December 11, 2014
- By Phaedra Cook - Houston Press
One of the things Tony Russo is most proud of is establishing a franchise operation that still manages to provide quality and consistency across all of their stores. That hasn't been an easy road. Russo started out as many restaurateurs do: in a tiny little eight-seat restaurant preparing his family's recipes as we learned in part one of our chef chat..
The difference between Russo and most restaurant owners, though, is that he developed his concepts and products into some ...
December 10, 2014
- By Phaedra Cook- HoustonPress
Anthony Russo of Russo's New York Pizzeria - Photo by Phaedra Cook
No matter how you slice it, Anthony Russo is a success story. He developed one of the first New York-style pizzeria concepts in Houston. After perfecting his family's recipes for his own restaurants, he took the concept and started franchising it. That concept was Russo's New York Pizzeria.
Today, you can find Russo's New York Pizzeria all across Houston and in every major suburb: Katy, The Woodlands and League City ...
November 26, 2014
By Hayley Thompson
Authentic New York-Style Pizza is more than just a thin crust. In Chef Anthony's kitchen, it means Italian semolina wheat dough, Californian vine-ripened tomatoes and pure, fresh mozzarella cheese. Quality ingredients are the foundation of this New York-Style Pizzeria powerhouse.
Characterized by a thin layer of tomato sauce and a generous topping of mozzarella cheese, New York-Style Pizza comes in large, wide slices. The pizza was often made in coal-fire ovens. It was originally eate ...
November 24, 2014
By HIGHERVISIBILITY LLC
Entrepreneurs who are looking for a winning restaurant franchise idea should take note of the success of Russo's New York Pizzeria. Brad Davis is a Russo's franchisee who this year celebrated the first anniversary of opening his own Russo's franchise. Brad shares a little about the experience of becoming a part of the Russo's family of restaurants.
But first: Why a Russo's franchise?
"We researched over 150 franchises in our process," Brad says. "We knew we wanted to open a restau ...
November 21, 2014
By Hayley Thompson
Just like the ingredients Chef Anthony uses in his kitchen, here at Russo's we love to keep all aspects of our business fresh, including our branding.
Our new website represents each of the three Russo's brands: Russo's NY Pizzeria, Russo's Coal Fired Italian Kitchen and Chef Anthony Russo's all-natural gluten free pizzas. The mix of thin, script fonts - reminiscent of the elegant Italian countryside - and sans serif type faces - a nod to some of the most forward thinking restaurateu ...