ENGLEWOOD — Rapid Fired Pizza opened its newest restaurant at 1080 South Main St. in Englewood on Monday, March 20 followed by a 500-pizza giveaway on Tuesday, March 21.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday with members of the Northmont Area Chamber of Commerce celebrating the new business along with Rapid Fired owners. Chamber members were provided with buy one, get one free coupons as part of the event.
“People were lined up outside the doors as late as 9:30 p.m.,” said Chamber CEO Cathy Hutton.
“We are so excited to open our doors in the Northmont community”, said co-founder and former MVCTC graduate Kelly Gray. The ownership team also includes Northmont grad Anthony Despain.
Rapid Fired Pizza is a fast-casual pizza concept founded in Kettering that features fresh made, 11-inch thin crust and 9-inch pan and one-of-a-kind No-Doh pizzas cooked in 180 seconds. Customers can choose from eight sauces, eight cheeses, over 30 toppings, and 19 dipping sauces to build their perfect pizza, or try one of the 10 craft pizzas on the menu. The craft salads at Rapid Fired Pizza are all under 400 calories plus patrons can also create a custom salad to meet their personal taste and healthy eating goals. Bread Sticks, Cini Sticks and a variety of desserts are available at every store. Beer and wine will soon be on the menu at the Englewood location. The Pepsi Spire provides over 120 drink combinations. Location hours are 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
The first Rapid Fired Pizza opened in September of 2015 and the chain expects to have at least 35 open by the end of 2017.