On December 9, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza celebrates its latest grand opening in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, at the Shoppes of Northgate near Sprouts grocery store at 125 Wendlewood Drive. This is the first of six Uncle Maddio’s for the Nashville area DMA. Murfreesboro franchisees Michael and Lauren Eastham and their partners Julie and Rawleigh Martin plan to open three and are currently searching for locations for their second and third units in Brentwood, Franklin or Hermitage. Mike and Dhara Chaudhary, will also be opening three area units.

In an effort to attract an engage the Murfreesboro community, the multi-day Grand Opening celebration will include a series of specials:

Friday: free pizza to the first 1,500-plus to claim the free pizza offer on Facebook

Saturday: Free pizza 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and $2 draft beer all day

Sunday: kids eat free all day plus a face painter from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Monday: “Maddio Monday” deal of 9″ pizza with three toppings and a fountain drink for $7.99

“After many months of anticipation, the day is finally here,” says franchisee, Michael Eastham. “We are thrilled to share our love for Uncle Maddio’s Pizza with the community of Murfreesboro. And what better way to do that than with free pizza.”

The Easthams, who also own an in-home care service for seniors, are currently site-selecting locations for their second and third Uncle Maddio’s Pizza units in the greater Nashville Area.

“Uncle Maddio’s has been a raging success across the state of Tennessee,” says Matt Andrew, Uncle Maddio’s CEO. “We’re confident Murfreesboro will be no exception.”

The New York-style, create-your-own, fast casual pizza concept allows guests to build-their-own pizza, choosing from one of three crusts, including a gluten-free option, and 48 toppings, six sauces, 27 vegetables and 15 meats.

Currently, Uncle Maddio’s has signed franchise agreements with 65 different entities in 15 states. Many of the franchisees have previous multi-unit experience with likes of Jimmy John’s, Firehouse Subs, Dairy Queen, McDonalds, Burger King, Krystal, Papa John’s, Domino’s and Golden Corral. The franchise is on track to have 300 restaurants open in five years.

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