SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza's first franchise location is now open in Southern California in the City of Orange near Honda Center and Angels Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. The restaurant is operated by Hofman Hospitality Group (HHG), which has completed a franchise agreement to open 37 SPIN! restaurants throughout Southern California.
HHG, SPIN!'s first franchisee, is led by president Craig Hofman.
"Before I partnered with the founders of SPIN!, I was on a quest to create my own Neapolitan pizza brand. When I first visited SPIN! in Kansas City, the menu and the attention to quality and innovation immediately impressed me. I am convinced that SPIN! will appeal tremendously to pizza and fresh artisan food lovers here in Orange County," he said.
HHG also founded and operates two restaurant concepts in the West, including 17 Lucille's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que locations in California, Arizona and Nevada, and five Hof's Hut restaurants in Southern California. HHG will open a second SPIN! in early 2014 in Los Alamitos, Calif.
SPIN! serves authentic Neapolitan pizza coupled with salads, sandwiches and sides. It was founded in 2005 by restaurant industry veterans Gail and Richard Lozoff and Edwin Brownell. The concept has five locations in Greater Kansas City, Mo., with a sixth under construction.
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