Industry News | April 4, 2013

Hungry Howie’s Pizza Launches New Deep Dish Option

Hungry Howie’s Pizza is launching a new menu item this year – deep dish pizza. Made in the classic Hungry Howie’s style with a flavored crust and fresh toppings, the new menu item will debut this month at all Hungry Howie’s restaurants. Prices start at $10 for a large one-topping deep dish pizza.

“We are so thrilled to debut the world’s first deep dish Flavored Crust pizza this month,” says Rob Elliott, VP of strategic marketing. “We are excited to give our customers this new and unique way of enjoying Hungry Howie’s signature crust flavors and delicious pizza.”
 
Hungry Howie’s Pizza is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2013. The company signed 15 new pizza franchise agreements and opened 10 locations in 2012. This year they plan to sign 30 agreements and to open 25 locations. Hungry Howie’s Pizza is targeting franchise opportunities in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Texas, and California for growth.
 
Hungry Howie’s Pizza will continue its meal deals for any budget at $5, $10, $15, or $20. Customers can get a small two-topping pizza or a medium cheese pizza for $5; one medium two-topping pizza and Howie Bread or one large two-topping pizza for $10; two medium one-topping pizzas with Howie Bread and dipping sauce for $15; or two large one-topping pizzas with a 2-liter of Pepsi, Howie Bread, and dipping sauce for $20.
 
Founded in 1973, Madison Heights, Michigan-based Hungry Howie’s Pizza has more than 550 locations in 20 states. Hungry Howie’s Pizza is the originator of the Flavored Crust Pizza and one of the nation’s top pizza franchises. The menu also includes oven-baked calzone-style subs, chicken wings, and boneless wings, bread, and salads. Crust flavors include original, buttered cheese, garlic herb, ranch, Cajun, butter, onion, and sesame.
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