Mr. Gatti's Pizza, founded in Austin, files for bankruptcy

Mr. Gatti's has filed for bankruptcy (Photo: CBS Austin)

Austin-founded pizza chain Mr. Gatti's is filing for bankruptcy.

The Austin Business Journal reports that Fort Worth-based private equity firm that owns Mr Gatti's filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Jan. 4 in the Northern District of Texas.

According to a statement from the company, customers "will not see any changes in service or the quality" of Mr. Gatti's products and the company will continue to pay suppliers, vendors and employees.

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