PizzaFire, the fastest growing fast-casual pizza concept in Ohio, has signed two four-store franchise development contracts in Northeast Ohio, and a master franchise agreement for the Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati markets. The company, which is led by renowned restaurant developer Sean Brauser, is positioned for explosive growth in 2016. Since late 2014, PizzaFire has opened five corporate stores to date, and has signed leases in Strongsville, Parma, Fairlawn, and Beachwood, Ohio. There is also a location in construction in Niles, Ohio. The latest franchise development contracts will allow PizzaFire to expand throughout the west side of Cleveland and the east side of Cleveland.
“We expect to have 15 locations open throughout Northeast Ohio by the end of 2017,” saysPizzaFire CEO Brauser. “In addition, we believe that we will have 12–15 locations open in Columbus, Dayton, and Cincinnati in that time period as well.”