LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), continues its
International expansion with the opening of its 50th
restaurant in Spain. The franchise, PJ Espana Pizzerias S.L. (PJ Espana)
is owned by Drake Enterprises AG. Drake opened its first Papa John's
restaurant in Madrid in May 2016. Drake is currently present in Madrid,
Barcelona, Gijón, Bilbao, Toledo, Valladolid, Zaragoza, León and Burgos.
"We're thrilled with the growth we've experienced with the Papa John's
brand in both Barcelona and Madrid," said Catalina Silva, Managing
Director of Operations for Drake Group. "We look forward to further
expanding BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. to all parts of Spain."
Drake is also the Papa John's franchisee in Chile.
"Drake is a very successful franchise group that has proven their
commitment to the brand," said Tim O'Hern, Senior Vice President & Chief
Development Officer of Papa John's. "We're pleased with their hard work
and dedication in opening the Spain market and introducing customers to
our quality pizza."
Papa John's International is currently looking for potential franchisees
in Paris, France, as well as Belgium and Denmark.
About Papa John's
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third-largest pizza delivery company. For
16 of the past 18 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in
customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American
Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). For more information about the
company or to order pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com.
Looking to be a part of something Better? Join the Papa John's Pizza
family at www.papajohns.com/franchise.
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Papa John's International, Inc.
Peter Collins, 502-261-4233
Director, Public Relations
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
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