Brixx Puts Butternut Squash on a Pizza, With Delicious Results

Charlotte, NC., Feb 15, 2016 … Squash on a pizza? It might sound crazy, but this innovativecombination is producing delicious results as a new winter menu item at Brixx Wood Fired Pizza,with 32 locations throughout the nation.

The roasted butternut squash pizza begins with a sage pesto base. Next comes fresh goat cheeseand mozzarella as a rich, savory counterpoint to the delicate sweetness of the squash. Then, it’scooked in the wood burning oven and finished with a drizzle of honey. It’s available on traditional,whole wheat made in house daily, or gluten-free dough.“We know our customers enjoy creative vegetarian recipes, and we wanted to add a freshalternative for vegetarians,” says Executive Chef Richard Shinault. “Early response has been verypositive. The same customers who enjoy our Pear and Gorgonzola or Pimento Cheese pizzas haveloved this one.”

The new pizza is a proprietary recipe, exclusive to Brixx. “When we make a pizza like this, we knowfrom experience it will appeal to a significant niche audience,” says Shinault. “But, those who wholove it will make a special trip to Brixx for it. It becomes a signature pizza for us.”

Brixx specializes in pizzas built on scratch made dough, topped with a wide array of freshingredients and cooked in a 600-degree wood burning oven to infuse them with the natural flavorsof the wood. The menu also features salads, pastas and sandwiches complemented by 24 craft beerson tap, 14 wines by the glass and cocktails.The signature items on the Brixx menu are made from scratch every morning, including its freshmozzarella, hummus and focaccia. Brixx appeals to a wide array of palates and dietary needs,offering vegetarian and vegan items. The traditional and whole wheat doughs at Brixx are madewith turbinado sugar and are 100 percent vegan. Vegan cheese is available at no extra cost. Therestaurant also carries gluten-free dough and gluten-free bottled beer.

About Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza is owned by New South Pizza Inc. Brixx is located in Virginia, Alabama,North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana and Colorado. Moreinformation, including a complete menu, is available at Information onfranchise opportunities is available at