Pizza Patron

Pizza Patron is a fast food brand leveraging Hispanic growth and expertise.
March 2014

The rapidly growing Hispanic population is causing a major shakeup in the limited-service business.

On Tuesday, June 5, from 5-8 p.m., Pizza Patrón is launching its PIZZA POR FAVOR event at restaurants nationwide. Every customer that orders in Spanish will receive a free large pepperoni pizza, which is the company’s top-selling product. 

Free pizzas are limited to...

JRT Partners has opened a new Pizza Patrón at 49255 Grapefruit Blvd. in Coachella, California.

In addition to the company’s standard carryout service, this restaurant also features a dining room, a drive-thru lane, and Lincoln Fast-Bake ovens that cook fresh, custom-made pizzas in 3...

May 2012

In 2010, California Tortilla president Bob Phillips and other company leaders engaged in a spirited debate on whether the fast-casual chain should continue piping 1980s rock music into its eateries. Though tunes from bands such as Duran Duran and Journey had been characteristic of California...

For the month of April, Pizza Patrón, the No. 1 Latino pizza brand, will be running a “Mes Del Nino” (Children’s Month) special.

Pizza Patrón will distribute kids’ coloring sheets that contain a coupon for a large kids’ cheese pizza for $3.99. Kids will...

California Brand Developmenthas opened a new Pizza Patrón, the nation's No. 1 Latino pizza brand, in Atwater, California, at 1847 Bellevue Road. This continues the partners' development of the I-99 corridor with plans for 20 store openings within 48 months.

The store is open from...

Pizza Patrón announced today that it is seeking to reverse the average 4 percent drop in sales that it sees during Lent each year by launching its “Pizzas de Cuaresma” campaign. The promotion features two Lent-friendly pizzas, the Spinach Clásico (a customer favorite) and La...

Five years after weathering the media firestorm that erupted when Pizza Patrón advertised its Pizza por Pesos promotion, the company announced today that it is planning three new campaigns for 2012 designed to celebrate the brand’s Latino roots.

In January 2007, Pizza Patrón...

Pizza Patrón announced today four exciting new party paquetazos (combos) that each includes chicken wings and pizza, just in time for those planning events and parties for the big game.

Pizza Patrón, America’s No. 1 Latino pizza brand, opened its first Fresno, California, store located at 3235 N. First St on December 12. This store is part of a development agreement with California Brand Development, I-99, LLC to bring 20 stores to the Highway 99 corridor of the Fresno...

Earlier this year, Pizza Patrón faced rising commodity costs and stagnant numbers across the 100-store system. CEO Antonio Swad, feeling pressure to deliver value for franchisees and customers, saw daring change as his lone solution.

"In this business, being timid is the quickest...

For the second year in a row, Pizza Patrón will be raising funds in all its stores nationwide for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the month of October.

For the second year in a row, Pizza Patrón will be raising funds in all its stores nationwide for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the entire month of October.

September 2011

Jake’s may be the youngest brand on our anniversary list this year, but its mindset is decidedly old school.

For a limited time, July through September, Pizza Patrón is offering the Toluqueña pizza, featuring a three-meat combination of pepperoni, ham, and the company's new chorizo.

Pizza Patrón is well known for its Hispanic customer focus, and the Toluqueña pizza is a part of Pizza Patrón...

After two intensive years of development, Pizza Patrón is rolling out a new chorizo topping, and it will be in all stores by July 1.

“As the leading Latin pizza brand, we should have the best and most authentic chorizo topping of any pizza chain,” says Andrew Gamm, brand...

Starting April 18, Pizza Patrón launched a media campaign that reflects recent shifts in its core customer base. For more than a year, the company has been crafting its new marketing strategies to focus on a younger, bicultural demographic. This marks a major change from...

Pizza Patrón announced that it will make its most successful limited-time offering item, the Spinach Clásico, a permanent part of its menu.

"We have served our Spinach Clásico as an LTO before during Cuaresma (Lent), and it was the most successful LTO in our company history,"...

March 2011

Statisticians aren’t sitting cross-legged in labs, running complex algorithms on Papa John’s Super Bowl sales. A supercomputer isn’t littering the floor of a scientist’s basement, crunching cross-promotions of the FIFA World Cup. And Harry Potter has yet to cast an ROI-...

Pizza Patrón will be a sponsor of this year's Festival de los Mavs, planned for March 5 at 12:30 p.m. at AT&T Plaza in Dallas.

The No. 1 Latin Pizza brand will be there all day serving hot, freshly baked pizzas....

Pizza De la Comunidad LLC opened its first of 11 Pizza Patrón locations in San Diego on February 1 at 1815 E. Valley Parkway in Escondido, California.