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2012 November: Restaurants raise more than $5 million to support Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 31, 2012) — Last month, 8,292 restaurants of every type, their employees and customers came together to help end childhood hunger in the U.S. by participating in Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry™ fundraising program. Together, their generosity raised more than $5 million—more than twice what was raised lastMore »

2012 October: CICI’S PIZZA FUELS GROWTH WITH NEW KEY EXECUTIVES

(COPPELL, Texas) Oct. 23, 2012 – CiCi’s Pizza <http://www.cicispizza.com/> , home of the custom pizza buffet <http://www.franchising.com/food_franchises/pizza.html> , continues implementing its 10-year “Build the Brand” growth strategy with key executive changes, including a new vice president of national brand excellence and a vice president of franchise development. Geoff Goodman, a nearly five-year veteran at CiCi’s,More »

2012 October: Pie Five Co. introduces gluten-free crust

THE COLONY, Texas (October 23, 2012) – Pie Five Pizza Co. is slicing up a healthy new option for guests. Pie Five, a division of Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. adds Gluten Free Crust to its menu at all eight Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex locations. “We are thrilled to introduce Gluten Free Crust to the Pie FiveMore »

2012 October: CiCi’s Pizza fuels growth with new key executives

(COPPELL, Texas) Oct. 23, 2012 – CiCi’s Pizza, home of the custom pizza buffet, continues implementing its 10-year “Build the Brand” growth strategy with key executive changes, including a new vice president of national brand excellence and a vice president of franchise development. Geoff Goodman, a nearly five-year veteran at CiCi’s, steps into the roleMore »

2012 October: LaRosa’s Pizzeria targets Columbus for latest expansion

CINCINNATI, OH – October 24, 2012 – LaRosa’s Pizzeria, the iconic Cincinnati family pizza restaurant with a near 60 year history of serving raving fans, plans to expand to the Columbus area, extending its reach beyond established markets in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Southeastern Indiana and the Greater Dayton area. To do so, LaRosa’s is embarkingMore »

2012 October: Papa Murphy’s Names WDCW Agency of Record

VANCOUVER, Wash. – October 22, 2012 – Papa Murphy’s International, the country’s largest take ‘n’ bake pizza chain with 1,300+ locations, today announced WDCW (Wong, Doody, Crandall, Wiener) as its agency of record. WDCW is an independently owned agency with offices in Seattle and Los Angeles. On behalf of Papa Murphy’s, WDCW’s responsibilities will includeMore »