About Us

Founder: Verne H. Winchell opened his first donut shop on October 8, 1948, in Temple City, CA

Headquartered in City of Industry, CA, Winchell’s Donut House, “Home of the Warm ‘n Fresh Donut®,” is the West Coast’s largest donut chain with over 170 units, in 6 states, plus locations in Guam, and Saipan.

With more than 70 varieties of Warm ‘n Fresh™ donuts and bakery products, Winchell’s offers customers a diverse menu that includes: donuts, cinnamon rolls, muffins, bagels, croissants, and sandwiches. Winchell’s donuts feature top-grade fruit fillings, aromatic spices such as cinnamon and nutmeg, bittersweet chocolate frosting and pure vegetable oil (no animal fats). A large beverage selection is offered, which includes specially blended coffee made from the highest grade of dark roasted Arabica beans. Hot and frozen cappuccino, milk, tea, soda, and fresh squeezed juices (at participating stores) are also available. Winchell’s promises customers fresh products and personable service from the moment they walk through our doors.