Sal's Pizza

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Sal's Pizza
Industry Restaurants
Founded Salem, New Hampshire, United States (1990 (1990))
Founder Sal Lupoli [1]
Headquarters Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States [1]
Area served
Key people
Sal Lupoli (CEO)
Products Pizza, pasta, calzone, chicken wings, desserts
Number of employees
300 (2007) [2]

Sal's Pizza is a chain of Italian restaurants based in New England.[1][3] The chain is owned by Sal's Group, owner of Salvatores, Mary's Pasta & Sandwiches, and Riverwalk Properties.[4] The company operates as a franchise, which prepare a combined total of over 60,000 pizzas weekly.[1][5]


Sal's Pizza first opened in Salem, New Hampshire, founded by Sal and Nick Lupoli in 1990.[1][6] The first store opened at a time when Italian-based restaurant chains began to popularize. The store spawned franchises, and eventually grew to operate stores throughout the Boston and southern New Hampshire regions.

Sal's Pizza has since expanded beyond the New England region; The company operates single locations in California,[7] Florida,[7] and Arizona.[8] The company offers franchising,[9] and they are known for offering a three-pound, 19-inch pizza.[1][10]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Real estate proves ideal topping for pizza chain". 
  2. ^ Salvatore's sliding into Seaport site (subscription required)
  3. ^ Rudavsky, Shari (August 2, 2003). "Nicholas Lupolo, 61; Helped expand family's pizza business". Boston Globe. Retrieved 2013-04-27.  (subscription required)
  4. ^ Sal's Pizza: Companies
  5. ^ Donelan, Marisa (September 8, 2009). "Sal's Pizza franchise could open in Leominster by October". Sentinel & Enterprise. Retrieved 2013-04-27.  (subscription required)
  6. ^ Hughes, Vanessa (June 1, 2002). "Sal's is more than Just Pizza". Lowell Sun. Retrieved 2013-04-27.  (subscription required)
  7. ^ a b Nesin, Marjorie (2011-03-04). "Sal's Pizza will open a restaurant in Peabody March 9". The Boston Globe. 
  8. ^ "Locations". Retrieved 2013-04-27. 
  9. ^ Connors, Molly (2010-01-14). "It's all in the family at Sal's Pizza in Norwell". The Boston Globe. 
  10. ^ Restaurant Profile (subscription required)

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