Pizza Inn Awards Michael Moore Franchisee of the Year For 2007

New Mexico’s Michael Moore Honored at Pizza Inn’s Franchise Convention in Williamsburg, VA

PIZZA INN INC. Pizza Inn has recognized franchisee Michael Moore from Hobbs, New Mexico, as the recipient of its 2007 Franchisee of the Year Award. The prestigious award, presented at the chain's National Franchise Convention in Williamsburg, Virginia, honors the chain's outstanding operator for the past twelve months.

Moore and his wife CaraBeth began their career with Pizza Inn in 1997, opening their first restaurant in Hobbs, New Mexico. The couple subsequently acquired two additional Pizza Inn restaurants in Carlsbad, New Mexico, and most recently opened Pizza Inn Lanes and Games — integrating the brand's newest buffet restaurant design with a family-oriented game room and bowling alley — in nearby Artesia, New Mexico.

"I am truly humbled and honored to receive this recognition from Pizza Inn," said Moore. "I must first acknowledge my incredible staff whose contributions are the key to our success. I would also like to thank the team at Pizza Inn, Inc. My partners at Corporate are a constant source of support and encouragement, and have helped me offer the best products and services to our customers."

"Michael and his family's passion is evident to everybody who knows him," said Pizza Inn President and CEO Tim Taft. "His spirit of teamwork and impressive sales are a fine example of how to run a successful Pizza Inn franchise. It's this special combination that makes him an invaluable part of the Pizza Inn team today and in the future."

Pizza Inn, Inc. ( is headquartered in The Colony, Texas. Pizza Inn franchises approximately 346 restaurants and owns two restaurants with annual domestic and international chain-wide sales of approximately $150 million.

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

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Inn, Inc., +1-469-384-5000, [email protected]