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Pizza-and-beer restaurant landing first Arizona franchise in Tempe

Build-your-own pizza chain Blast & Brew will open its first Arizona location in Tempe. The chain inked a franchise deal with Parish and Sunil Patel to open three Blast & Brew locations in the Phoenix area over the next three years. No opening da.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2017

Scottsdale restaurant group opening new concept in Tempe, Tucson to replace Wasted Grain locations

Last year, when Florida-based World of Beer closed all of its Arizona locations, Scottsdale's Square One Concepts turned the Tempe and Tucson locations of World of Beer into its Wasted Grain concept. Now, slightly more than six months later, Square .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2017

Scottsdale"s Wasted Grain opening on Mill Avenue in Tempe

A Scottsdale bar and restaurant is set to open a location in Tempe. The Arizona Republic reports Wasted Grain will take over space recently vacated by World of Beer at Sixth Street and Mill Avenue. The bar and restaurant concept, which is owned and opera.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 10th, 2016

Pizza Hut is delivering beer as fast-food chains test booze as a weapon against the restaurant recession (YUM)

Hollis Johnson Pizza Hut will start delivering beer and wine in certain cities.  Customers can order a six-pack of beer to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 5th, 2017

Pizza Hut is testing beer and wine delivery

The move is Pizza Hut's latest attempt to shore up sales. The pilot program will kick off in Tucson, Arizona......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 5th, 2017

Old Chicago inks new franchise deal to expand in Phoenix, other markets

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom has plans to expand its footprint in Phoenix following a new franchise deal. The Broomfield, Colorado-based restaurant chain has inked a deal with OC Restaurants LLC to open 11 new locations across four states includin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Old Chicago inks 4-state, 11-store franchise deal

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom has plans to expand its footprint in four states following a new franchise deal. The restaurant chain — a unit of Broomfield-based CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries Inc. — has inked a deal with OC Restaurants LLC .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Tempe development near ASU opens on light rail with apartments, sushi restaurant, Press Coffee

The project is just east of Arizona State University......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2017

Take a look at this pizza restaurant new to ABQ (slideshow)

It's going to be a saucy Saturday when Albuquerque's first Sauce Pizza and Wine opens its doors. This is the Arizona-based chain's first venture outside of the state. General Manager Chris McGinnis says he couldn't be happier with the location. Locat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2017

Tempe"s Blasted Barley Beer moving forward with approval process for Ohio pub

Downtown’s brewpub is getting closer to reality. Tempe, Arizona-based Blasted Barley Beer Co. will appear before the Downtown Commission Tuesday morning seeking a certificate of appropriateness for its planned 6,000-square-foot brewpub at 160 S. Hig.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2017

Toppers launches new store prototype in Milwaukee

Toppers Pizza has launched a new store prototype that features an open kitchen, allowing customers to get an up-close look at their orders as the restaurant's team members create their pies. The Whitewater-based pizza restaurant franchise said Tue.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

Toppers to go on 1,500-person hiring spree

The Toppers Pizza Inc. franchise is hiring and is planning to bring a swath of employees under its belt by year-end. The fast-growing Whitewater-based pizza restaurant chain recently said it’s going to employ an additional 1,500 workers across its enti.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 24th, 2016

Minimum wage hike isn"t stopping massive franchise growth in Arizona

It's a good time to open a restaurant franchise, even if Arizonans just voted to hike the minimum wage. "Franchising as a business model has moved past the recession in terms of the availability of financing for both franchisors and small business owners.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2016

Hawaii Taco Bell, Pizza Hut franchise being acquired for $105M

Restaurant Brands New Zealand Ltd. said Tuesday it plans to buy Pacific Island Restaurants, the largest fast-food operator in Hawaii, for $105 million. PIR is the sole Taco Bell and Pizza Hut franchisee in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan with 37 Taco Bell stores.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2016

Atlanta chain bringing fast-casual pizza and craft beer to Grandview area

Your Pie is landing in the Grandview Heights area. The Atlanta-based fast-casual pizza joint announced its Central Ohio intentions this summer and I chatted with local franchisee Matt Iwaszkiewicz in July about his plans for the market. One detail that .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2016

New taphouse planned near Sac State

A new locally owned eatery will specialize in wood-fired pizzas and craft beer on tap. CAP's Pizza and Taphouse is scheduled to open at 8760 La Riviera Drive on Nov. 12, according to Nathan Pryor, the restaurant's CEO. It will offer personal pizzas that .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2016

World of Beer closing all Arizona locations

World of Beer is closing its Arizona locations as the company that owns it is shifting its focus more to food. The Florida-based concept will close its locations in Tucson, Tempe and Gilbert, according to The Arizona Daily Star. All three locations opene.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 1st, 2016

Three Phoenix area Corner Bakery Cafe locations close

Restaurant franchise group Blue Mountain Cafes announced Friday it closed its three Corner Baker Cafe locations in the Phoenix area. The shuttered restaurants are located at: Back in 2013, Blue Mountain Cafes signed a franchise agreement with .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 15th, 2017

Check out how much profit was made on the Marina Heights sale in Tempe

State Farm has thousands of employees at the Tempe development which is on land owned by the Arizona Board of Regents......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2017

Arizona climbing higher among states in rankings for beer

It may not be California or Oregon or Colorado when it comes to craft beer, but Arizona is finally starting to get some recognition. With the most recent Thrillist ranking putting the state at No. 39, it may not sound like the Grand Canyon State is y.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2017

GST: Abolition of input credit spells trouble for new franchise restaurants

Amid the fuss on revision of eatery menus, in line with the new goods and services tax (GST) rate, the restaurant chain sector is staring at another disruption. Abolition of the input tax credit (ITC) facility has raised conc.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 7th, 2017