THE COLONY, Texas, Oct. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allen, Texas, home to the Allen Americans, the Texas Revolution and the Dallas Sidekicks, welcomes its newest hometown hero: Pie Five. Monday, Pie Five Pizza Co., a division of Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZI), celebrates the opening of its eighth location at 190 E. Stacy Rd. in Allen.
"As a growing, family-oriented community, Pie Five is the perfect addition to the Allen area," said Interim Pie Five CEO Clinton Coleman. "Since opening our first location in 2011, we have redefined the fast-casual dining experience across the Metroplex by creating customized pizzas in record time. We can't wait to share the Pie Five love with the Allen community."
Recognized by Nation's Restaurant News as a 2012 Hot Concept award winner, Pie Five offers guests a premier customer dining experience, providing more than five million combinations of fresh, made-to-order pizzas that are ready in less than five minutes. Guests select any sauce and topping combination or one of 9 specialty pies, which are assembled before them on a 9-inch Crispy Thin, Classic Pan, Italian Herb or Gluten Free crust.The newest Pie Five restaurant is 2,200 square feet with seating for 74 guests and includes an industrial chic décor and patio area. In addition to offering more than five million pizza options, Pie Five in Allen also features Coca-Cola Freestyle ®, which offers 100+ beverage choices. The touchscreen operated beverage dispenser enables people to select from regular, low and no calorie beverage brands. "We're always looking for opportunities to enhance our guests' dining experience and we're delighted to have our customers try Coca-Cola Freestyle. We invite customers to come to Pie Five in Allen and enjoy beverages like Sprite with Peach or Diet Vanilla Coke," Coleman said. To commemorate the newest restaurant opening, Pie Five is partnering with KVIL103.7 FM to give away a pair of suite tickets to the Madonna World Tour at American Airlines Center on October 21st. Participants can enter to win at the Pie Five in Allen on Thursday, October 18 th from 4 – 6 pm. Pie Five in Allen is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. A complete menu and more information on Pie Five is available at www.piefivepizza.com . The company is also on Facebook ( facebook.com/PieFivePizza) and Twitter ( twitter.com/PieFivePizza). In addition to its newest location in Allen, Pie Five will open its ninth location later this year in Denton on The University of North Texas campus at 1120 West Hickory. About Pie Five: Pie Five is a subsidiary of Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. headquartered in the Dallas suburb of The Colony, Texas, Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc., is an owner, franchisor and supplier of a system of restaurants operating domestically and internationally under the trademarks "Pizza Inn" and "Pie Five Pizza Co." Pizza Inn is an international pizza chain featuring traditional and specialty pizzas, as well as freshly made pastas, sandwiches, and desserts. Pie Five Pizza Co. is a new fast-casual concept offering individual pizzas made to order and cooked in less than five minutes. Founded in 1958, publicly traded Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZI) franchises approximately 300 restaurants and directly owns and operates 12 restaurants. For more information, please visit www.pizzainn.com. The Pie Five Pizza Co. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=14362
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