The Fast Casual Pizza Innovator Opens Fifth Location in the Show-Me State

DALLAS, Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Pie Five Pizza Co. is bringing the speediest innovation to St. Joseph since the Pony Express revolutionized mail delivery! Known for its chef-inspired pizzas and friendly service, Pie Five is opening it’s first-ever St. Joe location and fifth overall Missouri location at 3508 N. Belt Hwy on Friday, December 9! Open every day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., St. Joe residents are welcome to stop by for customized pies prepared in five minutes or less and featuring a selection of fresh-cut veggies and flavorful ingredients.   

Dave Gobel and his team from KC Pie, LLC  will open their a new Pie Five Pizza Co. location in St.Joseph, Missouri

Pie Five Franchisee Dave Goebel and KC Pie, LLC have been making their mark in the fast casual pizza industry since 2013 and operate 11 Pie Five restaurants across Missouri and Kansas. The former Applebee’s CEO is proud to pass down his knowledge to his children, who also serve as his partners in the marketing and operations divisions of his stores.

"I’m proud to share Pie Five’s innovative concept with the tightknit community in St. Joe," said Dave Goebel, Pie Five Franchisee. "Rooted in fast service, quality ingredients and warm hospitality, I love that we can provide our guests with an experience that is perfect for the whole family."  

To celebrate the grand opening, the restaurant will donate 100 percent of proceeds from the grand opening events to Children’s Mercy Hospital, an organization committed to delivering high-quality, compassionate pediatric care. Pie Five will also match the amount raised from the opening events and donate the total amount to the deserving organization. To date, Pie Five has donated more than $130,000 to Children’s Mercy Hospital.

Pie Five’s fast casual model allows guests the freedom to create a personalized pizza, crafted from high quality ingredients at an incredible value. With a selection of more than 28 fresh toppings, seven savory sauces and four made-from-scratch crusts, guests can choose from a million combinations to achieve a unique and tasty flavor combination every time. Pie Five also offers vegan cheese and gluten-free crust, so no one has to miss out on enjoying a delicious pizza. Guests can also add a freshly tossed salad or indulgent, gooey turtle brownie to any meal.        

For more information on Pie Five’s locations in Missouri, please visit the Pie Five location finder. Connect with Pie Five on FacebookInstagram and Twitter. Join the Circle of Crust to earn points for every purchase of pizza or large salad. Circle of Crust members even get a free pizza on their half birthday! 

Dallas-based Pie Five Pizza Co. is a subsidiary of RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVE). RAVE owns, franchises and supplies more than 300 Pie Five and Pizza Inn restaurants operating domestically and internationally. Pie Five Pizza Co. is the leading brand in the rapidly growing fast-casual pizza space, offering individual handcrafted pizzas with fresh ingredients made to order in less than five minutes. Named among Fast Casual’s Top "Movers & Shakers" for three consecutive years, 2015 "Best Franchise Deal" by QSR Magazine, 2012 Hot Concepts winner by Nation’s Restaurant News and one of "10 Hot New Restaurant Chains from Established Brands" by Forbes.com, the company currently has 98 locations in 23 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, please visit PieFivePizza.com

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