Georgio's Gourmet Pizza celebrates second store with fundraiser for Kids' Food Basket

Georgio's Gourmet Pizza is opening their second store in Grand Rapids at 5570 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan. To celebrate the opening the of the store, owner Steve Millman is partnering with Kids' Food Basket to hold a fundraising event on Friday, May 23rd from 11 a.m. to 12 midnight. Customers will enjoy free pizza slices for the entire day with a donation to Kids' Food Basket.

With the new location, the East Lansing-based Georgio's now has five stores and is preparing for expansion by offering franchise opportunities.

Besides their unique menu, which features pizza-by-the-slice and over 50 varieties of ingredients, Millman credits the company culture at Georgio's as a big part of their success. "We have a great culture. Our employees are phenomenal," says Millman. "We do different things and provide a lot of flexibility for our employees." He says since they employ a lot of students, the flexible scheduling helps students balance school and work.

Millman also says that the work environment at Georgio's is intended to help prepare their employees for future success: "We know this can be someone's first job and it won't be their last job. We encourage students to pursue your passion. We want to help all our employees achieve their next goals."   

The business will employ 12-15 individuals when open, bringing the total number of Georgio's employees in Grand Rapids to 30. Millman says they are are always accepting applications and anyone interested should send their resume to [email protected]

To learn more about Georgio's you can visit their site here.

Writer: John Rumery, Innovation and Jobs News Editor
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