Oct. 3, 2013
Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint has announced a franchise development agreement with entrepreneur and Golden Corral restaurant owner, John Verderame to open three locations in South Florida.
Verderame is part of the fast casual pizza brand's expansion strategy, which has included 18 new locations in less than three years, and an additional 150 units in development.
Verderame will initially open locations in Palm Beach and Broward County, the first Uncle Maddio's in the area.
"After visiting Uncle Maddio Pizza Joint locations in Tallahassee, Fla., I knew that I wanted to be a part of this dynamic company," Verderame said. "A successful restaurant is always about the employee-customer interaction. The Uncle Maddio's team has a passion that breeds happy, loyal customers."
Verderame owns one Golden Corral location in South Florida, which part of the chain's "Elite 20" due to its increase in year-over-year sales. He has the option to expand his development agreement with Uncle Maddio's throughout South Florida.
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