A Guide to Art in Chicago

There are a lot of things that make Chicago famous. We’ve got the deep dish pizza. We’ve got Lakeshore Drive. We’ve got the most famous championship curse in all of sports — the Cubs — while also boasting one of the most dominant players to ever take to the court: Michael Jordan. But we also… Read more »

Giordano’s and Its Franchisees

Our mission is simple. As one of the best franchise opportunities, we will sustain growth while creating lasting value for our customers, employees, suppliers and investors, the stakeholders of Giordano’s. It makes us one of the most profitable franchise opportunities. If you’ve ever been interested in franchising a restaurant, read on. Our Craftsmanship: One-of-a-Kind Pie… Read more »

Giordano’s and Its Markets

If you’ve ever wondered about franchising a restaurant, Giordano’s might be a good option for you. Read on to learn why. Customer Characteristics Giordano’s customers are economically upper- and upper-middle-class. That equates to disposable income to purchase pizza and a great potential for a strong business. Our average table check is $30-$44 per visit. Half… Read more »

Why Giordano’s Is the Right Franchise Choice

Our franchisees benefit from our brand and history, our market growth and the outstanding interest and loyalty customers show toward our pizza. We’re Giordano’s. Italian Born™. Chicago Raised. Brand Stability Equals Franchise Opportunity We are one of the originators of deep dish Chicago-style stuffed pizza. Deep dish pizza isn’t just a food, it’s an icon… Read more »

Restaurant Franchises Contribute to the Community

Owning a franchise is not only good economic news for you — it’s good economic news for your entire community. Restaurant franchises mean job creation and stability in cities, towns and suburbs across the United States. You’re positioned to be a business and community leader when you own a franchise restaurant. This year, restaurant franchises… Read more »

Giordano’s Teams Up with Chicago Cubs Player David Ross For a Special Surprise

  Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Deep Dish Pizza recently teamed up with popular Chicago Cubs catcher, David Ross, and surprised a group of local kids playing baseball at the Gill Park District on the north side of Chicago. While the kids were practicing their baseball techniques, they received a “homerun” surprise when Ross rolled up in… Read more »

Owning a Franchise

Whether you dream of owning your own business or want to expand your current entrepreneurial ventures, you’re not alone. Nearly half of all Americans want to own a business. Their reasons are as varied as the people themselves: It could be independence, the desire to own and grow an enterprise that belongs to them, the… Read more »

Unique Shops in Chicago

Chicago has no shortage of shopping venues. The gleaming national chain stores along the Magnificent Mile grab the attention of many Chicago visitors, but many independently owned treasures lie throughout the 237 square miles of land in the city. It’s in those shops that you find the unique treasures that far exceed any mass-produced products… Read more »

A Guide to Using Public Transportation in Chicago

We all have pretty vivid ideas about cities. They are choked with smoke. They are filled with the cacophony of blaring car horns. Everywhere, taxis and angry commuters inch forward bumper to bumper as they try to get to work, dinner or anywhere else throughout the city. The fact of the matter is, very few… Read more »

Slang Words Used in Chicago

Chicago boasts many distinct sights, foods, architecture and events that define the city and make it the exciting place it is to live in and visit. We also have plenty of our own phrases and slang that you don’t often hear in other areas. For an outsider, hearing these phrases can be confusing. Some are… Read more »