Pizza Inn Says Benvenuto To Three New Italian Pizzas

THE COLONY, Texas, Apr 30, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Pizza Inn, Inc. /quotes/comstock/15*!pzzi/quotes/nls/pzzi (PZZI 1.92, -0.08, -4.00%) , is shaking up summer with three new mouthwatering Rustic Italian pizzas! They’re heading back to the birthplace of pizza for inspiration by offering customers true Italian flavor and a chance to win the trip of a lifetime to Italy!

From April 26th through July 26th, Pizza Inn is offering a true taste of Italy. Start with the Tuscan pizza that features a blend of fresh roasted vegetables including red, green and yellow peppers and onions. The Roman pizza, an assortment of crisp bacon, yellow onions, diced tomatoes and a hint of spice. Finally, the Italian favorite, Meatball pizza which has a generous portion of Pizza Inn’s marinated Italian meatballs accompanied by chopped green peppers. To top it off, all three pizza crusts are lightly brushed with a rosemary and garlic infused oil, then topped with mozzarella cheese. As the Italians would say…DELIZIOSO!

“We’re offering our customers true Italian flavor right at home and then letting them experience it for themselves in Italy,” said Charlie Morrison, CEO of Pizza Inn, Inc. “When you combine the three new pizzas with rustic Italian taste and an incredible trip to Italy, it all adds up to one of our greatest summer promotions ever.”

A large Rustic pizza is available for only $9.99 during the promotion period or customers can sample them on their famous pizza buffet. They make a perfect meal when paired with Pizza Inn’s bountiful salad bar and tasty pizzerts! While visiting the store, customers can receive one scratch ticket per day to see if they have won instant prizes and also receive an online code to register for the trip to Italy at by August 5, 2010. The trip to Italy is for two to Rome for six nights and seven days and includes hotel and travel accommodations and $1,500 in spending money.

For more than 50 years, Pizza Inn has provided consumers with a variety of specialty and traditional handcrafted pizzas, pastas, salads and desserts in a dine-in buffet format with delivery and carryout. The company popularized a unique thin crackery crust that is made from scratch everyday and has since become the signature product offering. Over the years the menu has expanded, but the company’s commitment to the highest quality ingredients, the friendliest service and affordable pricing have remained unchanged.

About Pizza Inn

Headquartered in The Colony, TX, Pizza Inn, Inc., is an international pizza chain featuring traditional and specialty pizzas, as well as freshly made pastas, sandwiches, and desserts. Founded in 1958, publicly traded Pizza Inn /quotes/comstock/15*!pzzi/quotes/nls/pzzi (PZZI 1.92, -0.08, -4.00%) franchises approximately 310 restaurants and directly owns and operates three restaurants. For more information, please visit