April 07, 2009 // Franchising.com // The Colony, Texas - PIZZA INN INC. (NASDAQ:PZZI) recently recognized as Pizza Marketplace's 2008 Pizza Chain of the year, announced today the opening of their most recent express restaurant in Calumet, OK. Pizza Inn, known for its authentic made-from-scratch crusts, family-friendly atmosphere and superior guest service is proud to begin serving the Calumet residents. The new store is owned and operated by Ronnie Wheeler with RSL & K Enterprises and located at 550 S. Walbaum Rd. in Calumet, OK.
"Our Corporate team is extremely pleased to have Ronnie and the Calumet express unit join our franchise community," said Charlie Morrison, President and CEO of Pizza Inn. "I am positive their staff will provide the Calumet neighborhood with the superiority, quality and value that Pizza Inn has been serving up for over 50 years."
"My staff is very proud to become the newest addition to Pizza Inn's restaurant chain," said Ronnie Wheeler. "We are eager to show our Calumet neighbors and the rest of the Pizza Inn team we will strive to provide customers with the outstanding product that the Pizza Inn chain has succeeded so well in serving."
Pizza Inn is actively seeking new franchisees with a program designed to encourage entrepreneurs and existing franchise owners to invest in new Pizza Inn Buffet franchise locations. The program includes a 0% royalty incentive for a location's first year of operation and 2% royalty for the second year.
Pizza Inn was recently acknowledged for its success as 2008's Pizza Chain of the Year by Pizza Marketplace.