Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 27, 2013
This Thursday, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint will sing the praises of a non-pizza dish on their menu: chili. In celebration of National Chili Day on February 28, Uncle Maddio’s will be handing out samples of their chili throughout the day. But the Uncle Maddio’s chili isn’t your everyday chili recipe – it’s historic. Uncle Maddio’s Founder and Chief Chili Maker Matt Andrew created his chili from his restaurateur grandfather’s 80-year old recipe.
As chili parlors became popular in the 1930s and 40s, Frank “Scully” Andrew became known as one of the first chili pioneers with his small chain of “Scully’s Chilli Parlors,” located in Springfield, Illinois, also known as the “Chilli Capital of the Civilized World.” His restaurants were pegged by locals to have the best chili in town. Christine R. Toney's book, The Magic of the Chilli, the Midwest Chilli History Cookbook, mentions "Scully's Chilli Parlor" as one of the few early pioneers.
Uncle Maddio’s, best known for their fresh and fast homemade pizzas, also serves gourmet salads, toasted paninis, and hot soup – including chili. “True to my grandfather Scully’s recipe,” said Andrew, “the Uncle Maddio’s "Scully’s Chilli" tastes like your favorite, down-home bowl of chili. We use the same fresh ingredients as we do in all of our menu items and we make it in our restaurants daily.”
“Pizza is our specialty, and that will never change,” said Andrew. “But chili is in the family. I remember going with my dad when I was a kid to help judge local chili cook-off contests. Now, I’m keeping the chili tradition going by honoring my grandfather’s legacy and sharing a taste of history with generations to come.”
Three years ago, Uncle Maddio’s launched the fast casual pizza market with the opening of its first store in Atlanta, GA. Currently, it is the fastest-growing fast casual pizza restaurant. There are locations open and in development in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Dakota, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. For pizza franchising information, contact Roger Wagerman at roger(at)unclemaddios(dot)com or visit http://www.unclemaddios.com.
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