Made to Order LLC has signed a deal to open three Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint locations in the Triad area of North Carolina. The restaurants will be operated by industry veteran and Made to Order part-owner Bronce McClain, with the first set to open in High Point, N.C., in Q4.
According to a news release, 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.
"I’ve spent my career working in the pizza industry and there’s nothing I know better or that I’m more passionate about," he said in the release. "I love the entire Uncle Maddio’s concept and I’m impressed with how the restaurant operates, the menu, quality of food and the culture."
In addition to McClain, Betty Korner-Atkins, Emmett Ellis, Mark Motsinger and Holly Myers are also investment partners.
In addition to the three locations in the Triad area, Uncle Maddio’s has two open restaurants in Charlotte and Huntersville, N.C., out of a planned eight units for the Charlotte area and has signed an agreement for three in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill areas.
"We see the state of North Carolina as a great opportunity for our restaurants to expand into and hope to continue to add locations in the next years," CEO Matt Andrew said.