The Chicago Pizza Pie Factory
The Chicago Pizza Pie Factory was a chain of pizza restaurants. The chain originated in Crown Passage (off Pall Mall) as The Chicago Pizza Pie Factory and was started by entrepreneur Bob Payton in 1976-7. The London establishment also had a bar. This was the start of a series of restaurants forming the My Kinda Town chain. The chain opened restaurants in places such as Paris, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, and Tel-Aviv, where they operated successfully for several decades.
When Payton sold the company in 1990 the business was pulling in a turnover of £35m.
Payton himself died just a few years later (1994) after being involved in a car accident near Stevenage, north of London. 
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