ELMIRA, NY (WETM) – Pizza Hut announced plans to return to the Southern Tier after the local franchisee decided to close all local locations during the COVID-19 pandemic. WETM has confirmed that Elmira will be on the list of locations that will be opening soon.
The new location will be on the Southside of Elmira, in the old Tops Plaza, and next to Zoom Tan. There is not currently an open date for this store, but Pizza Hut plans on opening around ten new stores by the end of the year, in New York.
The information comes as Pizza Hut announced the opening of locations all over Western New York. In a statement, Pizza Hut’s parent company Yum! Brands told 18 News, “
We’re excited to share that Pizza Hut is indeed expanding in Western New York. With plans to open around ten new stores by the end of the year, we couldn’t be more thrilled to serve more customers in the region. More information on store locations will be available in the near future.”
Pizza Hut Spokesperson
18 News will continue to follow developments in this story and provide more details as they become available.