New restaurant features pizza buffet, game room and party facilities

THE COLONY, Texas, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Pizza Inn Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZI) known for its great-tasting pizza at affordable prices, today announced the opening of a new buffet in Boiling Springs, SC, owned and operated by Doug and Laura Thompson. The 4,000 square foot restaurant, with a seating capacity of 175, is located at 120 Robin Helton Dr. in Boiling Springs.

Customers will be able to enjoy a back-fed buffet design (the first in the Spartanburg area), family-style dining, a party room for functions and a game room equipped with the hottest video games. The new Boiling Springs Pizza Inn restaurant is designed to provide diners with a wide variety of fresh-made pizzas, pastas, salads and desserts, all served in a friendly and fun environment.

“This is the first of two restaurants that the Thompsons will open,” said Tim Taft, President and CEO of Pizza Inn. “We are proud they have joined the Pizza Inn family. We were impressed with their passion and commitment to the community they will serve.”

“Pizza Inn has been serving up great food and fun for three generations,” said franchisee/owner, Laura Thompson. “This is an exciting time in Pizza Inn’s history, and we look forward to introducing Pizza Inn’s tradition of delicious pizza in a family-friendly atmosphere to Boiling Spring’s future generations.”

The new Pizza Inn has been designed with family and fun in mind. It features a lunch and dinner buffet, warm colors and soft lighting. The interior will encourage customers to relax and linger. If customers don’t have time to dine in, they can take advantage of Pizza Inn’s to-go services.

“We offer our adult buffet at $5.49 for weekday lunch and $5.99 for dinner and weekends, and the kid’s buffet (ages 3-10) is priced at $2.99, making us an affordable dining option for families in the area,” said franchisee/owner Laura Thompson.

Pizza Inn, Inc. ( is headquartered in The Colony, Texas, along with its distribution division, Norco Restaurant Services Company. Pizza Inn franchises approximately 359 restaurants and owns three restaurants with annual domestic and international chain-wide sales of approximately $150 million.

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