February 27, 2015
By Amy Lecza
The Franchise Expo South took place during the first week of February in Houston, our home market. Conveniently, there are also more than 20 Russo's New York Pizzerias and Russo's Coal-Fired Italian Kitchens in Houston as well.
Drawing a crowd of more than 10,000 franchisees, franchisors, vendors, media and visitors, the Expo South provides an opportunity for all interested in franchising to come together to see the industry's best and brightest. With a significant presence establish ...
January 30, 2015
By Amy Lecza
An important part of any franchise system is its reliable franchisees. After all, they're not just buying a piece of a company - they're buying their future. At Russo's, we have several multi-unit owners who have risen to great heights using Russo's proven system.
Celebrating his third opening, multi-unit franchisee Guillermo Medellin has just opened a Russo's New York Pizzeria in Spring, Texas, just outside of The Woodlands. Armed with 3,200 square feet, a patio with outdoor seatin ...
December 11, 2014
- By Phaedra Cook - Houston Press
One of the things Tony Russo is most proud of is establishing a franchise operation that still manages to provide quality and consistency across all of their stores. That hasn't been an easy road. Russo started out as many restaurateurs do: in a tiny little eight-seat restaurant preparing his family's recipes as we learned in part one of our chef chat..
The difference between Russo and most restaurant owners, though, is that he developed his concepts and products into some ...
December 10, 2014
- By Phaedra Cook- HoustonPress
Anthony Russo of Russo's New York Pizzeria - Photo by Phaedra Cook
No matter how you slice it, Anthony Russo is a success story. He developed one of the first New York-style pizzeria concepts in Houston. After perfecting his family's recipes for his own restaurants, he took the concept and started franchising it. That concept was Russo's New York Pizzeria.
Today, you can find Russo's New York Pizzeria all across Houston and in every major suburb: Katy, The Woodlands and League City ...
November 26, 2014
By Hayley Thompson
Authentic New York-Style Pizza is more than just a thin crust. In Chef Anthony's kitchen, it means Italian semolina wheat dough, Californian vine-ripened tomatoes and pure, fresh mozzarella cheese. Quality ingredients are the foundation of this New York-Style Pizzeria powerhouse.
Characterized by a thin layer of tomato sauce and a generous topping of mozzarella cheese, New York-Style Pizza comes in large, wide slices. The pizza was often made in coal-fire ovens. It was originally eate ...