LOUISVILLE, Ky. – One of Papa John’s long-time franchisees in Egypt has signed an agreement to open 18 additional stores. Vantage Egypt, for Tourism and Entertainment, has been a franchisee for 10 years and currently operates 36 Papa John’s restaurants throughout Egypt.
“Vantage Egypt is one of our best success stories in the Middle East and we are proud of their growth,” said Tim O’Hern, senior vice president and chief development officer. “We look forward to working with Vantage Egypt as we expand the brand into new cities in Egypt.”
Managing Director of Vantage, Ashraf Galal, added, “We’re excited to partner with Papa John’s once again to grow the ‘Better ingredients-Better Pizza’ brand in Egypt.”
Papa John’s International plans to continue adding franchises around the globe. The chain is soliciting franchisees in France, Poland, Germany, Ukraine, Czech Republic and Belgium.