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The “full remodel” transformed the restaurant using Pizza Hut’s new prototype design, and incorporated the brand’s “WingStreet” wings brand.
“The customer experience will be greatly improved with the new restaurant flow, more windows and lighting, a patio and seating arrangement,” the spokesman said. Three large-screen televisions also were installed.
This Pizza Hut in Vandalia reopened in early December after a significant makeover. MARK FISHER/STAFF
Pizza Hut just completed a similar redesign at its restaurant in West Carrollton and will complete another early next year in Bellefontaine, the spokesman said.
The renovation projects come amid a surge in competition in the local pizza market locally and nationally, much of it generated by relatively new fast-casual chains, including Rapid Fired Pizza, which opens its 10th location in southwest and west-central Ohio Friday in Kettering.
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