VANCOUVER, Wash., May 31, 2011 // PRNewswire // -- Papa Murphy's International is now offering Thailand's distinctive flavors with the launch of its newest take 'n' bake pizza - The Thai Chicken deLITE. Beginning with a cracker-thin crust, the pizza is topped with sweet chili sauce, 100 percent real mozzarella cheese, zucchini, grilled chicken, a mix of white, red and green onions, and finished with a dusting of crushed red pepper flakes. Price and participation varies nationwide.
"The sweetness of the chili sauce, the heat of the red pepper flakes and the creaminess of the mozzarella converge with the grilled chicken and fresh, crunchy zucchini for a nice balance of flavors and textures," said Carron Harris, VP of product development. "The new Thai Chicken deLITE performed very well in consumer testing, plus our franchise owners couldn't wait to get it in their stores. All signs indicate this pizza should be another customer favorite!"
The Thai Chicken deLITE joins a variety of others in the thin crust pizza line, including the Veggie, Herb Chicken Mediterranean and Chicken Bacon Artichoke deLITE Pizzas. The entire pizza line is now available in Papa Murphy's 16-inch Family Size, each taking only 10 to 12 minutes to bake in customers' home ovens.
Papa Murphy's is the fifth-largest pizza chain in the country and a revolutionary of the take 'n' bake pizza segment. Papa Murphy's operates over 1,250 franchised and corporate-owned locations in 37 states and Canada. The Vancouver, Wash.-based company offers custom-made pizzas featuring high-quality, fresh toppings generously layered on pizza dough that is made fresh each morning in each store. By baking Papa Murphy's pizzas at home, customers get to experience the home-baked aroma of a convenient, delicious meal that the brand is known for. In addition to handmade pizzas, the company offers other take 'n' bake items such as Cheesy Bread, Cinnamon Wheels, and chocolate chip cookie dough. Papa Murphy's was voted "#1 Rated Pizza Chain" by participants in Zagat Survey's 2010 Fast Food Survey and is a four-time recipient of Pizza Today's Chain of the Year award. For more information, visit www.papamurphys.com or go to Facebook at www.facebook.com/papamurphyspizza.
SOURCE Papa Murphy's International