- January 4, 2023 / 4 min readSbarro celebrated several other milestones this year including opening its 200th domestic franchise restaurant, it's 300th International franchise restaurant, it's 500th franchise location.
New York-style pizza Sbarro chain has hit its target of opening 100 restaurants in 2022.
The Ohio-based pizza brand has recently added two newest restaurants in the Philippines and in Missouri in last December.
It has exceeded 100 new restaurant openings in 2022, the most in one year in their 65-year history.
In addition to the 100 new restaurants, Sbarro celebrated several other milestones this year including opening its 200th domestic franchise restaurant, it's 300th International franchise restaurant, it's 500th franchise location and they introduced its Original XL New York Pizza to three new countries including Poland, Georgia, and Northern Macedonia.
"I am so grateful for the faith and trust of our franchisees and our corporate and field teams that have made these milestones possible," said David Karam, CEO Sbarro by adding that with our focus on the Impulse Pizza segment, they've been able to feature or Pizza by the Slice and Strombolis to drive customer loyalty.
“By honing in on our key points of differentiation, it's opened the doors to numerous new venues for growth including military bases, theme parks, C-stores, train stations and travel centers. I'm especially proud that our openings have been so balanced worldwide with half coming in the US and half in the now more than 25 countries we operate in,” he added.
With the number of Sbarro restaurants in the system approaching 700, Sbarro is excited not just in the growth this year, but they anticipate the number of openings to increase in future years.
"This is just the beginning for this great brand," said Karam. "We have an incredibly strong development pipeline and we're as excited as ever for our future."
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