Press Releases

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Fazoli’s Entering Montgomery, Ala. as Franchising Kicks into High Gear

LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fazoli’s, the nation’s largest fast-casual Italian chain, has signed a franchise agreement for its first restaurant in Montgomery, Alabama. Fazoli’s, #2 on Zagat’s list of fast-food restaurants, recently announced an aggressive, five-prong franchise growth strategy.

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Fazoli’s to Hire at Least 500 People During First “National Signing Day” Oct. 27

LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fazoli’s, America’s rapidly expanding fast-casual Italian chain, is looking for more than 500 MVPs to join its restaurants across the country. Throughout its first “National Signing Day,” Oct. 27, 2015, participating restaurants will interview potential associates and make on-the-spot job offers. New hires will receive a letter of intent, with many restaurants offering bonuses paid after 90 days on the job.

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Fazoli’s Embarks on Aggressive Franchise Development Program

LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fast-casual chain Fazoli’s is launching an aggressive, five-prong franchise development program, building on record sales and brand enhancements ranging from a new premium menu to table service.

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Fazoli’s Franchisees Break Million Dollar Milestone as Unit Volumes Surge

LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fazoli’s franchisees continued to report record sales growth for July, with average unit volumes exceeding $1 million. Franchise operators’ sales have been up consistently for more than five years, with increases in 61 of the last 64 months.

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Fazoli’s New Drive-thru Initiative Merges Speed with Accuracy

LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With American families on the run like never before, Fazoli’s is shifting drive-thru operations into overdrive. After improving its menu offerings and in-restaurant hospitality, the premium Italian quick-service chain is turning attention to increased promptness and accuracy of orders at its popular drive-thru window.

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Fazoli’s Rolls Out Next Generation Concept in Second Market

LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fazoli’s continues to further elevate its menu and hospitality, rolling out new flavors and ingredients for pastas, salads, sandwiches and pizza, as well as enhancing table service to make dining a more enjoyable experience for families. The premium Italian quick-service chain, coming off a year of record sales, this week introduced its next generation products and service style at its 15 Lexington-area restaurants.

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Fazoli’s, C&P Restaurant Co. Sign Six-Unit Development Agreement for Georgia

LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–C&P Restaurant Co., a top 100 restaurant franchise group, has signed a six-unit development agreement for Georgia, with premium quick-service chain Fazoli’s.

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Fazoli’s January Sales Far Outpace Industry

LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fazoli’s franchisees and company units posted a combined 13.6% same-store sales increase in January – more than double that of their quick-service competitors. Franchisees reported a 15.1% increase, with company units up 12.7%. According to MillerPulse research, the QSR segment as a whole grew January sales 6.1%.

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Fazoli’s Ends 2014 With Record Sales

LEXINGTON, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fazoli’s franchisees shattered more than two-dozen weekly sales records during the last three months of 2014. The premium Italian quick-service chain has been on a sales rampage, with positive franchise comp sales 54 of the last 57 months, including the last 21.

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Fazoli’s Enters Holidays Amid Strong Fall Sales

LEXINGTON, Ky–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With the holiday shopping season about to begin, Fazoli’s will continue to provide value conscious shoppers with what CEO Carl Howard calls a “tremendous opportunity to receive a great dinning experience.” The popular Italian quick-service chain, ranked #2 overall among large national fast-food chains in the prestigious Zagat Survey, reported a 5.7% increase for October sales on the franchise side with a 2.6% increase reported on the company side. The entire system enjoyed positive traffic in the period. Additionally, franchisees have experienced 13 straight quarters of positive sales.

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