Melun. Catering: Five Pizza finally opens its doors and offers made-to-measure pizzas - WORDROM.COM

Melun. Catering: Five Pizza finally opens its doors and offers made-to-measure pizzas

Dimitri Flahaut, the franchisee who opened Five Pizza in Melun, already has big ambitions for the rest of his adventure.
Dimitri Flahaut, the franchisee who opened Five Pizza in Melun, already has big ambitions for the rest of his adventure. ©WL/ RSM77

For several weeks now, the sign of theold Clayton of Melun (Seine et Marne), located at the corner of the Rue Rene Pouteau and some rue Saint-Aspais had disappeared. Gradually repainted, the place gave way to Five Pizza Restaurant. Led by Dimitri Flahaut, the Melunian branch now welcomes many customers. He explains his background and what Five Pizza is.

A reconversion linked to the Covid

Today there are more than 40 restaurants in all the France, but also in Belgium, which go by the name of Five Pizza.

Dimitri Flahaut, a 35-year-old entrepreneur, is now franchise in Melon. ” I was in computing before. the Covid-19 gave me desire for changeit was my early midlife crisis,” he smiles.

But how does a computer scientist come up with the idea of ​​running a restaurant? ” I went to franchise fair in September 2021 to see what there was and came across Five Pizza. I knew the brand, because there was one downstairs, it was my guilty pleasure during confinement, ”says Dimitri Flahaut.

If for him the pizza “is a universal concept he wanted above all to be more real than computers without forbidding himself to return to it one day.

He had the choice between two premises : one to Melun and one to Meaux.

He finally leaned towards the prefectural city: “The place was super atypical for Melon. It was a challenge to adapt it for catering since shoes were sold there. The location was coveted, but the floors were superb,” he adds.

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An original concept

If it is one of the only franchises that allows compose your own pizza, it’s a real asset for Dimitri Flahaut: “We let the customer add the ingredients they want, so it can be to everyone’s taste. » While many ingredients are available (16 meats and fish, 9 cheeses, 15 fruits and vegetables, 6 different sauces), there are morea thousand combinations possible. “For those who are a little afraid to make mixtures, there are always a la carte pizzas », wishes to reassure the franchisee. These can also be changed.

The other asset on which Five Pizza relies is the product freshness :

We fight for the best ingredients at the best price and above all that they are fresh.

Dimitri Flahaut, franchisee for Five Pizza in Melun

For this they play in particular on vegetables prepared on site as well as a “laboratory-prepared” pizza dough with a ” grow guide to let it develop for several days.

Customers didn’t wait to discover the concept: “For the moment, it’s still a bit random. On Monday, the shops are closed so it’s quiet, but at noon in general we work well. We see young peoplebut also older people. I am pleasantly surprised to see so many people,” confesses the franchisee.

Beyond the pizzas, you can also eat different fried foods to eat with your fingers, gourmet milkshakes or even ice cream. An inauguration is also to come.

Find Five Pizza at 18 rue Saint-Aspais or 01 60 66 74 98. More information on their website: fivepizzaoriginal.com

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