Local Fans Welcome New Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza in West Boca
Restaurant to give away FREE pizzas on Wednesday, December 5th
LOS ANGELES - Nov. 29, 2018 // GLOBE NEWSWIRE // - Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, is giving fans in West Boca a reason to celebrate. On Wednesday, December 5th, the leading fast casual brand will open its second Boca Raton restaurant in West Boca’s Shadowood Square shopping plaza at 20522 South State Road 7, just north of Glades Road.
Blaze Pizza will celebrate its grand opening with a FREE build your own pizza for anyone who visits Blaze’s new West Boca location on Wednesday, December 5th, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and follows the brand on Instagram or Twitter @BlazePizza or Facebook.com/BlazePizza. The restaurant expects to give away more than 1,000 pizzas that day, according to Adam Cummis, president of the South Florida franchise group.
Since 2012, Blaze Pizza has become one of the nation’s fastest growing restaurant brands by serving artisanal pies that are both fast and affordable. With interior seating for 46, and an exterior patio for 18, the West Boca restaurant, which is creating 50 new jobs, features a 2,200-square-foot interactive open kitchen format that allows guests to customize one of the menu’s generously sized personal signature pizzas or create their own, all for around eight dollars.
Every pizza features made-from-scratch dough crafted in-house daily, all-natural meats and vegetables, and is finished in an open flame oven that cooks pizzas in three minutes flat. For guests with special dietary needs, Blaze offers gluten-free dough, vegan cheese, animal rennet free dairy, and tree-nut free pesto. Also featured on the restaurant’s menu are freshly-made salads, iconic blood orange lemonade, and signature s’more pies for dessert.
“Our mission at Blaze is really simple - we’re taking pizza back to its roots,” said Jim Mizes, president & CEO of Blaze Pizza. “By making dough in-house, using carefully sourced ingredients, and cooking by fire, we’re giving guests a great way to enjoy legit pizza, blazin’ fast. It’s changing the way people think about and eat pizza.”
Blaze’s obsessive attention to detail extends well beyond the food. Driven by its commitment to “Intelligent Choices for Our Pizzas, People & Planet,” the West Boca restaurant is constructed with recycled and sustainable materials, uses eco-friendly packaging, and features energy-efficient LED lighting. The restaurant’s stylized design was inspired by the company’s celebration of unconventional thinking and individuality.
“Having grown up in this area, I am excited to continue introducing Blaze Pizza to the South Florida community, and I look forward to creating new fans of our build-your-own pizza concept here in West Boca,” said Cummis.
Blaze Pizza is committed to building strong roots within the local community by partnering with schools, sports clubs and other organizations to host turnkey in-restaurant fundraisers that return 20 percent of an event’s proceeds back to local organizations. Blaze Pizza’s signature school program features Fire in Your Belly student reward certificates offered to schools at no cost.
The South Florida franchise group, owned in part by NBA star LeBron James, now includes seven locations: West Kendall, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, West Boca, Royal Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens, with an additional location coming soon to Jupiter.
For information please visit www.BlazePizza.com.
About Blaze Pizza
Blaze Pizza is a modern day “pizza joint”, serving up artisanal pizzas that are both fast and affordable. With fans lining up each day for their custom-built pizzas, freshly made salads, house made lemonades and s’more pies, the innovative fast-casual concept has quickly become one of the hottest restaurant chains in the country. Each restaurant features an interactive open-kitchen format that allows guests to customize one of the menu’s signature pizzas or create their own, choosing from a wide selection of fresh, “clean” ingredients - all for about $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 the thin-crust pies are fast-fire’d and ready to eat in just 180 seconds. Restaurants make fresh dough from scratch using a proprietary recipe developed by 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.
Recently named the #1 “Brand of the Year” in the Fast Casual Top 100, Blaze Pizza has built momentum and developed a cult-like following as it expands across the country. The concept is backed by private equity firm Brentwood Associates and founding investors that include LeBron James, Maria Shriver, movie producer John Davis and Boston Red Sox co-owner Tom Werner. For more information, please visit blazepizza.com and facebook.com/blazepizza or click here to view a company video.
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