Pizza Rustica Signs First Two Leases in the Middle East

Pizza Rustica to Open First Two Locations under Master Agreement

Miami Beach, FL, October 18, 2012 - ( - Pizza Rustica has signed its first two leases under a Master Franchise Agreement to open Pizza Rustica units in the Middle East. Pizza Rustica, a beloved South Beach institution, serves fresh, top quality pizza, along with healthy salads and panini sandwiches.

The first new location will be in Bahrain in The Lagoon retail development in the heart of Amwaj Island The second is in Kuwait in city of Sabah Al-Salem on the country’s coast. The locations are expected to open in next few months.

“We have taken the first steps of our expansion into the Middle East,” says Pino Piroso founder of Pizza Rustica. “We are so pleased to introduce our fresh, high quality pizza to these incredible new markets.”

Pizza Rustica is best known for its iconic pizza display consisting of large pans of delicious rectangular pizzas with fresh, exceptional toppings. Rustica’s famous “pizza a taglia” (by the slice), modeled after the pizza sold on the streets of Rome, has been recognized for years as the place to go for fresh, gourmet, affordable pizza.

Pizza Rustica has a world wide clientele and has plans for additional international expansion in the coming year.

About Pizza Rustica

Headquartered in South Beach, Florida, Pizza Rustica is a successful pizza restaurant operating and franchising company. Founded in 1996, Pizza Rustica has 20 restaurants located throughout the world, most of them owned by independent franchisees. Among its many accolades, Pizza Rustica has been “Rated Excellent!” by Zagat, named “Best of Miami” by the Miami New Times, and featured in the New York Times, Food Network and E! Entertainment Television.

For additional information or copy of Pizza Rustica media kit contact: Pizza Rustica | O. (305) 535-8882 | |


Pizza Rustica
Melissa Mokha



comments powered by Disqus

Franchise News Room »

News By Industry »

Featured Opportunities

Fantastic Sams
Fantastic SamsĀ® is one of the most recognized brands in the hair care industry with nearly 1,200 full-service salons in North America and 40 years...
Gloria Jean's Coffees
Gloria Jean's is known for its range of boldly flavored coffees and signature beverages. For nearly four decades, we have continued to innovate and...
American Family Care
The demand for health care services increases every year. People want and need access to health care on their terms - which usually means immediately!
Copper Branch
No chef or previous restaurant experience required. Well established provider network controls both food and labour cost, guarantees a consistent...
Blink Fitness
At Blink Fitness, exercise isn't just about looking good, it's also about how it makes you feel.
Share This Page

Subscribe to Franchising Express

A Franchise Update Media Production
Franchise Update Media
P.O. Box 20547
San Jose, CA 95160
PH. (408) 402-5681
In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)

Copyright © 2001 - 2018.
All Rights Reserved.