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July 26, 2016 10:00 ET

MOD Bringing Its Superfast Pizza to Liberty This Summer

Womack Restaurants to Expand the MOD Brand in the Midwest

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - Jul 26, 2016) - MOD Pizza, the pioneer of the fast casual pizza segment, today announced they are bringing their superfast, individual artisan-style pizza to Liberty, MO in late August. MOD's newest store will be located in Liberty Triangle - 1912 Star Drive, Liberty, MO. Womack Restaurants, a multi-concept restaurant operator based in Terre Haute, Indiana has partnered with MOD in the Columbus, OH and Kansas City markets under the banner of Paceline Partners LLC. The group expects to open up to 25 locations over the next five years.

The 3,000 sq ft Liberty location will include a large outdoor patio, original artwork and MOD's signature "Wall of Fame". The store will hire up to 30 employees to join the "MOD Squad", and will be partnering with local non-profit, Hillcrest Hope, an organization committed to providing fresh starts for families in the Liberty community. Hillcrest Hope will receive 100% of proceeds from all pizza sales on opening day. For more details on the grand opening celebration, follow MOD on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/modpizzalibertytriangle

"Along with our incredible pizza, MOD is a company centered on a people-first culture and strong community engagement," said Scott Womack, President of Womack Restaurant. "We can't wait to introduce the community of Liberty to MOD and share what the buzz surrounding this inspiring brand is all about."

MOD's individual artisan-style pizzas are made on demand, using fresh-pressed dough and signature sauces. Customers create their own pizzas and salads, using any combination of over 30 featured toppings, or they can choose from a menu of MOD classics. The price always remains the same regardless of the number of toppings. Pizzas are hand-cooked in an 800 degree oven in less than 3 minutes and salads are individually hand-tossed for each customer. The menu is rounded out with handspun milkshakes, house-made lemonades and iced teas, and local craft beers and wine.

About MOD Pizza:
MOD Pizza is the pioneer for the fast casual pizza segment, founded in Seattle in 2008 by entrepreneur husband and wife team Scott and Ally Svenson. MOD's individual artisan-style pizzas are made on demand, allowing customers to create their own pizzas and salads, using fresh-pressed dough, signature sauces and over 30 toppings, for one price. With more than 135 locations across 17 states and the United Kingdom, MOD is committed to creating a positive social impact in the communities both domestically and internationally, creating not only a cool place to eat, but an inspired place to work. MOD was recently ranked as America's fastest growing chain restaurant by Technomic and was recognized by Fortune as one of the "20 Best Workplaces in Retail" for its progressive hiring practices and career growth opportunities. For more information, please visit www.modpizza.com or connect with the brand via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram

About Womack Restaurants:
Womack Restaurants is a multi-concept restaurant franchise operator based in Terre Haute, IN with development markets in Kansas City, Tulsa, and Columbus Ohio. The Womack team has extensive development and finance experience, having developed nearly all of their IHOPs since 1990, in sometimes complex situations. Womack Restaurants divested its IHOP business in 2014 to focus on expansion of its Popeyes franchise and pursue other concepts. Womack Restaurants is committed to community engagement and partnership, as well as connecting with our country's leadership.

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