With the holiday shopping season about to begin, Fazoli’s will continue to provide shoppers with what CEO Carl Howard calls a “tremendous opportunity to receive a great dinning experience.” The popular Italian quick-service chain, ranked second overall among large national fast-food chains in the prestigious Zagat Survey, reported a 5.7 percent increase for October sales on the franchise side with a 2.6 percent increase reported on the company side. The entire system enjoyed positive traffic in the period.
Do you get up every day inspired to go to work because you have a great boss? Then you might want nominate your boss into Fazoli’s Best Boss Bash. The fast-casual Italian restaurant chain will cater lunch at the office of the top 10 bosses in participating markets across the country. Those interested in entering their boss should go to Fazoli’s facebook to enter. Deadline to enter is October 24.
Fazoli’s, the premium Italian quick-service restaurant, is again elevating its menu with Signature Cheddar Alfredo Bakes, three savory dishes with upscale flavors combining cavatappi pasta with a generous mix of Alfredo and Cheddar cheese sauces, shredded Cheddar, Mozzarella, and Provolone cheeses, along with diced chicken tenders, meatballs, and Italian sausage, or beef and bacon. These hearty entrees are available for a limited time at participating locations starting September 29 for $6.99.
Kids are back on the soccer fields across the country as the fall sports season kicks off. National Youth Soccer Month, celebrated in September, was created 12 years ago to highlight the joys, rewards, and benefits of playing youth soccer. Fazoli’s is celebrating the month by offering soccer players 12 and under a free Kids Meal with adult entrée purchase when they come into the restaurant on Saturdays in September wearing their team jersey, regardless if it’s a game day or not. The offer is valid at all participating Fazoli’s restaurants.
Fazoli's, the premium Italian quick-service restaurant, expanded its menu this summer with Stuffed Pasta Selects, a collection of dishes incorporating sacchetti pasta packed with Ricotta, Mozzarella, Parmesan, and Romano cheeses. The trio of Stuffed Pasta Selects is available in participating locations until September 28 for $6.99.
Fazoli's will be the presenting sponsor for the 69th running of the $600,000 “Little Brown Jug brought to you by Fazoli’s,” North America’s prestigious harness race for 3-year-olds. It is scheduled for September 18 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio.
Just in time for summer road trips and family outings, Fazoli’s is bringing its Italian food to three new communities as it opens three new restaurants, with eight more to come this year. The quick-service restaurant chain opened a franchised unit last month in Dubuque, Iowa. This week it debuted in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. A third franchised location opens later this month in Whitehouse, Texas. All three are operated by new franchisees and are located in travel centers along major interstates. They are the first of 11 franchised and company restaurants scheduled to open this year.
Every Wednesday in June from 2 to 5 p.m., Fazoli’s will offer members of the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) a free Italian lemon ice with any entrée purchase. The members are also welcome to stay and play a game of bridge at the restaurant.
“We have the perfect environment for bridge players, with a relaxing dining area that’s great for both a sit down meal and a game of bridge,” says Jon Quinn, Fazoli’s vice president of marketing. “And with free unlimited breadsticks and our special June offer, Fazoli’s may become the favorite hangout for bridge players.”
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 franchised and company restaurants in March reported year-over-year sales increases of nearly seven percent, far outpacing their quick-service and fast-casual competitors. The strong sales come as Fazoli’s prepares to open 10 new restaurants this year.