Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint Opening in High Point, North Carolina

Build-Your-Own Pizza Restaurant to Offer Free Pizza on Grand Opening Day May 30

(ATLANTA) May 2015 – Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint will open its first location in High Point N.C., on Friday, May 29, 2015.  In celebration of the grand opening May 30, the restaurant will serve free 9-inch, build-your-own, three-topping pizzas to guests in line from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The restaurant is located in the High Point Palladium Shopping Center at 4112-101 Brian Jordan Place off of Wendover Avenue.

In addition to free pizza on Friday, the restaurant has celebrations planned for the weekend.  There will be activities for children and a live band from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, 2015 and the restaurant will feature beer from local Red Oak Brewery .  On Sunday, May 31, children will eat free from 3-5 p.m. 

Uncle Maddio’s is famous for its customized artisan pizzas, salads and sandwiches.  Guests can choose their own pizza toppings or select a chef-inspired signature pizza, which includes options like the Steak & Blue, Southwest Baja, or Spicy Italian pizza.  Restaurant visitors interact with their pizza maker and watch their pizzas made right before their eyes.  Pizzas are baked in about six minutes and cost only $7.99 for any three-topping pizza.

“We can’t wait to introduce the High Point community to the Uncle Maddio’s fresh, fast and great-tasting pizza,” said Bronce McClain, Uncle Maddio’s franchisee.  “We think area friends, families and business travelers will love the build-your-own pizza concept and it will come to be a favorite stop in the Palladium Shopping Center.”

High Point, N.C., franchisee Bronce McClain has worked in the restaurant industry for more than 25 years with 23 of those years spent with one of the largest Pizza Hut franchises.  He started working for Pizza Hut when he was 17-years-old and helped open the first Pizza Hut in New Jersey almost 40 years ago.  McClain went on to work for the restaurant franchise in Maine, Illinois, Delaware and Winston-Salem, N.C., where he now lives and will soon open a second Uncle Maddio’s location, along with a third restaurant in Greensboro, N.C.

 “Uncle Maddio’s customized pizza is the way of the future when it comes to eating pizza,” said Matt Andrew, CEO of Uncle Maddio’s.  “Once they experience our restaurant concept and taste the food, North Carolinians are going to love it.”

Uncle Maddio's offers premium ingredients and more customization than any other fast-casual pizza chain. Guests choose from one of three crusts, including a gluten-free option, and 48 toppings including six sauces, 27 vegetables and 15 meats. More than 30 menu items are made fresh daily in-house.  For those with dietary restrictions, Uncle Maddio's serves up a huge selection of healthful options such as whole wheat and gluten-free crusts, hormone-free chicken, fresh local vegetables, Daiya vegan cheese and organic greens. Create-your-own signature salads and toasted Panini sandwiches round out the Italian-style menu. The restaurant also offers a selection of craft beers and wine.

For more information on Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint, visit www.unclemaddios.com. Interested franchisees can visit www.unclemaddios.com/franchise-info/ or contact Roger Wagerman at franchising@unclemaddios.com.




About Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint. With more than 1,000 Pizza Makers making more than 2,000,000 gourmet pizzas a year, Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint is category leader of the create-your-own premium fast casual pizza restaurants. Operating 31 locations in 14 states, Uncle Maddio's opened 10 restaurants in 2014 and earned a 300 percent growth rate over the last three years. With more than 240 units in development, Uncle Maddio’s is projected to double in size in 2015. Uncle Maddio's pizzas are customizable, made-to-order, and served up fast for under $7. With four pizza sizes; three types of crusts, including gluten-free; six sauces and 48 fresh toppings, many vegan, organic, and hormone-free, 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 toasted Paninis and gourmet salads - all prepared with locally sourced ingredients (when available) and salad dressings and 30 other menu items that are made on-site daily. 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 serves the guests and communities it is a part of. Based in Atlanta, the Uncle Maddio's management team has 50 years combined experienced in the fast casual category. Markets are available nationwide for franchise partner development including Texas, Ohio, and New Jersey.

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