January 04, 2008 // Franchising.com // - Newport Beach, CA — zpizza, the Southern California based gourmet pizza restaurant appeared as #309 in Entrepreneur magazine's 2007 Franchise 500 List making it the premier gourmet pizza franchise in the country. This is the third year the chain has been recognized as one of the magazine's top franchises and continues to rocket up the list.
"It's an honor to be among Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500 List for the third year in a row," says Chris Bright zpizza President. "zpizza has had a tremendous amount of growth in 2007 and I expect as much and more success in 2008."
The restaurant chain will enter 2008 with over 70 restaurants open and 300 plus units in ongoing development in California, Arizona, Nevada, Virginia, D.C., Maryland, North Carolina, Texas, Colorado and Vermont. California, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nevada, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Montana, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Colorado and Washington, D.C.
Featured on Good Morning America as a healthy dining option, zpizza takes a unique approach to the crowded pizza segment by appealing to traditional pizza lovers, health conscious consumers and gourmet palates alike. zpizza's menu offers 17 tasty and adventurous pizzas as well as sandwiches, salads, calzones and the opportunity to create your own pizza with a selection of premium ingredients —including whole wheat, organic sauces, low-fat cheeses, veggies and toppings.
For more information or if you are interested in franchising with zpizza please visit www.zpizza.com or contact Katie Magers at 214-520-7152 or email@example.com.