Papa Murphys Carves a Halloween Pizza

Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza Pioneer Offers Customers the Ultimate Halloween Party Meal

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VANCOUVER, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ghosts and goblins of all ages will want to treat themselves to the newest Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza this Halloween. The award-winning take ‘n’ bake pioneer has carved up a Jack-O-Lantern Pizza complete with the signature pumpkin smile and stem. Made right in front of customers with fresh, never-frozen, ingredients, this pizza is fun for kids and perfect for parents who try to squeeze in a meal before heading outside for a trick-or-treat marathon.

Papa Murphy’s Jack-O-Lantern Pizza, topped with freshly-grated cheese and a premium pepperoni-constructed face, will be available beginning October 24 through Halloween at a great value. Price and participation varies nationwide. Pre-ordering is recommended for what’s predicted to be a popular holiday item. Like Papa Murphy’s other signature pizzas, the Jack-O-Lantern takes 12-18 minutes to bake in customers’ home ovens.

The Jack-O-Lantern will also be offered as part of Papa Murphy’s “Scream of a Deal” party pack – an ideal meal solution for Halloween party hosts. The “Scream of a Deal” is made up of one Large Murphy’s Combo Pizza, one Jack-O-Lantern Pizza, Cheesy Bread, cookie dough and one two-liter Pepsi product. Prices start at $19.99.

“Halloween has always been one of Papa Murphy’s biggest events so this year we decided to make it even more fun for our customers,”“The Jack-O-Lantern Pizza is another great product created by a franchisee, and we saw what a hit it was in his market last year. We’re anticipating a great national response.” said Mark Stickler, vice president of brand marketing.

About Papa Murphy’s

Papa Murphy’s is the fifth-largest pizza chain in the country and the pioneer of the take ‘n’ bake pizza concept. Papa Murphy’s operates more than 1,000 locations in 30 states and Canada. The Vancouver, Wash.-based company offers custom-made pizzas featuring high-quality fresh toppings generously layered on pizza dough that is made fresh each morning in each store. All Papa Murphy’s pizzas contain zero grams of trans fat per serving and are baked at home in customers’ ovens for a piping hot, delicious meal whenever they want it. In addition to handmade pizzas, the company offers a growing menu of take ‘n’ bake items, including Cheesy Bread, Cinnamon Wheels, chocolate chip cookie dough and freshly-made salads. Papa Murphy’s has been voted “Best Pizza Chain in America” for five consecutive years by consumers nationwide in the Restaurants and Institutions “Choice in Chains” survey. For more information, visit www.papamurphys.com.