Pie Five Debuts New Prototype Design

Garden City, Kan. — Pie Five Pizza Co. has opened a new restaurant — its first with the company’s new ‘Goldilocks Project’ prototype — in Garden City, Kan. The fast-casual restaurant opened at 1110 Fleming St. on October 29, 2018.

Pizza Inn Adds Thrive Point-of-Sale System to Operations

Dallas — Pizza Inn has chosen Thrive for its first company-approved POS system. Thrive is a state-of-the-art system that has the capability to handle the complexity and numerous business models that exist in the Pizza Inn brand, including buffet, carryout, delivery, online ordering, drive-thru and catering, as well as being adaptable to handle Delivery-Carry Out, Express and PIE concepts.

Pizza Inn Opens New PIE Prototype in Houston

Houston — On June 6, 2018, Pizza Inn opened its new convenient grab-and-go unit, PIE, inside a 24-hour travel center near the Hobby Airport in Houston. The non-traditional location gives customers a fast, convenient experience when picking up their favorite hot pizza.

Pizza Inn Unveils New Express Concept

Dallas — After almost 60 years in business, Pizza Inn has launched a new prototype for a non-traditional licensing model called Pizza Inn Express, or PIE for short, that will give customers a fast, seamless experience when picking up their favorite hot pizza.

Pie Five Signs First International Development Agreement

Dallas — Pie Five Pizza Co. will soon be expanding beyond the U.S. In a new master development partnership with Ali Shahid Butt and his partners at AR Pizza, LLC, Pie Five will open its first international location in Pakistan in 2018, with up to 40 more locations over the next 7 years.

Pie Five Pizza Debuts New Prototype Design

Dallas — On August 2, 2017, Pie Five Pizza Co., the fast-casual concept known for its customizable pizzas, debuted its updated, contemporary logo and new restaurant design at its newest location in Plano, Texas.

Pie Five Pizza Expanding to New York and New Jersey

Dallas — In a new franchise development deal that includes parts of New York and New Jersey, Pie Five Pizza will soon be expanding to the East Coast. The first locations are planned for Franklin Park in South Brunswick and Summerhill Square in East Brunswick.

RAVE Restaurant Group Hires Smashburger CEO

Dallas — RAVE Restaurant Group’s board of directors has named former Smashburger CEO Scott Crane as its new chief executive officer, effective January 9, 2017. Crane succeeds Interim CEO Clinton J. Coleman, who will remain in his role as a member of the board, where he has served since 2007.

Pie Five Opening First Restaurant in Knoxville

Dallas — Pie Five Pizza Co. will enter Knoxville, Tenn., with the opening of its newest restaurant on October 21, 2016. Located at 9313 Kingston Pike, the opening marks the first Pie Five location in Knoxville and the eighth opened by veteran Applebee's franchisees Fred Gustin and Kurt Guttshall.

RAVE Restaurant Group Names Interim CEO

Dallas — RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. has appointed Clinton Coleman, a current member of the company's board of directors, as interim chief executive officer. The board has retained the executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles to conduct a search for a permanent CEO. Coleman is succeeding Randy Gier through a mutual agreement between all parties.

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