Pizza Inn Announces Development Plan for Plano, Texas

Agreement to Provide Chain with New Restaurant on City’s East Side

PIZZA INN, INC. announced the signing of a development agreement with Dallas-area residents Aaron and Deena Tran to open a new Pizza Inn buffet on the city's east side by mid-Summer 2007.

The 3,500 square-foot restaurant will feature the brand's new buffet concept, highlighted by a game room featuring today's hottest video games. The new restaurant will be located near the intersection of Parker Road and Avenue K in East Plano.

"Our roots are in this area. The first Pizza Inn opened in Dallas in 1958," said Pizza Inn President and CEO Tim Taft. "Our goal is to rebuild this brand locally and with the Trans opening their second Pizza Inn restaurant, we are on our way to accomplishing that objective. The new location also marks the second Pizza Inn in Plano. The first opened 18-months ago and is a company-operated unit located on Plano's west side at Park Blvd. and Midway Road."

In addition to its new buffet features, the new Plano Pizza Inn will spotlight classic offerings such as signature pizzas and pizzert dessert offerings.

"This is a very exciting time for our family," said franchisee Aaron Tran. "We look forward to serving another generation of Pizza Inn customers in Plano."

Pizza Inn, Inc. ( is headquartered in The Colony, Texas, along with its distribution division, Norco Restaurant Services Company. Pizza Inn franchises approximately 359 restaurants and owns three restaurants with annual domestic and international chain-wide sales of approximately $145 million.

  Danny Meisenheimer
  Vice President of Brand Management
  Pizza Inn, Inc.
  [email protected]

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CONTACT: Danny Meisenheimer, Vice President of Brand Management of Pizza
Inn, Inc., +1-469-384-5000, [email protected]