Texas-Based Pizza Chain Reenergizes Local Pizza Marketplace; Hosting Grand Opening Event on September 19th
September 15, 2009 // Franchising.com // The Colony, Texas - Pizza Inn, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZI), widely recognized for its high-quality, thick or thin pizzas made on fresh dough every day, announced today the opening of its newest restaurant in the Ft. Worth metropolitan area. Located at 9100 North Freeway in the new Sam Moon Center, the new restaurant is the first of three slated to open in the next eight months.
Pizza Inn will be hosting a grand opening event at the location on September 19, 2009 from 11:30 AM until 2:30 PM. Gina Miller, noted sports anchor of CBS 11 TV and TXA 21 will be on hand to participate in a pizza making contest pitting her skills against Pizza Inn's well-known, pie flipping mascot JoJo. Each pizza made during the contest will generate a cash donation from Pizza Inn to Metroport Meals on Wheels to help feed home bound seniors in the North Ft. Worth area. Customers will be able to experience the great Pizza Inn buffet and sample hot pizzas, pastas, sandwiches and wings as a local DJ entertains the crowd. Face painters and balloon artists will be on hand to entertain the entire family. Prizes will be awarded for a "Guess the Pepperonis" game and you can also register in the Sweepstakes drawing to win two airline tickets, a 32" HD TV or two tickets to Six Flags.
"We're excited about further expansion of the Pizza Inn brand in the Ft. Worth area," said Charlie Morrison, CEO of Pizza Inn Inc., referencing the company's six existing locations in the greater Ft. Worth area. "We look forward to building upon our 51 years of success in markets throughout Texas."
The new restaurant will offer Pizza Inn's famous pizza buffet featuring all the pizza, pasta, and Pizzert® desserts you can eat as well as a trip to the always fresh and full of variety salad bar. The restaurant also features convenient home delivery and carryout services and Pizza Inn's famous Thin Crust pizza as a Take and Bake option, giving customers the ultimate flexibility to bake their pizza when they want it in the convenience of their own kitchen.
Pizza Inn was recently acknowledged for its success as 2008's Pizza Chain of the Year by Pizza Marketplace. For more detailed information on this recognition please visit the following link provided. http://www.pizzamarketplace.com/article.php?id=12838
Headquartered in The Colony, TX, Pizza Inn, Inc., is an international pizza chain featuring traditional and specialty pizzas, as well as freshly made pastas, sandwiches, and desserts. Founded in 1958, publicly traded Pizza Inn (NASDAQ:PZZI) franchises more than 300 restaurants and own two restaurants with annual, domestic and international chain-wide sales of approximately $135 million.