""Madison Heights, Mich. — Hungry Howie’s Pizza & Subs, Inc, one of the nation’s largest pizza franchises and the originator of the Flavored Crust Pizza, is pleased to announce Tim Lipka’s addition to the corporate team as franchise development manager.

Lipka comes to Hungry Howie’s from Boston’s Restaurant and Sports Bar, where he was director of franchise development. He was regional vice president for The RTM Restaurant Group, a franchisee of Arby’s, where he was accountable for 35 Arby’s restaurants. Lipka has 28 years of experience in the foodservice industry. “Hungry Howie’s has a family-oriented culture toward its corporate employees and franchisees which, as a family man, is something I am happy to be involved in,” Lipka said. “All of the elements are in place to make Hungry Howie’s a top tier brand and I’m excited to be a part of the company’s future. My main role will be to help expand the franchisee base and accelerate growth across the country.”

Founded in 1973, Michigan-based Hungry Howie’s has more than 500 locations in 24 states. Hungry Howie’s is the originator of the Flavored Crust Pizza and one of the nation’s largest pizza franchises. The menu also includes oven-baked calzone-style subs, chicken wings and tenders, bread and salads. Crust flavors include original, buttered cheese, garlic herb, ranch, Cajun, butter, onion and sesame.

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