Quick-Fired Pizza Restaurant to Match All Donations to Local Charities
Fresno, CA (RestaurantNews.com) To celebrate the brand’s success over the past two years, Blast 825 Pizza, a quick-fired pizza restaurant, will be giving away free pizzas and salads at all four of its locations on August 25 (8/25). Guests who follow or like one of the company’s social media platforms will be rewarded with one free pizza or salad, with no purchase necessary; valid for one pizza or salad per person. Blast 825 has four restaurants in Clovis, Fresno, Rocklin and Roseville, with three locations in development in Elk Grove, Cupertino and Huntington Beach.
“We’ve come a long way since we opened our first restaurant in Clovis, and we’re excited to expand the brand throughout California and other key markets such as Nevada, Arizona and Texas,” said John Ferdinandi, CEO of Milano Restaurants, parent company of Blast 825 Pizza. “To celebrate the company’s success, and to tie into our signature 825-degree ovens, we wanted to reward our loyal guests with free price pizzas and salads. August 25 was the perfect day to do so, and we’re confident that our quick-fired pizzas will continue to win over enthusiastic fans. We’re looking forward to many years of continued success and to making our 8/25 celebration an annual holiday for the brand.”
Participating Blast 825 locations include:
As part of it’s local charity initiative—Blast Buddies, in which Blast 825 supports local pet charities through store openings—all four restaurants will be accepting donations for their non-profit partners. Donations collected at the Clovis and Fresno locations will benefit Miss Winkles, and donations from the Rocklin and Roseville restaurants will benefit the Placer SPCA. In addition to the money donated at the four restaurants, Blast 825 will match all donations made up to an additional $825.
“We’ve experienced great success with Blast Buddies through our grand openings and wanted to find another way to give back to the local charities,” said Tom Ferdinandi, COO of Milano Restaurants. “We encourage all of our guests to donate on 8/25 and we’re eager to match any and all donations made.”
For restaurant hours of operation and contact information, please visit www.blast825pizza.com. To receive a free pizza or salad on August 25, follow Blast 825 at Twitter.com/Blast825, Facebook.com/Blast825 and/or Instagram.com/Blast825.
To further fuel Blast 825 Pizza’s expansion in California and across the country, the company is seeking multi-unit operators with business, management and foodservice and/or restaurant experience. Franchisee candidates should have a passion for and commitment to exceptional customer service, as well as a minimum net worth of $500,000.
About Blast 825 Pizza
Founded in 2013, Blast 825 Pizza is a quick-fired pizza restaurant chain known for the 825 BLAST given to custom pizza art, creating pizza perfection in just three minutes. Guests create a personal 11″ pizza, choosing from 40 fresh toppings, four artisanal sauces and three types of hand-stretched dough, including gluten-free, to “crustomize” their perfect pie. Toppings on the signature 18-foot bar include spicy pepperoni, linguiça, artichokes, and vegetables roasted in-house, with finishing sauces like pesto, BBQ, and infused olive oil. The brand currently has four locations open and two in development throughout California. Blast 825 Pizza is a division of parent company Milano Restaurants International Corporation, a restaurant management company headquartered in Fresno, Calif. that has owned and operated award winning restaurants for over 55 years. For more information on Blast 825 Pizza, visit www.blast825pizza.com and for more information on Milano Restaurants, visit www.milano-ri.com.