November 23, 2015 // Franchising.com // Linden, N.J. – 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza, a fast-casual American spin on authentic, hand-tossed Neapolitan pizza, is opening its Linden location on Tuesday, Nov. 24. The new restaurant is located at 691 B West Edgar Road next to Starbucks in Aviation Plaza.
To celebrate the new restaurant, the first ten guests through the doors on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. will win free pizza for a year. In addition, all guests who visit the grand opening between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. and like 1000 Degrees on Facebook, follow on Instagram or Twitter, will receive a free 10” pizza of their choice.
1000 Degrees serves personalized, made-to-order authentic Neapolitan pizza. Each pizza starts with fresh, never frozen, hand-tossed dough, created with authentic Neapolitan “00” flour and is available in both a personal 10” and sharable 14” sizes. Guests then choose to create their own pizza or order one of the 1000 Degrees favorites.
The 1000 Degrees location in Linden marks the first in Union County and will be operated by the restaurant group 1000 Degrees Pizza of Central New Jersey.
“We’re looking forward to opening our doors to Union County residents and sharing our passion for authentic Neapolitan-style pizza,” said franchise partner Andrew Bani.
Customizing a 1000 Degrees pizza is truly a unique experience, as guests can choose to top their pizza with any of the more than 50 high quality cheeses, sauces, meats, vegetables and other toppings all for one flat price. While choosing their toppings, customers are guided down an assembly line of pizza consultants to create a pizza that is totally unique to them. Pizzas are then fired to perfection at in a custom, handmade, revolving Neapolitan brick oven in just two minutes.
Outside of the build your own option, there are more than 12 varieties of specialty pizzas including favorites like The Smokey Pollo, also known as Barbecue Bourbon Chicken, which features sweet and smokey bourbon barbecue sauce, roasted chicken, red onion, pineapple, shredded Grande brand mozzarella and blue cheese, as well as The Philly which is a cheese steak pizza topped with thinly sliced rib-eye, caramelized Spanish onions, balsamic glaze, shredded Grande brand mozzarella and provolone cheeses.
“1000 Degrees is on fire and we’re continuing to expand throughout our home state of New Jersey with the opening of our Linden location,” said 1000 Degrees CEO and Founder Brian Petruzzi. “I’m confident that we serve the best hand-tossed Neapolitan pizza in the area and provide an unparalleled customer experience that will keep people coming back for more.”
Unlike traditional Neapolitan pizza which has a slightly undercooked center and requires a fork and knife to eat, 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza has fused this classic style with American flare. The result is a thin crust pizza that maintains the light and airy appeal of a Neapolitan style pizza. 1000 Degrees pizza captures American appeal and old world Neapolitan flavor. The company will have 80 U.S. locations open by the end of next year, as well as the first international store in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
1000 Degrees in Linden is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. To learn more about 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza or to be part of its daily free pizza contests, please visit www.facebook.com/1000DegreesPizzaLinden or call 908-862-3555.
1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza brings guests the finest hand-tossed Neapolitan pizza. Founded in 2014, the national franchise has experienced unparalleled growth and is on target to have more than 80 units open by the end of 2016, and projects more than 170 units by 2017. For more information on the 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza brand, or for franchise or investor relations, please visit the company website at www.1000DegreesPizza.com.
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