Pie Five pizza closer to opening

The long awaited opening of the Pie Five restaurant in Garden City appears to be close. The company has indicated on social media that it is now hiring.

Applications are available from a pickup box by the front door of the store at 1110 Fleming St. According to an email to Greater Garden City, the restaurant hopes to open sometime in October.

Pie Five specializes in handcrafted personal pizza made in less than five minutes. Pie Five, which has more than 100 locations nationwide and 10 in Kansas, also offers more than 40 toppings, seven sauces and gluten-free crust and vegan cheese options.