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California Pizza Kitchen Salutes Our Nation's Armed Forces This Veterans Day with a Selection of Complimentary Entrées as Well as a Special Offer for Their Next Visit

California Pizza Kitchen Salutes Our Nation’s Armed Forces This Veterans Day with a Selection of Complimentary Entrées as Well as a Special Offer for Their Next Visit

Veterans and active members of the United States military are invited to enjoy a complimentary pizza, pasta or salad entrée from CPK’s Veterans Day menu Nov. 11, as well as a card to redeem for a Buy One, Get One Free offer Nov. 12 – 18 California Pizza Kitchen will […]

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Papa Murphy's Names Nik Rupp as Chief Financial Officer

Papa Murphy’s Names Nik Rupp as Chief Financial Officer

Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. announced that Nik Rupp has been named Chief Financial Officer, effective April 9, 2018. As previously announced, Mark Hutchens, the incumbent Chief Financial Officer, will remain as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Weldon Spangler, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, […]

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California Pizza Kitchen Names Jim Hyatt as CEO

California Pizza Kitchen Names Jim Hyatt as CEO

California Pizza Kitchen (“CPK” or the “Company”) has announced the appointment of Jim Hyatt as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Hyatt’s appointment follows the recent retirement of G.J. Hart as CEO of CPK. Mr. Hyatt is a veteran restaurant executive who has successfully led multiple national restaurant brands over […]

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Papa Murphy's Names Weldon Spangler as Chief Executive Officer

Papa Murphy’s Names Weldon Spangler as Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer Mark Hutchens Promoted to Executive Vice President Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) today announced that industry veteran Weldon Spangler has been named as Chief Executive Officer and Director, effective July 17, 2017. Jean Birch, interim Chief Executive Officer, will remain as Chair of the board of […]

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Papa Murphy's Adds Delivery From Amazon Restaurants

Papa Murphy’s Adds Delivery From Amazon Restaurants

Prime members in Portland and Seattle can now enjoy delivery from select Papa Murphy’s locations through Amazon Restaurants Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) today announced an addition to their service –delivery from Amazon Restaurants in seven company-owned stores in the Portland and Seattle areas. “Partnering with Amazon Restaurants makes […]

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Papa Murphy's Uses New Turnkey Development Program to Further Expand Presence in Minneapolis

Papa Murphy’s Uses New Turnkey Development Program to Further Expand Presence in Minneapolis

Expanded Development Agreement with EFLOW Inc. to Re-Franchise Four Stores, Add Five More Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) has signed an expanded store development agreement with EFLOW Inc. to develop five new Papa Murphy’s pizza locations in Minneapolis over the next five years. As part of the agreement, Papa […]

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Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. Announces Senior Management Change

Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. Announces Senior Management Change

Chair of the Board Jean Birch Appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. today announced that, effective immediately, Chair of the Board, Jean Birch, has been appointed interim Chief Executive Officer. This appointment follows the resignation of Ken Calwell as Chief Executive Officer and director of the Company, […]

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Papa Murphy's Launches New Turnkey Development Program to Fuel Growth in Key Target Markets

Papa Murphy’s Launches New Turnkey Development Program to Fuel Growth in Key Target Markets

Nation’s Leading Take ‘n’ Bake Pizza Chain Using Successful Corporate Model to Streamline Opening Process for Franchisees For Papa Murphy’s, the originator of the take ’n’ bake pizza franchise concept, being an innovator is nothing new. The brand’s approach to nationwide growth is unique in the booming pizza industry as […]

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California Pizza Kitchen Salutes U.S. Military Servicemen and Women This Veterans Day with Complimentary Entrées

California Pizza Kitchen Salutes U.S. Military Servicemen and Women This Veterans Day with Complimentary Entrées

Veterans and active members of the United States military are invited to enjoy a complimentary pizza, salad or pasta from CPK’s special Veterans Day menu California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the authority in creative dining with a California vibe, thanks and honors members of the U.S. military both past and present […]

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Papa Murphy's Launches Aggressive Development Incentives Targeting 80 Key U.S. Markets

Papa Murphy’s Launches Aggressive Development Incentives Targeting 80 Key U.S. Markets

Nation’s Largest Take ‘n’ Bake Pizza Chain Spurs Rapid Growth With Deeply Discounted Franchise and Royalty Fees Backed by nearly 35 years of experience, more than 1,550 successful locations and a unique take ‘n’ bake pizza model, Papa Murphy’s holds the secret recipe to creating a competitive edge in the […]

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Simple Operations Model is Secret to Success as Papa Murphy's Sets Sights on 120 New Stores and Eight Percent Net Growth in 2016

Simple Operations Model is Secret to Success as Papa Murphy’s Sets Sights on 120 New Stores and Eight Percent Net Growth in 2016

Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRSH), the originator of the take-and-bake pizza franchise concept, is enjoying consistent and steady growth, capturing future multi-unit operators who crave the lure of restaurant ownership but want to avoid the stress and complexity of restaurant operations. The brand plans to open 115-120 new stores […]

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Papa Murphy's Further Expands Midwest Presence

Papa Murphy’s Further Expands Midwest Presence

Expanded development agreement with existing franchisee, J & J Meyer Inc., adds 10 new stores in 8 Markets Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRSH) announced today it signed an expanded store development agreement with J & J Meyer Inc. to develop an additional 10 new Papa Murphy’s pizza stores in […]

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How Tech is Killing Off Independent Pizzerias

How Tech is Killing Off Independent Pizzerias

by Aaron Allen Restaurant Consultant, Speaker & Industry Analyst Aaron Allen & Associates Technology is killing off independent pizzerias in the United States at the rate of roughly 2,549 locations per year (in 2015 alone). The pizza category is being reshaped by both big new tech deployed by chains and […]

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Eat Healthy this Holiday Season! California Pizza Kitchen's Nutritious Choices on HealthyDiningFinder.com

Eat Healthy this Holiday Season! California Pizza Kitchen’s Nutritious Choices on HealthyDiningFinder.com

Over 20 healthy and delicious selections chosen by Healthy Dining’s dietitians California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), a Healthy Dining restaurant partner, is celebrating 30 years of California-inspired food, including its legendary pizzas. CPK, which is approaching 300 restaurants in 217 cities and 15 countries, has over 20 good-for-you menu items featured […]

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