Papa John's Launches Garlic Parmesan Crust

    Industry News | November 4, 2019

    Papa John's

    The Garlic Parmesan 1-topping pizza is now available nationwide for $10 with promo code CHEESYCRUST.

    Papa John's announced the launch of Garlic Parmesan Crust, marking the first time the brand has added to its six-ingredient, fresh, never-frozen original pizza dough in company history.

    “There’s a lot of fan love for Papa John’s signature Garlic Sauce, so we knew our first-ever innovation of our original crust had to feature it,” Paul Fabre, senior vice president of menu strategy and innovation at Papa John’s, said. “The new Garlic Parmesan Crust comes with our famous Garlic Sauce and artisan Parmesan-Romano cheese baked into the crust. As always, Garlic Parmesan Crust pizzas come with our classic Garlic Sauce and pepperoncini in the box.”

    This crust innovation is a reflection of the company’s focus on bringing craveable products to customers made with quality ingredients.

    “Papa John’s is all about quality, and we don’t put anything on the menu that doesn’t meet our standards. It’s the first time we’re adding flavor to our fresh, never-frozen original dough and we are doing it with high quality ingredients that our guests love,” Fabre says. “As we continue to evolve and grow our business, we’re working to innovate more than ever while maintaining our commitment to quality.”

    The Garlic Parmesan 1-topping pizza is now available nationwide for $10 with promo code CHEESYCRUST by phone,, the Papa John’s app, Facebook, Apple TV or by asking Alexa. The Garlic Parmesan crust can also be added to any Papa John’s pizza, including Handcrafted Specialties and Create Your Own.

    To celebrate the launch, Papa John’s is also offering some pizza lovers the chance to try a limited-edition Garlic Parmesan Crust Luster pizza, comprised of 90 percent Garlic Parmesan crust for a seriously garlicky, cheesy experience, and a small inner circle of sauce, cheese and toppings. The new crust is the star of this pizza. The Garlic Parmesan Crust Luster will be available in six participating locations nationwide from November 4 through November 10, including:

    • Atlanta – 990 State Street NW
    • Chicago – 230 W Division Street
    • Dallas – 3501 McKinney Avenue
    • Los Angeles – 701 W East Cesar E Chavez Avenue, Suite 109
    • Miami – 1315 W 49th Street, Hialeah, Fl.
    • New York City – 896 Amsterdam Avenue
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