Pizza Factory to open in Longs center
October 8, 2004
Those who yearn for a truly Italian experience will soon be able to watch their pizzas get tossed at a new Pizza Factory in east Carson City.
Pizza Factory will move into one of the two buildings under construction on Highway 50 East and Airport Road in the Longs Drug shopping center. The buildings are expected to be completed in December or January.
Project principal Vicki Hone said Pizza Factory will occupy the corner 4,600-square-foot building along with Northern Nevada Bank. Hone is a member of Carmine Development LLC and the Hone Co.
Restaurant owner Matt Ingram said Friday the new location will open in mid- to late-January. Ingram owns the Pizza Factory in the Gardnerville Ranchos and will manage the Carson City restaurant.
He is excited to open the restaurant in Carson City because “it’s a brand-new store, and we’ll have new staff and a new community.”
He’ll begin hiring 18 to 25 employees in early January after the building is complete. Hours will be 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday 3-9 p.m.
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Ingram bought the Pizza Factory in Gardnerville in June. It’s a national franchise that specializes in fresh ingredients and customer participation in dough tossing.
Carousel Kids children’s store and El Aguila Real Mexican restaurant will occupy the 10,976-square-foot building at 3220 Highway 50 E. It can house six suites.
COMING TO LONGS DRUG SHOPPING
At 3120 Highway 50 East:
• Northern Nevada Bank
• Pizza Factory, a chain restaurant
At 3220 Highway 50 East:
• Carousel Kids, a children’s store
• El Aguila Real, a Mexican restaurant
Space is available within the building. Contact Vicki Hone at 782-7327 for information on leasing.
Contact reporter Becky Bosshart at email@example.com or 881-1212.