Papa John’s Enters Pakistan, Opens First Restaurant in Lahore

If you are a pizza lover there is a good news for you as a famous international pizza restaurant chain, Papa John’s, has set foot in Pakistan.

Papa John’s International, Inc. (PJI) has opened their first Papa John restaurant here in DHA Phase 3, Lahore. The grand opening was attended by celebrities, models and others. In Pakistan, Papa John’s has plans to establish 45 stores in total in different cities across the country.

Second store will also start serving somewhere in the next month, however, the store will also open in Lahore. PJ Crescent Limited is the franchisee owner of Papa John’s in Pakistan and they have a vast experience in running food chains in United Kingdom. PJ Crescent Limited runs 38 Papa John’s restaurant in UK.

It’s not the first time that Papa John’s has ventured into Pakistan. They had opened a restaurant at Clifton Karachi but did not receive expected public response. This time they want to try from Lahore, the city of foodies.

“We believe that our passion for better ingredients will translate well to Lahore and throughout Pakistan. We hope that customers will love our quality pizza and we have a aim to become Pakistan’s favorite pizza chain,” said CEO PJ Crescent.

Papa John’s has 1,960 branches across the globe and is one of the favorite pizza makers in United States and Canada. It is also the world’s third largest pizza delivery service which has its footprint in more than 40 countries.

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