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John Schnatter

John H. Schnatter (born November 23, 1961), better known as "Papa John", is the founder, chairman, and current CEO of Papa John's International, Inc. ... More »John H. Schnatter (born November 23, 1961), better known as "Papa John", is the founder, chairman, and current CEO of Papa John's International, Inc. He founded the company in October 1984. He is also spokesman for Papa John's. In 1983, at the age of 22, Schnatter started delivering pizza out of his father's co-owned tavern in Jeffersonville, Indiana. In the same year, he sold his 1971 Camaro Z28 to purchase the other half of the tavern in what became his family's first "pizza place." Today, the Papa John’s franchise has more than 3,400 restaurants in 50 states and 30 countries. In 1996, Schnatter helped fund a new 42,000-seat football stadium on the University of Louisville campus in exchange for naming rights. The structure, which opened in September 1998, is called Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Awards and honors received by Schnatter: Schnatter has made several donations to help boost the Louisville area. His business has the naming rights to Louisville's Papa John's Cardinal... [ Wikipedia ]

The education of Papa John

By James Bandler with Doris Burke @FortuneMagazine February 28, 2013: 9:12 AM ET John Schnatter tosses dough in Papa John's test kitchen. As the wrought-iron gate swings shut behind us, John Schnatter, founder and CEO of his namesake Papa John's International, eases his Cadillac ...

Health care reform and the price of pizza

(CNN) -- Last week, John Schnatter, the founder and CEO of Papa John's Pizza, announced that the Affordable Care Act will raise the cost of his pizza 11 to 14 cents each, or 15 to 20 cents per order. This has caused some to gloat that Obamacare won't be "free" after all but will be ...

Papa John's CEO John Schnatter Says Company Will Reduce Workers' Hours In Response To Obamacare

Posted: 11/09/2012 5:59 pm EST Updated: 11/09/2012 5:59 pm EST In this photograph taken by AP Images for Papa John's, Papa John's Founder, Chairman, and CEO John Schnatter autographs an illustration depicting the founding of Papa John's at the Papa John's 3000th North American Store ...

Papa John's Workers Fired After Butt-Dialing Customers

Papa John's Chairman and CEO John Schnatter apologized to a customer in Sanford, Fla., for a racist rant a Papa John's delivery man inadvertently left on the customer's voicemail. After he delivered a pizza to the Sanford customer and his wife Sunday evening, the delivery man "butt ...

Archie Manning and Papa John Live From Radio Row 1-31-13

Hall of Fame Quarterback and Papa Johns Founder, John Schnatter joined the Vinny and Rob Show from Radio Row. Archie talks about being able to watch two of his sons in the NFL. Archie also talks about how the NFL helped rebuild New Orleans. Papa John gives his prediction on the Superbowl ...

Papa John’s Price Increase For Pizza Imminent, CEO John Schnatter Blames Obamacare

Papa John's CEO John Schnatter gave shareholders a side of politics with their pizza last week when he said the pizza chain would see a price increase for its pizza, blaming Obamacare for the hike in prices...

Park City penthouse listed for nearly $18 million

Regis resort that is owned by Papa John's owner John Schnatter, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, in Park City. A vacation property owned by pizza magnate, John Schnatter, is for sale for $17,999,000 — the highest asking price ever for a condominium in Utah. The residence is one of two ...

Papa John's founder John Schnatter makes wager with New York Knicks fan Spike Lee

After a friendly wager with Spike Lee, John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John’s International Inc. needs to pay up. Prior to last night's game between the Indiana Pacers and the New York Knicks in the NBA's Eastern Conference Semifinals, Schnatter tweeted Lee, a New York ...

Papa John's International CEO John Schnatter featured in WLKY interview

Louisville’s CBS affiliate, WLKY-TV, aired a sit-down interview with John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John’s International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), on Monday night. The rare one-on-one interview with Schnatter gave insights into his upbringing in Jeffersonville and the ...

Papa John's Founder Lists Park City Penthouse

Papa John's founder John Schnatter is selling his Utah condo for $17.99 million, making it the most expensive condo ever listed in the state, according to real estate website Zillow. In 2008, Schnatter purchased the entire top floor of the St. Regis Deer Valley, which is ...

Papa John’s has Peyton Manning, but Papa Gino’s has the New England Patriots

Papa John’s has Peyton Manning, but Papa Gino’s has the New England Patriots Peyton Manning & Papa John’s founder John Schnatter. Forget about Brady versus Manning and a quarterback duel for the ages. How about the pizza equivalent of a pigskin throw-down between Papa Gino’s and Papa ...

Terry Lee, Utah Business Owner, Says Obamacare Forced Firings; Obama Supporters First To Go

Meanwhile, Burnett's smoothie markup calls to mind comments made by Papa John's CEO John Schnatter, who claimed Obamacare would cost the company more per pizza and might even lead to firings. Schnatter claims that Obamacare has given him no other choice but to <a ...

Coca-Cola's Doc Pemberton Mascot May Actually Be Image Of Disgraced Confederate General

Papa John's CEO John Schnatter said he would likely reduce some of his workers hours so that he wouldn't have to cover them in response to Obamacare. Jimmy John's ...

McDonald's Server Would Have To Work 550 Years To Earn CEO's Salary

How long a crew member would have to work to make CEO annual pay: 250,000 hours or 120 years CEO John Schnatter total compensation: $2.7 million. How long a crew member would have to work to make CEO annual pay: 382,000 hours or 184 years. How long a crew member would have to work to ...

Papa John’s pizza and healthcare

John Schnatter, the aforementioned papa, has stated that it will cost around 20 cents on the average per order to provide healthcare to his employees under Obamacare. By the way, Obamacare is used here with respect and as a shorthand tool, not derision. Coverage for all, medicine when ...

The Real Papa John Coming to the Vernon Papa John's

Founder and CEO of Papa John’s, John Schnatter, is scheduled to make an appearance on Jan. 31. Yes the real Papa John. The Papa John's Pizza chain announced on Wednesday that the founder and CEO of Papa John’s, John Schnatter, will make an appearance at both the Bloomfield and ...

Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (PZZA): Papa John's Int'l's CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results

With me on the call today are Founder, Chairman and CEO, John Schnatter; President and COO, Tony Thompson; SVP of Global Operations, Steve Ritchie, who is joining us from Dubai this morning, and other members of our senior management team. After a brief financial update John and ...

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Papa John's to Raise Prices, Obamacare Blamed

Papa John's CEO John Schnatter on a conference call with shareholders last week said that President Barack Obama's healthcare law, dubbed "Obamacare," will cause the pizza chain's prices to increase, Politico reported. That price increase will then be passed down to consumers, resulting ...

John Schnatter Founder and Chairman of Papa John's Pizza Empire to Appear on eQuest's American Dream...

SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 9, 2014) - eQuest today announced that founder and current CEO of Papa John's International, Inc., John Schnatter, is set for broadcast as part of eQuest's January lineup for its American Dream Interview Radio series broadcast over Armed Forces Radio to ...

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