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Pizza Pizza opens its first location in Sherbrooke Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

MONTREAL, QC, May 11, 2017 – One of Canada’s largest pizza chains continues to expand in Quebec with the opening of its first location in Sherbrooke. Located at 2755 King Street West, near Lionel-Groulx Boulevard, the new Pizza Pizza restaurant offers an extensive menu that includes its famous line up of pizzas, including classic, gourmet and gluten free options, as well as a 26-seat dining room, take-out counter and delivery service.

“We are excited to open this first restaurant in Sherbrooke and to explore another facet of the Quebec market,” said Pat Finelli, Chief Marketing Officer for Pizza Pizza.

The new franchisees for the location, Richard Sirois and France Malenfant, have several years of experience in the quick serve restaurant industry in Sherbrooke and Sept-Îles.

“We have had this endeavour on our mind for a long time,” says Sirois. “The Pizza Pizza franchise met our expectations and Sherbrooke was a natural choice – we know the city well and have family here,” adds Malenfant.

The opening of the restaurant should create some 15 new jobs.

Pizza Pizza is a well-established chain in Quebec. The company has been operating in the province since 2008 and now has 56 restaurants across Quebec.

About Pizza Pizza Limited
For the past 50 years, mission-driven Pizza Pizza Limited has provided “the best food just for you”, paying particular attention to the quality of ingredients, customer service, constant innovation and community involvement. With more than 750 locations, Pizza Pizza is Canada’s pizza pioneer and a leader in the fast food industry. The company operates two brands, Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73, which offer varied quality menus and enticing promotions to satisfy all tastes, lifestyles and budgets. Visit www.pizzapizza.ca and www.pizza73.com for more information.

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