March 13, 2017 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES - PizzaRev is changing the pizza game in Mexico with aggressive expansion of its Craft Your Own® dining experience. The fast-casual pizza concept opened its third international franchise location in Mexico today, in San Pedro Garza García, N.L. The development is led by Grupo Galería, franchise partners who signed on to open 20 PizzaRev locations throughout Mexico City and the states of Mexico, Nuevo León and Coahuila.
“It’s an honor to work with the Grupo Galería team to bring the healthier, faster pizza movement to Monterrey,” said Nicholas Eckerman, co-founder and co-CEO of PizzaRev. “In less than one year they’ve been able to establish the brand in the market with three prime locations, world-class operations and original marketing strategies.”
Grupo Galería currently owns and operates an expansive restaurant portfolio throughout Mexico, including a food distribution center and 46 Carl’s Jr., four Buffalo Wild Wings and five IHOP restaurants. The group opened the first international Buffalo Wild Wings outside of Canada and was the first to bring IHOP to Mexico more than 10 years ago.
“With each new PizzaRev location we open, we see the energy and excitement around the brand continue to build,” said CEO of Grupo Galería, Antonio Barceló. “The overwhelmingly positive reviews from our guests are encouraging and we look forward to bringing the PizzaRev-olution to more of the communities we serve.”
PizzaRev is one the fastest growing restaurant chains in the United States. In 2016, Restaurant Business ranked PizzaRev #7 in the ‘Future 50’ chains with the potential to take on the big brands. The award-winning pizza concept has been named one of the “10 Brands to Watch” by CNBC and has ranked in the Fast Casual “Top 100 Movers and Shakers” for three straight years. The company continues to seek out franchise partners in the U.S. and abroad who share the founders’ food-forward mission and commitment to giving back to the communities it serves.
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 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 currently operates 48 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.
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