Round Table Pizza® Will Bring Gourmet Personal Pizzas, Garlic Parmesan Twists and Cinnamon Twists to the Menu Line-Up at Dr Pepper® Ballpark
CONCORD, Calif. – May 31, 2018 – RoughRiders’ games just got a little more delicious! Round Table Pizza, the legendary California-born gourmet pizza company has opened its first Texas location at Dr Pepper® Ballpark in Frisco. The Round Table Pizza concession stand will serve cheese and peperoni personal pizza and the brand’s famous garlic parmesan twists and cinnamon twists. The stand will be open during all RoughRider’s home games.
Round Table Pizza at Dr Pepper Ballpark is managed by franchisees Jeff Little and Shelby Jobe who operate additional Round Table Pizza locations in Las Vegas. Both Little and Jobe call Texas home and have plans to open more Round Table Pizza restaurants across the state this year.
“Take me out to the ballgame and buy me some Round Table Pizza!” said Geoff Goodman, Executive Vice President of Round Table Pizza. “Fans of the RoughRiders are in for a real treat with the addition of California’s most legendary pizza at Dr Pepper Ballpark. The quality of our ingredients and commitment to making the best tasting pizza possible sets Round Table Pizza apart from the competition. Thanks to our reputation and fan following, we’re growing the business beyond the West Coast and we’re thrilled to bring our brand to the Lone Star State.”
Round Table Pizza is known for its made in-store pizza dough, fresh toppings and premium ingredients. In addition to seriously amazing pizza, menu favorites include garlic parmesan twists and wings. For the latest news and fun and games from Round Table Pizza, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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About Round Table Pizza – Visit Round Table Pizza
Round Table Pizza was founded by Bill Larson in 1959 in the San Francisco Bay Area to create a place where families could relax and share a superb pizza. More than fifty years later, Round Table Pizza remains true to its founder’s vision with 440 restaurants across the western United States and the world. Round Table’s signature tagline, “The Last Honest Pizza”, describes its commitment to quality and authenticity. For the latest news and fun and games from Round Table Pizza, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About the RoughRiders
The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at beautiful Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. The team was founded in 2003 and has finished first among all Double-A franchises in attendance in each of the last 13 seasons (2005-2017). In August 2014, the RoughRiders were purchased by an ownership group led by Chuck Greenberg. Since then, the new ownership group, together with the City of Frisco, has spearheaded numerous major franchise enhancements, investing over $8 million in a wide array of facility upgrades and improvements, including a state-of-the-art HD video board, sound system, Bull Moose Saloon, InTouch Grille, Riders Outpost Team Store and the world’s largest water feature in a sports facility, the massive Choctaw Lazy River. These enhancements earned the Riders and the City of Frisco Ballpark Digest’s prestigious “Best Ballpark Renovation” award for two consecutive years (2015 and 2016). More than 140 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball, including All-Stars Chris Davis, Adrian Gonzalez, Ian Kinsler and Neftali Feliz, as well as current Rangers stars Elvis Andrus, Rougned Odor and Nomar Mazara. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit RidersBaseball.com and follow us on RoughRiders Facebook, RoughRiders Twitter and RoughRiders Instagram.
Chief Marketing Officer
Annica has more than 20 years of award-winning marketing experience and has been with GFG for 3 years. She joined the company from Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers where she was Vice President, Brand Development. In this role, Annica was responsible for the rebirth and growth in popularity of the 42-year-old eclectic brand through smart menu design and development, implementation of the Mellow Mushroom loyalty app and creation and rollout of its first online ordering system. Before her time with Mellow Mushroom, Annica was Vice President of Marketing for Mcalister’s Corporation and she spent the early part of her career at a prominent advertising agency in Mobile Alabama. She is graduate of Samford University in Birmingham where she earned her Bachelors in Marketing and MBA in Economics.
Chief Financial Officer
Patterson came to Global Franchise Group in April 2020 from FOCUS Brands where he served as Senior Vice President of Accounting. For the last eleven years, he was responsible for leading financials for Cinnabon, Carvel, Schlotzsky’s, Moe’s Southwest Grill, McAlister’s Deli, Auntie Anne’s and Jamba Juice. He directed the organization through the transfer and integration of all accounting back-office functions for Auntie Anne’s from Pennsylvania, McAlister’s Deli from Mississippi, and Jamba Juice from Texas to Atlanta and converted a brand-centric accounting structure into a shared services organization. Before his time with FOCUS, he was Senior Vice President & Corporate Controller for Movie Gallery/Hollywood Video (NASDAQ: MOVI & MVGR), Vice President and Corporate Controller for Republic National Cabinet Corporation, and Corporate Controller for Wolverine Tube, Inc. (NYSE: WLV). He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant, holds a master’s in business administration from Auburn University, and is a graduate of the University of Texas, Tyler.