New location marks the fast casual pizza chain’s second location in Virginia
Dallas, TX (RestaurantNews.com) Pie Five Pizza Co., the fast-casual trailblazer known for its artisan, chef-inspired pizzas which bake in just 140 seconds, will open the doors to its second location in Virginia on Thursday, September 8. Located at The Shops at Willow Lawn (1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 400) in Richmond, Pie Five is the perfect stop for hungry patrons looking to take a pizza break during a busy day of shopping. Guests can stop by as early as 11 a.m. on opening day to dig into their own customized, personal pizza assembled from a selection of more than 28 fresh toppings, six made-from-scratch crusts and four savory sauces.
Pie Five Franchisee Jeff Percey brings more than 15 years of franchise experience to the Pie Five family and is excited to open his second location in the area.
“There is nothing quite like Pie Five at Willow Lawn,” said Jeff Percey, Pie Five Franchisee. “Willow Lawn is a prime shopping area in Richmond and we’re ready to serve the local community the most delicious pizzas and highest level of hospitality around!”
In celebration of the grand opening, Pie Five will donate 50 percent of all proceeds from the four pre-opening VIP events to the Children’s Hospital Foundation, an organization dedicated to funding and supporting pediatric initiatives that improve the health care and the quality of life for local children. There will also be fun giveaways on opening day!
“As a Pie Five franchisee, I’m proud to be part of an organization that makes it a priority to give back to the local community,” said Percey. “Giving back to the community is so incredibly important and I love that I can make this is a regular part of my job.”
Pie Five’s state-of-the-art fast-casual model allows customers to create their own delicious pizza, on one of four crust options, in just under two minutes. At Pie Five, pizza enthusiasts can personalize with own pie or choose from a selection of 10 signature pizzas, all packed with flavor and designed to create a unique experience each visit. For meat lovers, the High Five pizza is loaded with pepperoni, Italian sausage, bacon, Canadian bacon and beef. Looking for something a little more colorful? Try the Farmer’s Market Pizza complete with fresh mushrooms, spinach, red and green peppers, red onions and tomatoes. Complement each pizza with a hand-tossed salad, breadstix or homemade dessert.
For more information on Pie Five’s Virginia 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!
For Pie Five Pizza franchise information, please visit: http://www.piefivefranchising.com
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 94 locations in 24 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, please visit PieFivePizza.com.