Pizza Works announces third annual pizza eating contest with $500 grand prize

(Warren, OH, USA – July 4th, 2013) – Pizza Works is proud to announce the upcoming third annual “Eat It! Pizza Works Pizza Eating Contest,” to be held July 4, 2013, at noon, during Howland Township’s annual Fourth of July festivities at Howland High School, 200 Shaffer Drive, Warren, OH 44484.

This competition pits up to 48 contestants against each other in a battle to be the first to eat a 12-inch cheese pizza in its entirety. The winner will be awarded $500. There is a $25 fee to join the contest. The contest is limited to the first 48 people who register. Contestants can obtain the registration form by visiting any Pizza Works location or by downloading the form online at www.mypizzaworks.com.

Bill Siwicki, president of Ohio Pizza Company, LLC, parent company of Pizza Works, says, “I am really looking forward to seeing if we can break last year’s record setting pace of 2 minutes and 48 seconds.”

Serving The Mahoning Valley of Ohio for more than 37 years, Pizza Works is one of the oldest and longest operating pizza establishments in Northeast Ohio. It sets the standard for the highest quality and innovation in the pizza industry, providing the food that Northeast Ohio residents have known and loved for the past 37 years.

While Pizza Works specializes in traditional and gourmet pizza, its menu features more than 60 items, including wings, calzones, breadsticks, desserts and lunchtime favorites like sub sandwiches, folded sandwiches, bread bowl salads and soups. The company is best known for its pizza dough, which is made from scratch daily, using the same recipe since 1976.

Since the company’s inception, Pizza Works has grown to become one of the premier destinations for gourmet pizzas in The Valley. Pizza Works is dedicated to remaining the leading provider of great service, the cleanest environments, superb value, the highest quality food and the most exciting new products the pizza industry can think of.

The Warren and Howland Pizza Works locations are open for lunch and dinner Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Hubbard Pizza Works location is open for lunch and dinner Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Carry-out, dine-in, delivery and catering services are available. For customers who are short on time, Pizza Works offers readymade pizza slices, calzones and focaccia bread weekdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a quick lunch on the go.

For more information, call 330-469-6367, email info@mypizzaworks.con or visit www.mypizzaworks.com.