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Pizza is love at Marco's Pizza

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It has been said that there is no more sincere love than the love of food. It has also been said by many that you can only truly experience the love of food through pizza. Pizza is one of the world's most versatile foods, and can be easily transformed into breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert, all by the choice of toppings and cooking technique. Although it may not be the most romantic date night, a visit to the local pizza parlor might just be the place to go for a relatively inexpensive Valentine's Day meal.

For many people all across the United States, and even in the Bahamas, Marco's Pizza, founded in 1978 by Italian born, Pasquale ("Pat") Giammarco, is at the top of their list when they think of a good place to get their fix of this round delight. Marco's thrives by making Italian Pizza with fresh ingredients, and is the fastest-growing pizza franchise in the United States, with more than 425 stores in 32 states, and the Bahamas.

"Our product is hands-down the best quality and our customer service outmatches the competition. In addition to offering truly authentic Italian pizza to area consumers, we're providing an outstanding business opportunity for potential franchisees," said Marco's Pizza area representative Nick Costanzo.

Averaging at least one store opening every other day, the franchise is offering prospects exciting opportunities to be a part of the company's nationwide growth. They are currently expanding their presence all over the country, but are concentrating on the Denver area.

"We've successfully increased pizza sales at the soccer stadium by 60 percent over the past two years," said Costanzo. "We're in the middle of the basketball season at the Pepsi Center right now, but pizza sales are already up by 30 percent."

So, if you want to have a good night out, but don't want to spend a lot of money, visit your local Marco's Pizza. After all, there's nothing more romantic than beer and pizza, is there?

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