Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Celebrates Pi Day by Offering $3.14 Pizzas on Monday, March 14
Build-Your-Own Pizza Concept Also Launches New Snapchat Channel with “Flash Promo” on 3/14
Sarasota, FL. – Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the fast-casual pizza concept known for its chef-driven menu and casually hip restaurants, is celebrating Pi Day on Monday, March 14 by inviting guests to build their own artisanal pizzas for just $3.14. The Blaze Pizza located at 215 N Cattlemen Rd., will be participating in the offer all day from 11:00 am – 10:30 pm.
Originally imagined as an unconventional “pop-up” event three years ago, Blaze’s Pi Day celebration has become a fan favorite and annual tradition for the company. Last year on March 14, Blaze’s restaurants served more than 75,000 pizzas for $3.14 each; this year, they expect to serve twice that number of their celebrated pizza “pis”.
“Blaze Pizza offers our guests a new take on one of America’s most loved meals, and this year, we’re putting a new spin on Pi Day, as well,” said Laurie Ruggles, Operating Partner for Blaze Pizza in Florida. “Sarasota diners will be able to enjoy our custom-built, fast-fire’d pizzas for only $3.14 all day on Monday, March 14.”
The company will also use Pi Day to officially launch its new Snapchat channel, with a “Be There Or Be Square” flash promo as part of its March 14 Snapchat story (user name: @blazepizza). Blaze’s Snapchat channel will feature peeks behind the scenes at restaurant openings, pop-up “pizza party” events and occasional takeovers by guest Snappers.
Since its first restaurant debuted in 2012, Blaze has quickly become one of the nation’s hottest restaurant concepts, with fans lining up each day for the custom-built pizzas, freshly made salads, house-made lemonades and s’more pies. Each restaurant features an interactive assembly-line format that allows guests to customize one of the menu’s signature pizzas or create their own, choosing from a wide selection of fresh, artisanal ingredients – all for under $8.
The generously-sized personal pizzas are then sent to a blazing hot open-flame oven – the centerpiece of the restaurant – where dedicated pizzasmiths ensure that the thin-crust pies are fast-fire’d and ready to eat in just 180 seconds. Blaze Pizza makes their own dough from scratch using a recipe developed by critically-acclaimed Executive Chef Bradford Kent (the “Pizza Whisperer”), which requires a 24-hour fermentation period to produce his signature light-as-air, crisp crust. For pizza fans with specific dietary needs, Blaze Pizza offers gluten-free dough and vegan cheese.
About Blaze Pizza
The first Blaze Pizza® restaurant opened on Aug. 6, 2012, in Irvine, Calif., and quickly gained attention for its chef-driven recipes, thoughtful interior design, and a service culture that celebrates individuality. Now ranked as the overall #2 fast-casual brand in FastCasual.com’s annual Top 100 list, Blaze Pizza is building momentum and developing a cult-like following as it expands across the country. The company currently operates more than 115 restaurants in 27 states and Canada, including the major metropolitan areas of Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Toronto, Dallas, Las Vegas and Washington D.C. Founded by Elise and Rick Wetzel (co-founder of Wetzel’s Pretzels), the concept is backed by investors including LeBron James, Maria Shriver, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Boston Red Sox co-owner Tom Werner and movie producer John Davis. For more information, please visit blazepizza.com and facebook.com/blazepizza or click here to view a company video.
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