Stoner’s Pizza Joint, the Fort Lauderdale, Florida chain featured on PMQ’s cover in April 2021, has stoked hot growth in recent months, with six new store openings in four states anticipated in the next 60 days.

The brand said it has doubled its footprint over the past two years and has set an expansion goal of 100 units to be opened by 2025.

On March 25, the chain announced it will be opening two new corporate-owned stores in Fayetteville and Travelers Rest, North Carolina. Both locations will offer dine-in, takeout and full delivery.

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“We are excited to bring the Stoner’s brand to the Fayetteville and Travelers Rest communities,” said Chief Operating Officer Ashley Dempsey in a press release. “We are experiencing tremendous growth in the North and South Carolina markets and know our delicious recipes will be a great fit in these neighborhoods.”

Additionally, Stoner’s Pizza Joint announced in February 2024 that it will expand to Dallas with a signed franchise agreement for five units. The first two will open in the first half of 2024 in the Sachse and Rowlett markets, with three additional stores slated to open in the Wylie, McKinney and Frisco areas.

Founded in 2013, Stoner’s Pizza Joint launched its franchising program in late 2018 along with fresh new branding and a business model that has proven resilient to massive changes sweeping the food industry. Prospective franchisees should have a minimum net worth of $250,000. The brand’s Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) reveals an estimated initial investment range of $90,000 to $206,000 for the first location, including a franchise fee of $25,000.