Papa John’s and Shaquille O’Neal Launch New Shaq-a-Roni Pizza

Company donates $1 from every pizza sold to The Papa John’s Foundation for Building Community Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s announced today the launch of the new Shaq-a-Roni pizza in collaboration with board member and restaurant owner Shaquille O’Neal. Designed…
Papa John’s to Hire 20,000 New Team Members Immediately

Papa John’s is hiring restaurant team members to help support the communities it serves – apply now and start the same day in some restaurant locations Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s announced today the company is hiring up to 20,000…
Papa John’s Announces Promotion of Steve Ritchie to Chief Operating Officer

Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Steve Ritchie to the position of Chief Operating Officer. In addition, the Company’s Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter, will assume the additional role…
Papa John’s Announces 2014 Development Incentive Program

Program offers zero franchise fee, reduced royalties for the first five years of operation, and a free set of ovens for new restaurants signed through 2014 Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  After another strong year of restaurant openings in 2013, Papa John’s…
Papa John’s Names Bob Kraut Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the hiring of Bob Kraut as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Kraut, a transformative marketing leader who joins Papa John’s after most recently serving as Senior Vice…
Papa John’s Announces Senior Management Promotion

Tony Thompson promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to President and Chief Operating…
Papa John’s Brings Back its Award-Winning Buffalo Chicken Pizza

From now through May 26, get a large Buffalo Chicken pizza for just $11 Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com) Due to overwhelming consumer demand, beginning today Papa John’s is bringing back its award-winning Buffalo Chicken pizza – a savory combination of creamy ranch…

In the $30 billion pizza category, aggressive discounting and price promotion are a way of life. Except at Papa John’s. The No. 3 pizza chain has been trying hard to hold the line on discounting, instead sticking with its long-held…

Program offers zero franchise fee, a royalty waiver for up to 18 months, and $50,000 in restaurant equipment for new restaurants opened in 2012 Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  After another strong year of growth, including opening its 3,000th restaurant in North…

Papa John’s Pizza will end its exclusive 25-year relationship with Coca-Cola and start serving Pepsi in its U.S. stores, beginning in January. The switch by the Louisville-based restaurant chain is a blow to Coke in the competition between the nation’s…

Papa John’s today announced that it is partnering with the USO to lift the spirits of America’s troops and their families by donating $1 for every online order at www.papajohns.comon Veterans Day, 11-11-11, between 11 a.m. ET and 11 p.m.…

Papa John’s International is now the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL in Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. The multi-year deal expands Papa John’s official sponsorship of the NFL and the Super Bowl beyond the borders of the United…

Pizza chain Papa John’s is encouraging food sales via mobile banner ads that take consumers to the company’s optimized site where they can order delivery or carryout. The company is running a mobile banner ad within Pandora’s iPhone app. The…

The more than 32 million travelers who annually pass through the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C., now have a new dining option with the recent opening of a Papa John’s restaurant. The Papa John’s restaurant, franchised by airport concessionaire,…