East of Chicago Pizza was founded in 1982 in Greenwich, Ohio, under the name of Greenwich Pizza. The company operates a chain of pizza and sandwich shops. The chain was purchased by a former franchisee, Tony Collins, in 2008. Current owner and CEO, Collins moved company headquarters to Lima, Ohio.
Today, the company has 75 restaurants in 8 states, most of them franchises. In a study done in 2009, the company ranked as number 41 on a list of American pizza companies.
East of Chicago Pizza uses a mobile phone app for ordering, as well as taking orders online from their eCommerce site. The company offers oven baked submarine style sandwiches, pastas, chicken wings, and more than 12 different types of pizza.