Papa John�s International, Inc. (Papa John�s) operates and franchises pizza delivery and carryout restaurants and, in certain international markets, dine-in and restaurant-based delivery restaurants under the trademark Papa John�s. The Company operates in six segments: domestic Company-owned restaurants, domestic commissaries (Quality Control Centers), North America franchising, international operations, variable interest entities (VIEs) and all other business units. Its Company owned restaurants includes 182 restaurants operated under four joint venture arrangements. The Company also owns and operates restaurants in Beijing and North China. In April 2012, it acquired 56 franchised Papa John�s restaurants in the Denver and Minneapolis markets.