MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Top franchisees for Hungry Howie's Pizza were recently recognized for excellence at the company's national convention, held in Plymouth, Mich. Franchise pizza owners were honored in several different categories.
Multi-unit owner Eric Fairbanks of North Carolina was named Franchisee of the Year 2012. This award recognizes the franchisee who embraces the Hungry Howie's Pizza brand concept and philosophy. With eight stores in the Charlotte area, he is currently scouting more locations for franchise opportunities and plans to open more stores in the near future.
Preston and Sabrina Starr in Douglasville, Georgia won Best Newcomer 2012 for their performance and contribution during their first year of operation. The Starrs opened their Douglasville store in 2011 and have signed a lease for their second Atlanta market location.
"We are very proud of all of our winners and how well they exemplify the Hungry Howie's Pizza brand," said Jennifer M. Jackson, development director for Hungry Howie's Pizza. "The awards show our appreciation for their hard work, their commitment to excellence and their pizza franchise success."
The convention also gave franchisees an opportunity to learn and to network with other Hungry Howie's Pizza franchise owners. Keynote speaker Robert Irvine from the hit TV show "Restaurant Impossible" addressed the crowd of more than 250 attendees at the event.
Hungry Howie's Pizza is currently offering investment opportunities for new and existing franchisees. There are locations for single units and multi-units available in a number of markets throughout the country.
About Hungry Howie's Pizza: Hungry Howie's Pizza (www.hungryhowies.com) is a Madison Heights, Michigan-based restaurant franchise with locations throughout the country featuring flavored crust pizza, oven baked subs, wings and salads. With more than 40 years in the pizza franchise industry, Hungry Howie's Pizza is consistently rated among the Top 10 Pizza Franchises in the nation. The company offers food franchise opportunities in prime markets for those who are prepared to make an investment and want to start a pizza business.
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