Pizza Patrón awarded Jason LeVecke, Margaret LeVecke, Carl LeVecke, and David Padilla of Pizza Revolución LLC the Patrón of the Year award at its 2013 National Franchise Convention. The brand held the convention in the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Dallas, March 24 – 26.
Other prestigious awards were presented to: Rick and Monica Sparkman of South Houston Pizza LLC for the Top BCE Performance; Jason LeVecke, Margaret LeVecke, Carl LeVecke, and David Padilla of Pizza Revolución for Top Sales Performance; Armando Colmenero of Azteca Pizza Inc. for Most Improved Sales; and Pepsi Beverages Company for Vendor of the Year
"Our winning partners do an exceptional job of bringing Pizza Patrón's brand promise of ‘Más Pizza. Menos Dinero.’ to life each day," says Andrew Gamm, Pizza Patrón brand director. "The word 'Patrón' means 'the benevolent leader of the community' and each of these partners exemplifies that spirit in their commitment to serving quality pizza, friendly bilingual service, and community involvement.'"
The Patrón Awards featured a newly designed trophy this year. Pizza Patrón Inc. commissioned a custom sculpture from Inspired Bronze, tasked with creating the incarnation of the company's "El Patrón" icon.