THE COLONY, Texas, Sept. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pizza Inn, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZI) today announced that veteran franchisee and Mississippi area developer Bob Singh, of Greenwood, Miss., who has been with the system for more than 30 years, has signed a new Area Development Agreement, committing to another 20 years. The new agreement calls for additional locations to be developed and was secured by a development fee.
His newest Pizza Inn store in Hattiesburg is a shining example of Pizza Inn's new restaurant prototype. Singh loves the concept and is supportive of where the Pizza Inn brand is headed and how he can champion the system with his own stores and the development of others in his territory. He also credits Pizza Inn's new corporate-owned locations as a symbol of leading by example to prove the franchise concept at a grassroots level that he embraces.A recipient of the 2008 Pizza Inn Legacy Award for his long-standing contribution and commitment as a franchisee and the 2009 Griff Glover Winner as franchisee of the year, Singh sees the biggest opportunities ahead of him. About Pizza Inn Headquartered in the Dallas suburb of The Colony, TX, Pizza Inn, Inc., is an international pizza chain featuring traditional and specialty pizzas, as well as freshly made pastas, sandwiches, and desserts. Founded in 1958, publicly traded Pizza Inn (Nasdaq:PZZI) franchises approximately 315 restaurants and directly owns and operates three restaurants. For more information, please visit www.pizzainn.com. Pizza Inn is seeking single- and multi-unit franchisees to help grow the company's network of restaurants in the region. More information on franchise opportunities with Pizza Inn is available at www.pizzainn.com or by contacting Dino Chavez, Director of Franchise Development, at (800) 284-3466. The Pizza Inn logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=4933 The photo is also available via AP PhotoExpress.
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