No News On Exactly How or If Local Pizza Hut Locations Will Be Impacted By Closures


Staff Reports
The Southside Light 

They dot major cities and small towns all across America, but the era of Pizza Hut dine-in restaurant may very well be coming to a close.  The company announced on Wednesday in an investor conference call that Yum! Brands, parent company of the Plano, Texas based chain had plans to close hundreds of the last remaining dining rooms across America. 

The move comes on the heels of a revitalization in the pizza marketplace where the trend for consumers to prefer delivery or carry out options over traditional dine-in eatery models. 

The company cites losses from underperforming dine in stores as being the chief reason for the closure. However, here locally in Corpus Christi it is unclear as to if the few remaining dine in locations around town will be impacted by the move. 

A corporate spokesperson for Pizza Hut said that the company would be reaching out to local operators within the coming days to make what they call “individual determinations.” 

Until then, the concrete floors and wood decor will still be available for customers to enjoy—but they’d better hurry, because it might not last long. 

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