THE COLONY, Texas, Oct. 11, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pizza Inn, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZI) is celebrating National Pizza Month this October with a new item on its menu: the Loaded Baked Potato Pizza.
Today, Cuthbertson said he now averages 150 Loaded Baked Potato Pizzas a week on the buffets. The recipe also earned him a trip to the 2010 annual Pizza Inn Franchise Convention in Grapevine, Texas, bragging rights as the contest winner and $1,000 in cash. He can hardly believe his recipe is now served at all Pizza Inn stores."Nobody knows our customers and their taste buds better than team members like Chris who serve them every day," said Charlie Morrison, president and CEO of Pizza Inn. "The culinary challenge was our way to honor that talent. And the success of the Loaded Baked Potato Pizza is proof that fantastic ideas can come from within." 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 four 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
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