American pizza chain brings "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza."
concept to the Rijnstraat in Amsterdam
Papa John's International, Inc., world's third-largest pizza delivery
company, opens their first Dutch store on Monday, July 18th.
The store is located at Rijnstraat number 60 in Amsterdam and will be
open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Papa John's is renowned globally
for their ‘Better Ingredients. Better Pizza.' concept. The new
restaurant is one of more than 100 Papa John's restaurants planned for
the Netherlands. The opening of another 2 stores is planned for this
The new venture is owned and operated by a consortium of five Papa
John's Master franchisees in the U.K.: Tony Kalsi, Prasoon Patel, Jitesh
Patel, Jaspal Gill and Anil Patel. The venture is led by Mr. Tony Kalsi.
Mr. Kalsi said, "We look forward to introducing new customers in
Amsterdam to our quality ingredients. Our hand-tossed fresh original
dough, fresh-packed tomato sauce and cheese made from mozzarella make a
truly better pizza. We are excited to bring Papa John's legacy of
quality to the Netherlands and let customers taste for themselves why
Better Ingredients make a Better Pizza!"
"Enjoying Papa John's pizza is a shared experience and brings people
together all over the world," said Tim O'Hern, Senior Vice President &
Chief Development Officer. "Quality is something that everyone
understands and appreciates. People can taste the difference of Papa
John's quality ingredients and that is why customers continue to reward
us with their business, and in turn, we're able to expand into new
countries and territories."
The entry into the Netherlands continues Papa John's expansion in
Europe. Papa John's International currently has over 320 restaurants in
the U.K., 4 restaurants in Spain and recently opened its first
restaurant in Northern France on May 24, 2016. Papa John's International
is currently looking for potential franchisees in other areas of France,
as well as Poland, Czech Republic and Belgium.
Papa John's History
In 1984, Papa John's opened its doors with one goal in mind: Better
Pizza. That goal and the promise of "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza."
remain true to this day. The concept "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza."
results in a pizza with the highest quality ingredients: fresh,
hand-tossed dough, the highest quality mozzarella, fresh vine-ripened
tomatoes, superior quality meat and sausage and fresh vegetables
delivered from all over the world. Whether it's Papa John's signature
sauce, toppings, original fresh dough or even the box itself, Papa
John's keeps investing in their ingredients to ensure that they always
give consumers the finest quality pizza. Also, Papa John's offers the
comfort of pizza delivery in the Netherlands.
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 15 of the past 17 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 the Official Pizza of Major
League Baseball. For more information about the company or to order
pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.co.nl.
Also visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns,
Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns, YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/papajohns,
Instagram at instagram.com/papajohns,
Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/papajohnspizza,
and Vine at vine.co/papajohns.
Looking to be a part of something Better? Learn more about franchising
with Papa John's 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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