Pie Five Is Painting VCU Marinara Red

Leading Fast Casual Pizza Chain Opens New Virginia Commonwealth University Location

DALLAS - Aug. 31, 2015 // PRNewswire // - What's easier and faster than putting together the perfect class schedule? Building your own custom Pie Five Pizza, or trying a signature pie! Beginning September 4, VCU students and the surrounding community can take their pizza wish lists and turn them into reality. Pie Five will be opening its second Richmond location at 810 W. Grace Street.

"I'm excited to bring this unique concept to the VCU area," said Jeff Percey, Pie Five Pizza franchisee. "The Pie Five concept fits perfectly with fast-paced university life and lets our customers create their own custom pie in only five minutes! I love to change up my pizza to whatever I'm craving that day, although the Buffalo Chicken is my favorite signature pie!"

Zesty marinara and the radiantly red Pie Five sign aren't the only things Pie Five is bringing to the VCU campus. Pie Five also believes in giving back to the community. Pie Five will donate funds from pre-opening events to the local chapter of the American Red Cross.

At Pie Five, guests can choose from more than a million combinations of farm fresh ingredients, artisan sauces and handcrafted crust variety. Pies bake in just 145 seconds in a custom-designed, state-of-the-art oven. By the time the guest arrives at the register, their hot, bubbly, pizza perfection is ready. Additionally, they can add one of Pie Five's freshly-tossed handmade salads served in a baked pizza dough bowl or a decadent home-baked brownie or cookie pie to their meal. The rapidly expanding chain is capitalizing on growing consumer demand for fresh dining options and artisan pizzas in stylish environments without the wait.

Pie Five's unique concept is catching on like the Rowdy Rams chants! The pizza phenomenon plans to open 500 company-owned and franchise units across the country in the next five years.

About Pie Five Pizza Co.

Dallas-based Pie Five Pizza Co. is a subsidiary of RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVE). RAVE owns, franchises and supplies more than 300 Pie Five and Pizza Inn restaurants operating domestically and internationally. Pie Five Pizza Co. is the leading brand in the rapidly growing fast-casual pizza space, offering individual handcrafted pizzas with fresh ingredients made to order in less than five minutes. Named among Fast Casual's Top "Movers & Shakers" for three consecutive years, 2015 "Best Franchise Deal" by QSR Magazine, 2012 Hot Concepts winner by Nation's Restaurant News and one of "10 Hot New Restaurant Chains from Established Brands" by Forbes.com, the company currently has 59 locations in 16 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, please visit PieFivePizza.com.

SOURCE Pie Five Pizza Co.

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