updated 4/21/2011 2:47:45 PM ET 2011-04-21T18:47:45

THE COLONY, Texas, April 21, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pizza Inn, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZI) recently hosted its 2011 National Franchise Convention in Tunica, Miss., where franchisees and team members were honored for their contributions to the company.

The three-day event was held April 10-12, and featured an awards ceremony, presentations and educational breakout sessions for franchisees. Top honorees included:

  • Jamey Brown, owner of the Tazewell and Knoxville locations in Tennessee, received the 2010 Restaurant Of The Year award for the Pizza Inn in Knoxville. This award recognized the outstanding Knoxville restaurant, crew and management team's commitment to operational excellence.
  • Joe Crouch, owner of the Pizza Inn in Sulphur Springs, Texas, received the Griff Glover Franchisee Of The Year award symbolizing exemplary team leadership, dedication to customer satisfaction and commitment to serving the community.

"Our franchisees are the foundation of this company," said Charlie Morrison, president and CEO of Pizza Inn. "Their innovation, hospitality and outstanding guest service are the reasons we continue to grow nationwide."

About Pizza Inn:

Headquartered in the Dallas suburb of 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 (Nasdaq:PZZI) franchises approximately 300 restaurants and directly owns and operates five restaurants. For more information, please visit www.pizzainn.com .

Pizza Inn is seeking single- and multi-unit franchisees to help grow the company's network of restaurants in the region. More information on franchise opportunities with Pizza Inn is available at www.pizzainn.com or by contacting Dino Chavez, Director of Franchise Development, at (800) 284-3466.

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          Monica Feid
          BizCom Associates
          972-490-8053
          monicafeid@bizcompr.com

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