Straw Hat Pizza To Honor Heros in May

""San Ramon, CA:  April 29, 2011:  Straw Hat Pizza, the original California Pizza since 1959, is proud to announce it will celebrate “Honor Our Heroes Month” during the month of May to serve as a reminder of Memorial Day and provides appreciation and recognition to members of the Armed Forces, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics who will receive 25% off their entire purchase (excluding lunch buffet, alcohol & delivery) everyday during the month long event beginning on Sunday, May 1st and continuing through Tuesday, May 31st.  

“A big part of our history and philosophy at Straw Hat Pizza is being part of the communities in which  we serve,” said Jonathan Fornaci, president of the fifty-two year old pizza chain.  “Honoring local  heroes is Straw Hat’s way of thanking these men and women who do amazing things every day and  we dedicate the month of May for well deserved recognition to these people in our neighborhoods we consider heroes.”

Straw Hat Pizza has a long track record of community relations and donating.  Pizza tours and fundraisers have been part of the 52 year old pizza brand through the years providing both fun and educational experiences and of course pizza eating!. 

Besides community relations and their great food and service, Straw Hat Pizza has been making waves and fresh genuine California pizza since 1959.  Using California vine-ripened tomatoes and local produce, hand-shredded cheeses and dough fresh rolled daily, their pizza is fresh and delicious.  With a menu of Gourmet Masters Pizzas, Hot Hat™ Stuffed Sandwiches, and a forty-plus item garden fresh salad bar, guests have been enjoying the food as well as the family-friendly atmosphere for more than five decades.  Today, fifty-two years later, Straw Hat Pizza is still making waves and Genuine California Pizza with the freshest ingredients. It’s not a trend; it’s a history as genuine as their California pizza.  

Today, Straw Hat Pizza is growing with new franchise locations opening in Arkansas, California, Montana, Illinois, Florida, New Jersey, and Texas. Growth plans to reach 150 locations within two years.  For more information please visit: