1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza announced it has signed a pizza franchise agreement to bring 12 units to South Florida, the first of which is expected to open by March 2016.
The South Florida agreement is part of 1000 Degrees’ expansion throughout the state. The company has recently partnered with local franchisees in the Northern and Central regions of Florida, with restaurants expected to open in Lake City, Jacksonville, Gainesville and Orlando within the next three years, according to a company press release.
Franchise partners Julianne Burtin and Nick Anagno of Inferno Group Holdings said they plan to open the 12 new South Florida 1000 Degrees locations within the next five years. Both entrepreneurs, having previously launched a swimwear company and grown a motorcycle brand and restaurant, respectively, the couple decided to go into business together when they saw the growth of the fast-casual pizza industry. Read more