Papa Johns’ newest pizza options cheese on the underside of the crust
Papa Johns’ newest pizza options cheese on the underside of the crust

The Crispy Parm Pizza, which has a layer of cheese baked beneath the crust, is the most recent menu innovation from Papa Johns. /Photograph courtesy of Papa Johns.

Papa Johns launched a brand new Crispy Parm Pizza Monday, providing a preview of the double-cheesy expertise to loyalty members. The brand new pizza is accessible to all prospects on Thursday.

The Crispy Parm Pizza has a layer of Parmesan and Romano cheeses baked beneath the underside crust, creating an extra-crisp exterior with pumped-up cheese taste. Pizza followers can then add any toppings they select, together with extra cheese.

The value of the pie begins at $12.99 for one topping.

“At Papa Johns, we delight ourselves on our dedication to innovation,” Kimberly Bean, VP of menu technique & calendar planning stated in an announcement. “For this product, we set our sights on one of the crucial basic pizza substances—cheese, and have taken cheese the place we’ve by no means had it earlier than—flipping the pizza over and placing it beneath the crust. In doing so, we’re offering customers with extra potential to customise their pizza expertise, whereas additionally having fun with a singular and shocking twist on a fan-favorite meal.”

The Crispy Parm Pizza is the most recent menu innovation from the Atlanta-based pizza chain, following on the heels of Papa Bowls and Papa Bites final yr. In 2021, NY Fashion Pizza and Epic Stuffed Crust pizza joined the lineup.

Menu innovation, particularly on the premium facet, has spurred gross sales and verify progress, Papa Johns’ CEO Rob Lynch informed Restaurant Enterprise a yr in the past. The model’s menu differentiates itself from opponents by selling “higher substances, higher pizza.”

The Crispy Parm Pizza is being launched simply in time for Nationwide Pizza Day on Feb. 9, based on the information launch.

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