Iconic Italian brand opened its doors in PREP ATX and is now serving the Austin community through carryout and delivery
Austin, TX (RestaurantNews.com) Fans can’t get enough of Fazoli’s delectable Italian dishes and signature hot, fresh breadsticks, which is why the renowned brand opened its first Austin ghost kitchen on Friday, Oct. 29!
Located at 1300 E. Anderson Lane, Bld. D Ste. #1202 in PREP ATX, Fazoli’s is now serving premium Italian dishes at a great value to Austinites through carryout or third-party delivery placed through fazolis.com. PREP ATX is Texas’ biggest commercial kitchen facility featuring state-of-the-art ghost/delivery and food truck, shared and private kitchens.
The iconic Italian brand partnered with Impact Hospitality Group and owner Mike Lokhandwala to franchise Fazoli’s newest ghost kitchen space, marking the third Fazoli’s in the Austin area, 15th in Texas and 214th systemwide. Lokhandwala is a multi-unit Fazoli’s franchisee who operates the brand’s first ghost kitchen location in Atlanta.
“We’re excited to open our second ghost kitchen in the heart of Austin,” Lokhandwala said. “Our first ghost kitchen has been a hit in Atlanta, so we couldn’t wait to bring this successful, convenient business model to more on-the-go consumers in another bustling city. When fans are craving Italian food, they can simply order delivery and get their favorite fast, fresh flavors and hot breadsticks delivered straight to their doorstep.”
Austin’s new Fazoli’s is open for pickup and delivery Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. To learn more about Fazoli’s, visit fazolis.com.
Fazoli’s: Fast. Fresh. Italian.
Founded in 1988 in Lexington, Ky., Fazoli’s owns and operates nearly 220 restaurants in 27 states, making it the largest premium QSR Italian chain in America. Fazoli’s prides itself on serving premium quality Italian food, fast, fresh and friendly. Menu offerings include freshly prepared pasta entrees, Submarinos® sandwiches, salads, pizza and desserts – along with its unlimited signature breadsticks. Fazoli’s is a winner of FastCasual and Steritech’s 2020 Excellence in Food Safety Award and was named one of the “Top 50 Global Fast Casual Innovators in 2021” by Foodable, a “Top 200 Franchises in 2021” by Franchise Business Review, a FastCasual “Brand of the Year,” and an Entrepreneur 2018 “Franchise 500.” CEO Carl Howard was named among the most influential restaurant CEOs in the country in 2020 by Nation’s Restaurant News, was recognized as one of the top 25 industry leaders on FastCasual’s 2020 Top 100 Movers and Shakers list, and he and his team were recipients of the 2021 American Business Awards Gold Stevie Awards in Food & Beverage for Company of the Year and Achievement in Management.
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