Flippers Pizzeria Signs 1st Multi-unit Franchise Partnership
December 16, 2010 // Franchising.com // Orlando, Florida – Today, Flippers Pizzeria announced a multi-unit franchise deal with David Lo, President of Delocie LLC.
According to Ian Schneider, VP Franchise Development at Flippers Pizzeria, the first restaurant related to this multi-unit franchise deal will open in the first quarter of 2011.
"We are really excited about this new relationship between Flippers Pizzeria and Delocie LLC," said Schneider. "Mr. Lo and his team understand and value our company culture, our twenty-three years' experience in the industry, and our passion for fresh ingredients and great food—it's a perfect fit for Flippers Pizzeria."
Don Howard, President of Flippers Pizzeria, is impressed with the reaction that the company's new franchise company is receiving. "We've worked really hard to get our franchising project organized and readily available to investors," said Howard. "After launching the franchise company earlier this year, we're getting a high amount of interest from investors from around Florida and other parts of the country—It's very exciting for us."
Howard is pleased that Lo is the first investor to sign with Flippers Pizzeria. "David is the first franchisee in our history—that's monumental for us and for David as well," said Howard. "We're proud to welcome him to the Flippers Pizzeria family, and we look forward to developing a very successful partnership."
Lo commented on the franchise deal: "My wife and I have been patrons of Flippers Pizzeria for the past 10 years, and we are both very excited to join the Flippers team. Working with Don and Ian has been great; we appreciate all the support that they have given us throughout this process."
Schneider echoed Howard's sentiments about the significance of this day for both Flippers Pizzeria and Delocie LLC. "Mr. Lo will forever be regarded as the first franchisee of Flippers Pizzeria," said Schneider. "We are proud to have him carry the torch for the brand and pave the way for other franchisees in the future."
ABOUT FLIPPERS PIZZERIA:
"Fresh Honest Ingredients." From authentic brick-oven baked pizzas and pastas, to handcrafted calzones and flatbreads, Flippers Pizzeria maintains consistency in taste and freshness. Customers have the option of enjoying a delicious Flippers meal in the comfortable, family friendly environment of their restaurants or the convenience of pick-up and delivery services. Flippers Pizzeria is one of the only delivery services that offer the quality of authentic brick-oven-baked pizza. For more information about the company and franchising opportunities, visit www.flipperspizzeria.com or follow Flippers Pizzeria on Facebook and Twitter.