Fazoli’s DailyPay option provides additional support during difficult times

America’s largest Italian QSR premium channel sees 42% sign-ups since launch

Fazoli's DailyPay option provides additional support during difficult timesLexington, Kentucky ( For the very first time, Fazoli’s hourly restaurant team members no longer have to wait for payday to access and spend their earnings.

The brand known for serving upscale Italian dishes at great value has teamed up with Daily Pay, a leading non-traditional payroll service provider, to enable hourly paid team members across all company-owned locations to access their pay the same or next day. To sign up for DailyPay, Fazoli associates simply download the Application and register. There is no registration cost and no other fees unless the service is used.

“Many people in the service industry have been severely impacted by the pandemic,” said Fazoli Vice President of Human Resources Dave Craig. “At Fazoli, we were fortunate to remain open for business throughout, but many of our team members had family who had lost their jobs or had reduced hours and found themselves in need of money to support themselves. pay bills on time, buy food or cover medical expenses. Payday loan providers can charge interest rates of up to 18-22% for cash advances, but DailyPay allows us to quickly get our team members’ earned salaries at a fraction of the cost. It’s a simple and convenient way for us to support our Fazoli family.

In just six weeks since the launch of DailyPay, 42% of eligible team members have signed up. At the current usage rate, the iconic Italian brand estimates its team members will receive cash advances over the coming year totaling $800,000. So far, individuals have used the service for day-to-day necessities, with 20% of cash advances going towards paying bills, 17% spent on transportation and 15% used for food.

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About Fazoli

Founded in 1988 in Lexington, Ky., Fazoli owns and operates nearly 220 restaurants in 28 states, making it the largest upscale Italian QSR chain in America. Fazoli’s prides itself on serving premium Italian cuisine that is fast, fresh and friendly. Menu offerings include freshly made pasta dishes, subs® sandwiches, salads, pizzas and desserts – as well as its all-you-can-eat signature breadsticks. Fazoli’s is a winner of FastCasual and Steritech 2020 Excellence in Food Safety Award and was named one of the “Top 200 Franchises of 2020” by Franchise Business Reviewa FastCasual “Brand of the Year” and a Entrepreneur 2018 “Franchise 500.” CEO Carl Howard has been named one of the nation’s most influential restaurant CEOs of 2020 by Nation Restaurant Newswas recognized as one of the top 25 industry leaders on FastCasual’s 2020 Top 100 Movers and Shakers list, and he and his team were recipients of the 2020 American Business Awards Gold Stevie Awards in Food & Beverage for Business of the Year, Management Achievement and Human Resources Team of the Year.

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