51-unit Little Caesars franchisee sold

51-unit Little Caesars franchisee sold

SALT LAKE CITY — Sizzling Platter LLC, a multi-concept operating company with 37 restaurants, is acquiring a Salt Lake City-based 51 unit Little Caesars Pizza franchise. Financing for the deal was provided by GE Capital Solutions, Franchise Finance.

Little Caesars vet opens second location

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - The U.S. Iraq War veteran who inspired the Little Caesars Veterans Program has opened his second restaurant, the company announced.

Little Caesars targets New Orleans for growth

DETROIT — Pizzeria chain Little Caesars has selected New Orleans as a key growth market, the company has announced.   Little Caesars plans to open 30 locations throughout the New Orleans area over the next 10 years, which will employ approximately 900 local residents.

Little Caesars targets Savannah for expansion

DETROIT — Little Caesars plans to open 15 locations in the Savannah, Ga., area, the company has announced. The new locations are projected to employ approximately 450 people.

Little Caesars Veterans Program celebrates one year

DETROIT — Veterans Day marks the one-year anniversary of the Little Caesars Veterans Program, which has enabled nearly two dozen U.S. military veterans to transition to new careers as Little Caesars franchisees in the past 12 months.

Second vet opens Little Caesars location

CARMEL, Ind. — United States military veteran Robert Flores has opened a Little Caesars restaurant in Carmel, Ind., the second store to open under the Little Caesars Veterans Program.

Man arrested for pizza scam

La Crosse Tribune (Wisconsin): A Minnesota man was arrested last week for impersonating a Winona, Minn., policeman in an attempt to get a free pizza from Little Caesars. The man showed the pizzeria manager a tattoo of a police badge in an attempt to prove he was a police officer.

Little Caesars founder recognized for service to vets

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Honorable R. James Nicholson, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, is presenting Little Caesar Enterprises Inc.

Utah Little Caesars fined for labor violations

KUTV(Salt Lake City): Little Caesars franchisee Caesars Utah has been fined more than $110,000 by the Department of Labor. The company's restaurant in Sandy, Utah, was cited for having some of its teenage employees operating hazardous equipment and for working some of them too many hours.

Former auto worker begins Little Caesars career

FLORISSANT, Mo. — Dale Beck, a former autoworker at Ford Motor Company's St.

Little Caesars co-founder transforming Detroit hospitality industry

Detroit Free Press: Marian Ilitch, who co-founded Little Caesars pizza with her husband Mike nearly 50 years ago, unveiled expanded gaming areas this week at MotorCity Casino, which she owns. Ilitch predicts that MotorCity and two other hotel-casinos under construction will transform Detroit's hospitality industry.

Michigan delivery driver kills would-be robber

The Saginaw News: Brian Williams, a Little Caesars delivery driver in Flint, Mich., shot and killed a man who attacked him with a wrench while Williams was attempting to deliver a pizza. Williams, who had a concealed carry permit, spent the night in jail following the shooting.

Little Caesars' veterans program launches first training class

DETROIT — Little Caesar Enterprises Inc. is conducting its first three-day training class for six U.S.

Little Caesars targets Washington, D.C.

Washington Times: The parent company of Little Caesars Pizza is seeking franchisees to help the company open as many as 100 stores in the Washington, D.C., area over the next 10 years. The company hopes to begin construction of the new stores in 2008.

Little Caesars celebrates new-store openings milestone

The Detroit Free Press: Little Caesars president Dave Scrivano said new-store openings in 2006 were the highest of any year in the past 10 years. The company, which is bouncing back from several years of contraction, said it will release new details on its recent growth in a Feb.

Little Caesars sends pizzas to Iraq

CAMP TAJI, Iraq — A group of soldiers stationed in Iraq enjoyed a taste of home Jan. 18 courtesy of Michigan-based Little Caesars.

More disposable income could benefit restaurants

Associated Press: A Thursday report showing moderating consumer prices, coupled with falling gas bills, could put more money in consumers' pockets, leading to higher spending in restaurants. The restaurant sector, and especially casual dining chains over fast-food operators, was hurt in 2006 by higher interest rates and higher gas prices.

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