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Outdoor Dining: An Opportunity for Growth

Outdoor Dining: An Opportunity for Growth

Maybe it’s the sun on our face or the birds chirping in the distance, but whatever the reason is —  there’s nothing more enjoyable than dining al fresco. That’s why our recent remodel of nearly 10 Fazoli’s restaurants wasn’t just confined to what’s within our four...

In the Spotlight: Missouri Franchise Owner, James J. Jacobsen!

In the Spotlight: Missouri Franchise Owner, James J. Jacobsen!

When it comes to running a franchise system, there’s one very important ingredient that we just couldn’t do without — and that’s our dedicated franchise owners! Hailing from Springfield, Missouri, James Jacobsen has had his head and his heart in the restaurant world...

What’s Unique About The Fazoli’s Franchise?

What’s Unique About The Fazoli’s Franchise?

The foodservice industry is ever-growing, it’s true. That being said, if you’re a prospective new franchise owner just setting out to do your research, you may be thinking — “So, what makes Fazoli’s stand out from the rest?” Allow us to explain! For starters, we’d...

5 Resolutions Franchise Owners Should Keep in 2018

5 Resolutions Franchise Owners Should Keep in 2018

With each new year comes the opportunity to start fresh, and what a fantastic opportunity it is! If you’re anything like us, you’ve pinpointed your personal resolutions already, and have probably even gotten started on a few — stick to a healthy diet, hit the gym more...

30 Years of Fazoli’s: Milestones Through the Years

30 Years of Fazoli’s: Milestones Through the Years

As you may have heard, Fazoli’s is turning 30-years-old (link to initial 30-year anniversary blog once approved/published) in 2018! And boy, what a whirlwind of a ride it has been since the very first restaurant opened its doors back in September 1988. Such a...

New Year, Same Fazoli’s… Sort of!

The surveys are in, and a handful of our beloved, classic menu items are back in 2018. We heard our die-hard Fazoli’s fans loud and clear, and are more than happy to restore a few original recipes to some menu favorites based on their feedback. "As part of our efforts...

Why Guests Love Our Fast Casual Italian Concept

Why Guests Love Our Fast Casual Italian Concept

Studies reported by Statistica show that 45.7 million people visited an Italian restaurant for breakfast, lunch or dinner within a period of 30 days this past spring. Wow — that’s a lot of fresh-baked breadsticks! If that’s not proof that the world loves a good fast...

Fazoli’s Turns 30-Years Old in 2018!

Fazoli’s Turns 30-Years Old in 2018!

Can you believe it? We sure can’t! We can still remember the smell of the first-ever batch of signature garlic breadsticks baking in the oven. The year was 1988 and the doors of our first Fazoli’s restaurant in Lexington, Kentucky, were about to open. From then on,...

The Best Things About Becoming a Franchisee

The Best Things About Becoming a Franchisee

We don’t want to brag, but becoming a Fazoli’s franchisee sure does have its perks! The first, and most obvious, being the opportunity to be your own boss — flexible hours, control of job security and the chance to handpick your staff. But while this is definitely a...

Franchise Times Highlights Fazoli’s: Then & Now

If you’ve been lucky enough to visit one of our remodeled Fazoli’s restaurants, you most likely oohed and aahed at the new communal dining tables, new modernized interior, and guest-wifi capabilities. We bet it comes as no surprise that our loyal Fazoli’s fans felt...

3 Ways to Bring The Holiday Spirit to Your Fazoli’s

3 Ways to Bring The Holiday Spirit to Your Fazoli’s

The holiday season is right around the corner, which means it’s time to get your Fazoli’s in the fa la la-liday spirit! So, without further ado, here are a few simple ways to spark some cheer at your Fazoli’s franchise this year. 1. Deck The Halls As Buddy the Elf...

Fazoli’s Rolls Out App-Based Loyalty Program & Online Ordering

Calling all loyal Fazoli’s fans — if you love convenient, fresh, Italian cuisine on budget, now there’s an app for you! We felt it was time to kick it up a notch when it comes to eating on the go. Recently, we rolled out our very first app-based loyalty program. Fans...

Fazoli’s Saluted Our Nation’s Heroes This Veterans Day

Fazoli’s Saluted Our Nation’s Heroes This Veterans Day

At Fazoli’s, we take pride in our keen ability to bring people together over a hot, homestyle meal — and we set out to do just that this past Veterans Day. We feel that our nation’s heroes deserve to protect and serve on a full stomach, which is why we decided to...

Fazoli’s Third Annual ‘National Signing Day’ Was a Success!

On Tuesday, October 24, Fazoli’s hosted our third annual National Signing Day, and boy was it successful as ever! What is ‘National Signing Day?’ This past year, we signed 30 agreements for new restaurants with 13 franchise groups, and already have plans for more...

Here’s Why Fazoli’s Franchises Thrive

Here’s Why Fazoli’s Franchises Thrive

The Fazoli’s family is thriving — and it’s not just because we have an unlimited supply of breadsticks! (Though admittedly, that’s definitely an undeniable perk.) We’ve carved out a few distinguishing characteristics that have helped our franchisees climb the ladder...