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March 5, 2024

Mountain Mike’s Pizza Climbs Even Higher and Increases Momentum as Brand Ramps up Development Across the United States

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Leading Pizza Chain’s 45th Anniversary Marked by Impressive Sales and Franchise Growth

Newport Beach, CA  (  Mountain Mike’s Pizza, a leading California-based family-style pizza chain for more than 45 years, known for its legendary crispy, curly pepperonis, Mountain-sized pizzas, dough made fresh daily, and toppings to the edge, proudly ended its 45th anniversary year with extraordinary sales and significant franchise growth. 2023 marked 13 consecutive years of positive Same Store Sales (SSS) for Mountain Mike’s Pizza, while Total System Sales grew nearly 7% and approached $300 million. Mountain Mike’s systemwide average unit volume has grown nearly 40% in the last five years, now reaching over $1.1 million, with the top 25% of locations averaging $1.62 million in sales. According to FRANdata, a franchise research and advisory firm, Mountain Mike’s achieved a 2023 FUND® Score of 915, which was among the top 1% of all evaluated franchise systems. Impressively, Mountain Mike’s received the fourth-highest FUND score across all industry categories, as well as ranked second in the QSR industry and number one in the pizza category.

“Seeing Mountain Mike’s record another extraordinary year, especially as we celebrated our 45th anniversary, was deeply rewarding for everyone associated with the organization and a testament to the hard work of so many people who continue to grow this tremendous legacy brand and preserve its rich history that goes back nearly half a century,” said Chris Britt, co-Owner and co-Chairman of Mountain Mike’s Pizza. “2023 reinforced our position as a pizza brand on the rise, and as we continue to climb the industry rankings, report impressive sales results and grow in new markets, we remain committed to continuing to make a lasting impact on the customers and communities that fuel our ascent.”

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