Pizza Pizza expands in Ottawa, adding a 26th location in the region

Canada’s leading pizza chain opens second location in Barrhaven

May 10, 2016 // // BARRHAVEN, ON – Pizza Pizza continues to expand in the National Capital Region, opening its newest restaurant at 3131-3201 Strandherd Drive in Barrhaven, one of Ottawa´s fastest growing communities. Pizza Pizza´s second location in Barrhaven is located in the Strandherd Crossing plaza located at the intersection of Woodroffe and Strandherd.

The new location will employ 10 full-time and part-time staff serving Pizza Pizza’s wide variety of hot and fresh menu items, which includes classic, gourmet and gluten-free pizzas, as well as chicken wings and newer innovations like classic oven-baked pasta, Funnel Cake Stix, poutine, boneless chicken bites, Italian sandwiches, and salads. The restaurant offers the convenience of pick-up and dine-in, as well as take-out and delivery options.

“Barrhaven has been quickly expanding and a second location means we’re even closer to the community,” said Pat Finelli, Chief Marketing Officer of Pizza Pizza Limited. “We’re excited for our new neighbours to dine-in or take home one of our hot and fresh pizzas they’ve come to love.”

Pizza Pizza opened its first location in the Ottawa area in 1986 and currently has 26 locations in the region.

The company is committed to supporting local sports teams, schools and community events. Pizza Pizza is currently the Official Pizza of the Ottawa Senators, as well as a variety of community groups and minor league sports teams. In addition to its 26 traditional locations in the Ottawa region, Pizza Pizza also operates express counters at the Canadian Tire Centre and Cineplex movie theatres.

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About Pizza Pizza Limited

With more than 730 locations across Canada, Pizza Pizza Limited is Canada’s pizza pioneer and a quick-service restaurant leader. The company operates two banners, Pizza Pizza and Pizza 73, that together with its network of operators and franchise partners, deliver quality food choices, diverse menus and exciting promotions for all tastes, lifestyles and budgets. Since 1967, Pizza Pizza Limited has been guided by a vision to provide the “best food, made especially for you” with a focus on quality ingredients, customer service, continuous innovation and community involvement. and for more information.

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