WELCOME TO RUSSO'S COAL-FIRED ITALIAN KITCHEN - The UPSCALE DINING FRANCHISE CONCEPT They have taken their award-winning Russo's NY Pizzeria franchise and expanded the concept in every way. What has remained the same? The freshest, premium ingredients; the authentic Italian recipes; the old world charm and hospitality. All served in an upscale, sit-down restaurant - Russo's Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen. Here?s your personal invitation to join one of fifteen locations in Texas.