COLUMBUS, Ohio - Nov. 7, 2017 // PRNewswire // - Sbarro, home of the XL New York style pizza by the slice, took first place at the annual "Slice of Columbus" pizza competition for the second year in a row for the Critics' Choice Best Traditional Pizza Award.
"Slice of Columbus" is central Ohio's largest pizza event. Over fifteen area pizza shops served their most savory pies. Attendees had the opportunity to sample pizza and vote for their favorite pie. Proceeds from the event benefitted The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital.
At the event in September, Sbarro took first place for the Critics' Choice Traditional Pizza Award for their Roman Style Double Duo Pepperoni pizza. In 2016, Sbarro took first place in the same category for their 4 Cheese White pizza.
"We are so proud to have our pizza recognized by Slice of Columbus," said Casey Minton, Sbarro Chief Concept Officer. "Our teams take great care in serving up time-honored recipes built on a foundation of quality ingredients that have been at the heart of the Sbarro brand over its 60 year history. To celebrate, on October 4th we gave away free slices of the Roman Style Double Duo Pepperoni pizza to everyone who walked through our doors at our four free-standing locations in Dublin, Linworth, OSU and Clintonville. We gave away over 1000 slices to our fans!"
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Since it first opened its doors as an Italian Salumeria in 1956, Sbarro today serves New York style pizza and other Italian favorites like Pasta and Stromboli to guests at more than 630 restaurants across 28 countries. An award-winning franchise organization, the brand is best known for selling their original XL New York style pizza by the slice featuring dough that is made in-house daily, freshly chopped vegetables and 100% whole milk mozzarella cheese. Sbarro is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
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