America’s Largest Fast Casual Italian Chain Plans Franchise Rollout in Second Quarter of 2017
Lexington, KY (RestaurantNews.com) Fazoli’s, America’s largest fast casual Italian chain, today announced the launch of its enhanced catering program featuring new menu items, which is available for pick-up or delivery* at all of its corporate-owned restaurants nationwide. As part of the initiative, the brand is now offering a toll-free catering hotline number and catering sales captains at each company-owned restaurant to ensure a seamless ordering and delivery process for customers. Fazoli’s plans to introduce its new catering menu across all franchise locations at the start of the second quarter of 2017.
Through Fazoli’s customizable catering menu, customers can choose from a variety of easy-to-order options, including bundled meals, Submarinos® box lunches and cold sandwich boxes that come served with a large side, fresh made, specialty and oven-baked pastas, inSALADas, as well as sweet treats and beverages, that best suits their party needs. Some of the new menu items available on Fazoli’s catering menu include Baked Fettuccini Alfredo with Chicken, an Antipasto Platter and Tortellini Pasta salad, as well as a Seasonal Cheesecake, Brownie Platter, and mini desserts called Sweet Bites. For larger crowds, Fazoli’s provides complete meal deals for up to six people and party pans for up to 18 people. All catering orders will be delivered in Fazoli’s new line of catering packaging products.
“We know our guests crave Fazoli’s and as the holiday season approaches, we wanted to provide them with even more menu items and greater convenience to help take the stress out of planning,” said Donna Josephson, chief marketing officer of Fazoli’s. “No matter the occasion or party size, Fazoli’s enhanced catering menu provides customers with an easy and delicious approach to entertaining at a great value, and most importantly, it can be tailored to meet any budget or event.”
To further assist customers with planning their event, Fazoli’s is now offering a, toll-free catering hotline at 888-FAZOLIS (888-329-6547) or orders can be placed online at www.fazolis.com. In addition, major Fazoli’s markets now have a regional catering sales manager on staff that is dedicated to providing customers with quality service and a positive off-premise dining experience. Catering orders should be placed with a 24-hour advance notice of pick-up or delivery times. If needed sooner, customers can call their nearest Fazoli’s.
With nearly 220 restaurants in 24 states, Fazoli’s is America’s largest Italian fast casual chain, serving freshly prepared entrées, Submarinos® sandwiches, salads and pizza. In 2011, Fazoli’s underwent a major brand overhaul with the introduction of real plateware and silverware in lieu of foam plates and plastic cutlery. As part of the brand refresh, earlier this year, Fazoli’s began remodeling some of its locations with a new, contemporary look and feel. In addition, the company introduced an upgraded menu using premium ingredients, which has been well received by guests.
Fazoli’s is proud to offer fast, fresh Italian to guests across the country. Connect with Fazoli’s online at www.fazolis.com, “follow” @Fazolis on Twitter, “like” us on Facebook, and sign up to become a Fazoli’s eFamily member by visiting fazolis.com/efamily.
*Minimum $150 order required for delivery. Delivery not available at all locations.
With approximately 220 restaurants, Fazoli’s is America’s largest Italian fast-casual chain, serving freshly prepared entrees, Submarinos® sandwiches, salads and pizza. One of the New York Post’s five breakout fast-casual restaurants and a Fast Casual.com Brand of the Year, Fazoli’s franchisees are experiencing record sales growth. Visit www.ownafazolis.com for details on development opportunities.
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