Pita Pit

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Pita Pit
Industry Restaurants
Founded February 25, 1995 in Kingston, Ontario[1]
Founder John Sotiriadis and Nelson Lang
Headquarters Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Key people
Nelson Lang, corporate founder
Chris Fountain, CEO (Canada)
Jack Riggs, CEO (U.S.)
Loick Le Brun, CEO (France)
Website pitapit.com

Pita Pit is a quick-service restaurant franchise serving pita sandwiches. Its headquarters are in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.[2] Its United States headquarters are in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.[3]


The first shop was opened by Nelson Lang and John Sotiriadis in 1995 near Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. In 1997, The Pita Pit started to expand within Canada and in 1999 they began franchising in the United States. There are now over 500 restaurants in a total of 11 countries. Countries other than Canada and the United States include United Kingdom, France, Brazil, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, and India.


  1. ^ "Pita makers keep rolling". The Kingston Whig-Standard.
  2. ^ "Contact." The Pita Pit. Retrieved on February 23, 2010.
  3. ^ "Contact Pita Pit Archived February 18, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.." The Pita Pit. Retrieved on February 23, 2010.

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