Mountain Mike’s Pizza LLC is expanding into Texas following a franchising deal struck for three locations, with the company saying more deals are in the works.
The Newport Beach-based pizza restaurant operator said it expects Texas to eventually grow to be its second-largest market after California.
The first franchising deal with Jefes Pizza LLC is for the development of restaurants in the Dallas and Ft. Worth areas.
The company said more deals for single and multiple locations are being worked on.
The growth comes as the company, with more than 240 locations, said restaurants are averaging $1.1 million in sales volume.
Overall sales in the first half of this year are up 25.9% from 2020 with comparable sales up 16.4% for the same period.