The Dialogue with Don Lovelace
This feature is a question-and-answer session with a new Blount County Chamber member. So, here we go with our 147th installment visiting with Don Lovelace, Business Development Director for In/Out Pizza which strives to offer the freshest, best tasting pizza buffet and salad bar at a reasonable price. We want to be the leader in our area for quality friendly service.
Describe In/Out Pizza. We are a sit down buffet style restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. We offer carry out specials as well. We will partner with GrubHub and Bitesquad to handle delivery of our food.
Where did In/Out Pizza begin? We opened In/Out Pizza in Morristown in January 2018.
What is your background? Our owner has a construction company that has built commercial restaurants for years. We hired Don Lovelace away from Lakeway Publishers to handle the marketing.
Who is your mentor? R. Jack Fishman He is a firm believer in the power of a Chamber of Commerce as he has been involved in it since the 50's. He appointed me to the Retail Committee and that was my first experience with the Chamber.
Describe your customers. From all walks of life, young, old you name it. Everyone loves our pizza.
Name three things you wish you knew when you started. How much fun it can be. How good it is to work in this industry.
What do you enjoy about the business? Meeting the people. Everyone we have met since arriving in Maryville have been pleasant and helpful. We are exciting to be here.