Papa Murphy's Named Top Pizza Chain on Nation's Restaurant News 2015 Consumer Picks List

VANCOUVER, Wash. - May 12, 2015 // GLOBE NEWSWIRE // - Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRSH), the world's leading take 'n' bake pizza franchise, today announced it has been named Top Pizza Chain on the Nation's Restaurant News 2015 Consumer Picks list. In the fifth annual rankings administered by the trade publication and research firm WD Partners, Papa Murphy's ranked number one in the Pizza and Italian category, marking the third time the company has won the top spot.

"We are honored that customers chose Papa Murphy's as the number one restaurant chain in the Pizza and Italian category to be recognized on this year's Consumer Picks list," said Ken Calwell, president and chief executive officer of Papa Murphy's. "We strive to deliver a great customer experience with high quality, crave-able products and we are pleased to be exceeding our customer's expectations. Our dedicated franchise owners, employees and front-line staff go to great lengths to serve our customers and we are proud their hard work has been rewarded by Papa Murphy's fans across the country."

Consumer Picks provides a comprehensive look at customer preferences and the strength of restaurant brands. The 2015 report includes survey results for 172 restaurant brands representing four segments: Limited-Service, Casual Dining, Family Dining and Fine Dining.

Survey respondents rated 111 Limited-Service restaurants on 10 attributes including, food quality, value, cleanliness, service, menu variety, reputation, atmosphere, crave-ability, likelihood to recommend, and likelihood to return. Those ratings create an overall score, which is weighted by the importance customers place on each attribute.

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About Papa Murphy's

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:FRSH) is a franchisor and operator of the largest Take 'N' Bake pizza chain in the United States, selling fresh, hand-crafted pizzas ready for customers to bake at home. The company was founded in 1981 and currently operates over 1,400 franchised and corporate-owned fresh pizza stores in 38 States, Canada and United Arab Emirates. Papa Murphy's core purpose is to bring all families together through food people love with a goal to create fun, convenient and fulfilling family dinners. In addition to scratch-made pizzas, the company offers a growing menu of grab 'n' go items, including salads, sides and desserts. For more information, visit Find Papa Murphy's on Facebook at

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