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Blackjack Pizza & Salads

June 2016 - Featured Monthly Investor

About Blackjack Pizza & Salads

Blackjack Pizza & Salads is a locally owned pizza franchise; Ed & Becky Pelle purchased the store in March of 2000. Ed & Becky have always put a larger-than-life emphasis on a high quality product and the best customer service imaginable. Their goal is to make Blackjack Pizza & Salads one of Loveland’s best pizza spots in town.

Blackjack Pizza & Salads is the place where you’ll always find fresh-made dough, sauce, veggies and salads prepared daily. They offer a variety of Specialty Pizzas and Salads as well as options to create your own versions of both.

Ed & Becky are committed to the Loveland community and schools. They take pride in hiring first-time employees and paying attention to people development. They feel strongly about equipping the youth of today to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Blackjack Pizza & Salads, formerly Blackjack Pizza, is currently undergoing a branding change. Watch for a new look, new location and new products on their menu. Their highly anticipated move is happening in October 2016.

Corporate History

The first Blackjack Pizza store was opened on June 29, 1983 in Federal Heights, CO. The second store opened in Greeley, CO in February of 1984. Vince Schmuhl, founder of Blackjack Pizza, continued to open new stores, mainly in the Denver Metro Area. By 1986, there were six corporate-owned stores and one franchisee in operation.

In 1988, Blackjack officially became a franchisor using the concept of an owner/operator franchisee at each store location.