Fazoli's Promotes Four, Hires New Director Amid Growth

Fazoli’s announces four promotions and the addition of a director. The moves come as Fazoli’s plans to open 11 restaurants this year. 

Scott Sir Louis was promoted to vice president of company operations from director of company operations. He joined Fazoli’s in 2002.  Doug Bostick, with the company for 14 years, is the new vice president of franchise operations. Additionally, Chris Markovich and Patrick Devine were promoted to director of company operations from regional director posts.

Fazoli’s Introduces Nutella Cheesecake

Fazoli’s formed an agreement with Ferrero U.S.A Inc., makers of Nutella hazelnut spread. Participating Fazoli’s locations are serving Cheesecake with Nutella on a chocolate graham cracker crust, topped with a layer of Nutella. Priced at $2.49, the limited-time promotion runs through June 29 or until supplies last.

Venti Tre Concept From Fazoli's Modernizes Italian Fast Casual

The new Italian fast-casual concept Venti Tre Modern Italian, developed by quick-serve giant Fazoli's, has been a hit with consumers since opening its first store two weeks ago in Baltimore. Carl Howard, CEO and president of Fazoli's, attributes this quick success to the brand's ability to attract a young, hip crowd.

“It's more of a next-generation fast-casual restaurant,” Howard says. “It's just got a really cool feel. I think the design compliments the food and the service that we're providing really well.”

Fazoli's Welcomes New Marketing VP

Jonathan Quinn has joined Fazoli's, a premium Italian quick-service restaurant chain, as vice president of marketing. Quinn brings Fazoli's more than 15 years of brand management and marketing expertise, serving such foodservice brands as Bob Evans, Wendy’s, Long John Silver’s, Applebee’s, Damon’s Grill, White Castle, Golden Corral, and T. Marzetti. His experience also includes executive positions with two marketing communications firms.


Fazoli's Announced Partnership with Ghirardelli

Fazoli's, the Italian quick-service restaurant, launched its first partnership with Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. Participating Fazoli's locations will serve Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake, a New York–style cheesecake swirled with pumpkin and topped with Ghirardelli Caramel Sauce for $1.99. The limited-time promotion runs through January 5, 2014.

Fazoli’s Celebrates Mothers-In-Law

There’s Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, even Aunt and Uncle Day. So why not Mother-In-Law Day? Well, there is such a day and it’s celebrated on October 27. Mother-In-Law Day was first initiated by a local newspaper editor in Amarillo, Texas, in 1934—Fazoli’s is honoring the day with a promotional offer. On Sunday, October 27, 2013 at participating Fazoli’s restaurants, all mothers-in-law will receive a free Pick-Your-Pasta entrée with the purchase of one of Fazoli’s new Fab Five Entrées.  

Fazoli's Signs Development Agreement for Kentucky

Fazoli's announced it recently signed another development agreement. Dan Markwell of Employer Consulting LLC will open restaurants in Morehead, Mt. Sterling, and Maysville, Kentucky. So far this year, Fazoli's has secured commitments from new and existing franchisees calling for at least nine new locations. Including Markwell's Kentucky development and previously announced locations near Indianapolis; Dubuque, Iowa; and Glenwood Springs, Colorado, Fazoli’s is looking to sign agreements for the development of more than 15 additional restaurants within the coming months.