Happy Joe’s continues expansion in Missouri and plans a presence in London
Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream franchisee Satish Pardeshi plans to expand to a total of four locations in Missouri with additional locations in Arnold and Branson, according to a press release. The franchisee opened its second of four Missouri stores in St. Peters earlier this fall.
Pardeshi launched its first Happy Joe’s restaurant in St. Louis in 2018. It plans to open in Arnold by 2023 and hopes to introduce Happy Joe’s to London in the near future, the statement said.
âI was first drawn to Happy Joe’s when I visited my family and immediately fell in love with the nice atmosphere, games and the taco pizza,â Pardeshi said in the statement. After that, with my long-time motivation and desire to own my own business, I knew I had to bring Happy Joe’s to the St. Louis area. There is nothing I love more than seeing people. from my community come and enjoy our pizza and we are grateful for the support we have received from our customers, especially during COVID. It is a dream of mine to bring Happy Joe’s to the London area and we are more than blessed to now work on expansion across the state and hopefully internationally.
Located at 905 Jungermann Rd., The 3,200 square foot St. Peters Restaurant features a game room, alfresco dining area, and a drive-through window. There are plans to expand the outdoor space and add a sand volleyball court.
âSatish, his wife Susan and their two boys embody the first party and family spirit of Happy Joe’s and their passion for the brand radiates to their guests who can be faithfully seen queuing outside. its two stores every day, âTom Sacco, CEO and chairman of Happy Joe, said in the statement. âWhen I first met Satish his passion for excellence and his life story was incredible. I was so proud to have him as a franchisee in our system. We hope Satish’s story inspires others to spread happiness in their communities with his Happy Joe’s and make a difference, one “Happy Place” at a time. “
The brand was founded in 1972 by Joe Whitty in Davenport, Iowa. Happy Joe’s is a FastCasual Top 200 concept, owned and operated by Dynamic Restaurant Holdings Inc. The brand has eight corporate stores and 34 franchise stores in the Midwest with more in the pipeline.