In a collision of epic proportions, Dallas' most favorite pizza, Cane Rosso, is opening a branch at The Star, the super-duper mega Cowboys facility in Frisco.
The restaurant will open in a prime location that's right across from the main entrance to the stadium. According to a YouTube video, it will be joined by a Cow Tipping Creamery.
This marks the ninth Cane Rosso and the sixth in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, behind Deep Ellum, White Rock, Fairview, Carrollton, and Fort Worth. Cane Rosso also has branches in Houston and Austin, where it just opened an outlet in the defunct Uchi Group's St. Philip space in Sunset Valley.
Founder Jay Jerrier says that the Frisco branch will have some elements in common with the branch in Austin.
"We're planning on two ovens, side by side, where we'll do one for our regular pizzas and one at lower temperatures for our three-foot metro pizzas like we do in Austin," he says.
The metro pizza is a giant pizza that sits on a 3-foot peel, and allows diners to pick three flavors to go on three sections of the pizza, kind of like three pizzas in one.
The location will comprise about 5000 square feet, and will incorporate a location of Cow Tipping Creamery, the Austin ice cream company that's under the Cane Rosso wing.
The Star facility is a joint partnership between the city of Frisco, its school district, and the Dallas Cowboys, who will be training and playing there along with Frisco ISD athletes. The multibuilding complex officially opened Saturday, with a 12,000-seat indoor stadium, a new headquarters for the Cowboys, and training facilities. More retail, hotels, and a sports therapy facility are planned.
The Star development will be anchored by the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, and the Ford Center. The Cowboys' new headquarters facilities will be home to the entire football operations, including administrative offices, coaches' offices, and the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.
Restaurants already announced for the facility include City Works, Dee Lincoln Prime, Liberty Burger, Mi Cocina, Neighborhood Services, Nestlé Toll House Cafe by Chip, and Tupelo Honey Cafe.