Marco’s Pizza to Pen Newest Location in Hoover (Hwy 150)

Marco’s Pizza Opened its’ Newest Location in Hoover (South Shades Crest Plaza)
2304 John Hawkins Pkwy Suite 102, AL, 35244

Authentic Pizza Restaurant to Satisfy Cravings; Brings Italian Heritage and Primo Pizza to Hoover

HOOVER, Ala. – One of the nation’s Most Loved and Most Trusted Pizza Brand, Marco’s Pizza, is opening a new location in Hoover. Locals can expect a Primo Italian pizza experience that uses the freshest, highest-quality ingredients. The new location will open its doors to the Hoover community on November 11.

The Marco’s Pizza location is owned and operated by Rick Poston, Woody Johnson and Mike Wolf. These three business partners have been working in the pizza business together for 9 years, this is their tenth location. The partners fell in love with Marco’s Pizza’s quality ingredients and top quality they deliver to customers every day.

“What has floored me about Marco’s Pizza from the beginning has been their dedication to excellence and passion for great pizza,” said Johnson. “The new Marco’s Pizza will bring the trademark excellence and passion combined with the hardworking spirit of Hoover and I think that will be a winning combination for our community.”

As the only national pizza chain founded by a native Italian, Marco’s has made its name in the growing $47 billion pizza industry by producing fresh, authentic, handmade Italian quality pizza. Italian food is famous for its quality servings and Marco’s prides itself on crafting every pizza by using ingredients that are fresh. At a time when 91 percent of Americans eat pizza once a month, more people are increasingly choosing the quality pizza that’s synonymous with Marco’s name.

Marco’s Pizza recently launched a new brand promise “Hello Primo” to reinforce its roots and ensure guests can discover “The Italian Way” that shaped the brand into what it is today. The founder, Pasquale “Pat” Giammarco, grew up making pizzas with his father after they immigrated to the United States from Sulmona, Italy. Fast forward several years later, he created Marco’s Pizza to capture the Italian spirit and flavors he was raised on.

The menu at Marco’s Pizza in Hoover will feature a mix of classic pizzas and innovative specialty pizzas like the White Cheezy, Deluxe and All Meat, along with a variety of salads with croutons made daily. Customers can also choose from creations like the Meatball Bake, Chicken Dippers and CheezyBread. With carryout, delivery, dine-in and online ordering services, Marco’s offers the convenience of picking up a quick meal or the enjoyment of sitting down at a genuine, family-style restaurant.

Averaging at least one store opening every third day, Marco’s Pizza has more than 900 stores and aims to reach over 1,000 locations by early 2019. Its commitment to its people and the communities it serves has been a key ingredient to its long-term success.

For more information about the Marco’s Pizza location opening in Hoover, please visit or call 205-583-0400

Headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, Marco’s Pizza is one of the fastest-growing pizza companies in the United States. Marco’s was founded in 1978 by Italian-born Pasquale (“Pat”) Giammarco and thrives by
making authentic Italian quality pizza with fresh ingredients. The company has grown from its roots as a beloved Ohio brand to operate 900 plus stores in over 34 states with locations in Puerto Rico and the Bahamas. Most recently, Marco’s Pizza was ranked No. 5 in Forbes “Best Franchises to Buy” 2018 Study/Medium Investment, No. 39 on Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500 ranking, and No. 46 in The QSR 50 2019. Marco’s Pizza was named Most Loved and Most Trusted Pizza Brand, according to the 2019 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study. Other recent accolades include ranking No. 2 on Entrepreneur’s 2018 Top 200 Food and Restaurant Franchises in the pizza segment, and No. 8 on the Military Times Best: Franchises 2018 list.

Ponder Properties Commercial Real Estate, LLC represented both parties in this transaction. NOW OPEN… Marco’s Pizza in the South Shades Crest Plaza Shopping Center.