New location marks the second restaurant in Alabama for the fast casual pizza trailblazer
Dallas, TX (RestaurantNews.com) South Alabama Jaguars will soon have something new to bite into! Pie Five Pizza Co is opening its second Alabama location on Friday, August 5, at 7450 Airport Blvd in Mobile in front of Academy Sports. Located just 5 minutes away from the University of Southern Alabama, Pie Five’s newest location is open every day from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., and is the perfect stop for hungry students and Jaguar supporters to grab a quick bite before the big game or in between classes.
Pie Five pizzas are assembled and baked in less than five minutes. The combinations are endless and pizza lovers can look forward to creating their own pie from a selection of four made-from-scratch crusts, seven savory sauces and more than 30 fresh toppings.
“We’re excited to expand our footprint in Alabama,” said Kurt Guttshall, Pie Five Franchise Partner. “With its rich history and southern hospitality, Mobile is the perfect setting for Pie Five and we’re sure the community will love our fresh flavor ingredients and outstanding customer service!”
In celebration of the grand opening, Pie Five has partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, in addition to organizing a separate VIP event for local fire, police and city officials. Local billboards around town will also feature a sweepstakes event where five lucky winners will win free pizza for an entire year.
This marks the seventh Pie Five location opened by franchisees Fred Gustin and Kurt Guttshall, having most recently opened a location in Johnson City, Tennessee. The rapid expansion is certainly no surprise coming from these veteran Applebee’s franchisees, who own and operates more than 60 Applebee’s restaurants in Southeastern United States.
Pie Five’s innovative fast casual approach allows consumers to personalize their own handcrafted, chef-inspired pizza in just 140 seconds. Pizza patrons can create their own bubbly creation or choose from 10 signature pies, carefully crafted and taste-tested to provide the best flavor combinations. The signature High Five pizza is perfect for meat lovers, whereas the signature Athenian is perfect for anyone looking for a pizza with a Mediterranean twist! Guests can also start their meal with a crisp, freshly tossed salad and end their meal with a gooey turtle brownie.
For more information on Pie Five’s Alabama locations, please visit the Pie Five location finder. Connect with Pie Five on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Join the Circle of Crust to earn points for every purchase of pizza or large salad. Circle of Crust members even get a free pizza on their half birthday!
About Pie Five Pizza Co.
Dallas-based Pie Five Pizza Co. is a subsidiary of RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVE). RAVE owns, franchises and supplies more than 300 Pie Five and Pizza Inn restaurants operating domestically and internationally. Pie Five Pizza Co. is the leading brand in the rapidly growing fast-casual pizza space, offering individual handcrafted pizzas with fresh ingredients made to order in less than five minutes. Named among Fast Casual’s Top “Movers & Shakers” for three consecutive years, 2015 “Best Franchise Deal” by QSR Magazine, 2012 Hot Concepts winner by Nation’s Restaurant News and one of “10 Hot New Restaurant Chains from Established Brands” by Forbes.com, the company currently has 93 locations in 24 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, please visit PieFivePizza.com.