“I’m thrilled to be joining Flippers Pizzeria at such an exciting time of their growth,” said Schneider.

Online PR News – 16-July-2010 – – Flippers Pizzeria (flipperspizzeria.com), known for firing up perfect, handcrafted pizzas in their authentic brick-ovens, is proud to announce that Ian Schneider has joined the executive team as Vice President of Franchise Development.

Before joining Flippers Pizzeria, Schneider served in a similar capacity at Earl of Sandwich, Sbarro, Friendly’s, Boston Chowda Company, and The Great Steak and Potato Company.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Flippers Pizzeria at such an exciting time of their growth,” said Schneider. “I look forward to sharing the brand philosophy and high-quality product of this respected and admired Orlando-based pizzeria chain through new franchise opportunities in new markets across the country.”

Founded by Scott Kousaie and Todd Dennis in 1987, Flippers Pizzeria has become one of Central Florida’s favorite pizzerias. Since its inception, the mission of Flippers Pizzeria has always been to satisfy every customer through the company’s passion for the perfect pizza. Today, with multiple locations throughout Central Florida and new restaurants in the works, that commitment remains the same.

“We are excited to welcome Ian to the team,” says Kousaie. “Ian has a great reputation in the industry, and I’m confident that he will help us to further our expansion and franchising efforts.”

ABOUT FLIPPERS PIZZERIA: “Fresh Honest Ingredients.” From authentic brick-oven baked pizzas and pastas, to handcrafted calzones and flatbreads, Flippers Pizzeria maintains consistency in taste and freshness. Customers have the option of enjoying a delicious Flippers meal in the comfortable, family friendly environment of their restaurants or the convenience of pick-up and delivery services. Flippers Pizzeria is one of the only delivery services that offer the quality of authentic brick-oven-baked pizza.

Flippers Pizzeria has 8 corporate locations and anticipates more locations in the next few years. All will feature the new brand design. For more information about the company and franchising opportunities, visit www.flipperspizzeria.com or follow Flippers Pizzeria on Facebook and Twitter.