Caliente Pizza collects 200 pounds of canned goods during fourth annual food drive
PITTSBURGH (January 2, 2021) — Thanks to the help of its customers, Caliente Pizza & Draft House collected 200 pounds of canned goods during its fourth annual food drive to feed families in need over the recent holiday season.
The food drive officially ran from Nov. 1, 2020 through Dec. 25, 2020. Customers were encouraged to drop off items at any Caliente location or given to delivery drivers. All donations were delivered to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in efforts to make families who are facing hunger happier and healthier.
“We are so grateful to have customer who share our passion to help, especially during the holiday season,” said Nick Bogacz, founder and owner of Caliente Pizza & Draft House. “Food insecurity has skyrocketed in our area over the past year. We hope this effort made a difference for local families in need.”
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ABOUT CALIENTE PIZZA & DRAFT HOUSE
Caliente Pizza & Draft House is an award-winning, locally owned and operated pizza restaurant known for its roster of gourmet pizzas and craft beers. With five locations in the Pittsburgh area, Caliente is also known internationally as three-time World Pizza Champions and represents Pittsburgh on the World Pizza Champions Team. In 2019, Caliente Pizza & Draft House earned the title of Best Pizza in America. For locations and more information, visit www.pizzadrafthouse.com.
22$ for the whole kit (two medium pizzas, dough, sauce, cheese and seasoning included plus you pick your toppings).
Instructions for Baking Your Caliente Pizza at Home!
Preheat your oven to the highest setting (usually 500 degrees)
Dust each dough ball and your counter top generously with all-purpose flour
Roll, press or hand stretch if you’re daring!
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You can bake your pizza on a pre heated pizza stone if you have one, on an ungreased pizza pan, or go Sicilian style and press it down into a well-greased sheet pan.
Top your pizza with the toppings provided in your kit (choose your favorites when you order)
Bake your pie for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Enjoy!
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