Pizza Fusion Co-Founder Appointed to Boca Raton Green Living Task Force

Boca Raton, Fla., August 5, 2009 – Vaughan Lazar, co-founder and president of Pizza Fusion (, was recently appointed to the City of Boca Raton’s Green Living Task Force.  Voted in by his home town, Boca Raton, City Council, Vaughan was one of nine selected to head up the city’s new environmental awareness initiative. The Green Living Task Force will develop a plan for educating and involving Boca Raton residents in environmental activities.  At the end of its one year term, the Task Force will submit a report to the City Council detailing its recommendations for increasing City residents’ environmental awareness and engaging them in green activities.

“I am honored to be working on a committee alongside the amazing and highly qualified professionals and enthusiasts selected to advance the environmental efforts of Boca Raton”, Vaughan Lazar, states.  “Having lived in Boca Raton for over 15 years now, it brings me a lot of pride to assist my home town with furthering its environmental stance.  I commend the City on its efforts and look forward to applying my understanding of green living, business, and marketing to their environmentally conscious initiatives.”

Vaughan first moved to Boca Raton upon relocating to the Sunshine State from Newport, Rhode Island.  He’s been a proud Boca Raton home owner for the last 5 years.  Vaughan honed his knowledge of environmental practices while managing Pizza Fusion as president of the nationally expanding eco-friendly restaurant franchise with more than 20 locations currently open in 11 states and counting.  Pizza Fusion is setting the standard for green restaurant and business practices as the most environmentally-friendly restaurant chain in America.  Pizza Fusion was twice named a Top 10 Green Business of the Year by Green America.

About Pizza Fusion

Founded in the best interest of the individual and the environment, Pizza Fusion combines a fresh, organic menu with an industry-leading environmental approach to restaurant service in chic dining destinations built to LEED certification standards. Pizza Fusion specializes in a full-service approach to gourmet pizza, ciabatta sandwiches, salads, desserts, and organic beers and wines, all in their purest form – untainted by artificial additives, such as pesticides, preservatives, antibiotics and hormones. With numerous franchises opening across the U.S., Pizza Fusion is pioneering the organic and environmental restaurant movement as the most eco-friendly restaurant in America. For additional information, visit: