Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza is giving Southern California fans in La Verne a reason to celebrate. This Friday, June 22, the leading fast casual brand will open a beautiful 5,700 square foot open kitchen restaurant with interior seating for 68, and a large exterior patio, is located at the La Verne Town Center (2416 Foothill Blvd.).

Since 2012, Blaze Pizza has been serving artisanal pies that are both fast and affordable. Each restaurant features an interactive open kitchen format that allows guests to customize one of the menu’s generously sized personal signature pizzas or create your own, all for around $8. Every pizza features our made-from-scratch dough crafted in house daily, all-natural meats and vegetables, and is finished in an open flame oven which 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.  Each of these elements have assisted the brand with becoming the fastest growing restaurant in history.

To celebrate the opening of the company’s newest locally-owned and operated La Verne restaurant, anyone who visits Blaze’s new location on Tuesday, June 26th from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and follows the brand on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook will receive a FREE build your own pizza! Don’t forget to grab a freshly made salad, iconic blood orange lemonade, ice-cold beer or s’more pie dessert on your way out.

“Our mission at Blaze is really simple – we’re taking pizza back to its roots,” says 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 artisanal pizza without the wait.  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 La Verne restaurant is constructed with recycled and sustainable materials, uses eco-friendly packaging, and features energy-efficient LED lighting. The restaurants stylized design was inspired by our celebration of unconventional thinking and individuality.

Blaze Pizza is looking forward to building strong roots within the La Verne community. The local restaurant has developed a turn-key in-restaurant fundraiser program that returns 20 percent of an event’s proceeds back to local organizations, and will be partnering with local schools, sports clubs and other organizations to host fundraising events. The La Verne restaurant will also create 50 jobs locally.

“We couldn’t be more excited to introduce La Verne to Blaze,” adds Reza Medali, Blaze Pizza franchisee. “By providing fast-fire’d artisanal pizza, addictively delicious s’more pies and an inclusive fundraising program, we know residents will soon come to know and love Blaze.”

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