Twenty-five years ago, “Papa” John Schnatter sold his beloved ’72 Z28 Camaro to fund his other passion: delivering a superior-quality pizza to the residents of his hometown.
That commitment to “Better Ingredients. Better Pizza.” can be seen and felt every day in all 3,400 Papa John’s restaurants worldwide. The ’72 Z28 Camaro? Well, that’s a different story. It hasn’t been seen since 1984. So Schnatter is offering a $25,000 reward for the person who can point him in the direction of the car that started it all.
This Friday – as part of his nationwide Road Trip – Papa John will driving a replica ’72 Z28 Camaro through Houston to spread the word about his search and provide clues about his original car, in the hopes that someone can tell him where it is…and receive $25,000 in return.
While in Houston, John will have lunch with Houstonians downtown with proceeds benefitting the Readers are Leaders Foundation and deliver pizzas to a neighborhood block party in Spring, TX.
The entire time, Papa John will be joined by two lucky intern “sidekicks,” who will be chronicling their stop in Houston via photos, videos, blogs and tweets at www.papasroadtrip.com.