Mayor Ron Payne announced Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers will be opening an Owensboro location in the first quarter of 2015. Mellow Mushroom will be moving into the Bates Building on 2nd Street. Mayor Payne made the announcement during his State of the City address at the Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Rooster Booster breakfast.
Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is a pizzeria that was established in Atlanta, Georgia in 1974 and operates as a restaurant franchise with over 150 locations throughout the United States. Its headquarters are in unincorporated Fulton County, Georgia according to Wikipedia.
Mellow Mushroom specializes in pizza, but also serves calzones, hoagies, salads, and appetizers. Pizza is sold in three sizes, but slices are available during lunch and late night at some locations. Some Mellow Mushrooms deliver; those that do not have a pick-up option.