7-Eleven expands foodservice push with dual-restaurant store

Convenience-store operator expands Raise the Roost brand to second location and pairs it with the new Parlor Pizza concept


Mark Hamstra, Nation's Restaurant News

Apr 30, 2021


Convenience-store retailer 7-Eleven Inc. has expanding its foodservice presence with a new store in Manassas, Va., that includes two restaurant brands.


The newest “Evolution Store” features the second outlet of 7-Eleven’s Raise the Roost Chicken and Biscuit restaurant and what appears to be the first location of a new concept, Parlor Pizza, which offers hand-tossed, made-to-order pizzas


It was not immediately clear if the new Parlor Pizza concept was developed in-house or is a licensed brand.


The store is one of eight Evolution Stores that the Irving, Texas-based company described as “an experiential testing ground, where customers can try and buy the retailer's latest innovations in a pioneering store format.”


In addition to the Manassas location, 7-Eleven also...