November 17, 2014 |

2014 Top 100 Pizza Companies List

By Pizza Today


Top 100 imageWhat’s happening with America’s largest pizza companies? Who added stores in 2014? Who pushed their sales to record highs? Who dropped off a bit?

Last month, we published our list of the nation’s 100 most successful independent operations. Now, we present to you our yearly listing of America’s 100 largest pizza chains. Check out who’s winning big.

 

For the most recent Top 100 Pizza Companies list, visit: Rankings of America’s Top Pizza Companies and Independent Pizzerias.

 

 

 

 

2014 Restaurant Name 2013 Principle
Executive
City State # Units 2014 Gross Sales
1 Pizza Hut* 1 Scott Bergren Plano TX 14,967 $12,900,000,000.00
2 Domino’s Pizza* 2 J. Patrick Doyle Ann Arbor MI 10,886 $8,000,000,000.00
3 Papa John’s International 3 John Schnatter Louisville KY 4,464 $3,000,000,000.00
4 Little Caesars Pizza** 4 Michael Ilitch Detroit MI 3,940 $2,900,000,000.00
5 Papa Murphy’s International* 6 Ken Calwell Vancouver WA 1,425 $785,630,000.00
6 California Pizza Kitchen* 5 G. J. Hart Playa Vista CA 288 $739,000,000.00
7 Sbarro* 7 J. David Karam Melville NY 815 $600,000,000.00
8 CiCi’s Pizza* 8 Robert Kulick Coppell TX 519 $475,000,000.00
9 Chuck E. Cheese’s* 9 Michael Magusiak Irving TX 577 $405,000,000.00
10 Round Table Pizza* 10 Rob McCourt Concord CA 435 $378,000,000.00
11 Godfather’s Pizza* 11 Robert Gartlan Omaha NE 603 $325,600,000.00
12 Marco’s Pizza 12 John Butorac Toledo OH 523 $315,059,795.00
13 Hungry Howie’s Pizza 13 Steven E. Jackson Madison Heights MI 550 $309,802,433.00
14 Jet’s Pizza 14 Eugene Jetts Sterling Heights MI 336 $302,660,800.00
15 Old Chicago/Rock Bottom Restaurant* 15 Mike Mrlik Louisville CO 98 $230,000,000.00
16 Uno Chicago Grill* 18 Aaron D. Spencer West Roxbury MA 150 $205,000,000.00
17 Pizza Ranch 19 Adrie Groeneweg Orange City IA 183 $198,200,000.00
18 Peter Piper Pizza* 16 Charles Bruce Phoenix AZ 137 $198,000,000.00
19 Bertucci’s Italian Restaurant* 17 Stuart Davies Northborough MA 91 $195,000,000.00
20 Mellow Mushroom* 27 Richard Brasch Atlanta GA 160 $191,000,000.00
21 Rosati’s Pizza 21 Marla Topliff Elgin IL 176 $180,000,000.00
22 Donatos Pizza 20 Tom Krouse Columbus OH 152 $162,000,000.00
23 Gatti’s Pizza* 22 Richard Shead Austin TX 106 $145,000,000.00
24 LaRosa’s Pizzeria 24 Michael LaRosa Cincinnati OH 65 $138,850,000.00
25 Fox’s Pizza Den 25 James R. Fox Murrysville PA 262 $137,600,000.00
26 Mazzio’s Italian Eatery* 23 Ken Selby Tulsa OK 143 $122,000,000.00
27 Pizza Inn* 26 Randy Gier The Colony TX 209 $120,854,000.00
28 Papa Gino’s Pizzeria* 28 Thomas Galligan, III Dedham MA 156 $115,600,000.00
29 Famous Famiglia* 29 Paul Kolaj White Plains NY 140 $112,000,000.00
30 Mountain Mike’s Pizza 33 Brad Gordon Lake Mary FL 163 $105,000,000.00
31 Ledo Pizza 30 James Beall Annapolis MD 99 $99,000,000.00
32 Imo’s Pizza 31 Edward Imo St. Louis MO 95 $90,400,000.00
33 Giordano’s Restaurant & Pizzeria* 32 Yorgo Koutsogiorgas Chicago IL 44 $85,000,000.00
34 Pizza Pro* 34 Scott Stevens Cabot AR 498 $81,500,000.00
35 Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen 40 Anthony Scotto Morristown NJ 258 $76,404,947.00
36 Jerry’s Subs & Pizza* 37 Dave Terzian Geithersburg MD 66 $70,000,000.00
37 Giovanni’s Pizza 38 Tom Lemaster Ashland KY 106 $65,000,000.00
38 Noble Roman’s Pizza* 39 Paul W. Mobley Indianapolis IN 2,027 $65,000,000.00
39 Pizza Patron* 35 Antonio Swad Dallas TX 90 $62,000,000.00
40 Buscemi’s Pizza 62 Anthony Buscemi Roseville MI 52 $61,200,000.00
41 Monical’s Pizza 43 Janelle Reents Bradley IL 65 $60,300,000.00
42 Shakey’s Pizza* 42 William Tilley Alhambra CA 59 $59,000,000.00
43 Breadeaux Pizza* John Jarrett Bloomfield Hills MI 33 $58,000,000.00
44 Pizza Factory “We Toss’em, They’re Awesome” 47 Mary Jane Riva Oakhurst CA 107 $50,575,547.00
45 Pizza King* 44 Donald Schultz Lafayette IN 43 $50,500,000.00
46 Simple Simon’s Pizza* 57 B.J. DuMond Tulsa OK 204 $49,500,000.00
47 zpizza* 46 Sid Fanarof Newport Beach CA 100 $49,000,000.00
48 Grotto Pizza Inc Dominick Pulieri Rehoboth Beach DE 21 $48,000,000.00
49 Johnny’s Pizza/Johnny Busco’s Pizza 36 Bruce Jackson Newnan GA 70 $47,000,000.00
50 Pizza Boli’s* 48 John Nasir Pikesville MD 67 $46,000,000.00
51 The Rock Wood Fired Pizza* 51 Don Bellis Sumner WA 22 $44,000,000.00
52 Aurelio’s Pizza 49 Joseph Aurelio Homewood IL 40 $43,283,574.00
53 Beggars Pizza 54 Larry Garetto Blue Island IL 22 $43,057,125.00
54 Toppers Pizza 58 Scott Gittrich Whitewater WI 60 $42,922,258.00
55 Pizza Guys 55 Shahpour Nejad Rancho Cordova CA 62 $42,287,682.00
56 Valentino’s* 52 Anthony O. Messineo, Jr. Lincoln NE 32 $41,000,000.00
57 Izzy’s* 56 Dave Freeman Albany OR 18 $40,000,000.00
58 Brixx Wood-Fired Pizza* Jeff Van Dyke Charlotte NC 21 $40,000,000.00
59 Happy Joe’s Pizza 41 “Happy” Joe Whitty Bettendorf IA 51 $38,400,000.00
60 Vocelli Pizza* 59 Jim Sahene Pittsburgh PA 100 $38,000,000.00
61 Lamppost Pizza* 60 Thomas C. Barro Tustin CA 36 $37,000,000.00
62 Rocky Rococo* 61 Tom Hester Oconomowoc WI 40 $37,000,000.00
63 America’s Incredible Pizza* 63 Rick Barsness Springfield MO 11 $35,000,000.00
64 Amici’s East Coast Pizzeria 66 Peter Cooperstein/Mike Forter San Mateo CA 14 $35,000,000.00
65 Cottage Inn Pizza George Michos Ann Arbor MI 54 $35,000,000.00
66 Ameci Pizza and Pasta 65 Nick Andrisano Canoga Park CA 55 $34,975,000.00
67 Pizza My Heart 80 Chuck Hammers Los Gatos CA 24 $34,700,000.00
68 Me-N-Ed’s Pizzeria* 64 John A. Ferdinandi Fresno CA 61 $34,650,000.00
69 East of Chicago Pizza* 68 Anthony Collins Lima OH 68 $32,300,000.00
70 Abo’s Pizza* 69 Steve Abo Boulder CO 12 $32,000,000.00
71 Stevi’ B’s Pizza* 71 Matthew Loney Atlanta GA 49 $32,000,000.00
72 Blackjack Pizza 53 J. Michael Gaston Westminster CO 41 $31,579,220.00
73 Davanni’s Pizza & Hot Hoagies* 72 Mick Stenson Minneapolis MN 21 $31,500,000.00
74 Pizzeria Regina/Polcari’s Restaurant* 74 Robert Taft Lynnfield MA 21 $30,000,000.00
75 Russo’s New York Pizzeria/New York Pizzeria* 75 Anthony Russo Houston TX 34 $29,700,000.00
76 Oggi’s Sports Brewhouse Pizza 96 George Hadjis San Clemente CA 15 $29,401,048.00
77 mamma ilardo’s pizzeria* 76 Harry Ilardo Towson MD 13 $29,000,000.00
78 Belleria Pizzeria* 77 William Liberto Canfield OH 17 $29,000,000.00
79 DoubleDave’s Pieworks 78 Chuck Thorpe Austin TX 34 $29,000,000.00
80 Jimmy’s Pizza* 79 James Gordon Willmar MN 39 $29,000,000.00
81 Mary’s Pizza Shack* 81 Vince Albano Sonoma CA 19 $28,500,000.00
82 Buddy’s Pizza 97 Robert Jacobs Farmington Hills MI 10 $26,000,000.00
83 Cassano’s Pizza King* 87 Victor J. Cassano, III Kettering OH 34 $26,000,000.00
84 Straw Hat Pizza* 82 Jonathan Fornaci San Ramon CA 46 $25,000,000.00
85 Cosimo’s Pizza* 88 Nick Citera New Windsor NY 56 $25,000,000.00
86 Figaro’s Pizza 89 Ron Berger Salem OR 61 $25,000,000.00
87 Minsky’s Pizza Café/Bar 95 Gregg Johnson Kansas City MO 15 $24,900,000.00
88 Extreme Pizza 91 Todd Parent San Rafael CA 44 $24,438,000.00
89 Abby’s Legendary Pizza 92 B. Mills Sinclair Eugene OR 35 $24,300,000.00
90 Nancy’s Pizza 86 David Howey Mokena IL 33 $24,000,000.00
91 Snappy Tomato Pizza 85 Jeremy Deters Burlington KY 63 $23,709,000.00
92 La Pizza Loca* 73 Mark Edwards Downey CA 37 $23,000,000.00
93 Romeo’s Pizza Sean Brauser Medina OH 36 $22,500,000.00
94 Dion’s Pizza* 98 John Patten Albuquerque NM 18 $22,235,000.00
95 Johnny’s Pizza House* 84 Bernie Lear West Monroe LA 39 $22,000,000.00
96 BC Pizza* 100 Chris Nelson Boyne City MI 35 $20,500,000.00
97 The Pizza Pipeline* 94 Michael Kight Spokane WA 12 $18,400,000.00
98 Bearno’s Little Sicily Pizza* Rob Mooney Louisville KY 14 $18,308,000.00
99 Zeppe’s Pizzeria* 67 Joseph Ciresi Bedford Heights OH 23 $18,181,000.00
100 Mackenzie River Pizza Co./Mackenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub* 93 Brad Ridgeway Whitefish MT 20 $18,125,000.00

 

* Some information taken from the 2014 Directory of Restaurant Operators

** Estimate based on previous Nation’s Restaurant News Research

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