Izzo’s Illegal Burrito® cuts ribbon in Gonzales

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Izzo’s Illegal Burrito® held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, November 13, 2014, announcing the opening of their location at 14639 Airline Hwy, Suite 116, Gonzales, LA, 70737.

Izzo’s specializes in “Roll Your Own®” options including burritos, tacos, salads, bowls, nachos, quesadillas and salads filled with high quality meats and fresh ingredients. Izzo’s, based in Baton Rouge, opened its first location in 2001 at the south gates of LSU and has expanded to other locations including Baton Rouge, Metairie, Lake Charles, Lafayette, Covington, Hammond, Bossier City, Harvey. Plans are in the works for expansion into other Mississippi markets and neighboring states.  Their hours are Sun-Tues 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., Wed-Sat 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Attending the ribbon cutting for Izzo’s Illegal Burrito® were: Co-Founder Ozzie Fernandez, Marketing Director Mary Higginbotham, Chief Financial Officer Conrad Fountain, Chief Operations Officer Brad Mire, Accounting Manager Mike Wallace, Catering Director Mary Branton, Ascension Parish Public Information Officer Lester Kenyon, Ascension Parish Councilman Benny Johnson, Ascension Parish Assessor Mert Smiley, Ascension Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Sherrie Despino, Chamber Ambassadors, family and friends.

If you would like more information on Izzo’s Illegal Burrito® please call 225‐402-4120, email or visit For more information on the Ascension Chamber of Commerce, please visit, e-mail or call (225) 647-7487.