Columbus, GA – Gigi’s Cupcakes, the nation’s largest cupcake franchise, recently held their 4th annual Franchise Owner’s Conference in Nashville, TN. Local owners, Patrick and Jennifer Cooper were presented with the company’s highest award, the 2012 SWIRL AWARD. Not only did they receive the Swirl award, Gigi’s Cupcakes also presented them with Highest Royalty Sales for their Montgomery location. “The Swirl Award is our highest honor and the winner must have a strong passion for the brand, as well as, the highest level of customer service while maintaining our brand standards. Patrick and Jennifer do that and more, said Gigi Butler, Founder and CEO. To know them is to love them.” They opened their first store in August 2010 in Auburn at the corner of Ogletree Road and Moore’s Mill Road. Today they own four (4) stores- Auburn, AL (2 stores), Montgomery, AL and Columbus, GA.