East of Chicago Pizza

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East of Chicago Pizza
Type Independent
Industry Restaurants
Founded Willard, Ohio, USA(1982)
Headquarters Lima, Ohio, USA
Key people Tony Collins (CEO)
Products Italian-American cuisine
pizza · desserts
Website www.eastofchicago.com

East of Chicago Pizza is a restaurant chain based in Lima, Ohio offering different styles of pizza, buffalo wings, breadsticks, and subs. They have 75 [1] restaurants in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Michigan and South Carolina. The first restaurant was opened in 1982 as the Greenwich Pizza Barn in Greenwich, OH.[2]

East of Chicago Pizza Company corporate headquarters is now located in Lima, Ohio. It was purchased by a franchisee, Tony Collins, in 2008.[3]

East of Chicago Pizza was the #41st ranked nationally in sales among U.S. pizza companies in 2009. [4]

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  1. ^ [1]. - Restaurant Chain Growth Report 9/10/13
  2. ^ [2]. - East of Chicago Pizza Company Company Information
  3. ^ [3]. - BusinessesForSale.com talks to entrepreneur Scott Granneman about growing one pizza outlet to 120 and his decision to sell.
  4. ^ [4]. - Strategic Management Cases: Competitiveness and Globalization, Michael A. Hitt, R. Duane Ireland, Robert E. Hoskisson, p.101

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