Pie Five will open its first international location in Pakistan in 2018 through a development partnership with Ali Shahid Butt and his partners at AR Pizza LLC with up to 40 more locations added over the next seven years. AR Pizza also owns 47 Popeye’s Chicken locations and eight Arby’s restaurants. The group is developing Pie Five locations on the East Coast of the US as well.
“Pie Five offers a unique concept featuring high-quality ingredients and a superior customer service model that will be well-received in the Pakistani market,” Shahid Butt said. “We are extremely proud to add Pie Five to our international portfolio. Its addition will advance our mission of providing distinctive dining experiences and new career opportunities in the communities we serve.”
In addition to 10 signature pizzas, Pie Five’s concept gives guests the ability to completely customize their own personal pizza from a selection of more than 40 fresh toppings, seven savory sauces and four made-from-scratch crusts ready to go in five minutes.
“Ali and his team have already built a very successful international and domestic restaurant organization,” said Scott Crane, CEO of Rave Restaurant Group. “We look forward to partnering with them to bring dozens of Pie Five locations to Pakistan. We are also actively pursuing other international deals.”