Goodbye crust: Papa Johns unveils pizza in a bowl
Gone are the days when you would have a pizza box with nothing but unwanted pizza crust left inside. Papa Johns just introduced Papa Bowls, which is basically pizza in a bowl without the crust.
Pizza fans can enjoy all the toppings and cheese and sauce you would typically get on a pie, but in a bowl. There are three flavor offerings available: Italian Meats Trio, Chicken Alfredo and Garden Veggie.
"We are very excited to offer Papa Bowls as a new menu category and as a new way consumers can experience our premium ingredients," said Scott Rodriguez, Papa Johns senior vice president of menu strategy and product innovation. "Our signature crust continues to be a beloved favorite, but we know that sometimes customers crave something different. We want them to know we are committed to delivering on all of those cravings through our menu."
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If customers don’t particularly care for an ingredient or two in the flavor options available, they can just build their own Papa Bowl.
Papa Rewards loyalty members will get a chance to try the bowl starting August 15, according to a company news release. The national rollout to all customers will begin on August 22. All signature varieties, including create-your-own, are priced at $7.99.
This story was reported from Los Angeles.