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Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Turns Six and Opens 300th Restaurant

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, today announced that it has opened its 300th restaurant -- just two months after celebrating its sixth birthday.  Founded with two locations in 2012, Blaze Pizza has built momentum and developed a cult following as it has expanded from its California base into 42 states and five countries.  In recognition of its rapid growth and popularity, the brand was recently ranked the pizza category’s “Brand of the Year” in an important consumer-based brand equity study and named “the fastest growing restaurant chain ever” by Forbes Magazine.  In the coming year, the company is planning to open on average one new restaurant every five to six days – with its milestone 500th location projected to open by 2021.

To support its growth, the build-your-own pizza chain known for its chef-driven recipes and fun, modern restaurants also announced that it will be adding 30 new franchise partners to its current group of 55 multi-unit franchise developers. ...

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