Fresh Kitchen Prepares to Expand Across Florida Alongside Covelli
This week, Ciccio Restaurant Group was excited to announce a new joint venture partnership between Fresh Kitchen and the Covelli Family Limited Partnership. CFLP, a franchisee of Panera LLC, owns and operates 77 Panera Bread locations in Tampa, Orlando and along the East Coast of Florida. CRG is excited for Kevin Ricci, owner of CFLP, to join Fresh Kitchen’s board of directors and assist the company in opening several new FK locations across Florida in the next couple of years. Next up will be a store in Orlando, FL at the Waterford Lakes Town Center, just minutes from the University of Central Florida.
As the brand continues to grow, CFLP and FK will dedicate themselves to creating innovative menu options, attracting great people, maintaining a beautiful culture, and going above and beyond guest expectations. CFLP brings a level of expertise in operations that will pair incredibly well with CRG’s passion for food and innovation.
In the past few days, this news has not only excited Fresh Kitchen fans, but also well respected news sources like the Tampa Bay Times, Orlando Sentinel, and QSR Magazine. To read more about the new partnership, check out the official press release.
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