Franchisees recognized for exemplifying Papa John's commitment to
superior-quality and unparalleled customer service
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) announced its Franchisees of
the Year during its recent annual operators conference in Orlando. The
351 Dough, LLC, Ark.: Domestic Franchisee of the Year (1-3
restaurants): Timothy A. Redden, Franchisee
PJ Operations North, N.D. and Minn.: Domestic Franchisee of the Year
(4-10 restaurants): Tom Wylie, Franchisee
PJ Hawaii, Hawaii: Domestic Franchisee of the Year (11 or more
restaurants): Quan Nguyen, President and Operating Partner
International Small Franchisee of the Year Winner: PJA, LLC,
Azerbaijan: Kamran Aliyev and Murad Melikov, Franchisees
International Large Franchisee of the Year Winner: Corporacion
Peruana de Restaurantes, SA, Peru: Alejandro Ponce, CEO
"Each winner does an outstanding job delivering on our ‘Better
Ingredients. Better Pizza.' brand promise every day," said John
Schnatter, Papa John's founder, chairman and CEO. "These franchisees are
excellent role models for the entire Papa John's system, and it is an
honor to recognize their efforts."
Each winner was honored with a $20,000 cash award and a crystal replica
of a Papa John's restaurant. The winners were selected for exemplifying
Papa John's commitment to serving a superior-quality pizza, world-class
customer service and outstanding community involvement.
"We are pleased to honor these dedicated franchisees who have excelled
at the fundamentals and have had a positive impact on their local
communities," said Steve Ritchie, Papa John's senior vice president,
global operations. "I'm proud of each of these franchisees and their
team members, and thank them for their continued dedication to the Papa
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third largest pizza delivery company. For
12 of the past 14 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in
customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American
Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's is the Official Pizza
Sponsor of the National Football League and Super Bowl XLVIII. For more
information about the company or to order pizza online, visit Papa
John's at www.papajohns.com,
visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns,
or on Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns.
Papa John's International, Inc.
Darryl Carr, 502-261-4318
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
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