Pizza Enthusiasts Become Entrepreneurs

Pizza enthusiasts, those who are die-hard pizza connoisseurs, are becoming entrepreneurs and opening their own pizza restaurants. Taking this next step isn’t easy, as most of them don’t have experience in the business. In fact, they often seek help in order to become profitable. With the dream of owning their own business, and a love […]

Restaurant Sales Still Soaring

Restaurant sales continue to soar, increasing by more than 4% this year alone, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The increasing sales aren’t uncommon for the industry, which has been growing steadily in recent years. NRA Senior VP of Research says that from a consumer’s perspective, the two key drivers for the restaurant industry are […]

Pizza Inn Executes Multi-Unit Franchise Agreement to Expand in Oklahoma and Kansas

RAVE President Bob Bafundo announced today that Pizza Inn, the international pizza restaurant with a local hometown feel, has executed an area development agreement with Franchisee Tony Nemer. The…

Pizza Inn’s All-Day Buffet is generating returns. Become an owner.

Pizza Inn, America’s favorite Hometown Pizza, continues its commitment to the Pizza Buffet category. Last year, Pizza Inn introduced its All-Day Buffet, and response has been fantastic. Sales have increased. And new locations are opening. “We thought this would be a hit with consumers. But what has been most exciting is our owners’ response to […]

Pizza Inn Debuts Hickory Bourbon Chicken Pizza

Pizza Inn is about to introduce a delicious pizza with flavors reminiscent of fall, just in time for back-to-school season! Beginning Aug. 26, guests can indulge in the NEW! Hickory Bourbon…

Pizza Inn Scores Spot on America’s Favorite Pizza Chains List

Pizza Inn made the cut at #34 on the list of America’s Favorite Pizza Chains. Up against over 100 other pizza chains, the Hometown Favorite was voted for based on deliciousness, freshness, service of the restaurant, and other factors. The poll, created by The Daily Meal, drew in hundreds of voters, all chiming in for […]

Serving Technology

      It’s no secret that the world of technology has changed the consumer buying process. As technological advances occur, pizza brands, like other brands, must shift to cater to a new generation of buyers that expect technology to play a strong role in their purchasing experience.   Now more than ever, online pizza […]

New Consumers Come with New Expectations

A study conducted by Technomic found that pizza is most popular with Generation Z and millennials. With this wave of younger consumers come different expectations that pizza brands must meet in order to earn their business. The pizza connoisseur of today’s world expects three key things: better technology, quality ingredients, and transparency of what’s going […]

Ford Fountain Keeps It Simple in Leakesville

Robert “Ford” Fountain isn’t exactly the mayor of Leakesville, Mississippi, but he may be its most popular resident. As the co-owner of Leakesville’s new Pizza Inn restaurant, along with wife Martha and their four grown children, he’s created a social focal point for his hometown and its 1,400 residents, as well as their almost 13,000 […]

President Bob Bafundo Sets His Sights on Texas

Rave Restaurant Group, Inc.’s President Bob Bafundo says Pizza Inn is all-in on developing Texas. “This is our hometown. We want to see new Pizza Inn locations across the state. From Amarillo to Paris down to Laredo, there is opportunity in Texas to grow this heritage brand.” For over 60 years, Pizza Inn has been […]