May 14, 2013 // Franchising.com // THE COLONY, Texas - Pie Five Pizza Co., crowned a 2012 Hot Concepts! Award winner by Nation’s Restaurant News will be featured at the 2013 National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show on Sunday, May 19, at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZI) Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer Madison Jobe will address successful restaurant franchising during the panel, “How to Franchise My Restaurant to Others: The Process Untangled.”
With more than 30 years of restaurant leadership experience, Jobe leads the Pie Five development team while continuing to expand the legendary Pizza Inn brand. Pie Five launched in 2011 and has since redefined the fast casual dining experience.
“A concept that provides a solution to a consumer void and has the right infrastructure in place is vital to successful franchise development and growth. Pizza Inn and Pie Five both provide a unique value proposition to our customers.” said Jobe, who oversees franchise sales, construction, real estate and design for Pizza Inn and Pie Five. “We are excited to share our insights with new restaurateurs at the NRA show,” said Jobe.
Named one of 10 Hot New Restaurant Chains from Established Brands by Forbes, Pie Five is quickly heating up across the country with nine locations open in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and franchise agreements for another 37 restaurants to-date in Utah, North Carolina, Florida and Missouri. In addition, Pie Five’s premier franchised location opened near Salt Lake City last month.
For more information about this panel and NRA, please visit: http://show.restaurant.org/Home.
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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