Apr 11, 2013 4:51 PM by Melissa Canone

Izzos to Celebrate New Store Opening

LAFAYETTE, La. - Izzo's Illegal Burrito® will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, April 12th at 10am to celebrate the opening of their newest location.

Izzo's recently announced a partnership with Miles Perret Cancer Services for the official Grand Opening of their second Lafayette location. 25% of the proceeds from the Grand Opening event this Saturday, April 13th, will go to Miles Perret Cancer Services. Doors open at 10:30am and the first five Izzo's customers to arrive will receive free burritos for a year!

The second Izzo's Lafayette location will be near Target in the River Marketplace Shopping Center at 4409 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Suite 100.

Owners of Izzo's Illegal Burrito®, Ozzie Fernandez and Gary Kovacs, are excited to announce this partnership. "We've heard so many great things about Miles Perret Cancer Services and are proud to support them in this way", says Kovacs. "We will continue to look for more opportunities to give back to this community in the future."

"We are grateful to the Lafayette community for the success we have seen at our UL campus location", says Fernandez. "We are excited to become an even bigger part of this community as we serve Lafayette's Southside neighborhoods and businesses."

About Izzo's:
Izzo's specializes in "Roll Your Own®" options including burritos, tacos, bowls, nachos, quesadillas and salads filled with high quality meats and fresh ingredients. Izzo's, based in Baton Rouge, opened its first location in 2001 at the south gates of LSU. Since then Izzo's has expanded to other locations in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi. For more information about Izzo's Illegal Burrito®, please visit


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