Your Pie Opens Fort Oglethorpe Location And Gives Back To Community

Friday, August 16, 2019

Your Pie, the original fast casual pizza concept, opens in Fort Oglethorpe on Aug. 23 at 3809 Battlefield Pkwy. The brick-oven pizzeria offers a customizable, down-the-line experience at nearly 70 stores nationwide.

Your Pie Fort Oglethorpe is locally owned and operated by Mark and Becky Brown.

“We were initially drawn to Your Pie because of the great food and unique down-the-line experience,” said Mr. Brown. “As we learned more about the brand, we were impressed with the leadership and found that their values and mission aligned really well with our own. We love what they stand for, with a strong focus on serving the community and providing a family-friendly environment. We want to be the go-to family restaurant where every family member, no matter what age, can enjoy a good meal together with no need to compromise or sacrifice.” 

Prior to its official grand opening, Your Pie Fort Oglethorpe will host ‘Dine and Donate’ events on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. During each event, the restaurant will serve free pizzas for up to 200 registered guests and collect monetary donations on behalf of Thru Jordan’s Eyes. Find the most up to date information about the store’s ‘Dine and Donate’ and grand opening events at facebook.com/yourpiefortoglethorpe

Your Pie was founded in 2008 by culinary entrepreneur Drew French, who aimed to create an innovative restaurant concept offering high quality, brick-oven pizza at incredible speed. Your Pie began franchising in 2010 and now shares its mission with nearly 70 stores across the United States, with about 50 locations in development. 

“At Your Pie, we believe that food can be fresh, fast, delicious and experiential,” said Founder and President Drew French. “We want to be the go-to fast casual restaurant where families, friends, colleagues and groups can gather, dine and share memories without having to share pizzas. We’re excited for the opportunity to bring the original fast casual, individualized pizza concept to Fort Oglethorpe and the surrounding communities.” 

For more information, visit www.yourpie.com


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