April 26, 2013 // Franchising.com // THE COLONY, Texas – Pie Five Pizza Co. announced the opening of its very first franchise location today in the Salt Lake City area. Named one of the hottest concepts in the country by Nation’s Restaurant News, Pie Five’s premier franchise is now open at The Canyon Slope Square Shopping Center at 3158 East 6200 South in Holladay, Utah just outside of Salt Lake City.
Pie Five delivers quality and convenience with its quick, made-to-order pizzas all baked with the freshest ingredients and ready-to-enjoy in just five minutes.
“Pie Five is changing the way Americans enjoy pizza. Our guests can choose from four crusts, thousands of topping combinations and have a piping hot individual pizza in less than 5 minutes,” said Pie Five Chief Executive Officer Randy Gier. “We are excited to open our first franchise location in Holladay and look forward to sharing our revolutionary pizza concept with all the pizza lovers in the Salt Lake City area.”
With its contemporary restaurant design, friendly staff and custom pizzas, Pie Five opened its first location June 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. The concept is quickly heating up across the country with nine locations open in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and franchise agreements for another 38 restaurants to-date in Utah, Charlotte, North Carolina, Florida and Kansas City.
“Pie Five is perfect for guests enjoying an evening out or lunch on-the-go,” said franchise operator John Gilleland, who got his first taste of Pie Five while on a business trip in Dallas. “We love watching guests create custom pizzas and coming up with new combinations. With a variety of fresh ingredients, the possibilities of creating new pies are endless.”
To celebrate the new opening, Pie Five in Holladay is giving away free pizza for a year to five lucky fans. More information about entering the sweepstakes is available at: www.piefiveutahsweeps.com.
Pie Five in Holladay is open daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. And at only $6.79 per pie, it’s an affordable, fun way to eat out. In addition to its amazing pizza, the Pie Five menu also features signature salads created with unique flavors and tossed with premium toppings and its signature cookie pie for dessert. A complete menu and more information on Pie Five is available at: www.piefivepizza.com.
Pie Five is a subsidiary of Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. headquartered in the Dallas suburb of The Colony, Texas. Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. is an owner, franchisor and supplier of a system of restaurants operating domestically and internationally. Pie Five Pizza Co. is a 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 13 restaurants. For more information, visit www.piefivepizza.com or Facebook (facebook.com/PieFivePizza) and Twitter (twitter.com/PieFivePizza).
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