Top Pizza Franchise Uncle Maddio’s Opening First Maryland Restaurant

Fast-Casual Create-Your-Own Pizza Restaurant Coming to Frederick, Md.


(ATLANTA, Ga.) November 2015 – Uncle Maddio's Pizza will open its first Maryland restaurant in Frederick, Md., on Friday, November 6.  The create-your-own fast-casual pizza restaurant, along with franchise partners Doug Sellers and Kane Wright, will open at 5597 Spectrum Drive across from the Frances Scott Key Mall.  The grand opening celebration will be Saturday, November 7 with free pizza for everyone in line from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  On Sunday, November 8, kids eat free and there will be children’s activities from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 Uncle Maddio’s is a modern pizza restaurant that lets guests build their own pizza exactly how they want it. Guests choose from one of three crusts, including a delicious gluten-free option, and 48 toppings, including six sauces, 27 vegetables and 15 meats. Everything is fresh, from the pizza dough and sauce that’s made in-store each day to the wide variety of veggies. For guests looking to expand their pizza horizons, Uncle Maddio’s also offers signature pizzas ranging from the meaty Big Max to the spicy Jamaican Jerk. Create-your-own salads and Foldwich ™ sandwiches round out the Italian-inspired menu. The restaurant also offers a selection of craft beers and wine.

 “From the moment I experienced Uncle Maddio’s I thought it was the best-tasting pizza I ever had and I knew I wanted to open a restaurant,” said Kane Wright, franchisee.  “I can’t wait to introduce Uncle Maddio’s to the Frederick community and I hope they love it as much as I do.” 

Wright and Sellers have signed on to open 10 Uncle Maddio’s locations, making them one of the largest Uncle Maddio’s franchisees.  The partners are experienced restaurant operators and previously owned a Golden Corral franchise.  The next two Uncle Maddio’s openings are planned for Richmond and Charlottesville, Va.

“Uncle Maddio’s is growing at an exceptional pace and we are looking for significant investments with franchise partners like Kane and Doug,” said Matt Andrew, CEO of Uncle Maddio’s.  “We are excited to bring Uncle Maddio’s to Maryland, Virginia and throughout the Washington, D.C., region.”

Since launching its aggressive growth plan in 2008, Uncle Maddio's has signed franchise agreements with 57 different entities in 18 states. Many of Uncle Maddio's franchisees have previous multi-unit experience with Jimmy John's, Firehouse Subs, Dairy Queen, McDonald’s, Burger King, Krystal, Papa John's, Domino's and Golden Corral. Uncle Maddio's is on track to have 300 restaurants open in five years with 1,000 units in development.

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About Uncle Maddio's Pizza With more than 1,350 Pizza Makers making more than 5,000,000 pizzas a year, Uncle Maddio's Pizza is category leader of the create-your-own, fast casual pizza restaurants. Operating 40 locations in 13 states, Uncle Maddio's has more than 250 units in development and is projected to double in size in 2015. Uncle Maddio's pizzas are customizable, made-to-order, and served up fast for about $8. With four pizza sizes, three types of crusts, six sauces and 48 fresh toppings, Uncle Maddio's has the freshest and largest menu in the category. The restaurant's unique fast bake ovens offer the most throughput in the industry and can produce 200 pizzas per hour. Uncle Maddio's also serves Foldwiches and salads. Uncle Maddio's 'Served with Love' philosophy and restaurant is for everyone - children and families, college students, the young and the young at heart - and includes extensive community involvement. Based in Atlanta, the Uncle Maddio's management team has 50 years combined experienced in the fast casual category.


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