Papa John's Pizza Size
Bisayan_Shaolin

Shanghai, China

#1 Dec 17, 2006
I have a very quick question to any of Papa John's Pizza Managers worldwide. If i order a 9" size pizza or any other size avaolable on the menu, do i expect to have an exact 9" size ( or other sizes) being serve to me?

If no please state your valid reasons why. Thanks

Since: Dec 07

Lexington, KY

#2 Dec 23, 2007
Papa John's pizzas are available in 10", 12", 14" and 16" sizes. That is the size you should expect, with a few exceptions. If the fresh dough is too cold when your pizza is made, the dough (hand tossed), will not attain the proper stretch because the proteins in the flour are very tough and elastic. The pizza will tend to shrink a little in the oven as the proteins tend to want to snap back to their original positions. If the manager on duty is worth his/her salt, He/She assures that the dough is at "operating temperature" before forming the pizzas, but in the case of a sudden, unexpected busy period, they may have to use dough right out of the cooler. But as a long-time Papa John's employee/manager, you can usually read the day to know how busy you are going to be, factors included in that decision are things such as weather, days leading up to a holiday, local sporting events, and local teams televised sporting events. I hope this gives you an insight to your pizza size without too much overkill. Thanks.
consumer

Burley, ID

#3 Jul 14, 2009
Is it more economical to buy 3 medium or 2 large papa john's pizzas?
too many tamales

Decatur, AL

#4 Apr 14, 2010
how much is it for 10" inches pizza
too many tamales

Decatur, AL

#5 Apr 14, 2010
bo
just say no to drugs

AOL

#6 May 14, 2010
Cefenix wrote:
Papa John's pizzas are available in 10", 12", 14" and 16" sizes. That is the size you should expect, with a few exceptions. If the fresh dough is too cold when your pizza is made, the dough (hand tossed), will not attain the proper stretch because the proteins in the flour are very tough and elastic. The pizza will tend to shrink a little in the oven as the proteins tend to want to snap back to their original positions. If the manager on duty is worth his/her salt, He/She assures that the dough is at "operating temperature" before forming the pizzas, but in the case of a sudden, unexpected busy period, they may have to use dough right out of the cooler. But as a long-time Papa John's employee/manager, you can usually read the day to know how busy you are going to be, factors included in that decision are things such as weather, days leading up to a holiday, local sporting events, and local teams televised sporting events. I hope this gives you an insight to your pizza size without too much overkill. Thanks.
my my my its good to hear a manager of papa johns say that for a change i have over 10 yrs of pj"s exsperience and have not since 1991 heard a manager stand up for the quality of their product i thought i was the only one left so i plaude you sir or ma"am and say bravo i dont know what chain you are with but they are lucky to have you
just say no to drugs

AOL

#7 May 14, 2010
and now I hope someone from corperate reads this colum of topix because i have something to say ,I wish corperate would hire someone with real balls to come into these franchise and corporate stores and do real inspections and more important to inspect supervisor who hold these positions in these franchise as well as corporate stores some are not fit to wear those uniforms I use to have such a compassion working for papa johns and I allowed that to flow over into my work and to my staff and customers and for years I gave 100% 24/7 but couldnt recieve 60% from any supervisor ever in corporate or franchise stores all supervisors wanna do is drive around and pretend they are important always on their cell phones w/girlfriends or boyfriends i have watched a general mgr walk a supervisor right out of his store to cover up dough that had been slapped out the day before and stored in the walkin with a trashbag over them and used on a friday night and just to have a customer complaint to corperate the same night a pizza i had told the g m that shouldnt leave the store he sent anyway but because he was making money it got over looked how hard is it to follow the guidelines everyday and do it right than to dick around in the stores sitting in the office or just skipping out and leaving someone like a driver or inside person to watch the store and im not gonna mention the drug use by so many Papa you really need to stup up and find the truth out especially the central kentucky stores franchise and corporate alike all of these negative things took the pride right out of me it wasnt nothing for me to work 80 + hours a week and for what ? what did it get me poor health and exhaution and a company who let me down when i needed them the most "franchise #2100 " I gave until there was nothing left in me to give and when my health failed me instead of getting assistance from them they took my team and placed them in another store and left me to open and close 7 days a week they have not had 1 manager since the store has been open to beat any of my sales or won over more customers in the 11 yrs they have been open and thats about all i have left to say
joe blough

Raleigh, NC

#8 Jun 22, 2010
@just_say_no_to_drugs: Did all of those "negative things" also take all of the punctuation out of you?
Melody

Providence, RI

#9 Jul 10, 2010
I have been on hold for your Smithfield ave in the Providence area for over 30 minutes. Are they OPEN????
I called the Chalkstone location and they said.... "oh, Yes, I've spoken to them 5 times all ready today.'I used to be in corpopate management and I would have replaced the ENTIRE CREW by now.....
Melody

Providence, RI

#10 Jul 10, 2010
Just looking for good service, your Chalkstone Ave does not respond

Since: Dec 07

Location hidden

#11 Jul 27, 2010
These are called periods.
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Please insert them into your post. If you have any left over you may use them for your next post. I'll send you more when you run low.
just say no to drugs wrote:
and now I hope someone from corperate reads this colum of topix because i have something to say ,I wish corperate would hire someone with real balls to come into these franchise and corporate stores and do real inspections and more important to inspect supervisor who hold these positions in these franchise as well as corporate stores some are not fit to wear those uniforms I use to have such a compassion working for papa johns and I allowed that to flow over into my work and to my staff and customers and for years I gave 100% 24/7 but couldnt recieve 60% from any supervisor ever in corporate or franchise stores all supervisors wanna do is drive around and pretend they are important always on their cell phones w/girlfriends or boyfriends i have watched a general mgr walk a supervisor right out of his store to cover up dough that had been slapped out the day before and stored in the walkin with a trashbag over them and used on a friday night and just to have a customer complaint to corperate the same night a pizza i had told the g m that shouldnt leave the store he sent anyway but because he was making money it got over looked how hard is it to follow the guidelines everyday and do it right than to dick around in the stores sitting in the office or just skipping out and leaving someone like a driver or inside person to watch the store and im not gonna mention the drug use by so many Papa you really need to stup up and find the truth out especially the central kentucky stores franchise and corporate alike all of these negative things took the pride right out of me it wasnt nothing for me to work 80 + hours a week and for what ? what did it get me poor health and exhaution and a company who let me down when i needed them the most "franchise #2100 " I gave until there was nothing left in me to give and when my health failed me instead of getting assistance from them they took my team and placed them in another store and left me to open and close 7 days a week they have not had 1 manager since the store has been open to beat any of my sales or won over more customers in the 11 yrs they have been open and thats about all i have left to say (SIGNED FOREST GUMP)
The little guy

Gibsonton, FL

#12 Feb 12, 2011
I am terrified to hear that going on. Trash bags!? I don't know how it is there but our managers and owners actually come in and work with us pretty frequently. Good people. Also I work the dough station in a florida franchise and I can safely say I would get fired for that. If somethings wrong with our pizza it gets thrown out and we have to make a new one.
wtf

Newark, NJ

#13 Aug 10, 2011
Wtf is wrong with u people
The Nathan

Toledo, OH

#14 Nov 23, 2011
I'd like to point out that Kim Jong Il spells and probably speaks better English than "just say no to drugs," who obviously doesn't take his own advice. I'm gonna call him Justin.

Now then, Justin, please refrain from posting any negativity in a thread if it isn't in the form of at least a basic command of the English language. People are normally on your side when you actually put forth effort in communicating to them.

Kind regards,
The Nathan
logan

Springville, IN

#16 Feb 4, 2013
this may be reviving a dead post but i am glad to see some one take pride in there work, and once more modern society shocks me again, more children and adults!!! only commenting to insult other people. Cefenix i appreciate the in depth facts on the size's and what conditions may make them smaller.
pizza reviewer

Alexandria, Egypt

#17 Sep 21, 2013
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Mysti

Port-of-spain, Trinidad and Tobago

#18 Jun 28, 2014
too many tamales wrote:
how much is it for 10" inches pizza
$60 TTD
Newguy456745

Houston, TX

#19 Nov 16, 2016
The little guy wrote:
I am terrified to hear that going on. Trash bags!? I don't know how it is there but our managers and owners actually come in and work with us pretty frequently. Good people. Also I work the dough station in a florida franchise and I can safely say I would get fired for that. If somethings wrong with our pizza it gets thrown out and we have to make a new one.
Trash bags or any plastic (clean, of course) help protect prepared pizza dough balls from crusting over on the outside surface. Especially if the dough would otherwise be in direct line of a walk-in cooler fan. My experience is that a bag with small holes (partially ventilated) works best. Completely sealed plastic bags can trap in too much moisture and the dough will be soggy.

In short, trash bags or plastic bags on dough is not some horrorifying concept. Note: I'm not a present or former Papa Johns employee but I am a former restaurant manager & employee for 12 years, including 2 very successful "pizza joints".

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