Chain: Pizza Ranch

Pizza Ranch Kick Starts Growth in First Half of 2022

Pizza Ranch announced it has accelerated its growth in the first half of 2022, signing a total of eight new agreement deals, bringing the total of units in stages of development to 17. To date, Pizza Ranch currently operates 211 locations across 14 states with plans to expand their footprint in key growth markets throughout […]

SageNet Equips Pizza Ranch with Guest Wi-Fi and More Checkout Options

SageNet, a Tulsa-based managed network, cybersecurity and digital signage solutions provider, is equipping Pizza Ranch with guest Wi-Fi and additional checkout options in response to customers’ shifting ordering and dining preferences.  Founded in 1981, Pizza Ranch is a Midwestern fast casual restaurant chain with 215 locations in 14 states that offers pizza, chicken, a salad […]

Papa Murphy’s, Chick-fil-A Among America’s Favorites

A new large-scale consumer study conducted by Market Force Information reveals America’s favorite quick-service restaurants chains in four popular food categories: pizza, Mexican, chicken, and sandwiches. Papa Murphy’s topped the pizza category for the third straight year, while Taco Bueno ranked first for Mexican, Chick-fil-A for chicken, and McAlister’s for sandwiches. More than 10,000 consumers […]

Quick Serves Follow Fast Casuals’ Lead in Table Tracking

Many fast casuals boast a dine-in experience comparable to full-service establishments: unique interiors, comfortable seating, and tableside delivery of an order. That final element can prove difficult for limited-service operators, as food runners generally have to call a customer’s name or search for the right order number on a table tent.   But new technology […]

Pizza Ranch Expands in Michigan

Pizza Ranch, the pizza, fried chicken, and salad buffet located throughout the Midwest and Central Plains, announced plans to open in Holland, Michigan. It will be the brand’s 3rd location in the state. Site selection is currently underway, and a team of local entrepreneurs is at the helm of the development. “Holland residents have been […]

Pizza Ranch Grows Unit Count in Iowa

Pizza Ranch, the buffet-dining concept known for its community leadership initiatives, announced the opening of a new location in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Enveloping guests in a ranch-themed environment, Pizza Ranch brings to life an experience that blends buffet menu items and community camaraderie. Additionally, Pizza Ranch provides its loyal fans with opportunities to enjoy pizzas, […]

Pizza Ranch Named One of Iowa’s Top Workplaces

Pizza Ranch, the Midwest family-style buffet concept, was selected as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces in 2013 by the Des Moines Register. This is the third year in a row the company has appeared on this list. The Top Workplaces list identifies the leading companies and organizations in the Iowa region based solely on employee […]

Pizza Ranch Goes Bold for Fall Menu

Pizza Ranch is rolling out a new lineup of bold flavors this Fall.   Starting October 7, 2013, Pizza Ranch’s menu will feature the Bold & Beefy Steak and Onion Pizza and Mediterranean Salad for a limited time only.   “Our new Bold & Beefy Steak and Onion Pizza combines two foods our guests crave […]

Pizza Ranch Launches Summer Vacation Sweepstakes

With this summer expected to be one of the top summers for road trips in years according to a recent TripAdvisor survey, Pizza Ranch has launched a fun and interactive sweepstakes for their Facebook fans – The Great Pizza Ranch Road Trip Sweepstakes.   Now through August 3, 2013, Facebook fans are encouraged to “like” […]

Pizza Ranch Wrangles In Old Favorites for LTO

Since their debut as limited time offer items in 2011, the Sweet Chili Pizza and Cran-Tastic Salad instantly captured the hearts and palates of Pizza Ranch guests. When the promotion was done, guests were left wanting more and these menu items have not resurfaced on the menu until now. Pizza Ranch will be bringing back […]

Pizza Ranch Rolls Out Three New Menu Items

This fall, Pizza Ranch is giving its guests more great-tasting reasons to keep coming back. Starting October 1, 2012, Pizza Ranch is rolling out a unique lineup of new flavorful menu items including The Outlaw Pizza, Sundance Salad, and Cowboy Cajun Corn.   “Our trio of new menu items combine authentic ingredients with big flavors, […]

Des Moines Register Names Pizza Ranch as Top Workplace

Honoring its outstanding corporate responsibility, the Des Moines Register recognizes Pizza Ranch’s efforts in fulfilling its commitment of ethical business management all while continuing to improve the quality of its workplace and that of its local communities. “Being included in such a prestigious list as this makes the Pizza Ranch family immensely blessed,” says Aric […]

Pizza Ranch to Open in Kansas City, MO

Hunt Midwest Real Estate Development, Inc., in partnership with The R.H. Johnson Company, announced that Pizza Ranch, Inc. purchased 1.47 acres of land in the North Oak Village Shopping Center, located at North Oak and Vivion Roads in Kansas City, Missouri. Pizza Ranch will build a 5,960-square-foot free-standing restaurant on the site, which is located […]

Pizza Ranch Opens Doors in Montana

Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, opened its doors for business yesterday at 2505 King Avenue Westin Billings, Montana. The new restaurant is the first Pizza Ranch to open in Montana and is the first of eight restaurants entrepreneurs Mike and Angie Christianson […]

Beef ‘N Blue Pizza, BLT Salad Land at Pizza Ranch

Adding to its crop of flavorful dishes, Pizza Ranch pulls in with two new mouthwatering menu items: Beef ‘N Blue Pizza and BLT Salad. “Our customers crave robust flavors, and we couldn’t be more excited to introduce a new pizza and salad that offers just that,” says Nancy Jordahl, culinary research and development director for Pizza […]

Pizza Ranch Gets in the Game with Minnesota Twins

Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest pizza and chicken buffet restaurant, announced a one-year partnership with the Minnesota Twins for the 2012 baseball season.  As a part of the partnership, each of Pizza Ranch’s 45 restaurants throughout Minnesota will be giving away tickets to three Minnesota Twins baseball games this season through a register-to-win, in-store promotion. […]

Pizza Ranch Sponsors Iowa Speedway Through 2013

Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest pizza and chicken buffet restaurant, has renewed its sponsorship of Pizza Ranch Victory Lane and will continue to deliver a winning pizza to every driver who visits it at Iowa Speedway through the 2013 season. “We are extremely proud of the fact that we have helped create a tradition at […]

Pizza Ranch Names VP of Marketing

Pizza Ranch, Inc. announced the appointment of Cody Pierce as vice president of marketing, effective Jan. 9. Pierce reports to Pizza Ranch’s Chief Operating Officer Jon Moss. Pierce will be responsible for developing and leading the execution of Pizza Ranch’s marketing and advertising strategies to grow sales, traffic, and profitability for the franchisee community and […]

Pizza Ranch Heading to Big Sky Country

Pizza Ranch, the Midwest buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere, announced it has signed an area development agreement with Mike and Angie Christianson to open eight new Pizza Ranch locations in Montana. The Christiansons, who are Pizza Ranch franchisees in North Dakota, anticipate opening the first Montana restaurant in 2011.   The signing reflects the […]

Pizza Ranch Ditches Gluten in New Crust Option

Pizza Ranch announced that, to accommodate customers with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, it has rolled out a gluten-free crust for its pizzas. Nancy Jordahl, culinary research and development director for the Orange City, Iowa–based pizza buffet chain, says that because Pizza Ranch does not manufacture its own crust, she’s been carefully searching for a […]