(Press Release) Orange City, Iowa, October 14, 2013 — Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, has been selected by the Des Moines Register as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces in 2013. This is the third year in a row the company has appeared on this list.

The Top Workplaces list identifies the leading companies and organizations in the Iowa region based solely on employee opinions and feedback.

“Our leadership team is both honored and humbled to be recognized in this way,” said Adrie Groeneweg, President and Founder of Pizza Ranch, Inc. “This is significant for us because it reinforces what has become a pillar of Pizza Ranch’s growth and success – our people and close-knit culture.”

Pizza Ranch was evaluated based on anonymous survey responses from its employees. The results of the employee survey were compared across organizations, with the top 116 workplaces appearing on the list.

“A company is only as good as its people,” said Aric Van Voorst, Human Resources Manager at Pizza Ranch, Inc. “We are committed to fostering a positive and supportive work environment that promotes personal and professional growth.”

For more information about Pizza Ranch, please visit www.pizzaranch.com.

About Pizza Ranch

Pizza Ranch’s vision is “To glorify God by positively impacting the world we live in”. Founded in Hull, Iowa, in 1981 by Adrie Groeneweg, Pizza Ranch is a prominent regional restaurant chain that offers a wide selection of pizza, salad, chicken with hot mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, potato wedges and desserts in a unique buffet-style environment. The brand’s great tasting food is also available through carry-out and delivery service. Currently, the company boasts 175 locations throughout 12 states in the Midwest and is executing an aggressive growth plan to expand its presence in key U.S. markets. In 2013, Pizza Ranch was included in Entrepreneur magazine’s “Franchise 500” list. For more information about Pizza Ranch and available franchise opportunities, visitwww.pizzaranchfranchise.com.

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