President Bob Bafundo speaks on Delivery…Dine in and more.

Shelly Whitehead of QSR Web interviewed President, Bob Bafundo regarding Rave Restaurant Group’s brand legacy. Hear first-hand insights on Pizza Inn and how newer concept Pie Five attracts users through menu innovation. Enjoy the Podcast!

Rave Owners Rewarded with Revenue Growth

Rave Restaurants made a commitment to franchise owners to position our three great brands to deliver more options, more flexibility and better results. Here’s how we’re doing so far: At Pizza Inn, we’ve shown more than 20 percent lift in same store sales since our refresh program kicked off. In fact, they system as a […]

Pizza Inn Continues Worldwide Growth with Three New Franchise Agreements

America’s Hometown Pizza Place executes development agreement to bring Pizza Inn to Honduras, Fayetteville, Tenn., and Vale, N.C. Pizza Inn is growing faster than ever, bringing its Original Buffet and fresh pizza to more towns across the country. Bob Bafundo, president of RAVE Restaurant Group, announced today that the company has executed three new Franchise Agreements. […]

Lewisville Family Brings Pizza Inn Back to Town

America’s Hometown Pizza Place makes highly anticipated return, set to host official grand opening celebration later this month Lewisville, TX  (  When Pizza Inn closed in Lewisville in 2015, Franchisees Denise and Robert Wrestler were heartbroken, but they’ve brought America’s Hometown Pizza Place back – bigger and better than ever. On Monday, Oct. 1, Pizza Inn, located […]

Pizza Inn franchisee gives candid look inside franchisee-franchisor relationship

Ever wanted to hear some of the most heartfelt thoughts of a pizza franchisee? Now’s your chance. In an exceptionally candid interview with Hughes Director of Enterprise Solutions Tim Tang, Pizza Inn Franchisee Association President Daven Aker shared a few struggles between corporate/franchisors and owner/franchisees. He also discussed how Pizza Inn executives and franchisees are […]

Revolution by Evolution

As Pizza Inn enters its 60th year in business, adaptation is how the classic pizza chain not only survives but thrives. By Katie Lee Turning 60 has never looked so fresh and flexible. Pizza Inn, the iconic pizza buffet that first opened in 1958, knows the times are changing — and it knows how to […]

RAVE Restaurant Group’s Revitalization Plan Gains Traction

Innovation and renewed focus on franchising lead the way for growth.

Pizza Inn’s Resurgence Hits High Gear

THE 60-YEAR-OLD BRAND IS GENERATING POSITIVE SALES AND REIGNITING GROWTH ONCE AGAIN. The year was 1958. Eisenhower was president, the hula hoop was introduced, and NASA arrived on the scene. And the first Pizza Inn opened. While Pizza Inn may not have changed the world like NASA, the restaurant, which featured high-quality pizza made from […]

Pizza Inn Opens First PIE Location In Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Passengers flying in and out of Fort Lauderdale- Hollywood International Airport (FLL) now have the perfect way to satisfy their craving for exceptional pizza. Pizza Inn – the brand known as “America’s Hometown Pizza Place” – has just opened the first-ever location of its new kiosk prototype, PIE, in Terminal 3, next to Chili’s. PIE gives customers a fast, […]

Pizza Inn Continues Building Momentum

America’s Hometown Pizza Place mounts ‘Take Back Texas initiative’ With more than 60 years of service under its belt, Pizza Inn has seen its fair share of positive and negative growth. But with the unveiling of its new game-changing strategy, the brand is making high-level decisions and building progressive momentum in growth and sales. “Pizza […]