Papa Murphy's Launches Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza Take 'n' bake pizza chain tops newest creation with the savory flavors of a backyard barbeque

VANCOUVER, Wash., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Papa Murphy's has combined two consumer favorites into what could be the take and bake pizza chain's most unique creation to date – The Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza. It starts with Papa Murphy's freshly made Original Crust that is topped with Burger Sauce, a blend of ketchup and mustard. Piled on top are generous portions of 100% real mozzarella cheese, ground beef, crispy bacon, fresh onions and Roma tomatoes. And it isn't a cheeseburger without a layer of dill pickle chips. The finishing touch is a sprinkle of freshly grated cheddar.

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"The testing phase of this pizza told us we'd have an instant fan favorite – people love the Bacon Cheeseburger," said Jenifer Anhorn, chief marketing officer at Papa Murphy's. "And the buzz has just continued to climb thanks to our passionate pizza fans on Facebook. A few customers have remarked about the pizza's uncanny resemblance to a traditional bacon cheeseburger and now our fan base can't wait to get their hands on it!"

The Bacon Cheeseburger is a premium-quality, budget-friendly pizza that bakes to perfection in a 425 degree oven for 12-18 minutes. Price and participation vary nationwide.

About Papa Murphy's

Papa Murphy's is the fifth-largest pizza chain in the country and a revolutionary of the take 'n' bake pizza segment. Papa Murphy's operates over 1,300 franchised and corporate-owned locations in 37 states and Canada. The Vancouver, Wash.-based company offers custom-made pizzas featuring high-quality, fresh toppings generously layered on pizza dough that is made fresh each morning in each store.  By baking Papa Murphy's pizzas at home, customers get to experience the home-baked aroma of a convenient, delicious meal that the brand is known for. In addition to handmade pizzas, the company offers other take 'n' bake items such as Cheesy Bread, Cinnamon Wheels, and chocolate chip cookie dough. Papa Murphy's was voted "#1 Rated Pizza Chain" by participants in Zagat Survey's 2010 & 2011 Fast Food Surveys and is a four-time recipient of Pizza Today's Chain of the Year award. For more information, visit www.papamurphys.com or go to Facebook at www.facebook.com/papamurphyspizza.

Contact:
Lindsi Taylor
lindsi.taylor@papamurphys.com
360-449-4017

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