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Pie Five Pizza Takes a Bite out of the "Little Apple"
Fast casual pizza innovator opens first location in Manhattan, Kansas

DALLAS, Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pie Five Pizza believes a pizza a day keeps the winter blues away and there's no better way to get your daily dose of Vitamin Pie than at the newest Manhattan location. The new addition to the KC Pie, LLC family will open on Friday, February 19 th , at 623 North Manhattan Avenue in Aggieville next to Varney's. Pizza lovers are invited to join the Kansas State University cheerleaders and Willie the Wildcat at the grand opening event for a chance to win K-State basketball tickets, Pie Five gift cards and free Pie Five pizzas for a year!

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"As a proud Kansan and former Wildcat, I'm roaring with excitement as we open the first Pie Five location in Manhattan," said local franchise partner and proud K-State alum, Lyssa Krumholtz. "At Pie Five, we're all about individuality and guest satisfaction and who doesn't love a place where you can choose from over a million different pie combinations, have your pizza cooked in under 5 minutes and all for one low price?"

Not only does Pie Five bring the freshest and fastest pizza to each new location, the leading fast casual pizzeria is always looking for exciting and engaging ways to give back to communities. During the Manhattan grand opening, Pie Five will host a fundraising competition between local student organizations. In addition to some healthy charitable competition, Pie Five Manhattan will continue to host their Pie-Lan-Thropic events in which 20 percent of proceeds are donated back to local organizations.

Local franchise partners, KC Pie, LLC, recently announced plans to add up to 10 new Pie Five locations in Kansas. Under the new development agreement, franchisee, Dave Goebel, along with sons Kevin and Kerry and daughter Lyssa, plan to strategically fill in trade areas in the Kansas City metro area on both the Kansas and Missouri sides. Click here to see a full list of Pie Five locations in Kansas.

At Pie Five, guests can choose from more than a million combinations of farm fresh ingredients, artisan sauces and handcrafted crust variety. Pies bake in just 140 seconds in a custom-designed, state-of-the-art oven. By the time the guest arrives at the register, their hot, bubbly, pizza perfection is ready. Guests can add one of Pie Five's freshly tossed handmade salads or a decadent home-baked brownie or cookie pie to their meal.

Dallas-based Pie Five Pizza Co. is a subsidiary of RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: RAVE). RAVE owns, franchises and supplies more than 300 Pie Five and Pizza Inn restaurants operating domestically and internationally. Pie Five Pizza Co. is the leading brand in the rapidly growing fast-casual pizza space, offering individual handcrafted pizzas with fresh ingredients made to order in less than five minutes. Named among Fast Casual's Top "Movers & Shakers" for three consecutive years, 2015 "Best Franchise Deal" by QSR Magazine, 2012 Hot Concepts winner by Nation's Restaurant News and one of "10 Hot New Restaurant Chains from Established Brands" by, the company currently has 86 locations in 24 states and the District of Columbia. For more information, please visit

Contact: Marcus Dockter, MWWPR

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