Name of Business: Joe#8217;s Pizza Pasta Palace

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 29, 2007

Address: 1217 Carrsville Highway, Franklin

Phone number: 757-562-5020

Operating Hours: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday noon to 10 p.m.

E-mail address: none

Nature of Business: Italian Restaurant

Principle owner/manager and title: Nunzio and Joe Misseri

Year Founded: 1990

Prior Location: Airway Shopping Center

Number of employees: 16

How’s business: Great for this small area

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: Main dishes. Sauces, bread and dough is made right here.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Quality. Great prices.

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Don’t cut corners — give them their money’s worth with quality.

Your first job: Delivery for small supermarket in Italy.

Your role model (in business or in life generally): Anyone who works and do good for themselves [are] those who reach their goals.

The key to a successful business is: Don’t falsely advertise and be honest.