June 03, 2016 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES – Jackson, TN is home to the newest PizzaRev, an award-winning fast-casual pizza concept backed by Buffalo Wild Wings.
PizzaRev’s first Tennessee location hosts its Grand Opening today at 1150 Vann Drive in Jackson and is one of four restaurants scheduled to open this year in the greater Memphis market. The expansion of PizzaRev throughout Tennessee is led by Robby Stewart, Andres Bolivar and Chip Hackett of Southern Restaurant Holdings, LLC. The group currently owns and operates eight Steak n’ Shake restaurants in Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee and maintains the highest average unit volume in the Steak n’ Shake system.
Tennessee is the fourth new state PizzaRev has entered so far this year, in addition to New York, Nevada and Ohio. The company also made its international debut in Monterrey, Mexico in April 2016. PizzaRev continues to expand beyond its home base in Southern California, where the company operates 19 corporate-owned locations. There are currently more than 200 additional PizzaRev restaurants in various stages of development across the U.S. and Mexico.
“Robby and his team contribute a wealth of restaurant knowledge and a passion for innovation that is invaluable to the PizzaRev brand,” said Nicholas Eckerman, co-founder and President of PizzaRev. “The Jackson community has welcomed us with open arms and we look forward to expanding the PizzaRev-olution throughout Memphis.”
PizzaRev is on a mission to change how consumers think about pizza, with offerings like fresh pressed, homemade dough, locally sourced ingredients, all-natural cheeses and vegan and gluten-free options. PizzaRev offers a fully-customized dining experience that empowers guests to craft a personal pizza, including any of the 30+ toppings, for one price. The restaurant also serves custom entrée salads, a delectable Oreo dessert pizza, and a selection of beer and wine.
PizzaRev is a "build-your-own" fast-casual pizza concept that has reinvented the way America eats its favorite food. Guests are empowered to fully customize a personal-sized 11" pizza for one price. Homemade dough options, flavorful sauces, all-natural cheeses, and more than 30+ artisanal toppings, everything is on display at PizzaRev and assembled right before your eyes. The pizzas are then fired in a 900-degree, stone-bed oven which produces a thin and crispy Roman-style pizza in just three minutes. Los Angeles-based PizzaRev was founded in 2012; the executive team possesses a combination of Fortune 500 operating experience and high-profile restaurant management.
PizzaRev is currently franchising and announced a strategic partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings in 2013. The company currently operates 37 locations with more than 200 additional franchises under development across Mexico, Washington, D.C. and 17 states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, MA, MN, NE, NJ, ND, NV, NY, OH, SD, TN, TX and UT.
Visit www.PizzaRev.com for the latest company news and location information. You can also find PizzaRev on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Instagram.
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