BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 6, 2015) - PF Hospitality Group, Inc. (OTC PINK: PFHS) ("PF Hospitality Group" or the "Company"), a management firm which develops and operates innovative and healthy brands within the restaurant, hospitality and retail industries, announced today that the Company's subsidiary, Pizza Fusion, has entered into a National Test License Agreement with Aramark Food and Support Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: ARMK) ("Aramark"), becoming a Brand Partner.
"We are excited to become a Brand Partner with Aramark, as this agreement gives us the opportunity to expand our brand by opening new locations within Aramark's wide network of colleges, universities, sports complexes, healthcare facilities and entertainment venues," said Randy Romano, President of PF Hospitality Group. "Partnering with one of the national leaders in franchise and foodservice operations positions us to reach a much wider national audience and experience faster vertical growth."
By becoming an Aramark Brand Partner, Pizza Fusion granted Aramark the right to operate Pizza Fusion restaurants within Aramark's U.S. network. Aramark (http://www.aramark.com), the $15 billion global provider of award-winning services in food and facilities management, operates in 22 countries in North America, Europe, Asia and South America, with its core market being North America. Through its affiliates: Aramark Corporation, Aramark Educational Services, Aramark Healthcare Support Services, and Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services, Aramark conducts an innovative foodservice management program for the development of multiple high quality food service units operating under select brands at various facilities.
PF Hospitality Group's subsidiary, Pizza Fusion (http://pizzafusion.com/pfhg-completes-merger), specializes in organic fare free of artificial additives such as preservatives, growth hormones, pesticides, nitrates and trans fats. The Pizza Fusion brand proudly offers health conscious alternatives and provides its customers with a 75% organic menu featuring an eclectic variety of gourmet sandwiches, salads, desserts, beer and wine. Pizza Fusion evaluates its operations from an environmental perspective in an effort to minimize its ecological footprint and was awarded the "Hot Concept" award by Nation's Restaurant News in 2010 (http://pizzafusion.com/press-clips/).
Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, both Pizza Fusion and Aramark will begin actively reviewing Aramark's portfolio of facilities to identify what locations and demographics best fit the Pizza Fusion brand. For more information on Pizza Fusion or other PF Hospitality Group projects, please visit: www.PFHospitalityGroup.com.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our approximately 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Through its affiliates: Aramark Corporation, Aramark Educational Services, Aramark Healthcare Support Services, and Aramark Sports and Entertainment Services, Aramark conducts an innovative foodservice management program for the development of multiple high quality food service units operating under select brands at various facilities. Learn more at www.aramark.com.
About PF Hospitality Group
PF Hospitality Group, Inc., (OTC PINK: PFHS) is a management firm, which creates, cultivates, and operates innovative and healthy brands within the restaurant and retail industries. As the creator and current advisor organization of the global, all-natural and organic pizza franchise, Pizza Fusion, PF Hospitality Group oversees the franchise's 16 locations throughout the United States, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. PF Hospitality Group has also created "Shaker & Pie," an interactive restaurant concept which combines wood-fired pizzas with healthy, hearty Italian-influenced street food, slated to launch in Q2 2016 out of Boca Raton, Florida. Leaning on its extensive resources and depth of team members, PF Hospitality Group is actively partnering with brands that share a vision to provide a compelling value proposition so that new and unique concepts may be developed and operated with the customer, environment, and bottom line profitability in mind. For more information on PF Hospitality Group, please visit: www.PFHospitalityGroup.com.
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