PAPA JOHN’S® “BETTER INGREDIENTS, BETTER PIZZA” ANNOUNCES ITS GRAND OPENING IN EASTON AND ACQUISITION OF LANCASTER STORE.

PAPA JOHN’S® “BETTER INGREDIENTS, BETTER PIZZA” ANNOUNCES ITS GRAND OPENING IN EASTON AND ACQUISITION OF LANCASTER STORE.

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PAPA JOHN’S® “BETTER INGREDIENTS, BETTER PIZZA”
ANNOUNCES ITS GRAND OPENING IN EASTON AND ACQUISITION OF LANCASTER STORE.

Columbus, Ohio, July 16, 2015 – Papa John’s Pizza of Central Ohio franchise group Johncol, Inc. keeps growing! Charles Burris, Vice President/Operating Partner, is pleased to announce the ownership of two new Papa John’s Pizza restaurants located in Easton and Lancaster Ohio.

The Easton restaurant, located at 3876 Morse Road opened on July 13th for delivery, carryout and online ordering. To help celebrate the opening of Johncol’s 27th location, all Papa John’s stores in the Columbus market will be offering a Large 1-Topping Pizza for 27 cents when you buy any Large Pizza at regular menu price. This special offer starts July 13th and ends July 26th. There will also be an official grand opening at the Easton store on Saturday, August 1st. Mascots from both the Columbus Blue Jackets and Columbus Crew SC will be at the grand opening to help celebrate the 27th store opening.

The Lancaster restaurant is located at 728 North Memorial Drive and has serviced the area since 1993. The Lancaster store continues to be open for delivery, carryout and online ordering. An official grand opening of this store under Johncol ownership is being planned for the near future.
Johncol, Inc. the franchise group for Papa John’s Pizza is based in Columbus with 27 franchise restaurants headed up by Founder Allen Hertzman and Vice President/Operating Partner Charles Burris. The Johncol team received the prestigious award of Franchisee of the year 2010 and was selected as Division Franchisee winner and National finalist three of the last 5 years for their outstanding operations. Hertzman opened his first Papa John’s Restaurant on Bethel Road in 1991. Since then Johncol has expanded in the greater Columbus area including locations in Delaware, Marion, Mansfield, Newark/Heath and now Lancaster. Johncol, Inc. is the official pizza partner of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Columbus Crew SC. For more information about the company or to order pizza online, visit Papa John’s of Columbus at www.papajohnscolumbus.com.
Also visit us on Facebook at https://facebook.com/papajohnscolumbus or Twitter at https://twitter.com/papajohnscbus.
Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. Papa John’s International is the world’s third largest pizza company. For 14 of the past 16 years, consumers have rated Papa John’s No.1 in customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John’s is the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football League and Super Bowl 50.

If you would like more information or want to schedule an interview with Charles Burris, please contact:

Julie Gilmore
Director of Marketing and Sales
8377 Green Meadows Drive North, Suite B
Lewis Center, Oh 43035
Julie@papajohns.com
740-549-2201 ext 2007

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