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Russo’s New York Pizzeria Strengthens its Presence in the Houston Area with Opening in Pearland

July 30, 2018

Multi-Unit Franchisee Opens at Premium Lifestyle, Dining and Shopping Development – Pearland Town Center PEARLAND, Texas – Houston’s own Russo’s New York Pizzeria, the only authentic New York-style, Italian restaurant and pizzeria franchise concept, is now open in Pearland. The location, which officially opened Monday, July 16, invites Pearland residents, commuters and visitors to savor […]

Chef Anthony Russo’s Brings the Magic of a New York Pizzeria to Homes Across Texas

July 16, 2018

Innovative New Varieties of Handmade Premium Frozen Pizzas Now Available at Nearly 600 Grocery Stores Statewide HOUSTON – Chef Anthony Russo’s, the Texas-based retail line behind the world-famous Russo’s New York Pizzeria restaurant chain, has partnered with major grocers, including Kroger, H-E-B, and Randalls, to bring its fresh, handmade and artisanal frozen pizzas to more […]

Russo’s New York Pizzeria Kicks Off Fundraiser for Life-Saving Cancer Research

July 13, 2018

Authentic New York-style Pizza Restaurant Launches Brand-wide Fundraising Campaign to Benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society HOUSTON– For the next couple months, Russo’s New York Pizzeria restaurants throughout the region are banding together in support of 1.3 million Americans living with blood cancer. From January 19-March 1, participating pizzerias are rallying their diners to donate an […]

Entrepreneur Magazine Named Russo’s Restaurant Top 200 Food and Restaurant Franchises of 2018

Russo’s New York Pizzeria Ranked #24 in Full-service Restaurants HOUSTON – Russo’s New York Pizzeria was recently ranked number 24 on Entrepreneur “Top 200 Food and Restaurant Franchises List of 2018”. This prestigious ranking reflects the substantial growth the company has seen in the past year. Further, the ranking comes just as the brand premieres […]

Franchising Magnate Jeff Moosa Adds Russo’s Restaurants to Portfolio; Acquires Richardson Location

Deal Signed with Prominent Restaurateur Zafar “Jeff” Moosa to Expand Brand’s Texas Footprint RICHARDSON, Texas – Russo’s Restaurants announced today a development deal with distinguished franchising entrepreneur Zafar “Jeff” Moosa. Backed with more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant franchising industry, Moosa adds the Russo’s name to his portfolio through the acquisition of […]

Russo’s New York Pizzeria Opens in Cedar Park

March 27, 2018

Seasoned, Local Restaurateur Opens at Cypress Creek Plaza   Lifestyle Entertainment and Dining Center CEDAR PARK, Texas – Russo’s New York Pizzeria, one of the most iconic, authentic New York pizzerias in the Lone Star State, is now open in Cedar Park. The location, which officially opened Monday, March 19, invites Cedar Park residents, commuters and […]

Russo’s New York Pizzeria in Clearwater Celebrates One Year Anniversary with Free Pizza for a Year

November 17, 2017

Owners of Authentic New York-style Pizza Restaurant Thank Clearwater Community for Support, First Year in Business CLEARWATER, Fla. – In celebration of its anniversary and to thank its extraordinary fan base, residents and guests are invited to Russo’s New York Pizzeria in Clearwater on Saturday November, 11 for a chance to win free pizza for […]

Russo’s Restaurants Names Guillermo Medellin 2017 “Franchisee of the Year”

October 19, 2017

Multi-Unit Franchise Owner Presented Award Based on Leadership, Store Performance and Brand Ambassadorship HOUSTON – Russo’s Restaurants, the family of dining concepts that includes Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, recently announced seasoned franchise owner Guillermo Medellin as the recipient of its coveted “Franchisee of the Year” award. Winners are recognized annually […]

Chef Anthony Russo Unveils Strategy to Bring Russo’s Restaurants Concepts to Asia

Fast-Casual New York Pizzeria and Upscale Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen Targets Malaysia, Singapore and The Philippines for Expansion HOUSTON – Chef Anthony Russo, the creative culinary mind, founder and CEO of chef-driven concepts Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, has announced a growth strategy to expand the brands’ international footprint after successfully launching […]

Russo’s New York Pizzeria Opens Second Austin Restaurant

Authentic New York-style Pizza Brand Joins Roster of Gourmet Eateries in The Arboretum at Great Hills AUSTIN, Texas. – The lone star state’s only authentic New York pizzeria is taking its own slice out of central Texas. One of Austin’s most highly anticipated restaurant openings of the year, Russo’s New York Pizzeria, opened Monday, September […]

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