Pie Five is Giving Kansas City More Than Just Amazing Pizza

Fast Casual Pizza Leader Serves the Community Behind and In Front of the Counter

DALLAS - Dec. 8, 2015 // PRNewswire // - Whether half and half or from the center to the crust, at Pie Five Pizza, Kansas City residents can top their pizza just the way they like. On Friday, December 11 at 11:00 a.m. the newest addition to this growing, fast-casual pizza concept will open at 15404 W 119th Street near Strang Line Road in Olathe.

"Northridge will be the eighth location we've opened in the community, and the response has been astounding!" said Dave Goebel, Pie Five Pizza franchise partner. "This is a family business, and we love being able to give back and serve our neighbors and their families."

It's the Season of Giving and Pie Five is feeling the spirit. Throughout the year, the Kansas City restaurants have given five percent of their totals sales every Monday to Children's Mercy Hospitals, thus far, donating almost $80,000.

At the opening day ceremony, Pie Five will present Children's Mercy Hospital with a check for 100 percent of the proceeds earned during pre-opening events for its latest store. Pie Five will also be sharing an offer for free pies for a year and tickets to the Kansas University – University of Kentucky basketball game. Mix 93 will also be on-site for the opening day ceremony with many prizes to giveaway.

The Goebel family has restaurant industry know-how in their veins. Dave Goebel, former president and chief executive officer of Applebee's, along with sons Kerry and Kevin and daughter Lyssa, signed a Pie Five franchise agreement in 2013. The Goebels have plans to open additional locations in the Kansas City area, Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan and St. Joe as part of their 18 to 20 restaurant territory.

At Pie Five, guests can choose from more than a million combinations of farm fresh ingredients, artisan sauces and handcrafted crust varieties. Pie Five 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 without the wait.

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 80 locations in 22 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, please visit PieFivePizza.com.

SOURCE Pie Five Pizza Co.

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Jessica Voss
MWWPR
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