Fazoli’s, a quick-service Italian restaurant, that was once a popular dining option in the valley known for their famous breadsticks and delicious pasta announced their plans to return to the state.
The Italian brand announced the signing of a nine-unit franchise agreement for Phoenix, Arizona. The brand has signed with Nava Singam, the president and CEO of Kind Hospitality.
Singam joins the Fazoli’s brand with more than 20 years of experience behind him, a franchise portfolio spanning 29 brands, including the likes of Panera Bread, Macayo’s Mexican Food, Virtu Honest Craft, O.H.S.O. Brewery, Barrio Brewing Co. and Copper Plate.
Fazoli’s says it will return to Arizona with the first location to open in Phoenix in Fall 2022.
“Day in and day out, Arizonans dare to dream the impastable, inundating us with passionate pleas for Fazoli’s to return to AZ. It’s clear that your love for Fast, Fresh, Italian is deeper than the Grand Canyon…,” the restaurant said in a social media post.
Fazoli’s menus boasts a wide variety of everything from pasta dishes, pizza, sliders, salads and delicious deserts including cheesecake. Their breadsticks rival Olive Garden’s.
Fazoli’s currently has locations in 25 states across the country.