The renowned American pizza brand, Pizza Inn, plans to expand in Saudi Arabia through a strategic franchise deal with Blessings Basket Company. The partnership intends to open 50 new locations across the kingdom, with the first two scheduled to open in January 2024.
Pizza Inn is known for its unique blend of flavor, convenience, and value. It has over 110 restaurants in the US and a strong global presence. This move into the Saudi market represents a key milestone in the brand’s international growth strategy.
Expressing his enthusiasm for the collaboration, Mohammed Al-Rubayan, CEO of Blessings Basket Company, stated, “We are excited to announce our partnership with Pizza Inn for Saudi Arabia and have full confidence that together we will further establish the brand as a household name across the kingdom. The team at Pizza Inn has been incredible partners throughout this process, and our shared commitment to excellence, passion for authentic pizza, and dedication to creating memorable moments for our customers make this collaboration special.”
After launching the first two locations, Blessings Basket Company aims to reveal an additional five establishments annually over the next decade. This strategic expansion will span various cities in Saudi Arabia and showcase Pizza Inn’s signature menu, featuring diverse pizzas, pasta dishes, wings, and the renowned Pizzerts®.
Brandon Solano, CEO of RAVE Restaurant Group, is excited about the collaboration with Blessings Basket Company. He believes that Blessings Basket Company will effectively represent the brand, introducing Pizza Inn to new markets and maintaining the quality that has made it a family favorite for over 65 years.
Founded in 1958, Pizza Inn is known for its popular pizza buffet and friendly service. The brand is committed to menu innovation, adapting to evolving customer tastes. The use of high-quality ingredients, including house-shredded 100% whole milk mozzarella cheese, contributes to its popularity. The warm, small-town ambiance has solidified Pizza Inn as a favorite among pizza aficionados.
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