Los Angeles, CA (RestaurantNews.com) PizzaRev announced today the opening of its first restaurant in Guadalajara, Jalisco. It’s the first of 20 locations planned for the states of Nayarit, Colima, Jalisco and Aguascalientes. The development is led by StarGDL Corporation, which currently owns and operates 12 Carl’s Jr. restaurants throughout the Guadalajara region.
PizzaRev is the first American fast-casual pizza brand to make a major stake in growth across Mexico. The company entered Mexico in early 2016 and already operates three restaurants in greater Monterrey, N.L.
“Our franchise partners in Mexico share our passion for bringing an entirely new and elevated pizza experience to their communities,” said Nicholas Eckerman, co-founder and co-CEO of PizzaRev. “Their years of restaurant experience and commitment to operational excellence make them ideal partners to bring the PizzaRev-olution to Guadalajara.”
PizzaRev is on a mission to change how consumers think about pizza, with offerings like fresh pressed, homemade dough, locally sourced ingredients, all-natural cheeses and vegan and gluten-free options. PizzaRev offers a fully customized dining experience that empowers guests to craft a personal pizza, including any of the 30+ toppings, for one price.
The award-winning brand is one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in the United States. In 2016, Restaurant Business ranked PizzaRev #7 in the ‘Future 50’ chains with the potential to take on the big brands. The fast-casual pizza concept has been named one of the “10 Brands to Watch” by CNBC and has ranked in the Fast Casual “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” for three straight years. The company continues to seek out franchise partners in the U.S. and abroad who share the founders’ food-forward mission and commitment to giving back to the communities it serves.
PizzaRev is fast-casual restaurant concept that has reinvented pizza. Guests are empowered to fully customize a personal-sized 11″ pizza for one price. Homemade dough options, flavorful sauces, all-natural cheeses, and more than 30+ artisanal toppings, everything is on display at PizzaRev and assembled right before your eyes. The pizzas are then fired in a 900-degree, stone-bed oven which produces a crispy Roman-style pizza in just three minutes. Los Angeles-based PizzaRev was founded in 2012; the executive team possesses a combination of Fortune 500 operating experience and high-profile restaurant management.
PizzaRev is currently franchising and currently operates 50 locations with more than 200 additional franchises under development across Mexico, Washington, D.C. and 17 states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, MA, MN, NE, NJ, ND, NV, NY, OH, SD, TN, TX and UT.
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