May 01, 2012 // Franchising.com // HOUSTON, Texas – Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZI), an international pizza chain recognized for serving a variety of fresh, popular traditional and specialty pizzas, is expanding in Houston with its newest addition now open at 11003 Antoine Dr.
The building at 11003 Antoine Drive had formerly been a Pizza Inn location a few years ago and now, by popular demand, Pizza Inn is back in the area. The latest Pizza Inn location is offering customers delivery and carryout service from a full menu, including signature pizzas, wings, sandwiches, and Pizzerts® that will please the whole family.
“We are thrilled about sharing the taste and quality that Pizza Inn has to offer with our guests in Houston,” said franchise owner Hatem Alyousef. “Whether customers need pizza delivered fast or they want to pick something up on the way home, Pizza Inn presents a delicious experience with our fresh ingredients and great prices.”
Alyousef has 32 years of experience in the restaurant industry, including 10 years in the pizza industry. And when the time came to invest in the category, Pizza Inn stood out.
“I’ve known about the Pizza Inn concept since 1983 and truly enjoyed the food,” said Alyousef. “When I found out I could have a carry-out and delivery location, I was sold.”
The new Houston Pizza Inn, located at the corner of Texas 8 Beltway and Antoine Drive, employs more than 20 people, and exclusively offers carry-out and delivery, allowing Pizza Inn to reach pizza fans throughout the area.
“We’re extremely excited about growing the Pizza Inn brand in Houston and serving our famous menu that customers love,” said Charlie Morrison, President and CEO of Pizza Inn Holdings. “Hatem has a great deal of knowledge and experience in the restaurant industry, and with Pizza Inn he is delivering quality food at incredible prices for the whole family to enjoy.”
The new Pizza Inn location will be open 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sundays – Thursdays, and 10:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Customers can place orders by calling 281-586-8299.
Headquartered in the Dallas suburb of The Colony, TX, Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc., is an owner, franchisor and supplier of a system of restaurants operating domestically and internationally under the trademarks "Pizza Inn" and "Pie Five Pizza Co." Pizza Inn is an international pizza chain featuring traditional and specialty pizzas, as well as freshly made pastas, sandwiches, and desserts. Pie Five Pizza Co. is a new fast-casual concept offering individual pizzas made to order and cooked in less than five minutes. Founded in 1958, publicly traded Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZI) franchises approximately 300 restaurants and directly owns and operates 10 restaurants. For more information, please visit www.pizzainn.com.