Doug Lawrenz Named Pizza Ranch "Manager of the Year"

Doug Lawrenz Named Pizza Ranch "Manager of the Year"

2017 Pizza Ranch Manager of the Year

Orange City, IA – Pizza Ranch Inc. awarded its Manager of the Year Award to Doug Lawrenz of the Redwood Falls Pizza Ranch at the company’s 2017 National Conference in Sioux Falls, SD June 12-14th.

“Doug has been a loyal Pizza Ranch General Manager for 12 years.  He has been nominated many times, and we were proud to recognize Doug this year for his hard work and leadership.  It’s very well deserved,” said Adrie Groeneweg, President of Pizza Ranch, Inc. 

The Manager of the Year Award recognizes one Pizza Ranch manager who stands out among all other managers across the chain.

District Manager, Tony Madsen, had this to say about Doug, “Doug is dedicated, driven and passionate in everything he does which makes him successful.  He’s consistent from the great people he hires, to the cravable food he puts on the buffet, to the service he displays to our guests and team members.  He is also a servant leader that puts others needs before his own and this is why he’s so beloved by his team and the community of Redwood Falls.”    

About Pizza Ranch
Cultivating its mission “To give every guest a legendary experience” since its inception in 1981, Pizza Ranch connects with its communities in a way that provides bridges for friends, family and colleagues to come together. Today, Pizza Ranch is based in Orange City, Iowa and owns, operates and franchises more than 200 locations in 13 states. Consistent growth has been a Pizza Ranch staple, as the brand has become a beacon of community involvement and exceptional food. The Pizza Ranch buffet features legendary pizzas, crispy ranch chicken, salads and desserts, and is delivered with an unmatched service quality. For more information about Pizza Ranch in Redwood Falls and elsewhere, visit

Pictured: Doug Lawrenz with President and Founder Adrie Groeneweg