Fresco Pizzeria & Pastaria Franchise Corp: 520-888-4242 (fax) 888-4011

TUCSON ¾ – A year and a half after forming, Fresco Pizzeria & Pastaria Franchise Corporation announced a fourth location to open on Ina Road at Oldfather.
          Sister and brother Tangley and Douglas de Madeira are the new Fresco franchisees who will bring the Fresco recipes (which this year turn 15) to Marana.
The grand opening is planned for April 28, 2007.
          A pizzeria shift manager, Ms. de Madeira was formerly employed by Papa John’s since 2002. Mr. de Madeira, a former general manager for Papa John’s, had been employed there since 2004.
          With the new store, Fresco Pizzeria & Pastaria is anticipated to employ nearly 75 at its four locations.
          Longtime customers can still expect the same Original, Fresh, Delivered to PleaseTM pizzas, pastas, calzones, subs and salads they have come to enjoy in Tucson since 1992.
          Fresco anticipates announcing more new franchisees before the end of the year. Parties interested in further information on franchises should call locally at 888-4242. The full menu is available at