September 26, 2012 // Franchising.com // ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family style buffet concept featuring a family friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, today announced its ranking by the Des Moines Register as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces for 2012.
Honoring its outstanding corporate responsibility, the Des Moines Register recognizes Pizza Ranch’s efforts in fulfilling its commitment of ethical business management all while continuing to improve the quality of its workplace and that of its local communities.
“Being included in such a prestigious list as this makes the Pizza Ranch family immensely blessed,” said Aric Van Voorst, HR manager for Pizza Ranch. “It is awards like these that strengthen the bond we have built between our team members and makes us want to work harder to continue serving our local communities while providing fresh, great tasting food.”
The Des Moines Register’s annual list includes companies and organizations that have been recognized as Top Workplaces based solely on surveys about the workplace completed by their employees.
Pizza Ranch has more than 165 locations in 10 states in the Midwest and is currently executing an aggressive growth plan to expand its presence in key U.S. markets.
Pizza Ranch’s vision is “To glorify God by positively impacting the world we live in”. Founded in Hull, Iowa, in 1981 by Adrie Groeneweg, Pizza Ranch is a prominent regional restaurant chain that offers a wide selection of pizza, salad, chicken with hot mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, potato wedges and desserts in a unique buffet-style environment. The brand’s great tasting food is also available through carry-out and delivery service. Currently, the company boasts more than 165 locations throughout nine states in the Midwest and is executing an aggressive growth plan to expand its presence in key U.S. markets. In 2012, Pizza Ranch was included in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Franchise 500” list. For more information about Pizza Ranch and available franchise opportunities, visit www.pizzaranchfranchise.com.