Building a Foundation of Quality
The secret to success is much like the secret to making a better pizza - the more you put into it, the more you get out of it. Our pizza family is as hungry for perfection today as we were when we first opened our doors more than 30 years ago. And we're driven to be the best at making innovative new products and recipes.
Quality is at our core. It’s the foundation we started with, from the first Papa John's pizza that was made in a broom closet in Jeffersonville, IN, to now more than 5,000 locations in 45 countries and territories around the world.
We don’t use cheap and more processed ingredients. Whether it's our signature sauce, toppings, our original fresh dough, or even the box itself, we invest in our ingredients to ensure that we always give you the finest quality pizza.
For you, it’s not just a better pizza. It’s a family gathering, memorable birthday, work celebration or simply a great meal. It’s our goal to make sure you always have the best ingredients for every occasion.
How We Do It
We must keep The Main Thing, The Main Thing. We will consistently deliver a traditional Papa John's superior-quality pizza.
We do what we say we are going to do when we say we are going to do it. We earn the right to hold others to a higher level of accountability by being accountable to ourselves, our customers and our business partners.
Our customer satisfaction must be consistent, quantifiable and demonstrable. At Papa John's we expect excellence - the "best in its class" in everything we do.
People Are Priority Always. Our success depends upon our ability, as a team, to work together to achieve our goals and expectations.
If you think you can or you think you can't - you're right! The difference between winners and losers is a positive mental attitude. Our attitude is a reflection of what we value: successful team members must be upbeat, proactive and passionate about everything they do.
We never stop trying to surpass our previous best. We constantly "Raise the Bar." No matter how good we are, we will always get better.
Better ingredients. Better pizza.
In 1984, Papa John's opened its doors with one goal in mind: Better Pizza. We knew that with better ingredients we would create better pizzas. That goal and the promise of "Better ingredients. Better pizza." remain true to this day.
Our fundamental belief is simple: take care of your people and give them the best to work with and you will make superior quality pizza. This is what drives us and it's why we invest more than many others in the industry in our effort to consistently deliver superior pizza and superior service.
The more you know about our ingredients, the more informed your pizza choices will be. If you have any ingredients questions, watch our video and check out our detailed ingredients statement to get the answers.