LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), continues its expansion
into new countries with the opening of the first Papa John's restaurant
in Poland. On December 15, 2017 Papa John's opened its doors at the
downtown Warsaw, Poland location. Papa John's is now in 45 countries and
territories around the globe.
PJ Western signed a development agreement to open 23 restaurants in
Poland beginning in late 2017. PJ Western currently operates 144 Papa
John's in Russia and Belarus and will continue to expand in Eastern
Europe and into Central Asia.
"We are very excited about establishing and expanding the Papa John's
pizza brand in Poland, and we plan to open new locations in Kyrgyzstan
and Kazakhstan soon as well," said Christopher Wynne co-owner and CEO of
PJ Western. "We believe that our passion for quality and superior
ingredients will be well received in Poland and our new customers will
enjoy a better pizza."
"PJ Western continues to have great success in Russia and Belarus and we
are excited about their expansion plans," said Tim O'Hern, Senior Vice
President & Chief Development Officer. "We expect that Christopher and
his team will continue to deliver on our BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER
PIZZA. brand promise in Poland."
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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