Pizza Nova: Proud Sponsor, Official Pizza And Huge Fan of the Toronto
International Film Festival
TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Lights, Camera, Pizza! For its 6th year, Toronto-based Pizza Nova is an Official Sponsor and the Official Pizza of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), September 6-16/12.
Throughout The Festival, Pizza Nova's Taste Patrol team, (uniformed Pizza Nova employees driving a Pizza Nova branded
vehicle, will be sampling over 15,000 delicious slices to TIFF patrons waiting in line at several high-traffic
TIFF Theatre locations such as Roy Thompson Hall, TIFF Bell Lightbox,
The Princess of Wales Theatre and the VISA Screening Room at the Elgin.
This year the team will be serving up slices of the company's gourmet
pizzas including the most recent addition to their menu, the FOCACCIA BARESE™
Focaccia Barese is the particular type of focaccia made famous by the
people of Bari, Italy. Like D.O.P, this product and recipe enjoys
Protected Geographical Status, a legal framework defined in European
Union Law to protect regional foods.
Just a few months ago, Pizza Nova was granted the exclusive legal rights
to prepare the protected Focaccia Barese™ recipe for their customers
here in Canada. This process commands, among other ingredients and
processes, Extra Virgin Olive Oil imported from Bari, Pachino-Style
tomatoes, and Roasted Black Olives.
For the past two months, Pizza Nova's Taste Patrol team has made over 40 stops handing out free slices of various gourmet
pizza options, and with swag at select locations across the province.
"We are passionate about our product and are thrilled to be serving the
official Pizza at this year's Film Festival," said Stephanie Angelone,
Vice President Sales & Marketing, Pizza Nova. "We can't think of a
better way of getting up close and personal with our customers than by
providing them with a taste of our new and exclusive, Focaccia Barese™
as they wait in line to see some of the world's most highly anticipated
ABOUT PIZZA NOVA
Founded in 1963, Toronto-based Pizza Nova is a family-operated business
with over 125 locations in Southern Ontario offering online ordering at
pizzanova.com. Specializing in fresh toppings, Pizza Nova serves over 4
million pizzas annually and offers a wide range of menu items including
salads, lasagna, panzerotti, Ciabatta Sandwiches, chicken wings and
their famous baby back ribs. Pizza Nova locations offer delivery,
pickup and some sit-down service. They are also lauded for their
community involvement. Visit pizzanova.com.
SOURCE: Pizza Nova
For further information:
Pizza Nova Take-Out Ltd.