Pizza Hut Story:  How 2 Brothers Turned Pizza Hut Into a Franchise

Pizza Hut today serves over a million pizzas per day, and has over 12,000 restaurants across the globe.   Here’s the history:

It all began in 1958 with a small restaurant in Kansas that only had seating for 25 people.   It was on campus, at Wichita State University.

This is where 2 brothers were attending university.  The two brothers were actually invited to start up this little restaurant.  They were challenged to do this by a family friend.   Their names:  Dan and Frank Carney.


Pizza Hut! Pizza Hut!  The History of Pizza Hut in the U.K.

FactoidPizza Hut is the largest user of cheese in the world!  They use over 100 million pounds of cheese in a given summer.

Factoid:   Pizza Hut actually responded to customers’ needs when the results of a survey indicated that people enjoyed dipping their slices of pizza into a sauce.   Hence, the introduction of Pizza Dippers to the Pizza Hut menu.

Fun Fact:  In 1973, Pizza Hut goes international with restaurants in Japan, Canada & England.  The first UK Pizza Hut opens in Islington, London.

Fun Fact:  In 1977, Pepsico purchases Pizza Hut.   In 1980,  pan pizza gets introduced to the world.

Fun Fact: Pizza HUT Specials Coupon Codes In 1982, the UK joint venture begins between PepsiCo and Whitbread.

Fun Fact:  In 1984, 50 Pizza Hut restaurants are open for business in the U.K.   And  by 1986, it rose to over 100 restaurants

Fun Fact:  In 1990, the Pizza Hut restaurant is introduced in Russia.  The U.K. now has over 200 restaurants

Fun Fact:  By 1992, there are 9,000 Pizza Huts  in 84 countries.   As of 1993, U.K.  has more than 300 outlets

Fun Fact:  In 1994,  more than 10,000 Pizza Huts exist.

Fun Fact:  As of 1999, Pizza Hut had over 400 restaurants & employs over 14,000 personnel.

Fun Fact:  Did you know that  in 2001, Pizza Hut started up  a franchising program with its delivery stores..

Fun Fact:  Did you know, in 2005  the 4forALL was launched.   Over 600 restaurants got opened to the public in the UK, 70 of these as Franchise units

Fun Fact:  In 2007,  Pizza Hut launches Thick n Thin Pizza

Fun Fact:  In 2008, Pizza hut buys out Godfather’s Pizza of Ireland – 28 total stores.  Also premieres 2 new pizzas, 1 of them is garlic crust pizza

 

PIZZA HUT:  Low Calorie Pizza Specials?

Pizza Hut does offer some low calorie pizza specials.   So you can confer with your family, and choose the items that best suit you.

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FYI  –   If you would like to see a chart with lower calorie items at Pizza Hut visit this address