Jonesboro’s newest restaurant now open

Updated: Jan. 5, 2021 at 1:46 PM CST
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A new family-owned and operated restaurant is now open for business.

Vee Patel announced the opening Tuesday, Jan. 5, of Marco’s Pizza, 3701 E. Johnson.

Patel, whose family owns multiple restaurants and hospitality businesses throughout the area, said in a news release that he plans to open two more Marco’s stores within the next couple of years.

“Pizza sauce runs in my veins,” he said. “Not only do I get to help grow my family business, but I’m given the opportunity to make a positive impact in the community.”

The restaurant, which specializes in classic and specialty pizzas, has implemented multiple safety measures to provide contact-free delivery and curbside carryout.

According to the news release, in addition to extra cleaning and sanitizing measures, employees are required to undergo daily health checks and wear masks throughout their shifts.

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