Sunil Patel, second from left, franchise owner for 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza, joins his staff before the grand opening of his store in Turkey Creek Thursday, July 6. Also on hand was Patel’s brother, Harshil Patel. Employees present, from left, are Ben Cofield, Richie Wellner, Benito Guerreo, Jacob Dagnan, Naomi Newton, Victoria McCarthy, Adison Beyer, Levi Marshall and William Seal.Sunil Patel’s love for pizza has led him to open 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza in Turkey Creek.
Patel, franchise owner, held his store’s grand opening at its new location, 11071 Parkside Drive, between Noodles & Company and Watchdog Surveillance and Spy Gear, Thursday, July 6.
“I love pizza. It’s my favorite food. I always wanted to be in the food business and 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza is something I’ve not seen elsewhere in a casual, fast-food place,” Patel said. “Here, you walk in and have your pizza in less than five minutes. We cook our pizzas at 1000 degrees so it really cooks fast.”
Customers can choose from its classic signature pizzas or build their own with unlimited toppings, he added. The toppings are out front where customers can pick them easily; they can choose a 10-inch or 14-inch dough and watch as the pizza is being made.