Mountain Mike’s Pizza arrives in Arizona
Californian pizza chain Mike’s Mountain opens its first storefront in Arizona at the Mesa Riverview Mall, 849 North Dobson Road, Mesa. The franchise is slated to open Dec. 30 for dinner, delivery and delivery, according to Kristyna Otto of Powerhouse Communications, the brand’s marketing team.
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Mountain Mike’s president and chief operating officer Jim Metevier said the restaurant’s features, such as an arcade and big-screen TVs, should appeal to families and sports enthusiasts. The menu features a variety of fan-favorite specialty pizzas, as well as bone-in wings, mozzarella sticks, garlic bread, salads, and a selection of wines and beers.
“Mountain Mike’s continues to garner loyal fans across the West, and we are poised to become a staple for families and pizza fans in Arizona communities, starting with Mesa,” Metevier said in a statement. Press release.
Mountain Mike’s has been operating in California since 1978 and has nearly 250 franchises in the Golden State, primarily around Los Angeles and San Diego. There are four franchises in Oregon. The Mesa storefront will mark the first of many upcoming Arizona locations, with several slated to open in the first half of 2022.
Beyond Arizona, a state identified as a prime market, said Otto, the brand recently announced plans to expand into Idaho, Utah, Colorado and Texas.
“There is a tremendous opportunity in Arizona to develop the Mountain Mike’s brand,” according to the press release. “The past two years have shown that the time for qualified franchisees to pursue a successful, resilient and sought after pizza concept like Mountain Mike’s pizza has never been better.”