The Pizza Hut pizza chain has fired a full time pizza chef who was allegedly involved in the company’s unauthorized use of its trademark “Pizza Hut” to market its pizza.
The company posted on Twitter Thursday that the person was fired for violating its policies and practices, which include the use of “Pizzahut,” the name of the company.
Pizza Huts Pizza Hut, a pizza joint in the Washington area, said the employee, who was identified by the company as Anthony Cazares, was fired on Thursday and would not be rehired.
The Pizza Hut franchisee said it had received several complaints and was investigating.
Pizza Hut was founded in 1991 and is owned by Yum Brands.