Revitalized Cicis Inaugurates New Restaurant Openings

Back-to-back openings in Alabama are the latest signs of growth

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IRVING, Texas (October 11, 2017) – Cicis , the top-ranking family-friendly pizza buffet restaurant company, builds on the momentum created by its successful brand revitalization and constant sales growth to accelerate new restaurant openings.

Two big Alabama openings only weeks apart in Homewood (Oct. 9) (October 9) and Hoover ( November 13), are the latest signs that the pizza chain is increasing the number of restaurants. The company currently has nine new franchises and corporate restaurants under construction, with an additional five leases signed and pending construction. Other new restaurant openings are planned for the remainder of the year including two in Bastrop and Fulshear, Texas.

New restaurants are generating an unprecedented buzz as fans respond to improved food quality, menu additions like Stuffed Crust pizzas, and new restaurant design. At a recent opening in Orangeburg, South Carolina, fans camped out overnight and lined the block awaiting the opening of the franchise, which is locally owned by Ricky Patel.

“With each new restaurant opening, we are improving our perception of the brand with high-quality restaurants, excellent buffet variety and a high-quality customer experience – all at a great value,” said Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Darin Harris . “We and our strategic partners have worked hard to get here, and the excitement we are seeing at our recent openings is very gratifying.”

Cicis has continually improved its sales, while increasing the overall ranking of customers. A 2017 Technomic survey showed a 22 percent jump from last year in the number of customers who said they recommend Cicis and a 37 percent increase in the number of customers who rated Cicis as “excellent.”

For 2018 and beyond, the company has multiple development agreements with franchise partners representing more than 68 future restaurants in 14 states.

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About Cicis

Founded in 1983 based in Irving, Texas, Cicis invented the concept of the Unlimited Pizza Buffet, offering guests a variety of pizzas, including stuffed crush, deep-dish and flatbreads. ), along with pastas, salads and desserts to eat in the restaurant, to take away or for food service. With more than 430 restaurants in 32 states, Cicis has been ranked by Technomic as Number 1 in “Most Desirable Pizza Chains,” and Entrepreneur recognized Cicis on the Franchise 500 list in 2015. For more information on Cicis, visit < span style = “color: # e22726;”> cicis.com or Facebook.com/cicis . For franchise information contact Miguel Iglesias at miglesias@cicispizza.com or 972-745-3613 or visit franchise.cicis.com .

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