FOXBOROUGH Mass. The Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain has unveiled Cafe 31, a prototype for a more upscale dessert concept offering fondues, cakes and other treats prepared by an in-store pastry chef. Jimmy Fitzgerald, vice president of concept innovations for parent company Dunkin' Brands Inc., described the new venture as "the equivalent of a fast-casual restaurant in the ice cream [segment]."The 2,000-square-foot prototype opened Thursday at Patriot Place, a retail and restaurant ...
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