Pizza Inn Opens Newest Restaurant in Oman
Texas-Based Pizza Chain Continues Aggressive Expansion into the Middle East; Opens Full-Service Buffett in Muscat, Oman
October 15, 2009 // Franchising.com // The Colony, Texas – Pizza Inn, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZI), an international pizza chain recognized for serving a variety of fresh, high quality products at affordable prices, announces the opening of its newest restaurant in Muscat, Oman (Sultanate of Oman). The full-service buffet-style restaurant opens on the heels of the company's first location in Muscat, a delivery-carryout location, which opened in July 2009.
The new restaurant provides customers with Pizza Inn's famous all-you-can-eat pizza buffet, which includes the concept's authentic-style pizzas, pastas, zesty side items and the Pizzert® desserts. With the freshness and wide selection of Pizza Inn's menu items and convenient food servicing, Pizza Inn will delight customer's taste buds and give guests an exceptional dining experience.
"We're excited about our continued expansion throughout the Sultanate of Oman as well as the entire Middle Eastern region," said Charlie Morrison, CEO of Pizza Inn Inc. "It is a pleasure to provide our freshly made pizzas, pastas and other popular menu items to the local residents at affordable prices."
To further develop the entire Middle Eastern region, including Oman, Pizza Inn continues their successful partnership with Saudi Arabia-based United Food Company, Member of Abdullah Abunayyan Group. The company currently owns and operates Pizza Inn franchises throughout Saudi Arabia and is actively pursuing additional franchise locations in the MENA region.
"In addition to the two new openings in Oman and the successful opening by United Food Group in Jeddah at the highly-regarded King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, there have been three international openings since our fiscal year began in July 2009," said Madison Jobe, VP of Development for Pizza Inn Inc. "We are excited to continue our aggressive growth internationally and anticipate our opening in Bangladesh, a first in the country, in the coming days."
About Pizza Inn
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 approximately 310 restaurants and directly owns and operates three restaurants.