Pizza Hut Expects to Sell Over 1.5 Million Pizzas for Super Bowl

    Industry News | January 22, 2020

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    Last year Pizza Hut restaurants delivered 70 percent of their Super Bowl orders in 30 minutes or less and is setting their sights on beating those figures this year.

    In its second year as the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, Pizza Hut is prepping to deliver a best-in-class pizza-eating experience, along with entertainment, undeniable value, and next-level experiences whether you're in Miami or watching from home.

    It's Getting Hut in Here

    You can't have football without the Hut, so Pizza Hut is gearing up to make sure fans have the ultimate pizza-eating experience on Super Bowl Sunday. In anticipation of the busiest day of the year, Pizza Hut expects to sell more than 1.5 million pizzas during Super Bowl LIV. Last year the restaurant delivered 70 percent of their Super Bowl orders in thir30ty minutes or less and is setting their sights on beating those figures this year.

    "We know our fans take football seriously, so all season long we've been laser-focused on delivering a hot, fast and reliable customer experience on NFL gamedays," says Nicolas Burquier, chief customer & operations officer at Pizza Hut. "Regardless of where our fans are experiencing Super Bowl LIV, we have our teams preparing nationwide to make sure the biggest day in football goes off without a hitch."

    As always, Pizza Hut is delivering more than just oven-hot pizza. For the millions of football-lovers taking in the action from home, Pizza Hut is serving up next-level entertainment. Throughout the Super Bowl, play along with Pizza Hut, the proud sponsor of the Yahoo Fantasy Slate, a weekly sports prediction game in the Yahoo Sports App, for a chance to win cash prizes. Also be sure to tune into the official Super Bowl pregame to see Pizza Hut's integration with FOX featuring football legends Joe Buck and Troy Aikman.

    On Super Bowl Sunday, ads for the fan-favorite Meat Lover's Pizza will be running on repeat to remind fans to order their gameday grub before kickoff. Created with over a pound of meat and cheese, this pizza will keep your crew satisfied from Super Bowl party start to finish for just $10. Ask for limited time offer. Prices and participation vary. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Limit 10 per order.

    Red-Hot on South Beach

    For those traveling south to Miami, Pizza Hut will descend on the city to hand out nearly 30,000 slices of free pizza via a custom delivery fleet. Branded Ford F250 Trucks, scooters and bikes will take over 15+ iconic Miami spots, from Wynwood Walls and Little Havana to Brickell Street and the University of Miami, keeping football fans fueled all weekend long. The Most Valuable Pizza (aka Pizza Hut) will also make an appearance for the second year in a row as the presenting sponsor of the MVP Award at NFL Honors the night before Super Bowl LIV.

    To thank this year's Super Bowl host city and in support of Pizza Hut's longstanding commitment to childhood literacy through its iconic BOOK IT! program, Pizza Hut, alongside its nonprofit partner First Book, will donate $54,000 in grants to local educators across the greater Miami area. The grants will provide additional funding for books and classroom resources, leaving a lasting impact on the community long after the festivities end.

    Super Bowl-Sized Stats

    Just how well do Pizza Hut pizza and football go together? Here's some proof:

    • Pizza Hut anticipates selling more than 1.5 million pizzas during Super Bowl LIV
    • Pepperoni is the most popular pizza topping ordered on Super Bowl Sunday
    • The most popular side order is breadsticks
    • People who live in the South order the most pizza on Super Bowl Sunday
    • Last year Pizza Hut restaurants delivered 70 percent of their Super Bowl orders in 30 minutes or less and is setting their sights on beating those figures this year.
    • More than 50 percent of orders come via digital channels, i.e. the Pizza Hut app and PizzaHut.com
    • Last Super Bowl Sunday, Pizza Hut sold enough pizza to cover more than 41,000 football fields and served up 10 million ounces of cheese
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