Papa John’s Hits a Home Run as the Official Pizza of the New York Yankees

  Papa John’s Hits a Home Run as the Official Pizza of the New York Yankees

Business Wire

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- November 5, 2013

Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced it has signed a
partnership deal to be the Official Pizza of the New York Yankees. As part of
the deal, Papa John’s will be the exclusive branded pizza sold in Yankee
Stadium, have in-stadium signage, and will have the ability to use the Yankees
marks in marketing and advertising.

“We are excited to be the Official Pizza of the New York Yankees,” said Tim
O’Hern, Papa John’s Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer. “The
Yankees are one of the premiere teams in baseball and we’re thrilled with the
opportunity to serve our better quality pizza to their loyal fans.”

In addition to having a presence at Yankees’ games, Papa John’s will be
available to fans at other stadium events beginning on Dec. 28 at the New Era
Pinstripe Bowl, New York’s only college football bowl game.

“We are greatly pleased to expand our partnership with Papa John’s, hoping
that its pizza being featured at Yankee Stadium will further strengthen both
brands globally,” said Michael J. Tusiani, New York Yankees Senior Vice
President Corporate Sales and Sponsorships.

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third largest pizza company. For 12 of the past
14 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in customer satisfaction
among all national pizza chains in the American Customer Satisfaction Index
(ACSI). Papa John’s is the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football
League and Super Bowl XLVIII. For more information about the company or to
order pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com, or visit us on
Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns, on Twitter at
http://twitter.com/PapaJohns, or on our blog at www.papajohnsblog.com.

Contact:

Papa John's International, Inc.
Darryl Carr, 502-261-4318
Director, Corporate Communications
Darryl_Carr@papajohns.com