Russo's Restaurants, parent company of Russo's New York Pizzeria and Russo's Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, has announced plans to "significantly" expand the brands' footprint in Houston and surrounding areas.
Russo's opened the company's first location in Conroe, Texas, this month. An additional 10 to 12 restaurants are planned to open this year in key Texas markets such as Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. Currently, there are 25 Russo's Restaurants in development, according to a news release.
"We've exceeded our growth goals," Chef Anthony Russo said in the release. "… And we are pleased to provide our loyal fans with additional Russo's locations in these promising markets."
With a presence already established in all major Texas cities, as well as key markets in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Florida, Hawaii and the Middle East, Russo's franchise development team is looking to Houston and the surrounding areas for additional growth. The company currently has more