Papa Murphy’s Remains Best Pizza Chain in America

Take ‘n’ bake giant receives highest industry honor for fifth consecutive year

VANCOUVER, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Best Pizza Chain in America” award, as voted by consumers, has extended its four-year-long stay at Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake for one more year. Today Restaurants & Institutions magazine released the results of its annual Consumers’ Choice in Chains survey, naming Papa Murphy’s International as the Platinum award winner … for the fifth year in a row! In the R & I survey, more than 3,100 consumers were asked to rate nearly 120 chain restaurants on eight customer satisfaction attributes: food quality, menu variety, value, service, atmosphere, cleanliness, reputation and convenience.

“Year after year we continue to challenge our franchisees to reach for higher levels of quality and consistency throughout the system,” said John Barr, CEO at Papa Murphy’s. “This award is a great testimony to their efforts. I’m very proud of everyone in the Papa Murphy’s family for evolving this brand into what it is today.”

Now in its 27th year, the Restaurant & Institutions Consumers’ Choice in Chains award is recognized as a key measure of success by restaurant chains across the country. “The award is a people’s choice award that conveys to the industry and beyond, which restaurants have earned consistent business and guest loyalty, and why,”Restaurants & Institutions. said Patricia Dailey, editor-in-chief of

About Restaurants & Institutions

Restaurants & Institutions (, named the 2005 Magazine of the Year by the American Society of Business Publication Editors, is one of the nation’s most respected and widely read foodservice magazines. It is a publication of Reed Business Information (, a leading provider of critical information and marketing solutions to business professionals, and a part of Reed Elsevier plc group, a world-leading publisher and information provider.

About Papa Murphy’s

Papa Murphy’s is the sixth-largest pizza chain in the country and the pioneer of the take ‘n’ bake pizza concept. Papa Murphy’s operates nearly 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. Papa Murphy’s pizzas 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 “Consumers’ Choice in Chains”. For more information, visit

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