Limited Time Offers available Nov. 24 through Dec. 28, portion of
proceeds for the Red Kettle Cookie directly benefit The Salvation Army
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
It's the most wonderful time of the year and Papa John's is getting into
the holiday spirit. To celebrate this time of family and giving, Papa
John's revealed its latest culinary innovations, the Philly Cheesesteak
Pizza and The Salvation Army Red Kettle Cookie. A portion of the
proceeds from each cookie sold during this period will go to The
Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign, the longest fundraising program for
the Army and one of most recognizable sights and sounds of the holiday
Papa John's Kicks off the Holiday Season with the NEW Philly Cheesesteak Pizza and the NEW Red Kettle Cookie (Photo: Business Wire)
A limited time product offering through December 28, the Philly
Cheesesteak Pizza is Papa's own take on the traditional flavors and
ingredients of the Philly Cheesesteak, stacked up on top of his
signature, hand-tossed pizza dough. The pizza is then layered with
creamy garlic sauce and thinly-sliced steak made by the famous Original
Philly Cheesesteak Company. Additional toppings include fresh sliced
onion and green peppers, then covered with mozzarella and provolone
cheese and baked fresh for the whole family to enjoy. For just $12 per
large pizza, you'll enjoy the savory flavors of a new twist on a
regional American favorite.
"We've worked hard to capture those same familiar, savory flavors in
this pizza," said Bob Kraut, Papa John's chief marketing officer. "If
you like pizza and you like cheesesteak, we hope that you will also like
this new combination. Papa John's is known for sourcing the very best
ingredients available, which is why we decided to use steak directly
from the Original Philly Cheesesteak Company to bring the authentic
taste of Philly to our pizza. Our new pizza and the Red Kettle Cookie is
a winning combination for both the holidays and the community. We are
proud to be partnering with The Salvation Army this season."
The Red Kettle Cookie, another unique holiday twist on Papa John's
popular treat, the Chocolate Chip Cookie, was created in partnership
with The Salvation Army to support the annual Red Kettle Campaign. By
teaming up with The Salvation Army on one of the most recognizable
sights and sounds of the holiday season, Papa John's is providing
customers the opportunity to support this organization by purchasing a
delicious holiday treat. A portion of proceeds from the $6 cookie will
be used to support The Salvation Army, which provides food, shelter,
addiction recovery assistance, after-school programs and many other
services for nearly 30 million of America's most vulnerable every year.
Papa John's will donate 50 cents per cookie sold, up to $300,000 through
December 28, 2014.
"Papa John's has been an incredible partner to The Salvation Army over
the years and we are grateful for their continued support, particularly
during our most crucial fundraising season," said Lieutenant Colonel Ron
Busroe, community relations and development secretary for The Salvation
Army. "The money raised by the sales of the Red Kettle Cookie will help
The Salvation Army continue to make a positive impact in the lives of
those in need year round."
Both offers will be available at all Papa John's restaurants nationwide,
and can be ordered online at www.papajohns.com,
or through Papa John's mobile ordering app for iPhone and Android
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
13 of the past 15 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 XLIX. For more
information about the company or to order pizza online, visit Papa
John's at www.papajohns.com.
Also visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns,
or on Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian
church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His
name without discrimination for 129 years in the United States. Nearly
30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each
year through the broadest array of social services that range from
providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance
for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter
to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. About 82
cents of every dollar raised is used to support those services in 5,000
communities nationwide. For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.
About the Red Kettle Campaign
From its humble beginnings as a program started by a Salvation Army
captain in San Francisco in 1891, the Red Kettle campaign has grown into
one of the most recognizable and important charitable campaigns in the
United States. It provides toys for kids, shelter for the homeless, food
for the hungry and countless social service programs year-round. Each
year, more than 25,000 Red Kettles will be accompanied by Salvation Army
volunteers throughout the country to ring bells and solicit donations.
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For Papa John's International, Inc.
Michael McCullough, 404-832-6782
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
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