Chain: The Pizza Studio

Pizza Studio Receives Cash Infusion from Thompson Hospitality

Pizza Studio announced the completion of a strategic investment round led by Thompson Hospitality. Thompson provides dining services for corporations and universities in 46 states domestically and internationally. As a part of the investment, Warren Thompson, founder of Thompson Hospitality will join the company’s board of directors. Thompson also serves on the Boards of Compass […]

Local ID Teams Up with Quick Serves for Localized Marketing

Jersey Mike’s is homing in on the neighborhood—technically, all of the neighborhoods—that it serves. The New Jersey–based sub shop has teamed up Local ID to boost its local-store marketing (LSM) efforts. Other quick serves like Pinkberry, Rubio’s Coastal Mexican Grill, and Pizza Studio have also engaged Local ID’s services for the same purpose. For large […]

Pizza Studio Adds Former Coffee Bean CFO

Pizza Studio announced today that former Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Panda Express chief financial officer, John F. Theuer, has joined Pizza Studio as CFO. Pizza Studio is the most rapidly growing fast-casual pizza brand in the nation and intends to scale even more by adding Theuer to the leadership team. Pizza Studio currently […]

Pizza Studio to Open in Phoenix

Los Angeles-based fast-casual Pizza Studio will expand into Phoenix after signing a multiunit development agreement for 20 new locations in the Phoenix area over the next five years. The first location will open in CityScape on March 10. “CityScape will be our flagship restaurant in downtown Phoenix,” says John Lutz, COO. “Whether it’s a quick […]

Pizza Studio Debuts in Mall of America

Lloyd Sugarman, the original and largest Johnny Rockets’ franchisee, will open his first Pizza Studio location at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, on January 20. The Mall of America location is the first to open outside of California and the initial store from the multi-unit development deal Sugarman signed with Pizza Studio last year, which will […]

The Pizza Studio Expands to San Diego County

Los Angeles–based fast-casual restaurant, The Pizza Studio, will expand into San Diego County after signing a multi-unit development agreement for 20 new locations with veteran restaurant entrepreneur George Katakalidis. The first location will open in downtown San Diego in January 2014, with a second location in Kearny Mesa, Califronia, opening in March 2014. “Pizza Studio […]

Pizza Studio to Make Midwest Debut

Los Angeles-based fast-casual restaurant chain, The Pizza Studio, announced the signing of a multi-unit franchise agreement with PS Midwest Development, a BRICK Restaurant Group managed company. BRICK Restaurant Group also manages the rapidly growing Freebirds World Burrito franchise locations across Kansas and Missouri. BRICK has plans to open Pizza Studio locations across the Kansas City […]

Pizza Studio Signs Deal with Panera Developer for 25 Units

Los Angeles-based fast-casual restaurant, The Pizza Studio, announced the signing of an agreement with Studio 37 of San Jose, California, to develop 25 new restaurants throughout the greater San Francisco metro area. The managing member of Studio 37 is Jeff Burrill, who also serves as the managing member of Pangenera, a multi-unit developer of Panera […]