing my diet and by going to the gym. I've got 20 pounds left to go and WILL do it. The beautiful part about eating this bagel....I DON'T FEEL GUILTY!!!!! I have incorporated it into my eating plan. I toast 1/2 (sometimes whole), put peanut butter on it, drink a large glass of water, go to the gym and feel great! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE start selling these bagels online soon. I only have a couple bagels left and really don't want to drive around town looking for them at Starbucks especially when I already know they'll most likely be sold out : ( I think if you market them as energy bagels or even make some in the form of a bar or rectangular shaped bagel (very appealing to women as they may not want to eat the entire bagel)....you would attract an even larger market and could make $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$. They're absolutely delicious! Food for thought : )
Your justbageloholic friend,Bonnie
Sent: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 11:15 AM
I am interested in purchasing a dozen bagels, how can I do this? I have
experienced the multi-grain bagels from Starbucks and have been mesmerized
ever since my first bite!!
From: "Ginger Subj: Ordering bagels Date: Fri Jul 31, 2009 3:43 pm Size: 811 bytes To: firstname.lastname@example.org Hi, Can just the average person like me order your bagels? If so, please tell me how to do so! Thanks, Ginger Newbold
Subj: Re: bagels of course : )
Date: Sun Aug 30, 2009 11:35 pm Size: 19K
Hi Cliff, I just read the email from Jonathan telling me that you are sending me a dozen bagels..........THANK YOU SOOOOOOOO MUCH! I have visions of multigrain bagels in my head. I CAN'T WAIT! to toast one. I am truly a justbagelaholic! Not only do you make the best bagels on the planet butyou also have THE BEST customer service I've ever had the pleasure to come in contact with. I hope you meant it when you said I could come to NY because I'm feeling a trip in my future Again, thank you very much! Sincerely, Bonnie
Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 11:56 AM
Subject: Re: bagels of course
My sister in law and her husband live in CT. They went the NYC for weekend and brought a couple back.
In the meantime, I looked over your website and read the testimonials to discover they are sold at Starbucks and Borders.
I went to Starbucks.....none left.....I went to a second Starbucks....1 left. I grabbed it and asked how many they put per day...they said 6. 6!!!!!!!!! WHY only 6. If there are 6 justbageloholics like me.....I'll be driving around searching for my multigrain bagel!
Please tell me you sell them elsewhere....a place that I can stock up. We eat bagels for breakfast everyday and believe it not....the ONLY other frozen bagels we purchase are Ray's Sesame bagels!
I hope you can help me....I have a feeling I'm never going to be satisfied with another bagel after tasting that little piece of heaven.
From: Bonnie Sent:
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 8:33 AM
To: email@example.com Subject: bagels of course
I recently had the most DELICIOUS bagel I ever had in my LIFE!!! and found out it was made by Just Bagels.
Please, please, please sell me some packages of bagels. I would purchase as many as I need to....6 packages, 10 packages. We eat bagels every day and I would freeze them.
That multi-grain bagel was so darn good.....if you don't sell on line I believe you're missing out on a HUGE market. HUGE $$$$ missed. Internet buying is what people do. I'd buy them as holiday gifts for EVERYBODY!
Please sell me your bagels.....please take my money! In this economy how many people are begging somebody to take their money
Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2009 9:06 AM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Multigrain bagel ingredients
I enjoy your multigrain bagels at Starbucks. Could you let me know what the ingredients are? I'd like to know just how much whole grain is in the product versus refined grain. Thank you. David and Chevy
Subj: Bagels in Michigan
Date: Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:08 pm
Size: 179 bytes
Hi there. I live in Michigan and wonder how I might be able to get
your bagels. They are awesome.
Can you tell me how I can order them, or get them in state?
Date: Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:02 pm
Thank you for your quick response. Can you tell me if there are any stores
in The Bronx that sell Just Bagels? I have always enjoyed them and would like to start
buying them again.
Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 1:07 PM
Subject: LOVE your Bagels!!
We discovered your bagels while on two recent trips to St. John in the US Virgin Islands.
We first tried them this past December and then turned some more friends onto them last week during our most recent trip.
I figure if I can buy these awesome bagels on a small island in the Caribbean I surely can find them here in Northern Virginia.
Can you tell me if Safeway, Wegmans or Giant Food carry your bagels here in Northern Virginia?
I LOVE them and will ONLY buy your bagels from now on if I can find them. They are crispy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside. WONDERFUL!!
Thanks for your help… had to have a croissant this morning for breakfast.. just wasn’t the same.. (sigh!)
Subj: Re: Bagels
Date: Tue Jun 9, 2009 9:48 pm Size: 1K
thanks for your quick response. I am heading out to Stop and Shop tomorrow morning. Does Starbucks sell them frozen or as their own bagel with---? I would like to be able to buy them fresh- Any chance of finding them? On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 9:34 PM, wrote: Pearl, your best bet is to buy them at stop & shop. They are in the freezer next to Lenders called Rays NY bagels. We also sell to Starbucks & Barnes & Noble.
Sent: Wednesday, June 03, 2009 10:06 AM
Subject: Re: Tracking # for Blueberry Bagel Samples
Jonathan & Cliff -
FABULOUS bagels! My favorite has always been blueberry and yours, WOW, are absolutely wonderful! I opened the box, the smell..... I opened the bag and quickly cut into one to have everyone on staff sample one (I ate 1/2 of one & Bob ate a whole one). I actually had to lick the blueberry off my fingers! They ALL agreed they taste like BLUEBERRY! What did I expect though? I grew up in Ohio and we grew some wonderful blueberries and I only imagine NY is the same.
Bob is currently on his way to our customer with bagels in hand, along with some cream cheese samples I put together. Bob had actually purchased some of the blueberry from some of our local competition (Einstein Bagels & Panera) and agreed that yours blows theirs out of the water! (pun intended. water bagels. ;)
Also, can you confirm the minimum order? Is it possible to get less than 3 pallets? We keep our freezer at 0, will this be an optimal temp? What are the baking instructions for par-baked, 5 min @ 450-500?
Thank you again for all of your help! I will let you know when I know what their decision is.
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 10:01 AM
Subject: Sellers in Washington, DC I was wondering if you have any distributors that sell to the public in Washington, DC? I discovered your multi-grain bagels at a local café and love them. However, I’d like to buy some for my family at home. I’d even be willing to buy them in bulk and freeze them until I use them. Thanks! Stephanie Willis Operations Coordinator, Standards and Operations Division
Subj: Re: Bagels Date:
Thu May 14, 2009 5:16 pm
Size: 3K To: email@example.com
Cliff, Many Thanks. After we all reviewed your letter, I was dispatched last night to the local Barnes & Nobel to get a few plain bagels for a test samplings. And I am happy to report that our grandson did not have any health issues when he ate the bagel, just wanted to know why I didn't get a cinnamon raisin bagel for him. Thanks for making our morning very rewarding. John Coghlan
From: Alvin Bronstein
Date: Sun Apr 19, 2009 6:09 pm Size: 370 bytes To: "firstname.lastname@example.org"
Cliff I had the pleasure to experience a Just Bagel multigrain in the red carpet club in Denver. What a great surprise. It was wonderful. I would like to order some for my house. Is this possible to ship FedEx etc. Is there a minimum number required? I live in Denver. You make a great product. Sincerely Al Bronstein Denver, CO
From DanielTo: email@example.com
Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 12:50 PM
Subject: Expanding delivery area to Clayton N.C.
I've recently moved to N.C. from N.J. and I would like to introduce my friends and possible business partners to your products. I've tried several of your products while I was in N.J. and what is being offered down here in N.C. just doesn't compare.
If at anytime in the near future your product line is available in my area I'd appreciate being notified.
Date: Thu Apr 2, 2009 2:10 pm Size: 1K
Hi, I work in the Massachusetts area and have become addicted to the wonderful Multi-Grain bagels from Starbucks. I recently found out that you are the supplier of those bagels. Can I purchase some directly from you? I'm sure this isn't the first time someone emailed you with this question. Any information you can give, would be greatly appreciated. Thanks Hayley M. Droth Manager Cold Stone Creamery 47 Commerce Way Seekonk, MA 02771 Store: (508) 336-3334 coldstonecreamery.com Remember, every day is a great day for ice cream at Cold Stone Creamery!
Subj: Your bagels...
Date: Sun Mar 22, 2009 11:04 pm Size: 856 bytes
Hi Cliff, I'm sure you receive this type of message frequently! I usually ordered cinnamon raison bagel until Starbuck ran out of them one day and all they had was the multi-grain bagel. Just that one bagel was enough for me to frequent the Starbuck even more. Unfortunately, for the past 3 days, my husband had tried but failed to attain one from Starbuck. I would love it if you can give me another location where I can buy your bagel besides Freshdirect, since I don't usually order my grocery online and I would only order your bagels if I do. Please let me know if there's another way of attaining your bagels (short of trying to make Starbuck sell me their stash...). I live in Queens, NY. (if nothing can be worked out ... I'm going to ask my husband to make special trips .....) Thank you!!! Sincerely yours, Anne
Sent: Friday, March 06, 2009 12:51 PM
Hi, How do I get your bagels here in Texas? There does not seem to be a way to order from you online. Help! We love your multi-grain that we discovered at the Barnes and Noble Cafe in Sugar Land!!! Brenda
Sent: Friday, March 06, 2009 4:20 PM
Subject: Those multi grain bagels >
Hi. > I believe your multi grain bagels are sold at Starbucks and I wanted to > let you know that they are the perfect food, delicious too, for my > fiance's diverticulosis since he's not supposed to eat seeds and stuff > like that! Can I order some form you directly? If yes, what > quantities, how much? > Please let me know at: > Anthea Stakis > > Thank you, thank you, thank you. > I look forward to your reply to know what I can do! > Thanks, > AS
Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 2:47 PM
Subject: Bagel purchase for my wife
I wanted to confirm the information that I got is correct that your company provides bagels to the Ashbrook Commons Starbucks in Ashburn, Virginia. I understand this request may be random but my wife loves the multigrain bagel at the Starbucks and the store now seems to always have run out when she goes there.
Her obsession for the multigrain bagel began shortly after our third child was born and I brought my wife a bagel and coffee at the hospital. The store was out of plain bagels (her normal order) and I went ahead and ordered her a multigrain bagel hoping she would be happy with it. Her initial disappointment at the lack of a plain bagel was reversed after she ate the multigrain bagel. She absolutely loved it. Since then, she only orders the multigrain bagel and is downtrodden if the store is out.
If you do indeed provide bagels for the Starbucks, I would love to order some to keep in stock at home, if possible.
Please let me know if you do indeed ship bagels to the Ashbrook Commons Starbucks and if so, how I can purchase some of your multigrain bagels.
Thank you for taking the time to respond to my email. Jon
From: "Jersey Java "
Date: Sun Dec 28, 2008 9:07 pm Size: 1K
Your bagels are absolutely delicious. Can you please send me you price list and ordering information? I would like to offer your bagels in my coffee shop in Southern New Jersey. Mary
Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 2:15 PM
Hi my name is Casie and I am starting a coffee shop at the Creek View Grill in Hayden Colorado. I have tasted your bagels at a Barns and Nobles before and was very impressed! I was wondering if you could send me some prices and possibly ordering information?
thank you so much! look forward to hearing from you!
Sent: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 9:11 pm
Subject: you saved us with the bagels
I brought the bagels back home to NC and my wife almost passed out – we are feasting. Thanks again – you made our day. -Andrew
From: arussofl Subj: Re: you saved us with the bagels Date: Sun Sep 28, 2008 8:27 pm Size: 922 bytes To: aklein cc: CLIFF@JUSTBAGELS.COM you are very very welcome. next time gotta get you some: everything, pumpernickel, onion & of course cinnamon raisin...for the kids. we will definitely stay in touch, glad to bring you to bagel heaven!!!
Subj: new customer info
Date: Tue Aug 26, 2008 7:30 am Size: 550 bytes To:
Hi! I just started using Just Bagels now that they are in stock at Sysco Central Florida and they are amazing!!! We were using a local bakery here in Orlando, but yours are by far the best I've seen! Do you have any POS I can get, particularly on the Everything Energy Bagel, ---
Date: 5/25/08 1:42 pm
Subj: ordering French Toast & Multi-Grain Bagel
Hi Cliff! I get multi-grain bagels from Starbucks @ 96th & Madison every morning and did a little bit of research to see who their supplier is! I just love your bagels and I would like to order some for my mom to take back to the Philippines. Do you ship order out to NJ? Or would I have to drive over to the Bronx to get the bagels? Let me know which way is the best to keep them fresh until they reach the Philippines. Thank you so much!! Aprille
From: "ramon cortez"
Date: 5/19/08 3:40 pm
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" Subj: Hi
Hi, I live out here in Arizona, and I'm having a 50th birthday party for my dad who loves your bagels. I wanted to surprise him and serve the bagels at the party. I'd probably need around 100. Can this be done? How are your bagels shipped?
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 14:36:08 -0500
Subject: delivery next week
hi, I know you did me a favor by getting me this order in the first place for 270 cases but usage has sky rocketed in this market and in just one week we went through 395 cases. is there any possible way to add 2 pallets onto this order? if not I understand but wow, look at those babies sell!
Enjoy the Day, Trysh
To: Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 14:43:55 -0400 Subject: delivery
My wife and I enjoy your bagels at Barnes and Nobles here in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Is there any way we can order some for our own directly from you? Tim
Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2008 08:15:34 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: French Toast Bagels!
Hi Cliff, I work in Manhattan and go to Starbucks every morning for my coffee and French Toast Bagel. All of a sudden they are not carring them anymore. My friends at work and I love the French Toast Bagels and I searched online and found that you are the supplier of these delicious bagels. Where can I purchase French Toast Bagels? Thanks, Wendie
From: "Mike Pizza"
To: "'CLIFF NORDQUIST'"
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 23:00:28 -0500
Subject: RE: par-baked bagel samples
Hi Cliff, I received the samples they were great. Susan with Deiorios tried to get Roma Foods on board with their/your product but they don't' deliver to my area. I've tried everyone's par baked bagels: A&S, H&H... Just Bagels is the best. I need them for my shop. Is there anyone else or another way to get them to Bedford, Va 24523? I need approximately 750 bagels per week. Thanks, Mike Pizza
Date: 1/8/08 12:21 am To: "email@example.com"
Subj: French Toast Bagels
Hi there, I realized that your French Toast Bagels are sold at Starbucks around here in Manhattan and I just love those bagels! I saw your link to freshdirect but they do not appear to have the French Toast flavor for sale. How can I buy some of these for my freezer? I'd really appreciate it if you could help me out with this. Thanks! Sincerely, Kerry
To: Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2007 08:46:59 -0500
Subject: Price List Good Morning and Seasons Greetings!
I recently moved from the Bronx to FL in April and miss my Just Bagels. I just went down to Nature’s Table in my office building and saw Just Bagels – I couldn’t believe it. I had the French Toast which others have been raving about and I must say – it was just delicious!
Do you ship to individuals or just corporations? I would love to see a price list/order form. Look forward to hearing from you soon!
Date: Tue, 25 Dec 2007 12:00:28 -0500
Subject: consumer sales
I just read some of your testimonials and I could have written some of them myself. I do not live in the New York area, have never seen a Starbucks in my city that even sells a bagel(except in Barnes and Noble) and would like to know if they are available for purchase, directly. I guess they would lose some of their "out of the oven flavor" but I did purchase some from a local coffee house and they are the best. I look forward to your reply. Thanks firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 19:03:41 -0500
Subject: Bagels, what else?????
My Denver family just left, and your generous-sized box of bagels arrived yesterday during the middle of their visit, mercifully saving us from the Lender's! All I can say is, they agreed they never had a better bagel.
I am going to write you a snail-mail letter as soon as I clear up from the visit. But, I can't wait to hear,
yes or no, if you ship boxes of a dozen or two bagels/bialys/sticks to individuals. I have about six or eight recipients I would send to if you do small orders to non-commercial-customers. Overnight or two day would be fine.
If you do ship, I would fax the list to you and include charge card #, or would send a check if you prefer,
or even one of my 20 grandchildren.....I might not miss just one of 'em.
You are a truly savvy businessman, and the good will you have generated from me alone must be emanating in waves up there in Bronx, New Yawk. I don't know how to thank you.
Everyone I have bragged to about your bagels to, is waiting with baited breath to see if they are going to partake of the Bagels Ain't Bagels Unless They're JUST BAGELS which I told them I would hope to send them.
Would there be a distributor in the Columbus area from whom I could purchase, if you don't do residential shipments? Anyway, anyhow, anywhere, lead me to where I can get Just Bagels!
Much appreciation from Esther
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2007 22:49:43 EST
Subject: WOW, what a bagel !
Dear Just Bagels: I had my first Starbucks experience last week. My friend insisted on taking me, we had coffee and she got a bagel, gave me half with cream cheese. I said, no, no, I don't want any, I had breakfast. She insisted. Well, I was hooked from that first bite! I kept breaking small pieces off the half she gave me, and finished it all, and with cream cheese. I prevailed upon Starbucks twice now to sell me your bagels from their freezer. Yes, the OH-YOU kosher certification made it perfect, and all of my family can enjoy Just Bagels. My husband was third generation in a hand-operation bakery here in Columbus, Ohio, that made the best cissel rye, pumpernickel and BAGELS and more that I have ever had anywhere. When he closed the bakery in 1970 due to health problems and trouble getting the European bakers, we kept one bagel in the freezer for a souvenir. When I saw your Just Bagels and tasted it, it was like a revelation! It is the first time I have ever had a bagel that approaches the old Schwartz Bakery bagel of yore. The size, the beautiful golden, glossy top crust, and the soft, tasty innards........to me, Just Bagels is what a bagel SHOULD BE. And you don't have to break your jaw chewing...... They are PERFECT. I am very excited about "discovering" them. I'd like to send them to my family in Denver, Baltimore and Teaneck NJ, and want to know if you ship them. I hope so. If not, I will have to prevail upon my local Starbucks in Bexley to please order several dozen for me to pick up. You have the right formula, I will spread the word about you here in Columbus, Ohio, so if you see business booming here, you'll know I'm on the Just Bagels Publicity Tour ! All best wishes, thanks for your superior, delicious bagels. Esther
From: "Paul - Vice President,
Date: 12/4/07 2:37 pm
Subj: Re: Just Bagels
Cliff; You bet, the moment I opened the box and the smell wafted across the hall, David Green, our CEO was in to look at them. Thom Pannullo, our COO, and I toasted a couple of them up and I had two, with sliced turkey, honey nut cream cheese and roasted tomato for lunch. So, we all really appreciated the quality of your product; now, how do we start talking about price? I am traveling the rest of this week so I¹m going to be limited to e-mail. Take care, Paul
To: email@example.com; Cliff@justbagels.com
Subject: I want your Bagels !
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 16:36:34 -0500
Hi, I was in the states for a very short business trip, and I grabbed a Bagel just before I flew back home. It was one of yours and I thought it was the best bagel ever! I was wondering if you sell to Canadian customers or if you could ship a small quantity directly to me. I would pay the shipping, (we could mark the box as samples or gift to avoid duties problems). I would like to have a few 6 packs (I guess it is packs of 6 bagels??? Could I get packs of 6). Maybe 3 of each; Sesame, Plain, Energy/Multigrain, Sun Dried Tomato, Blueberry, Whole wheat, Cinnamon Raisin, Poppy, Pumpernickel.
I will froze it and take it out the freezer when I need some. I think it’s the best way for me to have good bagels. Unfortunately, my freezer would not contain more than these packs. I hope you can arrange some shipment for me. I really want to have your bagels. I can’t find any Bagels as good as yours here. By the way, I’m in the greater Montreal area, Canada.
Thank You Very Much
Date: 11/5/07 9:13 pm
Subj: missing the good stuff
I'm at this moment watching the Food Network show The Secet Life of... So far, only Just Bagels reminds me of what a bagel is SUPPOSED to be! The last time I had a decent bagel was on a business trip to CT six years ago. It was at an airport shop, so it may have beenone of yours. Prior to that, I had met a man here in St Cloud MN who have the only bagel shop. Tons of business because they were made like Just Bagels makes 'em! He did use a small bagel making machine at times, but he showed me the proofing, boiling, and baking on the cornstarch processes. From him I first learned the term "bread with a hole it". They he was taken out of business when a Panera Bread opened across the highway. Oh sure, we have a few frachised bagel restaurants in Minnesota, but seeing the Food Network segment on Just Bagels reminded me that a NY area bagel can't be duplicated. Unfortunately, in the past few years, I've found I have MS and I'm not doing well enough for leisure travel any longer.And by this time in the letter I am typing with Justa Couple Fingers! (hand cramp and muscle failure) I need to stop now, but thanks for reminding me of the tasiest bagel experience I'd had. Maybe one day Just Bagels will locate Just One bagel bakery nearby and I'll travel often to enjoy! Mark
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 14:32:55 EDT
Subject: Information about bagels
Good Afternoon Cliff,
I am in the process of opening an ice creamery & coffee house in Sarasota, FL. My partner Stephen & I tried your bagels at the food show in Orlando. We were both impressed and thought your bagels were the best we have had in a very long time, so we of course would like to carry your bagels in our store. We are still in the process of doing the build out, but should be open before Thanksgiving.
I called and left a message on Monday. I am anxious to get my vendors lined up, so when you have a chance, please email or call me at your earliest convenience. I look forward to speaking with you. Thank you.
Date: 10/19/07 5:42 pm
CLIFF I WANTED TO WRITE AND THANK YOU FOR YOUR WONDERFUL BAGELS. YOU HAVE MADE ME A HAPPY MAN UNTIL THEY HAVE ALL BEEN EATEN. MY WIFE PASSED ON THE CONTACT INFORMATION FOR YOUR REP IN SYRACUSE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TOUR AND ESPECIALLY THE BAGELS. YOUR KINDNESS WAS APPRECIATED. IF YOU EVER NEED A TESTIMONIAL I'M YOUR PERSON.
THANK YOU AGAIN. BILL
To: Cliff@justbagels.com Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 07:29:30 -0400
I'm so pleased that we have your bagels here in the cafeteria at SUNY-Downstate- they are some of the best bagels I've had, and the fact that they're kosher makes it very convenient for guys like me.
Keep up the great baking!
Date: 9/18/07 4:03 pm
To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" Subj: french toast bagels
i am crazy in love with your french toast bagels..how can i by them by the dozen besides at starbucks....thanks...pls reply
Date: 8/7/07 4:32 pm
Subj: French Toast Bagel
Cliff, I was at starbucks today and had a French Toast bagel. It was the best god damn thing i have ever had in my entire life. The guy at starbucks said he thinks they get them from you guys. Is this true????? if it is how can i buy them by the dozen? Please let me know. Thanks for your help Rickey G
Date: 5/4/07 10:23 am
Subj: No "Just Bagels" in Hawaii :
Aloha Cliff! I just spoke with you this morning. I have to say that I really enjoyed eating the 2 lonely bagels my girlfriend left at my home. She acquired the bagels from a United Airlines flight to Hawaii from San Francisco. I hope to see your bagels on our store shelves here in Hawaii. In the meantime however, I would be blessed to be able to purchase some from you. If this becomes a possibility, please let me know ! ! !
Date: 5/3/07 10:53 pm
Subj: Florida needs bagels!
We need GOOD bagels in Spring Hill. I'm from Howard Beach, N.Y.11414 and retired to Spring Hill, Florida and there are NO Good BAGEL stores here. Would you consider shipping to my home????
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 2:30 PM
I tried your product at the Orlando food show and thought they were outstanding. I would like some samples for my Director and Director of Operations to try. We run dining services at the University of Central Florida. We have three retail outlets that are interested in selling a quality bagel. Please get back to me about this inquiry. Thank you.
Monday, March 19, 2007 8:54 PM
Hey Cliff!!!! My mom just phoned you to inquire as to where she can buy your bagels in bulk, so on her behalf and because she doesn't have email I thought I would write to you!!! I was impressed by her steps and means to go about asking how to get more of your bagels!!!! Asking the barista, getting a phone number and following through by calling a long distance number to get MORE info!!! We are in Seattle and of course like we love our coffee and BAGELS!!! Thanks for taking the time to chat w/my mom.
Monday, March 19, 2007 6:22 PM
Cliff, hi this is Joe Pasquale i received your bagel sample last week and i have to say i am not a big bagel fan but i am now those are the most incredible bagels i have ever had they are just amazing..can you send me a price list when the pastry shop opens i we will sell the bagels and thank you from my haeart for sending the samples i really appreciate it so much JOE PASQUALE
Thursday, March 15, 2007 9:01 PM
Hey cliff, yes we got your samples and they were awesom, and we know bagels they were execpitional!!!! we tryed others one from A&S bagels and they did not even compare at all... we want more can we order on line or phone ... let me know if you can... but yours are great... thank you so much we will work out the details for our store when it gets a little closer but tenitively August is the month were shooting for... thanks again, tery bordsen redding, ca
February 11, 2007, 02:03:30 PM
I go to the Bronx just to get just bagels. I used to bring them back to DC with me when I was in school because my friends liked them so much. The bagels are delicious and addicting. Sandwiches are good but I always get a classic bagel with cream cheese
Jean from Jersey
8th December 2006, 11:15 PM
I'm an old fashion traveling salesman from NY that loves his morning bagel with a smear. I always wondered if there were any national bagel specialty bakery/coffee shop chains that serve what a bagel afficianado would consider a real New York bagel, or are such shops confined to ethnic mom-and-pop operations? Well I found one and it's Starbucks!
Starbucks buys bagels from Just Bagels Mfg.inc
Thread Started on Aug 11, 2006, 9:30pm
I love bagels, but I use to agree with the prevailing notion that it's hard to get a good one outside of New York. What distinguishes a New York bagel from the wannabes? The ingredients? Methods of preparation? The skills and ethnic background of the bakers (i.e., must they have trained under Jewish mothers who made them for their families back in the old country? well whatever the reason I found the best bagel I ever tasted in Florida and it's made by Just Bagels.
Helene Stein, an ex new yorker
By KATHY SAUNDERS Published July 26, 2006
Taster's Choice panelists claimed to be open-minded about store-bought bagels. They prefer the morning offering at the local bagel shop, as do I, but they will reach for a substitute in a pinch. The only rule: Bagels have to be really fresh to be good.
We sampled 10 bagels from local grocery stores - two were from the freezer section and warmed in the oven or microwave as directed by the manufacturer.
Judges liked Ray's frozen bagels $2.50 for a bag of six from Publix. They gave these 70 out of a possible 100 points. Three of the four panelists said they would buy the Ray's brand.
Panelists liked the chewy texture of the bagels, the slightly sweet taste and the light brown color.
"They are better than a regular bagel," said one.
Another judge said, "These look like they came right out of the oven fresh."
Only one judge complained that the Ray's bagels weren't presliced.
Rays New York Bagels are made by Just Bagels Mfg. inc
If it's bagels you want, satisfactory taste is in store
Just Bagels Deli
They arent open as often as i hoped but man its worth it. These Bagels are so fresh and rich that you could eat 3 and wish your stomach could fit one more. They arent a store or deli either as it says here. It's more like a stand inside a store. You tell the worker what you want and you get it freshly made in a matter of minutes. Magnicifo! is one word not to small to describe what there bagels taste like.
Posted 11/15/2005 at 10:50pm by Peter I
Just Bagels - 287 Westchester Ave
Bronx, New York
This store buys Par-Baked bagels from Just Bagels Mfg, inc
Posted: Oct Wed 26th 2005 7:08am
I'm from Queens New York and there is just a different taste and quality to a NY bagel. It's very hard to describe. I went to CA and visited a place which touts "New York bagels" but they sure didn't taste anything like real NY bagels. I think NY bagels have a unique taste, distinctive and strong. It *could* be the water -- I've heard that NY pizza is the same way -- it's very hard to find decent NY pizza anywhere but NY. After 5 years of searching I finally found one place that sells what I'm looking for, bagels made by Just bagels in NY. I guess their shipped frozen, who cares, the best I ever had.
7:16:16 AM, Thursday, July 21, 2005
Ok, maybe I'm not qualified to review bagels, but I feel like I am obligated to review Just Bagels My brother and everyone in Reading are obsessed with the ones I bring them a few times a year. Reason #1: When I say everyone back home loves these bagels, I am not lying, they can't get enough of them, when I do come home their hands are out, god forbid I didn't have any with me. Reason #2: The NY bagel claim is true and the last thing I want to do is open up this debate. I'm sure Just Bagels will acknowledge that it does make New York bagels the old fashion way, just like they claim to do.
At some places these bagels are freshly made in front of the customers in huge ovens. But going on the testimonials of others who rave about their bagels, I'm going to boldly state that Just Bagels are probably the best around Then again, what do I know, I just eat them and love them.
Leonard Dwoskin, just an all around guy.
Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2005 10:54
Ever have one of those days when you're hungry, but nothing really appeals to you? So you sit around listless, waiting for divine inspiration, as your stomach growls louder and louder... Fortunately, for situations like these, I can always be enticed to eat a bagel by Just Bagels. Just Bagels is a company out of the Bronx, and the Bronx is exactly where you'd expect folks who know how to make a good bagel. The company ships the bagels frozen to grocers and restaurants alike who then thaw them and put them out with the daily bakery. I buy my four-pack of Just Bagels at the Jenifer St. Market for $2.99. They come in a variety of flavors, such as egg, everything, cinnamon and raisin, blueberry, sesame, and whole wheat, but I tend to go for the plain bagels, which I always eat with peanut butter. Indie Coffee on Regent St. also sells the tasty circular goodness. I suppose other places around town do, too, but I haven't taken a survey. Why do I like Just Bagels? Well, because they're your basic hearty bagel, and not drizzled in this or that nonsense. They also taste excellent plain and untoasted, which is something that can not be said for many bagels that will remain nameless. I also like eating stuff that makes me feel like a "tough guy," and how could you feel like anything but a "tough guy" eating a bagel from the Bronx? Question for bagel eaters out there. What's with the frosting?!!! I can't believe how many people I've witnessed applying cream cheese in proportions so that you'd think they there were frosting a cake. That's a heck of a lot of extra fat and calories folks, and it still tastes pretty good with only a smidge. Just saying.
posted by svetlana
Feb 19, 2004 5:51
Great bagels, always very fresh, makes the best bagel sandwiches, my particular favorite is the Chix salad sandwich.
Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2004 3:45 pm
I just experienced the following epiphany (with the help of a knowledgeable friend): could the alleged (!) superiority of the New York bagel have something to do with kosher methods/ingredients? The best bagel I ever had was made by Just Bagels and that is a Kosher bagel.
Mon. 02/o9/04/04:26 PM
I grew up in NYC, the bagel capital of the world. More to the point, I grew up in Brooklyn, the bagel capital of NY. In fact, I lived not far from Kings Highway which is well known as -- you guessed it -- the bagel capital of Brooklyn. The odd thing is, now that I live upstate, I have found a bagel every bit as good as the ones I grew up with. It's made by Just Bagels and might even be better the ones I grew up eating.
I just tasted your multi-grain bagels at a coffee shop in Wilmington, Delaware, and wanted to see if it is possible to order directly from you. The shop had 4 and by the time I left I had purchased all of them. By far your bagels are the absolute best I have ever eaten. Please let me know if it is possible to order from you. Thank you.
Thanks for sending me this! keep them coming!!!!!!!! The multigrain is a damn good bagel. The new & improved cinnamon raisin is good too. Irene
just bagels are geat bagels, even makes good sandwiches that works with anything you prefer to put on them, good comfort food, I can't stop eating them, I'm hooked.
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