Fazoli’s, America’s largest fast casual Italian restaurant brand, has announced an agreement with the TA Restaurant Group, a division of TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, to open four new locations in Connecticut, Oklahoma, Texas and Michigan TA and Petro locations over the next year.
“Our mission is to serve America premium quality Italian food, fast, fresh and friendly. I can’t think of a better opportunity to do this than on America’s highways with a company like TravelCenters,” said Carl Howard, president and chief executive officer of Fazoli’s.
The first of the four restaurants will debut this summer in Milldale, Connecticut, followed by two more opening early fall at TA and Petro locations in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and San Antonio, Texas. The fourth is slated for early 2018 in Monroe, Michigan.
“At TravelCenters, we focus on providing our customers with the variety they crave. Fazoli’s provides us with quality Italian cuisine that both interstate travellers and local residents will find themselves coming back for,” said John Ponczoch, Senior Vice President of TA and the leader of the TA Restaurant Group.