Donatos Pizza Franchise News

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Donatos Pizza launched a new mobile iOS app this month as a way to better serve its customers with the goal of making online ordering faster and easier than ever.
  • Feb 2nd, 2017
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A first for the company, both locations will open on January 24th and feature Donatos Pizza’s award-winning premium pizza and modern concept.
  • Jan 25th, 2017
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Donatos Pizza today announced the elimination of all artificial colors, artificial flavors, MSG and high fructose corn syrup from its pizzas, subs and salads.
  • Dec 5th, 2016
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Donatos Pizza has named Robert E. Lee III, the owner and operator of the Donatos at John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Franchise Partner of the Year.
  • Nov 9th, 2016
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Donatos Pizza, one of the nation’s original fast casual pizza companies, has signed a development deal that will bring at least three new locations to the Illinois-Indiana-Kentucky tristate area over the next few years.
  • Aug 10th, 2016
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Donatos Pizza has announced the signing of a development deal with Sheldon Restaurant Group, LLC for three new locations in Bowling Green, Kentucky and Northeast Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Jul 27th, 2016
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Since the opening of Donatos Pizza’s first Tennessee location in Nashville’s Midtown less than six months ago, there’s no doubt that the brand’s Edge to Edge® pizza is a hit with consumers and franchise partners alike.
  • Jul 18th, 2016
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Donatos Pizza, one of the premier regional pizza chains in the United States, was recently ranked among the Top 40 Fast-Casual Chains in the United States, according to Restaurant Business.
  • Jun 3rd, 2016
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Donatos Pizza, one of the premier regional pizza chains in the United States, has signed a franchise agreement for three restaurants in Erie County, Pennsylvania.
  • Mar 16th, 2016
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Continuing to grow beyond its Midwest core, Donatos Pizza has opened its newest restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Feb 18th, 2016
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Donatos Pizza, one of the nation’s original fast casual pizza chains, has signed a development deal that will bring four new locations to Charleston, South Carolina over the next few years.
  • Jan 19th, 2016
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Donatos Pizza, a Top 25 pizza chain once owned by McDonald’s Corp., is targeting Pittsburgh as part of its next franchise expansion wave.
  • Dec 10th, 2015
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Donatos Pizza announced today it has named Jeff Baldwin Vice President of Development and Franchising to help drive the brand's expansion in new and existing markets across the United States.
  • Nov 11th, 2015
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Donatos Pizza, a Top 25 pizza chain once owned by McDonald’s Corp., has announced plans to expand its southeastern footprint and debut in Tennessee with as many as 30 restaurants.
  • Oct 22nd, 2015
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Donatos Pizza, one of the premier regional pizza chains in the United States and creator of Edge to Edge® pizza, has been inducted into the Pizza Hall of Fame.
  • Jun 9th, 2015
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With 153 restaurants and 15 sports and entertainment venues located in six states, Donatos recently announced plans to grab a bigger share of the franchise pie and further expand its national footprint.
  • Apr 20th, 2015
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Donatos Pizza announced today plans to add 200 new jobs in Central Ohio in both their Restaurant and Bakery Divisions.
  • Sep 22nd, 2014
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Donatos Pizza Chairman Jane Grote Abell will be featured on CBS's hit reality series ""Undercover Boss"" Friday, October 11 at 8/7c.
  • Oct 8th, 2013
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Donatos Pizza has named Jim Snyder, the owner and operator of the Bellefontaine Donatos Pizza, Franchise Partner of the Year. Snyder, who has been a franchise partner for 19 years, also received the recognition in 1993.
  • Nov 1st, 2011
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Donatos Pizza believes in the importance of providing a great customer experience, from the time the order is placed until the customer enjoys the final bite. That belief, with the help of valuable customer feedback, has inspired Donatos to reshape its on
  • Jun 22nd, 2011
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One of central Indiana's most anticipated summer events has landed a new title sponsor and a new behind-the-scenes operator. Donatos Pizza has signed on to be the premier sponsor of the Donatos Downtown Freedom Blast, Indy's largest fireworks display, set
  • May 31st, 2011
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Donatos Pizza is elevating its presence among potential franchise partners through the development of a new franchise website, The site aims to communicate why interested restaurant operators should consider Donatos Pizza as opp
  • Mar 8th, 2011
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Donatos Pizza is re-introducing its Extra Large Bakery pizza to its customers, but this time with an even bolder taste. The new recipe encompasses a reformulated crust and a flavorful three-cheese blend, allowing customers to treat their taste buds to the
  • Jan 5th, 2011
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Donatos Pizza announced today it is continuing its expansion plans by selling the majority share of the brand's Cincinnati and Indianapolis markets to Titan Restaurant Group, LLC. As a result of this announcement, the brand's restaurants in these...
  • Jul 1st, 2010
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Donatos Pizza announces it is expanding and updating its sub menu.
  • Jul 14th, 2008
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Donatos Pizza announces the introduction of its flatbread pizzas, which feature four bold new flavor combinations on a nutritious, multi-grain crust.
  • Apr 3rd, 2008
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Donatos Pizza, founded in 1963 by Jim Grote, is family-owned and operated, and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.


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