Highlights of Bellacino’s 2011 Franchise Disclosure Document, Including Its Financial Performance Representations Under Item 19
Background Information for Bellacino’s Pizza and Grinders Restaurants
- Bellacino’s Pizza and Grinders serves made-to-order grinders, pizzas, salads, and appetizers. A grinder is a “made from scratch” Italian sandwich. Bellacino’s grinders are made with combinations of freshly sliced meats, vegetables, and cheeses, baked and then garnished with fresh lettuce and tomatoes.
- The top three best selling sandwiches at Bellacino’s are the Chicago Steak, the Steak Grinder, and the Italian Combo Grinder. Other favorites include the Club, Chicken, Pizza, and Turkey.
- Based in Michigan, Bellacino’s has been granting franchises since December 13, 1995.
- As of December 31, 2010, Bellacino’s had 70 franchised outlets (six less than the year before), and no corporate-owned outlets.