Pizza Inn Franchisee Opens Second New Buffet in South Carolina

New restaurant features full-service pizza buffet, party room and large game room

PIZZA INN INC. today announced the opening of a new Pizza Inn buffet restaurant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The new restaurant is owned and operated by Doug and Laura Thompson, the second Pizza Inn restaurant the Thompson's have opened in less than a year. Their first restaurant, located in Boiling Springs, South Carolina, opened in March 2007.

The new 4,500 square foot Spartanburg Pizza Inn, located at 2225 E. Main St. in the city's Hillcrest area, has a seating capacity of over 170. The new Pizza Inn features a party room and offers the perfect setting in which to enjoy celebrations with family and friends or important meetings with colleagues or clients.

Designed with family and fun in mind, the new Spartanburg Pizza Inn offers guests a wide variety of fresh-made pizzas, pastas, salads and desserts, all served in a family-style setting with an inviting and energetic atmosphere. Additional offerings include party packages, a large game room, a "Kids Night" promotion every Monday night, and other family friendly programs. Customers in the area can also take advantage of Pizza Inn's delivery services, scheduled to begin in February 2008.

"The Thompson's talents and operational experience mesh perfectly with our brand and we welcome the opening of their second location in the Spartanburg area," said Charlie Morrison, Interim President and CEO of Pizza Inn.

"We're very excited about the opening of our second Pizza Inn," said franchisee/owner Laura Thompson. "Our goal is to serve great tasting pizza with lots of hospitality at an affordable price."

Pizza Inn, Inc. ( is headquartered in The Colony, Texas. Pizza Inn franchises approximately 337 restaurants and owns one restaurant with annual domestic and international chain-wide sales of approximately $145 million.

   Contact: 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]