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Hi, welcome to

CiCis Pizza Lake Charles is your favorite locally owned and operated family entertainment pizza franchise.


For nearly 25 years, this location continues to have a

rich history of community involvement and is

proud to be a part of the business infrastructure of

Southwest Louisiana.

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Franchisee, CiCis Pizza Lake Charles


Noteworthy Team Members

(one year of service or more)

Landon Hayes

3 years of service since 2019

Carol Fontenot

2 years of service since 2020

Jamyrian Reeves

1 year of service since 2022

Management Team


James English
Franchisee 2019-Current

13 years of service since 2009

Breanna Fontenot
General Manager 2022-Current

6 years of service since 2016


Victoria Badgett 

Assistant Manager 2021-Current

3 years of service since 2019

Hailey Alexander

Shift Manager 2022-Current

2 years of service since 2022


Jean English 
Principal Investor & Arcade Supervisor

5 years of service since 2017

A proud history of Local Ownership


Lonny Chesnut (left) receiving buyout check and transferring ownership to James English (Right). May 2017

CiCis Pizza was established in 1985 near Dallas, Texas and rapidly began franchising to smaller markets and now operates in 38 states and over 200 cities.


The location in Lake Charles, Louisiana was originally franchised in 1998 by

Lonny Chesnut of Lafayette and set a company sales record of $47,638 at $2.99! The franchise grew to a total of four locations spanning Lafayette, New Iberia, Alexandria and Lake Charles.


Almost 20 years later, the restaurant was purchased by the English Family of Sulphur and is now operated full-time by

McNeese State graduate, James English.

Hired in 2009 as an Assistant Manager, James was promoted to General Manager in 2012, Operator in 2016 and bought the rights to the business in 2017. Operating as the Business Owner for the next 2 years, franchise rights were awarded in September 2019 making him one of the youngest franchisees in the CiCis Pizza system at just 35 years old. 

Today, the Lake Charles location has grown its operations to include a state-of-the-art Family Entertainment Center that produces the largest revenue stream of any CiCis Pizza gaming facility in operation today. 

July, 2020

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