Extreme Pizza

Extreme Pizza is a privately held restaurant franchise chain specializing in conventional and California-style pizza, founded by Todd Parent[1] and Michael Pastor[2] in 1994 in San Francisco, California.[2] The chain currently includes over 30 locations in the United States; a previous location in Ireland has now closed. 24 franchises are located in Central California. Others are present in Portland, Oregon; Boise, Idaho; Breckenridge, Colorado; McAllen, Texas; Clearwater Beach, Florida; Grosse Pointe, Michigan; Wantage, New Jersey; and Charlottesville and Henrico, Virginia. Entrepreneur Ernest Harris has recently brought the franchise to Northern Virginia, opening locations in Pentagon City and Arlington County.[3] The company primarily sells pizza; other menu items include calzones, sandwiches, and salads.[4]

Extreme Pizza, Inc.
Private
IndustryRestaurant
Founded1994; 26 years ago (1994)
HeadquartersSan Francisco, California
ProductsPizzas, Sandwiches (main)
Websitewww.extremepizza.com

DescriptionEdit

Most West Coast restaurants have decor of extreme sports, such as photographs of extreme athletes and benches made out of snowboards.[5][6] In keeping with its extreme sports theme, Extreme Pizza was an early sponsor of the X Games.[7] According to the Seattle Times, Extreme Pizza is "lauded within the business world for its enlightened corporate policies and savvy extreme-sports sponsorships".[8]

East Coast restaurants have a different flavor, in keeping with the style of the locality. They are sleeker and more catered to their individual neighborhoods.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hughes, Robert J. (2002-08-16). "Never Stop Learning" (PDF). The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2007-03-03.
  2. ^ a b Saekel, Karola (1994-09-21). "What's new". The San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 2007-03-06.
  3. ^ "Store locator". Extreme Pizza. 2019-08-04. Retrieved 2019-08-04.
  4. ^ Mulson, Jen (2002-08-02). "Extreme-ly good pizzas satisfy fed-up GO! staffers". The Gazette (Colorado Springs). Retrieved 2007-03-06.
  5. ^ Northrop, Jane (2006-11-26). "Extreme Pizza satisfies Pacifica customers". Pacifica Tribune. Retrieved 2007-03-06.
  6. ^ Paterik, Stephanie (2003-05-10). "X-actly what Gilbert taste buds longed for". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved 2007-03-06.
  7. ^ Yacoubi, Omar (2005-10-03). "'Extreme' addition to local pizza scene". The Commonwealth Times. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-03-03. (a free-access version is available here
  8. ^ Robinson, Kathryn (2005-08-12). "Daring combinations make sense to the taste buds". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 2007-03-06.

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