Mr. Gatti’s Pizza Named a Top Food Franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine
June 12, 2018 // Franchising.com // FORT WORTH, Texas - Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, known for its iconic game rooms and all-you-care-to eat pizza buffet, was recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Top Food Franchises list 2018. Published annually in the June issue of Entrepreneur, the iconic list ranks the top 200 food-based companies, ranked within their respective categories, such as Coffee, Hamburgers, and Mexican Food, based on data submitted for Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® ranking. Mr. Gatti’s Pizza was ranked number 22 in the pizza category.
“We are honored to be recognized by such a respected and prominent ranking,” said Michael Poates, President of the Fort Worth-based brand. “Our loyal and passionate guests who grew up playing games and eating delicious Mr. Gatti’s pizza will continue to see our growth under a fantastic team of franchisees and the most dedicated support staff in this industry behind them.”
The 2018 Top Food Franchises rankings are based on the score each company received when evaluated by Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 formula, which considers more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability.
“Food franchises can be some of the most challenging to run, but they can also be some of the most rewarding,” says Jason Feifer, Entrepreneur’s editor-in-chief. “Our Top Food Franchises list shines a light on some of the best opportunities in this highly competitive industry.”
To view Mr. Gatti’s Pizza and the other 199 Top Food Franchises, pick up the June issue of Entrepreneur, available now on newsstands, or visit the list online at https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/311953.
More information is available at gattispizza.com or by calling 817-546-3500.
About Mr. Gatti’s Pizza
Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, based in Fort Worth, is part of the iconic Gatti’s family. Gatti’s first opened its doors as The Pizza Place in Stephenville, Texas, in 1964. With a move to Austin in 1969 also came a name change, which paid tribute to the wife of founder James Eure and her maiden name: Gatti. By the 70s, the chain was experiencing dramatic growth and had become a household name. James Eure’s vision is now almost 100 locations strong and counting.
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