CiCi's Pizza

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At some point, most customers have the unpleasant experience of walking into a quick serve, ordering food, and getting a less-than-warm greeting from an employee who seems disconnected from his work and guests. These diners may think the attitude is entirely the employee’s fault, but it may stem from a lack of corporate involvement at the unit level.

In fact, a recent study by Atlanta-based internal communications agency Tribe Inc. revealed that a disconnect between corporate and front-line employees can lead to poor customer service and low morale in the unit.

CiCi’s Pizza Recruits Director of Franchise Development

CiCi's Pizza announced the hiring of Michael Iglesias as its new director of franchise development. With more than 25 years of franchising, restaurant development, and real estate experience, Iglesias becomes an integral part of a seasoned franchise development team that focuses on new and existing franchise growth, strategic market planning, construction, and real estate support.

An industry veteran, Iglesias has spent nearly his entire career implementing the strategic growth initiatives for iconic brands within the franchise food sector.

CiCi’s Makes Region Hub for Expansion

CiCi's Pizza announced plans to open up to 15 new restaurants in the New York City/Northern New Jersey area over the next five years. Executives with the company have targeted Long Island, Staten Island, and Jersey City among potential communities for development with the goal of finding the right franchise partners to operate the restaurants.

 

CiCi’s Targets Southern California

CiCi's Pizza, home of an endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet, announced plans to open 16 new restaurants in the Southern California region over the next five years. Executives with the company have targeted San Diego, Los Angeles, and their respective surrounding communities for
development with the goal of finding the right franchise partners to operate the restaurants.

CiCi's Exploring International Franchise Opportunities

For the first time in its 28-year history, CiCi's Pizza is extending its franchise opportunity abroad. Executives with the Coppell, Texas, based franchise have specifically targeted Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico for expansion of the brand with the goal of opening the flagship international unit by 2015.

CiCi's Pizza Looks to Expand to Airports

CiCi's Pizza, home of the endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet, announced that it is exploring growth opportunities in nontraditional venues after introducing several new restaurant prototypes designed exclusively for airports. The initiative to expand in airports marks a significant milestone for the pizza chain, whose nontraditional growth plans also include venues such as casinos, military bases, and universities.

 

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