Krystal Burge is the cofounder of Desert De Oro Foods, with her brother, Mark Peterson. Tiffany Oder, Krystal’s daughter, is a leader in the business. They operate 90 Pizza Hut® branded restaurants in the Phoenix, Arizona, market… Visit Article
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Jarrod Cavett Article
With four promotions in as many years, Jarrod Cavett’s rapid career growth is rare for young workers. Yet Cavett says his story isn’t all that unusual for the company he works for – Desert De Oro (DDO) Foods, the parent company of many family-owned, family-run Arizona restaurants including Taco Bell… Visit Article
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FITR Boot Out Cancer
Members of Desert De Oro Foods, Inc. and the Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) Foundation of Prescott, a member of Dignity Health, met recently to celebrate the success of this year’s “Boot Out Cancer” fundraising program to benefit the Breast Care Center at Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center… Visit Article
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NEW PizzaHut
DDO Foods has opened our Newest Pizza Hut location on Ironwood in Queen Creek, AZ! “Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to create food we are proud to serve in this beautiful new location! Thank you to everyone that supported us in making this new build-vision become a reality! We received tons...
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DDO Sponsorship and Donation Totals
Year End Donation and Sponsorship Totals DDO Foods combined donation and sponsorship totals amount to $185,141 in 2021, almost three times more than last year!
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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is opening a new location in Phoenix and over the next month it’s offering some smoking incentives if you try them out — including free barbecue for a year for three… Visit Article
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DDO FOODS Dominators post
Multi-unit and multi-brand operators continue to grow—and they’re getting bigger every year as these “dominators” grow their portfolios through acquisitions, new unit buildouts, refranchising, and scooping up successful units from retiring franchisees. This trend has only accelerated during Covid-19 as smaller and… Visit Article
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Sibling duo pay price to grow DDO in Texas Mark Peterson and Krystal Burge, the brother-and-sister pair behind big Taco Bell franchisee Desert de Oro Foods, share plenty of sibling banter. President Peterson, for example, insists on calling the company’s CFO his “much older sister,” even though they’re apart by only 15 months. Visit Article
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Mark Peterson and Krystal Burge DDO Foods
Auspex Capital would like to congratulate Mark Peterson and Krystal Burge for being selected as the Franchise Times’ 2016 Dealmakers of the Year. Visit Article
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Desert de Oro Foods (DDO) is Arizona’s largest franchisee of Taco Bell restaurants. The company is owned and operated by a unique team: a brother and sister who have found growing success in the industry over the last three decades. Krystal Burge and Mark Peterson operate 80 Taco Bell franchises, 47 Pizza Hut franchises, as...
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