New Rave CEO outlines sales-building strategy

January 11, 2017

As the new CEO of Rave Restaurant Group Inc., Scott Crane says building sales and average unit volumes at the company’s Pizza Inn and Pie Five Pizza Co. brands are his top priorities.

Crane took the helm at The Colony, Texas-based operator this week after serving as CEO of Denver-based Smashburger, which he left last April.

Rave’s legacy Pizza Inn brand was founded in 1958, in Dallas. The fast-casual Pie Five chain debuted in 2011.

Crane spoke Tuesday with Nation’s Restaurant News about his move to the 300-unit operator:

What was attractive about the CEO position at Rave?

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