Pie Five Pizza Arrives (Finally!) in Houston



Pie Five Pizza Arrives (Finally!) in HoustonTrend-setting fast-casual pizza chain set to open area’s first location on Dec. 12

Pie Five Pizza Arrives (Finally!) in HoustonThe wait is finally over for pizza lovers throughout Houston, as Space City’s first Pie Five Pizza Co. restaurant is set to open in Spring this Friday.

Area residents will officially welcome the trend-setting pizza eatery, located at 21460 Kuykendahl Rd. – at the corner of Northcrest Drive near Cinemark Theatre – at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec 12. The opening marks the area’s introduction to handcrafted, personalized pizzas using only the freshest ingredients, baked to order at one great price. The “five” in Pie Five means it all happens in five minutes or less!

“Pie Five is changing the way people experience pizza all across the country, thanks to our focus on high-quality ingredients, infinite variety, speed of service and great prices. There’s truly nothing else out there quite like it,” said Chris Smith, senior vice president of Pie Five Pizza. “We have been preparing for our Houston launch for several months, and we can’t wait to finally blast off in Spring this Friday.”

Pie Five Pizza Arrives (Finally!) in HoustonAt Pie Five, guests can choose from more than a million combinations of handcrafted personal pizzas and a variety of specialty pie choices, all for one affordable price. Add a hand-made salad and dessert, prepared fresh every day, and the entire meal will be ready in less than five minutes. The rapidly expanding chain is capitalizing on growing consumer demand for fresh dining options and artisan pizzas in stylish environments without the wait.

Official grand opening festivities for the new location will kickoff with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 pm on Friday, Dec. 19. In addition, 104.1 KRBE will be onsite from 6-8 p.m., complete with food and merchandise giveaways. Pie Five is also partnering with the Sunshine Kids Foundation and will be donating 50 percent of proceeds from pre-opening training events to the charity at an event in January.

“It’s an exciting time because we know another great city is about to join the Pie Five revolution,” Smith said. “Once you come in and see it for yourself, you’ll understand what all the fuss is about. It’s delicious, and it’s simply perfect for on-the-go people, which all of us seem to be these days.”

Pie Five Pizza Arrives (Finally!) in HoustonPie Five Pizza has been named among Fast Casual’s 2014 Top 15 “Movers & Shakers,” a 2012 Hot Concepts winner by Nation’s Restaurant News and one of “10 Hot New Restaurant Chains from Established Brands” by Forbes.com. With the Spring opening, the company now has 29 locations in nine states (Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia) with more than 270 announced franchise units under contract in 14 states and Washington, DC.

The Spring location marks the 14th in the state of Texas. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. A complete menu and more information are available at piefivepizza.com.

For Pie Five Pizza franchise information, please visit:
http://www.piefivefranchising.com

Pie Five Pizza Arrives (Finally!) in HoustonPie Five is a subsidiary of Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZI), based in the Dallas suburb of The Colony, Texas. Pizza Inn Holdings is an owner, franchisor and supplier of more than 275 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. For more information, please visit piefivepizza.com.