Papa Murphy’s International is actually the merger of Papa Aldo’s Pizza and Murphy’s Pizza in 1995.
The pizza chain is the fifth largest in the world and they operate across 1425 locations. It has been voted “Best Pizza Chain in America” in the year 2003 and has been voted every year since. It has also won awards from QSR Magazine, Pizza Today, Fats-Food surveys, etc. for quality and taste parameters.
The chain was bought by Lee Equity Partners of New York for $702 million in the year 2011. They operate in both dine-in and home delivery modes. They have introduced the concept of take-and-bake where customers bake the pizzas at their homes. Hence, they have lower costs as they occupy less restaurant space and equipment. Their other offerings include chocolate chip cookie dough, cinnamon wheels, cheesy bread, lasagnas, chicken wings,etc.