Pizza Pizza expands menu offering with new 10-inch panzerotti, just in time for Grey Cup

Date: NOV 12th, 2008

Topic: Franchise News

Montréal (Québec), Wednesday, November 12, 2008 – The Grey Cup features big men, big expectations and inspires an even bigger hunger. Just in time for this year’s big game, Pizza Pizza – the official pizza of the Grey Cup – is adding a larger-than-life panzerotti sandwich to its menu. Measuring 10 inches, it’s one of the largest in the industry and is sure to tackle any hunger.

Priced at $5, the new panzerotti features a dough made with natural spring water and extra virgin olive oil and is full of fresh mozzarella. The product is prepared fresh onsite and is cooked in trans-fat free canola oil. For an additional charge, the panzarotti can be customized with an assortment of toppings offered by Pizza Pizza. 

Priced at $5, the new panzerotti features a dough made with natural spring water and extra virgin olive oil and is full of fresh mozzarella. The product is prepared fresh onsite and is cooked in trans-fat free canola oil. For an additional charge, the panzarotti can be customized with an assortment of toppings offered by Pizza Pizza. 

“We’ve been working on our new panzerotti for close to two years and are delighted it’s ready for Grey Cup, at time when consumers throw parties and try new food options,” said Pat Finelli, Chief Marketing Officer at Pizza Pizza. “It’s sure to please sports fans who are looking for a tasty and satisfying product that goes the distance in terms of value.”

Pizza Pizza is a proud supporter of amateur and professional sports throughout the country. In Quebec, in addition to being the official pizza of the Grey Cup, the pizza chain is also the official pizza of the Montreal Canadiens, Impact and Alouettes. The company supports local sports teams and events as well, through sponsorships, food service and fundraising opportunities.


About Pizza Pizza

Founded in 1967, Pizza Pizza is an industry pioneer and Canada’s number one pizza chain. With the 2007 acquisition of Pizza 73, a leader in western Canada, Pizza Pizza operates more than 600 traditional and non-traditional restaurants coast to coast. Pizza Pizza has introduced numerous innovations such as whole-wheat, multi-grain dough, a gluten-free crust and the elimination of industrially-added trans fats from all menu items. Through the years, the company has been a loyal supporter of community groups, helping to organize fundraisers, sponsoring events and supporting local projects at the corporate and franchise level.