FREDERICKSBURG, Va., July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Church Restaurant Group, LLC announced today that coming Fall 2016, it will open the first Malawi's Pizza – Pizza with a Purpose® franchise on the eastern seaboard. The fast-casual gourmet pizza restaurant will be located in The Village of Spotsylvania Towne Centre in Fredericksburg, its first of five locations in Virginia.
"The cuisine at Malawi's Pizza – Pizza with a Purpose® is fresh and chef-created," said new franchise owner, Patrick Church. "We are truly excited to bring this unique dining experience to the greater area of Fredericksburg. We are also thrilled to be part of the charitable aspect of the business."
Malawi's Pizza – Pizza with a Purpose® is a fast-casual dining concept offering gourmet pizzas, pastas, salads and desserts served with the freshest ingredients all within minutes of ordering. For every meal purchased at a Malawi's Pizza restaurant, a nutrient-dense meal is donated to a child in Malawi, Africa, through its Meal for Meal® Exchange Program. There are currently three Malawi's Pizza restaurants in the U.S., which have provided more than 767,079 meals to children in need.
"Customers can feel good about their decision to dine with us because it supports the fundamental well-being of others," said Corporate CEO and culinary chef, Kent Andersen. "We believe in nurturing not only the people of Malawi, but also within our own community. Pizza with a Purpose® is more than a marketing tactic, it is part of who we are as a company."
The Malawi's restaurant in Fredericksburg will be located at 1 Towne Centre Boulevard and will open in Fall 2016.