Category Archives: News

Your Pie Pizza Welcomes New CEO, CMO and Six New Locations in Q4 2019

This article was originally published on Restaurant News on 1/27/20. Your Pie, the original fast-casual pizza brand, announced significant growth for the fourth quarter of 2019, boasting a total of six new restaurants across the U.S. These Q4 additions bring the brand’s total footprint to 74 locations across 19 states.  Between Oct. 1 and Dec…. Read More

Forbes CEO Strategies

This article was originally published on Forbes on 11/26/19. Your Pie CEO Drew French was one of the CEOs selected to be part of this informative series. He shares his insight on the customer experience in the article below. One year ago, we launched a new series of interviews that focused on middle market transformative… Read More


Meet the Your Pie owners and their teams who just had grand openings for their locations. Learn how they made their grand openings a huge success for themselves and the communities they serve through the Your Pie Dine and Donate event. Beyond building hype around the restaurant’s opening, the Dine and Donate event gives customers… Read More

Community Connections

PHOTO: Shown, left to right: Your Pie GM Channing Hallford, with Your Pie Grant Park franchisees, Lisa and Morgan MacClellan. When Pizza Brands Take Root: Franchisee’s Tips on Growing Your Pizzeria’s Community Connections By Lisa Maclellan/Your Pie Franchisee This article was originally published in Pizza Marketplace 4/10/19. In the restaurant world, most decisions are made… Read More

Your Pie Hires Lisa Dimson as First Marketing Chief

This article was originally published on QSR on 10/22/19. For Dimson, immediate priorities include elevating the brand’s digital marketing efforts and streamlining its technological integration to improve the guest experience and support franchise owners’ in-market efforts. Your Pie announced the hire of Lisa Dimson as the brand’s first Chief Marketing Officer. An industry veteran, Dimson… Read More

Your Pie Leading in the Digital Age

All Aboard the Digital Train: Your Pie, Fazoli’s, Wings Etc Won’t Get Left at the Station The article was originally published on Fast Casual on 4/19/19. As the speed of change grows exponentially in the digital age, restaurant brands cannot afford to get left behind as they transition from traditional to digital advertising strategies. From digital… Read More

Your Pie Names Former COO Dave McDougall as CEO

The Original Fast-Casual Pizza Brand Announces New Leadership, Vision for Future Your Pie, the original fast-casual pizza brand, is proud to announce that Dave McDougall has transitioned from Chief Operating Officer to Chief Executive Officer. McDougall joined Your Pie in December 2018, bringing more than 30 years of experience in franchise operations, development and expansion,… Read More

Pizza with a Purpose

This article was originally published in The Dahlonega Nugget on 8/21/19. Restaurant Serves Up Pizza With a Purpose Local diners will soon be able to help themselves to free pizza, and help out Rainbow Children’s Home in the process. When Your Pie Dahlonega holds its Dine and Donate opening Aug. 26-28 it will be a… Read More

Food & Family Come First Your Pie Franchise Owners Share the Work that has Lead to Their Success

This cover story was originally published in North Fulton Family Life May 2019. The moment you walk into Your Pie, the tantalizing aroma of fresh-baked pizza greets you. Step up to the counter, build your own personal 10-inch pizza from three choices of dough including white, wheat, and gluten free; five different house-made sauces from… Read More

What Sets Your Pie Apart?

Founder Drew French on What Sets Your Pie Apart Marrying authenticity with creativity, the chain is leading pizza innovation in the build-your-own space.  This article was originally published on QSR in August 2019. From offering innovative LTOs to adding a new line of pastas, 66-unit Your Pie is dedicated to giving customers what they crave:… Read More

Your Pie Opens New Location in Fort Oglethorpe

This article originally appeared in the Times Free Press on 8/19/19. Sixteen months after Your Pie entered the Chattanooga market with its first location near Hamilton Place mall, another franchisee for the customizable pizza chain is opening a similar restaurant along Battlefield Parkway in Fort Oglethorpe. Mark Brown, a commercial pilot for NetJets, and his… Read More

Your Pie Awarded 19 Stores Last Quarter

This article was originally published on QSR on 7/8/19. Your Pie announced a successful second quarter, including two new franchise locations, two limited-time Craft Series menu offerings and its 8th annual Franchise Fest conference in Athens, Georgia. Between April 1 and June 30, Your Pie welcomed new Georgia locations in Cumming and Smyrna, bringing the… Read More