ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2012) - Stevi B's Pizza, the industry's only national premium pizza buffet restaurant, is pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to develop two additional Stevi B's Pizza locations in the greater Richmond area with franchisee Rick Collins, owner of the Stevi B's Pizza location in Mechanicsville, Va.
"The community has embraced our first location in Mechanicsville and we are excited to bring Stevi B's to additional areas of Richmond," explains Rick Collins. "With Stevi B's Pizza we have been able to become a part of the local community and we look forward to continuing those relationships in the coming years."
Collins, who operates Stevi B's Pizza with his son Tim, has signed a development agreement to open Stevi B's Pizza restaurants in the Chesterfield and Midlothian areas, which are estimated to create about 80 jobs in the Chesterfield county area.
"We are delighted that the Collins family has chosen to increase their investment in our brand with the development of additional restaurants," said Matthew Loney, president and CEO of Stevi B's Pizza. "Their commitment to our core principals has contributed to their success and we look forward to many more years of a strong partnership together."
Stevi B's Pizza, the industry's only national "premium" pizza buffet restaurant franchise, was founded in 1996 in Atlanta and is currently owned by Argonne Capital, an Atlanta private equity firm focused on growing restaurant and retail companies into category leaders. Recognized as a Top Ten Franchise Deal by QSR Magazine and ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine's 2012 Franchise 500, Stevi B's Pizza is a rapidly-growing brand with a 20 percent annual growth rate and 45 locations throughout the United States. Recognized for serving the highest quality pizzas "made from scratch," Stevi B's is a family-friendly, community-driven brand that offers a distinct menu of specialty pizzas such as the Loaded Baked Potato, Chicken Fajita, Cheeseburger and Spinach Alfredo served fresh and at a great value in an atmosphere that is fun for adults and children. Follow Stevi B's Pizza on twitter at www.twitter.com/stevibs or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SteviBsPizza. For more information, visit www.SteviBs.com or contact Stevi B's by e-mail at info@SteviBs.com.
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