July 14, 2014 // Franchising.com // Mobile, AL - Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint, is taking over Alabama. The original and fastest-growing fast casual pizza chain will open its 23th unit in Daphne, Ala. at 6882 US Hwy 90, Suite G-1 Daphne, AL. The Daphne restaurant is the fourth of 24 units Uncle Maddio's will open this year, a 214 percent increase. To celebrate the grand opening of the Uncle Maddio's location in Daphne, the team will serve free 9-inch, any three topping, fully-customizable pizzas to all customers in line from 11:00 a.m. on July 19, 2014. One patron in line will be awarded Pizza For a Year!
New franchise partners Lisa and Don Taylor have executed exclusive development and franchise agreements to bring Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joints to Mobile and Baldwin Counties in Alabama. Initial plans call for five Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint locations over the next several years. The Taylor's first Uncle Maddio's location is located in the Jubilee Square Shopping Center. The second location, set to open in the 4th quarter of 2014, will be the first for Mobile County.
"After just one visit to an Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint, we knew this was a restaurant concept that we wanted to bring to our hometown. At Uncle Maddio's everyone gets exactly what they want on their pizza," said Don Taylor, Uncle Maddio's franchisee partner. "We look forward to introducing Uncle Maddio's to Daphne and Mobile. Uncle Maddio's offers a completely new way to dine together with family and friends. Meat lovers and vegans co-exist with the limitless options for personalized pizzas, paninis and salads, served quickly, affordably and deliciously. We plan to be as aggressive as possible with our openings, as we continue to actively seek the best real estate in the county for our upcoming, new locations."
Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint features fresh ingredients from the pizza dough that is made in-store each day to the locally-grown vegetables available to top customized pizza, salad and panini creations. Uncle Maddio's offers create-your-own 9-inch individual pizza with up to three toppings, baked to order, for $6.99. Guests choose one of three crusts, including traditional, whole wheat and gluten-free, and then select from 48 topping choices, which include six exclusively made sauces, 27 vegetables and 15 meats. Guests can also order one of the chain's chef-prepared pizzas, along with "take and bake" options for the Uncle Maddio's experience at home.
The Uncle Maddio's menu features a full menu of signature salads such as Greek, Chicken Caesar, and Santa Fe, as well as a unlimited choices for salads selecting from a variety of fresh greens, vegetables and homemade dressings prepared on-site, by hand, by each Uncle Maddio's team. Uncle Maddio's also features an assortment of toasted panini sandwiches, including choice creations such as Maddio's Steak and Cheese, Basil Chicken, Tuscan Meatball, Turkey Bacon Cheddar and more.
For those with dietary restrictions or specifications, Uncle Maddio's serves up healthful options like whole wheat and gluten free crusts, hormone-free chicken, fresh local vegetables, Daiya vegan cheese and organic greens.
"We are moving into Alabama in a big way," says Founder and Chief Pizza Maker Matt Andrew, an industry veteran. "In addition to the Mobile area, we opened our first Alabama unit in Auburn and just announced an agreement to develop Birmingham."
For more information on Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint, visit http://www.unclemaddios.com or http://www.unclemaddios.com/franchise-info/.
Celebrating its 5th year, Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint is the original create-your-own fast casual pizza restaurant. Operating 23 restaurants in seven states, Uncle Maddio's is the fastest growing fast casual pizza brand in the US, with an additional 24 franchise restaurants in development for 2014, and 200 units committed through its franchisee network. Uncle Maddio's pizzas are completely customizable, made-to-order, and served up for under $7. Uncle Maddio's offers four pizza sizes, three types of crusts, including gluten-free, six sauces, and 48 fresh toppings, many vegan, organic, and hormone-free. The freshest and largest menu in the category, Uncle Maddio's also serves toasted paninis and gourmet salads -- all prepared with locally sourced ingredients and salad dressings that are made daily. Based in Atlanta, Uncle Maddio's management team has 50 years combined experienced in the fast casual category. Uncle Maddio's has targeted Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Colorado, Tennessee, and Virginia.
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