Monday, February 12, 2018

Straw Hat Pizza Celebrates 12 Years of School Valentine Program

Straw Hat Pizza’s School Valentine Program will give away 50,000 Heart Shaped Pizzas

San Ramon, CA, February 10, 2018:  Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, announced it will give away around 50,000 individual heart shaped pizzas starting on February 14th, 2018.  This is part of a program with schools where teachers are provided with Valentine Cards to give to their students for Valentine’s Day.  Each Card is good for a free individual heart shaped pizza at their local Straw Hat Pizza location.  No purchase is required to get the free pizza. 

This will be the twelfth year Straw Hat Pizza has partnered with local schools on this program.  It allows the teachers a way to give something to their students.  Our restaurants are proud to work with schools and give back to the community.

“We hope the whole community comes out to taste why Straw Hat Pizza has been around for more than 50 years, and to try our pizza,” said Varun Limbacjiya, franchisee of Straw Hat Pizza Alameda. 

The heart shaped pizza is a 6 inch pizza perfect for one person.  The student gets their choice of one topping. 

Straw Hat Pizza has been making waves and fresh genuine California pizza since 1959.  The pizza has a layered, crispy crust, the freshest toppings, zesty sauce made from fresh tomatoes, and a blend of California naturally aged cheeses. For more than 50 years Straw Hat has used only fresh local ingredients.  It’s not a trend; it’s a history as genuine as their California pizza.

The fifty seven year old company is growing with plans to double the number of current locations within the next few years.  

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Friday, February 9, 2018

San Jose Straw Hat Pizza supports Loaves and Fishes on National Pizza Day

February 9th is National Pizza Day.  This year the Straw Hat Pizza in San Jose celebrated by participating in Slice Out Hunger's "Pizza Across America" event.  (   The event coordinated pizzerias across the U.S. to give to local soup kitchens.

Suleman and Rhonda Chaudhary, the owners of the Straw Hat Pizza in San Jose, CA partnered with Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen ( donating 10 pizzas.  Loaves & Fishes has served the San Jose area for more than 37 years providing over half million meals each year.

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