Dolly’s Pizza Announces Grand Opening Of New Store Location In Fort Gratiot, Michigan

Michigan-based Dolly’s Pizza Franchise, LLC, a delivery and carryout pizza franchisor is on a mission to help stimulate the economy in a competitive fast food industry.

As part of it efforts, Dolly’s Pizza Franchise, LLC would like to announce the grand opening and new store owners Jeff and Valerie Gardner who recently choose Fort Gratiot, Michigan as the new home for their Dolly’s Pizza “The Secret is in the Sauce” best tasting pizza store located at 3853 Pine Grove, Fort Gratiot, MI 48059.

“My family and I are excited to open a business in a great community. I grew up in the area and am happy to bring the excellent products that Dolly’s Pizza offers to Fort Gratiot, Michigan. I am looking forward to building great relationships with my customers and other local businesses,” states new owner Jeff Gardner.

Dolly’s Pizza Franchised, LLC CEO Robert Lewis states, “We are excited to add Jeff and Valerie Gardner to our family of terrific Michigan franchise owners. Dolly’s Pizza wishes Jeff and Valerie much success in their new business.”

Doll’s Pizza Franchise, LLC decision to open new franchise stores stems from its involvement in the post-recession, post-mass media entrepreneurial movement seeking to grow and create jobs while maintaining a distinct social mission. Dolly’s Pizza Franchise CEO, Robert Lewis, sees Franchise ownership as an opportunity to boost local economic development in Michigan hard-hit post-recession economy – the U.S. Census Bureau reports that 15% of Michigan residents now live in poverty, with the state unemployment rate at 8.5%.

Dolly’s Pizza new franchises will create at least 25 jobs at the store level and provide an additional source of hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of domestic work through construction jobs and other third party vendor partnerships.

Dolly, the daughter of Italian immigrants grew up working in her family’s restaurant. In 1966, a local tavern desired to have fresh baked pizzas for their patrons so Dolly rented space in the back room and made her first Dolly’s Pizza.

Sales soon grew and allowed her to properly take care of her children and put herself through college. Her youngest child Robert was watching, learning and planning for the future. Robert grew up and made a career of the pizza business.

Dolly’s Pizza Franchise, LLC began franchising and has been awarded “Best Pizza in Michigan” by the Michigan Restaurant Association. CEO, Robert Lewis goal is to share his knowledge, experience and expertise with other entrepreneurs seeking an exciting business opportunity. Dolly’s Pizza has established over 31 locations throughout the United States with new locations opening soon.

Dolly’s Pizza Franchise, LLC also supports the entrepreneurial and Military Veteran business ownership for those individuals who have served our country. Dolly’s Pizza offers discounted franchise fees to Military Veterans from all Services interested in franchise store ownership.

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