Bubbakoo’s Burritos announced the opening of its 10th location. The newest shop is opening in Toms River’s Silverton section at the Rands Shopping Plaza in New Jersey.
Local restaurateurs and father-son team, Anthony, Gregg, Joseph, and Daniel Di Pierro are the owners and operators of Silverton’s Bubbakoo’s Burritos. The family brings a strong background in the restaurant industry to its new endeavor, as the owners of two local Toms River restaurants, Joey D’s Brick Oven Pizzeria and Restaurant and Mangia Brick Oven Pizza.
“There are too many great things about this brand not to love it,” says Anthony, oldest of the Di Pierro brothers. “We firmly believe in the Bubbakoo’s philosophy of serving healthier quick-serve options with an extraordinary customer service experience. There’s an undeniable buzz around Bubbakoo’s right now, and we’re thrilled to be a part of it.”
The opening in Silverton is a momentous occasion for Bubbakoo’s Burritos. It comes on the heels of the brand signing its first franchise agreement. The concept began its franchising process within the past year and inked its first ever agreement, which resulted in the Di Pierros opening in Silverton.
“The Di Pierros are exactly the right entrepreneurs to start our franchise family,” says Bill Hart, co-owner of Bubbakoo’s Burritos with business partner Paul Altero. “The family’s vast knowledge of and experience in the restaurant industry, as well as its strong local roots are outstanding. We are eager to see them fill the demand for a delicious and innovative Mexican-American fast casual eatery in Silverton.”
Following this opening in Silverton, the Di Pierros plan to open a few additional Bubbakoo’s locations along the Shore. The concept has become a local sensation with its made-to-order burritos. Fresh ingredients such as its signature steak, which is marinated and cooked hibachi-style to order, are topped with homemade salsas, cheeses, and hand-cut veggies. And, originals such as The Chiwawa (a panko-crusted cheesy rice ball with nacho cheese, meat, and toppings) and Crispy Buffalo Quesadillas keep Bubbakoo’s faithfuls coming back.