**Official press release from Porch Light Public Relations
CHICAGO, May 4, 2022 – Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, based in Northbrook, Ill., announced that Avon, Ind. will be home to its fifth location in central Indiana. The famous deep dish pizzeria is slated to open its first location in Hendricks County at 8802 E. U.S. Highway 36 in Avon, Ind. in the fall of 2022. The pizzeria will be located in a new multi-tenant retail building, adjacent to Costco, in the Harvest Landing shopping center at the corner of U.S. Highway 36 and Harvest Landing Drive.
The 1,760 square foot space does not include a dining room, but will offer carryout, delivery and drop-off catering services. The Avon pizzeria will join carryout and delivery locations that opened in Carmel, Ind. in October 2020, on West 86th St., Indianapolis in March 2021 and the company’s full-service restaurant and bar which opened in Indianapolis’ Broad Ripple neighborhood in November 2021. Lou Malnati’s also plans to open a store in Greenwood, Ind. this summer.
While the menu is highlighted by the legendary deep dish pizza, it will also offer thin crust pizza along with delicious appetizers, salads, pastas and desserts. Restaurant hours will be available online at www.loumalnatis.com/indiana.
Malnati’s will hire approximately 50 local employees for the Avon, Ind. pizzeria and is looking to fill various positions with a hiring event in the coming months. Interested applicants are asked to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States and a resume, if applicable. Qualified candidates may apply online at www.loumalnatis.com/careers or by texting “Lous” to 242424.
The Malnati family has become famous for their original recipe, top-notch quality and hospitality since opening in 1971. The company is still owned and operated by second generation family members as Lou Malnati’s son, Marc Malnati, proudly carries on the family tradition and honors their legacy. The organization also has several local ties to Indiana University and Purdue University, including Marc Malnati, owner, and Mike Archer, CEO of Lou Malnati’s, along with other proud Hoosiers, graduates and supporters within the company.
“We’re excited to expand our restaurant to the west side of Indianapolis and join the growing Avon community by introducing our authentic-Chicago-style deep dish pizza,” said Marc Malnati, owner of Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria. “It’s been rewarding to be so enthusiastically embraced by the people of Central Indiana and we can’t wait to open our new location in this vibrant town. We look forward to serving them some Hoosier hospitality,” added Malnati.
In addition to serving up their famous deep dish, the company believes in becoming ingrained in the local communities they serve. The pizzeria is known for giving back and supports local charities and schools through fundraisers, sponsorships and volunteer involvement. Their tradition of generosity will continue through youth incentive programs, generous donation programs, and working with local charitable organizations in Avon and the surrounding communities.
About Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria
Considered the oldest family name in Chicago pizza, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is a family-owned company famous for deep dish pizza and staying true to the original Chicago-style pizza recipe. The company stresses consistency in quality, service, and food, offered in a unique environment by a staff that is committed to one another, the customer, and the community. Lou Malnati’s is passionate about pizza, people and proud to support the local communities they serve one deep dish at a time. There are over 70 locations in the Chicagoland area, Arizona, Indiana and Wisconsin. A member of the Malnati family has been running the business since it started in 1971. The Malnati’s signature deep dish is made from a secret family recipe that has been handed down through four generations. The Passion Runs Deep. For the latest dish, visit https://www.loumalnatis.com/.