QSR magazine:

Beautiful Brands International (BBI) has announced the addition of Baltimore-based restaurant Kyro Pizza to its portfolio of restaurants to market and franchise worldwide.

“We believe this is a fantastic opportunity to develop this innovative brand coast to coast and even overseas in places like the Middle East,” said David Rutkauskas, BBI founder, president and CEO. “They have a solid business model and a powerful potential to become a star player in our portfolio of Beautiful Brands. There’s really no place like it anywhere in the world.”

The agreement between Kyro Pizza and Beautiful Brands International will use BBI’s organizational and support system to market and franchise the brand on a national and global scale.

BBI’s support will include marketing, real estate, architecture, legal, franchise sales, and other aspects of franchise development. Kyro Pizza will be marketed as a fast-casual, brick oven pizzeria, with a relatively small footprint of only 1200-1500 square feet and an average ticket sale of $10-$15.