Buoyed by improved earnings and international growth, the quick-serve industry as a whole saw its stock values handily beat the overall market in 2011 and perform much better than the rest of the restaurant industry.
Look out, comfort food. Things just got a lot tastier thanks to the winners of the 2011 National Culinary Contest at Pizza Inn, Inc. The annual event that invites recipes from Pizza Inn franchise owners and employees is celebrating two new items to the lineup: the Grilled Cheese Pizza and the Buttered Cinnasugar Pizzert.
Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. announces an amendment and restatement of its term loan credit facility with Amegy Bank that expands the term facility by $4 million, providing additional capacity for continued growth of company-owned Pie Five Pizza Co. and Pizza Inn stores.
Pizza Inn Inc. announced plans to expand its fast-casual concept, Pie Five Pizza Co., targeting eight additional new locations in Dallas-Fort Worth over the next nine months and continuing development of up to 15 more company-owned restaurants over the next 18 to 24 months. The company also expects to begin awarding franchises in October 2011 in top tier markets throughout the U.S.
The announcement comes after a successful opening of the first Pie Five restaurant last June at 2600 W. 7th Street in Forth Worth, Texas.
Pizza Inn is rolling out a new fast-casual concept, Pie Five Pizza Co., to appeal to an upscale, urban demographic by creating fresh, made-to-order pies in less than five minutes.
Company executives are hoping that Pie Five, which debuted in Fort Worth, Texas, in June and joins Pizza Inn Express as another Pizza Inn spin-off, will have the company poised to roll in more than one type of dough.
“Get your sea legs ready!” That’s what national chain Pizza Inn told Ruston, Louisiana, resident Eugene Pangilinan, when it showed up on his doorstep Friday, August 12, to announce he had won a seven day, six night Caribbean cruise in Pizza Inn’s national “Boatload of Fun” sweepstakes.
Pizza Inn, Inc., has appointed Andy Wittman as Culinary Operations Manager. Formally a Field Business Consultant for the company, Wittman brings more than 15 years industry experience to the roll.
“We’re extremely excited to have Andy join the culinary team,” says Charlie Morrison, president and CEO of Pizza Inn. “Ever since he began working with Pizza Inn over two years ago, his dedication to the brand was obvious and it’s a pleasure to see him grow within the company.”
Pizza Inn, an international pizza chain recognized for serving a variety of fresh, popular traditional and specialty pizzas, is now available in Springdale, Arkansas.
A new Pizza Inn delivery/carryout location opened at 1395 E. Henri De Tonti Blvd., and marks the fifth location for multi-unit franchise owner Flash Market Convenience stores. As part of a large travel center, the Springdale Pizza Inn is offering customers delivery and carryout service from a full menu, including large-sized pizzas made with fresh dough that can feed the whole family.
Pizza Inn, Inc. is redefining the pizza dining experience with the launch of Pie Five Pizza Co., a new fast-casual concept that will offer more than five million combinations of custom-made, fresh-to-order individual pizzas baked in less than five minutes.
Pizza Inn, Inc., an international pizza chain recognized for serving a variety of fresh and popular traditional and specialty pizzas, has opened its largest U.S. restaurant in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, at 1473 Hunter Hill Road.
The new location set a company record for the biggest opening in Pizza Inn history with a sales increase of more than 60 percent in the first two weeks of opening.