Pizza Ranch: News and Media

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Pizza Ranch Plans New Kentwood Restaurant

KENTWOOD, Mich. (Oct. 23, 2014) – Pizza Ranch, the legendary pizza, fried chicken and salad buffet beloved across the Midwest and Central Plains, announced today plans to open in Kentwood, Michigan. It will be the brand’s third location in the state. The restaurant will be located at 3858 28th St. SE in Kentwood, and a team of local entrepreneurs is at the helm of this development.  Read Press Release...

 
Michael McDowell Finishes Second at Iowa Speedway

Box Score Info:
RACE: U.S. Cellular 250 Presented by New Holland
TRACK: Iowa Speedway
DRIVER: Michael McDowell
CAR: No. 20 Pizza Ranch Toyota Camry
START: 5th
FINISH: 2nd Read Press Release...

 
Michael McDowell 2014 NNS U.S. Cellular 250 Race Preview

NEWTON, Iowa (July 30, 2014) - Pizza Ranch makes their second start of the season with Joe Gibbs Racing as a primary sponsor in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) this weekend in Iowa. Michael McDowell will pilot the No. 20 Toyota Camry for the second time this season at Iowa; he previously finished seventh at the circuit. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Names Shakopee, MN guest, Darlene K., as winner of Great Wolf Lodge Vacation for Four

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (July 22, 2014) – Pizza Ranch is pleased to announce the winner of the Great Wolf Lodge Vacation Sweepstakes is Darlene K. Darlene received a trip for four to the any Great Wolf Lodge Resort in the US. The prize package includes airfare and lodging for four people. To qualify for the trip, Darlene completed a survey about her Pizza Ranch experience.  Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch set to open first store in Storm Lake

STORM LAKE, Iowa (July 7, 2014) - "It has been fun, but it has been really busy, busy in the last few weeks," said General Manager of the Storm Lake location Missy McCormick. "Everyone has been working hard to get this location up and running in time for the opening on the 14." Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Employees Receives $2,000 College Scholarship

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (June 10, 2014) – Ten Pizza Ranch employees were recently awarded a $2,000 college scholarship by Pizza Ranch and Coca-Cola to support their pursuit of continued education through its Pizza Ranch Coca-Cola Scholarships program. Each of the recipients were nominated by the restaurant’s General Manager/Franchisee and was one of ten employees system-wide to receive the prize grant this year.  Read more...

 
Michael McDowell / No. 20 Pizza Ranch Toyota Camry Preview

NEWTON, Iowa (May 15, 2014) -

No. 20 Pizza Ranch Toyota Camry News and Notes:
WELCOME BACK: Pizza Ranch returns to Joe Gibbs Racing as a primary sponsor in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) for their fifth season with the team following a hiatus in 2013. This season Pizza Ranch will serve at the primary sponsor for Michael McDowell and the No. 20 Toyota Camry team for both NNS races at Iowa Speedway.  Read Press Release...

 
Life Shavers Bus Tour to Raise Money and Awareness to Fight Cancer

Kansas City, Missouri May 8 — Life Shavers, a Dallas based non-profit, is partnering with Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer and embarking on a week long bus tour across the nation to bring awareness and support to the fight against pediatric cancer. Stopping at Pizza Ranch at 4801 North Oak Trafficway, the event occurs from 6pm - 8pm on May 12th and food and refreshments will be provided. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Renews Partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing For 2014

HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina (April 23, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing announces today that Pizza Ranch will sponsor two NASCAR Nationwide Series races during the 2014 season. Driver Michael McDowell will pilot the No. 20 Pizza Ranch Toyota in both Nationwide Series races at Iowa Speedway. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch to Open New Location in Independence, MO

INDEPENDENCE, Missouri (April 23, 2014) – Pizza Ranch, the popular buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, will open its doors for business at 4660 South Bass Pro Drive in Independence on Monday, April 28, 2014. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch to Open New Location in Independence, MO

INDEPENDENCE, Missouri (April 23, 2014) – Pizza Ranch, the popular buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, will open its doors for business at 4660 South Bass Pro Drive in Independence on Monday, April 28, 2014. Read Press Release...

 
Valley City Pizza Ranch Opens May 12

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) Pizza Ranch is officially open on west Main Street in Valley City. This is the 14th Pizza Ranch to open in North Dakota.
Local entrepreneur Bob Bergan and his son, Tommy Bergan, co-own the new Pizza Ranch in Valley City. The 4,000 square-foot restaurant in Valley City will employ 45 to 50 people. The father-and-son duo also co-own the City Lights Supper Club and Taco John’s in town. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Names Amber Case of Watertown as winner of Mayan Riviera Vacation

WATERTOWN, South Dakota (April 7, 2014) – Pizza Ranch is pleased to announce the winner of the Mayan Riviera Vacation Sweepstakes is Amber Case from Watertown, South Dakota. Case received a 5-star, all-inclusive trip for two to the Mayan Riviera, Mexico. To qualify for the trip, Case completed a survey about her Pizza Ranch experience.  Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch finds strong support in Sioux City

YANKTON, SD - A motel in Yankton didn't stand a chance against the power of fire, but firefighters still did their best to battle the flames. A neighboring restaurant could only stand and watch. Read more...

 
Yankton Pizza Ranch Feeds, Warms Fire Crews

YANKTON, SD - A motel in Yankton didn't stand a chance against the power of fire, but firefighters still did their best to battle the flames. A neighboring restaurant could only stand and watch. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Renews Partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing For 2014

HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina (February 18, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing announces today that Pizza Ranch will sponsor two NASCAR Nationwide Series races during the 2014 season. Driver Michael McDowell will pilot the No. 20 Pizza Ranch Toyota in both Nationwide Series races at Iowa Speedway. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Brings the Heat (and Sweet) with New Menu Items

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (February 3, 2014) – Capitalizing on the spicy food trend, Pizza Ranch is bringing back its Brushfire Pizza while introducing a new Apple Orchard Salad to the menu. Read Press Release...

 
New Family Pizza Restaurant Open in Andover

An Andover couple are fulfilling a dream of business ownership and they’re doing it in their community.Randall and Sheryl Hubin, who have called Andover home for about 13 years and raised three children here, are owners of the new Pizza Ranch restaurant in Andover located at 13797 Jay St. NW. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Names Barb Hennemann of Fargo as winner of Cabo San Lucas Vacation

FARGO, ND (December 30, 2013) – Pizza Ranch is pleased to announce the winner of the Cabo San Lucas Vacation Sweepstakes is Barb Hennemann from Fargo, North Dakota. Hennemann received a 5-star, all-inclusive trip for two to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. To qualify to win the trip, Hennemann completed a survey about her Pizza Ranch experience.  Read Press Release...

 
New Pizza Ranch restaurant planned for Loveland

LOVELAND -- An Iowa-based fast-casual restaurant chain has chosen Loveland for its first Colorado location.Pizza Ranch, which serves pizza and "the country's best chicken" buffet-style, will build a restaurant next door to Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers off East Eisenhower Boulevard. Read more...

 
Buy $50 in Gift Cards, Get $5 Free

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (Oct. 28, 2013) - Pizza Ranch, Inc. has announced a new gift card promotion for the 2013 holiday season. From Oct. 28-Dec. 31, 2013, when you purchase $50 worth of gift cards in any combination at a participating Pizza Ranch restaurant, you'll receive a free $5 card to be used during the month of January 2014. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Named One of Iowa’s Top Workplaces

Pizza Ranch, the Midwest family-style buffet concept, was selected as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces in 2013 by the Des Moines Register. This is the third year in a row the company has appeared on this list. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Goes Bold for Fall Menu

Pizza Ranch is rolling out a new lineup of bold flavors this Fall.

Starting October 7, 2013, Pizza Ranch’s menu will feature the Bold & Beefy Steak and Onion Pizza and Mediterranean Salad for a limited time only. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch plans fall openings for Papillion, Lincoln locations

Two new Pizza Ranch locations are looking at late fall openings.
The Papillion location, which we wrote about in April, is expected to open in November, area director for corporate locations Mark Tyner said. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Inks Franchise Agreement in Andover

ANDOVER, Minn. (August 20, 2013) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest-based, fast-casual restaurant concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, has signed a franchise agreement with local Andover residents Randall and Sheryl Hubin to open a new location at 13797 Jay St. NW in Andover. The new restaurant will begin construction in late-August and is slated to open around the first of the year.  Read Press Release...

 
Former Pizza Ranch dishwasher opening first Lincoln location

LINCOLN, Neb. (August 15, 2013) - Jess Meekma's career is coming full circle.The Orange City, Iowa, native got his first job washing dishes at a Pizza Ranch in his hometown as a 16-year-old. Now, after quitting as a financial adviser earlier this year, Meekma is working on opening Lincoln's first Pizza Ranch. The 6,000-square-foot restaurant is under construction at 84th Street and Lexington Avenue in northeast Lincoln, and is tentatively scheduled to open Nov. 1. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Inks Franchise Agreement in Urbandale

URBANDALE, Iowa (July 23, 2013) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, has signed a franchise agreement with Tonya Hotze to open a new location at 4954 86th St. in Urbandale. The new restaurant is currently under construction and is slated to open in October.  Read Press Release...

 
Six Pizza Ranch Employees Receive $1,000 College Scholarships

(June 11, 2013) - Six Pizza Ranch employees were recently awarded $1,000 college scholarships by Pizza Ranch and Coca-Cola to support their pursuit of continued education through its Pizza Ranch Coca-Cola Scholarships program.  Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch plans August opening in Papillion, NE

Pizza Ranch will expand into Sarpy County this summer.
The restaurant chain specializing in a pizza and chicken buffet will open a location at Market Pointe in mid to late August. Site preparation is under way, and construction of the building is imminent. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Names Clinton’s Carol Nass Winner of Tropical Vacation Sweepstakes

CLINTON, Iowa (April 19, 2013) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest buffet concept that features old Western décor, stone accent walls, decorative artwork and comfortable seating, is pleased to announce the winner of the Tropical Vacation Sweepstakes is Carol Nass from Clinton, Iowa. Nass received a 5-star, all-inclusive trip for two to Costa Rica. To qualify to win the trip, Nass had to complete surveys via phone or online.  Read Press Release...

 
The Ranch Register - Spring 2013

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (April 9, 2013) - Pizza Ranch Inc. publishes a quarterly newsletter chronicling life and times at the Ranch. Read a Message from the President, get an update on the Pizza Ranch Serves initiatives, and meet both newcomers and legendary folks from our organization.  Read Press Release...

 
Dressens open new Pizza Ranch in Sun Prairie

Ken and Mary Dressens always loved the concept of Pizza Ranch: a mom and dad, husband and wife, running a restaurant while their children worked with them.After formulating a dream of opening a Pizza Ranch, the Dressens journeyed from South Dakota to Wisconsin, a less saturated area of Pizza Ranches, and the Dressens opened their first restaurant in Baraboo. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Opens New Location in Hutchinson

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (Mar. 11, 2013) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, announced today it will open its doors for business on Monday, March 18, 2013 at 1805 E. 17th Avenue in Hutchinson. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch is on March to Opening

HUTCHINSON, KS (Mar. 9, 2013) - Read more about the opening of Pizza Ranch next to the Hutchinson Mall in this article from hutchnews.com. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch stakes out Casper, Cheyenne

CASPER, Wyoming (Mar. 4, 2013) - Read more about Pizza Ranch's plans for Wyoming in this article from Wyoming Business Report.  Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Opens New Location in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 1, 2013) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, announced today it will open its doors for business on March 4, 2013 at 4801 N. Oak Trafficway in Kansas City. This is the second Pizza Ranch restaurant to open in Missouri. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Opens New Location in Sun Prairie

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis.(Feb. 25, 2013) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, announced today it will open its doors for business on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at 682 S. Grand Ave. in Sun Prairie. Read Press Release...

 
Casper Pizza Ranch Part of Company’s Westward Expansion

CASPER, Wyoming (Feb. 18, 2013) - Read a recent article from the Casper Star-Tribune about construction beginning on a new Pizza Ranch in Casper, WY. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Inks Franchise Agreement in Casper

CASPER, Wyo. (Feb., 2013) - Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, has signed a franchise agreement with the Wagons West Management ownership group to open a new location at 5011 E. 2nd St. in the Blackmore Marketplace in Casper. The new restaurant is currently under construction and is slated to open in June. This new restaurant will be the first Pizza Ranch to open in the state of Wyoming. Read Press Release...

 
Buy $50 in Pizza Ranch Gift Cards, Get $5 Free

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (Nov. 1, 2012) - Pizza Ranch, Inc. has announced a new gift card promotion for the 2012 holiday season. From Nov. 1-Dec. 31, 2012, when you purchase $50 worth of gift cards in any combination at a participating Pizza Ranch restaurant, you'll receive a free $5 card to be used during the month of January.  Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Takes Guests’ Taste Buds for a Ride with New Flavorful Menu Items

Orange City, Iowa (Oct. 1, 2012) – This fall, Pizza Ranch is giving its guests more great-tasting reasons to keep coming back. Starting October 1, 2012, Pizza Ranch is rolling out a unique lineup of new flavorful menu items including The Outlaw Pizza, Sundance Salad and Cowboy Cajun Corn. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Named among Top Workplaces by Des Moines Register

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (Sept. 24, 2012) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family style buffet concept featuring a family friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, today announced its ranking by the Des Moines Register as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces for 2012.  Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Offers Leadership Seminar

ORANGE CITY, IA (Sept. 6, 2012) - Pizza Ranch has announced a seminar on "Principle Based Leadership" to be held Oct. 5 or 12 at the Pizza Ranch Support Center in Orange City, IA. Read Press Release...

 
McDowell and Pizza Ranch Team Finish Sixth in Iowa Speedway Showdown

Post Race Highlights:
• Saturday’s U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway was driver Michael McDowell’s fourth of five races with Joe Gibbs Racing in 2012. With Iowa-based sponsor Pizza Ranch onboard his No. 18 Toyota, McDowell locked in an eighth place starting spot for the 250 lap event Read Press Release...

 
Michael McDowell / No. 18 Pizza Ranch Toyota Preview U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON, Iowa (July 27, 2012) -

No. 18 Pizza Ranch Toyota News and Notes:
PIZZA RANCH TEAM EYEING VICTORY LANE: Since Iowa Speedway’s entrance into the NASCAR ranks in 2009, Pizza Ranch has established a track tradition of delivering a winning pizza to every driver who visits their signature “Pizza Ranch Victory Lane”. With Michael McDowell behind the wheel of the Pizza Ranch Toyota, the Iowa-based sponsor hopes that their special Victory Lane delivery goes to Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 team next Saturday Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Opens New Location in Shakopee

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (July 25, 2012) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, announced today it will open its doors for business on July 30, 2012 at 1266 Vierling Drive in Shakopee. Read Press Release...

 
McDowell Finishes Second at Road America, Scores Career Best Nationwide Series Finish

Post Race Highlights:
• Road America’s Sargento 200 resulted in a second place finish for Michael McDowell and the No. 18 Pizza Ranch team. Prior to Saturday afternoon’s 50 lap race, McDowell had two third place finishes in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series. His runner-up finish in Elkhart Lake made for his career best finish in the NASCAR ranks.  Read Press Release...

 
Michael McDowell / No. 18 Pizza Ranch Toyota Preview Sargento 200 at Road America

No. 18 Pizza Ranch Toyota News and Notes:
ROAD AMERICA RECAP: Virtually untouchable in last year’s Road America race, Michael McDowell and Joe Gibbs Racing’s Pizza Ranch team are looking to claim the prize in this season’s event. McDowell and the No. 18 Pizza Ranch Toyota were the dominant driver and car at Road America in 2011, winning the pole and leading 30 of the 50 laps in the Bucyrus 200. Looking to cash in on his first career victory in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series, McDowell was just laps away from the checkered flag before he hit fluid and ran off of the racetrack, forcing him to settle for a disappointing 12th place finish. On Saturday, McDowell returns to Road America to finish off what he started just one year ago. Read Press Release...

 
McDowell Drives Pizza Ranch Toyota to Seventh Place Finish at Michigan International Speedway

Post Race Highlights:
• For his second of five starts with Joe Gibbs Racing this season, Michael McDowell qualified his No. 20 Pizza Ranch Toyota 13th for Saturday’s 250 mile Nationwide Series race.  Read Press Release...

 
Michael McDowell / No. 20 Pizza Ranch Toyota Preview

BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 12, 2012) - MCDOWELL BACK IN THE SADDLE WITH PIZZA RANCH: Michael McDowell will be back behind the wheel of the Pizza Ranch Toyota Camry this week in Michigan International Speedway’s 125 lap Nationwide Series event. Midwest-based sponsor Pizza Ranch will be onboard the No. 20 car for their second of four races with Joe Gibbs Racing in 2012. In his first Nationwide Series start of the season, McDowell drove the Pizza Ranch Toyota to an impressive third-place finish at Iowa Speedway, but he’s still got his sights set on victory lane. The 27-year-old driver is also slated to pilot the Pizza Ranch Toyota at Road America on June 23 and at Iowa Speedway on August 4. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Lassoes in New Flavors

ORANGE CITY, Iowa (May 29, 2012) – Adding to its crop of flavorful dishes, Pizza Ranch pulls in with two new mouthwatering menu items – Beef ‘N Blue Pizza and BLT Salad.

“Our customers crave robust flavors, and we couldn’t be more excited to introduce a new pizza and salad that offers just that,” said Nancy Jordahl, Culinary Research and Development Director for Pizza Ranch.” Read Press Release...

 
Michael McDowell / No. 18 Pizza Ranch Toyota Preview Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 at Iowa Speedway

No. 18 Pizza Ranch Toyota News and Notes:

PIZZA RANCH TEAM EYEING VICTORY LANE: Since Iowa Speedway’s entrance into the NASCAR ranks in 2009, Pizza Ranch has established a track tradition of delivering a winning pizza to every driver who visits their signature “Pizza Ranch Victory Lane”. With Michael McDowell behind the wheel of the Pizza Ranch Toyota, the Iowa-based sponsor hopes that their special Victory Lane delivery goes to Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 team on Sunday. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Announces Partnership with the Minnesota Twins for the 2012 Season

HULL, Iowa – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest pizza and chicken buffet restaurant, today announced a one-year partnership with the Minnesota Twins for the 2012 baseball season.
 Read Press Release...

 
Winning Delivery at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON, IA (March 29, 2012) - Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest pizza and chicken buffet restaurant, has renewed its sponsorship of Pizza Ranch Victory Lane and will continue to deliver a winning pizza to every driver who visits it at Iowa Speedway through the 2013 season.  Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch and Coca-Cola Announce 2012 Scholarship Program

(January 30, 2012) - Pizza Ranch and Coca-Cola are pleased to announce the 2012 scholarship program to employees of the Pizza Ranch system. Pizza Ranch and Coca-Cola are giving away (7) $1000 scholarships across the Pizza Ranch chain (One scholarship will be awarded per regional advertising co-op). Employees should ask your manager for further details and application forms. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Hopes to Lasso in Grinnell Students

Although Grinnell offers plenty pizza options, all of them require a pie seeker to leave the couch and travel to the establishment for that cheesy goodness. This inconvenience will soon be rectified with the opening of Midwest staple Pizza Ranch at 613 West Street South, offering delivery, drive-thru and dine-in options. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Plans Opening in Portage, Wisconsin

The franchise owners of a Pizza Ranch being built on the northeast corner of New Pinery Road and Eastridge Drive plan to open May 1. Portage native Jim Firari and his wife, Sheryl, are the franchise owners of the 5,200 square-foot, 200-seat restaurant at 2905 New Pinery Road. It will be the 12th Pizza Ranch in Wisconsin. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Opening in Ottumwa Attracts Crowd

OTTUMWA, IOWA -- Opening day of the Ottumwa Pizza Ranch drew quite a crowd as its doors opened at 11 a.m. Monday. Owner Curt Hopkins told KTVO Friday that he expected a pretty good turnout, but the crowd that showed up exceeded his expectations. Lines were out the door before the restaurant even opened. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Inks Franchise Agreement in Portage

PORTAGE, Wis. – (February 10, 2012) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, has signed a franchise agreement with Jim and Sheryl Firari to open a new location at 2905 New Pinery Road in Portage. The new restaurant is currently under construction and is slated to open in May 2012. This will be the 12th Pizza Ranch restaurant to open in Wisconsin. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Inks Franchise Agreement in Champlin

CHAMPLIN, Minn. – (February 1, 2012) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, has signed a franchise agreement with husband and wife team Brittany and Michael Ager to open a new location at 12443 Champlin Drive in Champlin, Minn. The new restaurant is currently under construction and is slated to open in the Spring of 2012. This will be the 45th Pizza Ranch restaurant to open in Minnesota. Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Saddles up Savory New Menu Items for the New Year

Pizza Ranch Saddles up Savory New Menu Items for the New Year
Brushfire Pizza and Santa Fe Salad Heat up Buffet Full of Endless Choices

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – (January 31, 2012) – Pizza Ranch is adding some flare to its buffet with two zesty new items. The new Brushfire Pizza and Santa Fe Salad are giving Pizza Ranch fans more craveable reasons to keep coming back to the popular family-style chicken and pizza buffet restaurant. Read Press Release...

 
Game On for Pizza Franchises

Forget football. Food will also be front and center this Super Bowl Sunday -- the second biggest eating holiday of the year second only to Thanksgiving. And while chicken wings, chips and dip are game-day favorites, pizza is always in hot demand. In a survey by the National Restaurant Association, 61% of people said pizza was a "must have" item for the big event. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch, Inc. Named One of Iowa’s Top Workplaces

DES MOINES, Iowa - (Sept. 18, 2011) - The Des Moines Register recently released a list of Iowa's Top Workplaces. Pizza Ranch, Inc. in Orange City, Iowa was ranked #15 in the Top Small-sized Companies. See the complete list here and the Pizza Ranch's profile here. View our employment page for a list of current openings. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Inks Franchise Agreement in Bettendorf

BETTENDORF, Iowa – (November 17, 2011) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, has signed a franchise agreement with brothers Matt and Mike Middendorp to open a new location at 880 Lincoln Road in Bettendorf, Iowa. The new restaurant is currently under construction and is slated to open in March 2012.  Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Inks Franchise Agreement in Ottumwa

OTTUMWA, Iowa – (November 20, 2011) – Pizza Ranch has signed a franchise agreement with Curt and Sarah Hopkins to open a new location at 1791 Venture Drive in Ottumwa, Iowa. The new restaurant is currently under construction and is slated to open in March 2012.  Read Press Release...

 
Pizza Ranch Unveils First Coca-Cola Freestyle Machines in Iowa

WAUKEE, Iowa – (December. 6, 2011) – Pizza Ranch has placed new Coca-Cola Freestyle machines offering 100+ drink options in Altoona, Waukee, Jefferson and Marshalltown, IA locations.  Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Inks Franchise Agreement in Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. – (January 5, 2012) – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, has signed a franchise agreement with Todd and Lori Henschel to open a new location at 2206 Main Street in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The new restaurant is currently under re-construction and is slated to open in March 2012. This will be the 11th Pizza Ranch restaurant to open in Wisconsin.  Read Press Release...

 
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Pizza Ranch’s Gluten-Free Adoption

Nancy Jordahl, culinary research and development director for Iowa-based Pizza Ranch, is used to switching up the chain's menu often to fit seasonal trends and customer demands.

The company has a commitment, she said, to introduce new products to the menu on a regular basis, as well as a series of limited-time offers each year. Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Ditches Gluten in New Crust Option

Pizza Ranch announced that, to accommodate customers with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, it has rolled out a gluten-free crust for its pizzas. Nancy Jordahl, culinary research and development director for the Orange City, Iowa–based pizza buffet chain, says that because Pizza Ranch does not manufacture its own crust, she’s been carefully searching for a gluten-free option from providers for a while.  Read more...

 
Pizza Ranch Introduces Gluten Free Pizza Crust in All Locations

(January 1, 2013) - Pizza Ranch offers many Gluten Free options including pizza toppings, a new crust and many salad and salad bar options. As a part of PIzza Ranch's commitment to their guests, they have prepared a list of menu items based on the most current ingredient information from food suppliers and their stated absence of wheat-gluten within these items. Pizza Ranch is taking every precaution to ensure that their gluten-free items remain so, but due to the nature of the restaurant environment there is always a potential of accidental contact. Read Press Release...