Fazoli’s announced today the opening of its newest franchised location in Columbus, Georgia. Marking the brand’s fifth restaurant in Georgia, the newly built restaurant is located at 6589 Whittlesey Boulevard. The new Columbus restaurant will celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting on June 4 with the Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce. The Fazoli’s restaurant will officially open its doors on June 5. The restaurant will include a drive-thru and also showcase Fazoli’s new interior design featuring a contemporary look and feel.
The new Columbus restaurant is owned and operated by longtime franchisees Allen Peake and Mike Chumbley of C&P Italian Company, LLC. Allen and Mike bring extensive restaurant operations experience, having owned multiple foodservice franchises such as Cheddar’s Casual Café and Captain D’s. In addition to being franchisees of Fazoli’s, Allen has served for 12 years on the Georgia House of Representatives and Mike Chumbley serves as City Councilman in Georgia.
“From a business standpoint, Fazoli’s has proved to be an extremely successful franchise for us and we are thrilled to be bringing the newest location to Columbus,” said Allen. “Fazoli’s has an unmatched track record of success, and is a great place for friends and family to enjoy hearty Italian food with fresh ingredients at a great value.”
The Columbus restaurant will open with Fazoli’s recently refined menu, introducing more flavor and menu options to meet ever-changing consumer tastes and preferences. The modernized menu uses premium ingredients and includes offerings such as tableside grated Parmesan, upgraded plateware, as well as new dishes such as “Spicy Penne with Chicken or Sausage,” and “Brownie Gelato Sundae.”
The Columbus location will serve guests Sunday-Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.