04.15.16: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA FOCUSES ON THE "FRESH CASUAL" RESTAURANT MODEL.
Orlando, Florida, April 15, 2016 — According to Matt Bodnar, venture capitalist, investor, and author specialized in fast casual restaurants, there is a new restaurant concept taking over the market that he calls “fresh casual,” and he says it’s not going away any time soon. Bodner first coined the term “fresh casual” in 2013 within an article he authored on FastCasual.com entitled, “Why fast casual is not the future of restaurant business.” The main differences Bodnar cites between fast casual and fresh casual are clear: Fast casual is “… casual dining quality food served in a QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) environment,” while fresh casual “… is a full casual dining experience with a limited (usually QSR) service model.”
03.15.16: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA DONATES PIZZAS AT THE ARNOLD PALMER INVITATIONAL.
Orlando, Florida, March 15, 2016 — The Arnold Palmer Invitational is nationally recognized as “Orlando’s Signature Event.” Once again, Flippers Pizzeria is donating pizzas to the many helpful volunteers at this year’s event. “We’ll be donating 500 of our popular Cheese and Pepperoni MyPies this year, which will feed many of the hard-working volunteers that play an important part in making the tournament the huge success that it has been for so many years,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria. “We’ll also be donating 650 free MyPie Cheese pizzas to the Kids’ Clinic, where youth are taught golf rules and techniques by leading industry professionals, as well as 300 slices at the Military Tent, where the tournament honors veterans.”
02.15.16: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA PREPARES FOR ANOTHER INCREASE IN SPRING VISITORS.
Orlando, Florida, February 15, 2016 — Routinely ranked as one of the best pizza places in Central Florida, Flippers Pizzeria has been serving both residents and tourists alike for nearly 30 years. Over the course of many decades of pizza making, the Florida pizza restaurant has grown to fourteen locations throughout the region (with two more opening later this year). As the brand continues to grow, it has successfully retained its charming, authentic personality, supported by a true passion for fresh ingredients and customer service. Most importantly, Flippers Pizzeria has perfected the fine balance of acquiring both loyal local residents and globe-trotting tourists, who often include Flippers Pizzeria as a “must-visit” in their busy vacation schedules—amongst some of the world’s most acclaimed theme parks and attractions.
01.31.16: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA PREPARES FOR THE BIG GAME.
Orlando, Florida, January 31, 2016 — The biggest football game of the year is right around the corner, and no matter who you’re pulling for, a call for fresh Flippers pizza is the perfect play for a flavorful game day score. When Sunday, February 7th comes around, hungry football fans can rely on Flippers Pizzeria for the freshest pizza, salads, pastas, and sandwiches—and yes, plenty of piping-hot wings—for their party spread. “Our menu has something for everyone,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria. “From football fanatics to casual halftime-show watchers, all guests can get exactly what they want from Flippers Pizzeria.”
12.16.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA COLLECTS ITEMS FOR SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF CENTRAL FLORIDA.
Orlando, Florida, December 16, 2015 — Flippers Pizzeria is once again supporting the Central Florida community by organizing food drop off stations for the Second Harvest Food Bank at participating Florida pizza locations. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the pizzeria is coordinating food collection for this important local organization, which helps thousands of local individuals and families. According to the non-profit’s website, during last year alone, more than 226,000 meals were provided to people in need throughout six Central Florida counties.
11.24.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA WRAPS UP THE YEAR WITH A CHOICE OF FREE APPETIZER.
Orlando, Florida, November 24, 2015 — As their 28th year serving the freshest and most flavorful Italian fare comes to a close, Flippers Pizzeria is offering an appetizing end-of-year special as a way of thanking loyal customers. The day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 27th, diners will be able to choose from a free order of either Toscana Cheese Bread or Breadsticks when they order online and request carry out with a minimum order of $15.00 or more.
10.15.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA SPECIALIZES IN GROUPS AND CONVENTIONS.
Orlando, Florida, October 15, 2015 — Being part of one of the busiest and most recognized convention destinations in the country for nearly three decades, Flippers Pizzeria has learned a thing or two about serving large groups of visitors. The fall months often see an influx of convention attendees in Florida. With numerous locations throughout the state, many of which are in the heart of the meetings and conventions core, Flippers Pizzeria is ready for hungry convention goers with menus—and conveniences—designed just for them.
09.01.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA'S BREADSTICK SPECIAL LASTS THROUGH SEPTEMBER.
Orlando, Florida, September 1, 2015 — For the second year in a row, Flippers Pizzeria is treating guests to one of the restaurant’s most requested appetizers—piping hot, fresh baked breadsticks topped with garlic butter, fresh spices, and Romano cheese. According to Ben Richardson, VP of Operations at Flippers Pizzeria, guests can get free breadsticks throughout the entire month of September. “Guests simply have to place an order of at least $15 or more, request dine-in or carry-out only, then request their free breadsticks… It’s that easy,” said Richardson.
08.07.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA WELCOMES STUDENTS OF ALL AGES BACK TO SCHOOL.
Orlando, Florida, August 7, 2015 — It’s officially August—when the celebratory sounds of splashing pools and sizzling summer grills are replaced by the more serious tones of zippering backpacks, pencil sharpeners, and school bells. Yes, it’s back to the classroom for thousands of students across Florida, and Flippers Pizzeria, a longtime “Partner in Education,” is welcoming everyone back to the books with delicious meals for all. “We may be biased, but we think a pizza party is the best way to welcome students back to school,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria. “Not only is our pizza the freshest and best tasting around, it’s the perfect fuel for busy students and families who are constantly on the go.”
06.28.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES FREE MYPIES ON JULY FOURTH.
Orlando, Florida, June 28, 2015 — To recognize the sacrifices that veterans have made and the risks undertaken by service men and women daily, Florida pizza franchise Flippers Pizzeria is once again honoring America’s bravest with free MyPie Specialty Pizzas. “This Independence Day, with the presentation of a valid service I.D. or while in uniform, active military, police, firefighters, and EMTs, as well as veterans are eligible to receive a free MyPie Specialty Pizza with the purchase of one drink when dining in at any participating location,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria. “It’s one of the best pizza deals you can find this Fourth of July.”
06.01.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA DELIGHTS DADS WITH FATHER'S DAY SPECIALS.
Orlando, Florida, June 1, 2015 — Dads have always been a dependable source of courage and support. They are our mentors and our teachers. Our patient advisors. Our honest friends. To honor inspirational fathers everywhere, Flippers Pizzeria is returning the love with free MyPie Specialty Pizzas for all dads on Sunday, June 21, 2015. “We encourage our dads to get out of their comfort zone and try some of our newest creations when ordering their free MyPie—like the Mexicana and the Salsiccia Rustica,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria. “Of course they can always go for our tried and true pizzeria menu favorites like the Steak Diablo and BBQ Chicken Specialty Pizzas if they choose.”
04.29.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA CELEBRATES MOMS THROUGHOUT MAY
Orlando, Florida, April 29, 2015 — Orlando, FL — Flippers Pizzeria has deep a connection with moms. Maybe it’s the Italian background, or maybe it’s the maternal-like care for the food they serve their customers, but one thing is for certain—they prove their love every Mother’s Day by offering satisfying specials reserved just for moms. This year, at participating Flippers Pizzeria restaurants, moms will receive a free Italian Tomato Flat with the purchase of $15.00 or more while dining in at the pizzeria’s spacious, comfortable restaurants throughout the entire month of May.
04.02.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA WELCOMES TOURISTS.
Orlando, Florida, April 2, 2015 — Orlando, FL — The tech sector may be building steam throughout Central Florida, but it’s the area’s dominance in tourism that keeps the engine moving. In 2014 the state attracted 3.9 percent more visitors than it did in 2013, and according to Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, in 2015 Central Florida is expected to host more than 60 million visitors. Tourists hungry for the freshest pizza made from quality ingredients are in for a treat at Flippers Pizzeria, thanks to 14 convenient locations throughout the Central Florida region.
03.17.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA CATERS TO SPRING BREAK VISITORS
Orlando, Florida, March 17, 2015 — Orlando, FL — Winter may be holding strong in the North, but Spring is definitely in the air in Central Florida. The warmer weather attracts visitors from around the world to the area’s renowned parks, nearby beaches, convention centers, recreation facilities, and performance venues, including the brand new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. After more than 28 years serving the perfect pizza made from fresh, honest ingredients, Flippers Pizzeria has had some practice on the Spring Break front, and this year, just like previous ones, the pizzeria, routinely ranked as one of the area’s best pizza places, is ready for the crowds—at all 14 locations.
02.04.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA UNVEILS HOT NEW MENU ITEMS
Orlando, Florida, February 4, 2015 — Orlando, FL — Since the very first restaurant was opened in 1987, Flippers Pizzeria’s commitment to fresh, honest ingredients has never changed. One thing that does continue to change, however, is the pizzeria’s menu—always providing customers with exciting new flavor combinations, year after year. 2015 is no exception. A new pizzeria menu is already being unveiled to hungry customers craving fresh new tastes. According to Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria, new specialty pizzas being unveiled include the Mexicana and the Salsiccia Rustica. Customers can try them starting this February.
01.27.15: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA PREPARES FOR THE BIG GAME
Orlando, Florida, January 27, 2015 — Orlando, FL — The big game is right around the corner, and there’s no other food like pizza to make the night complete. Flippers Pizzeria has fans covered with convenient delivery, carry out, and dine-in options from their pizzeria menu. All locations of the Florida pizza franchise will be ready for the big game on Sunday, serving brick fired sandwiches, appetizers, fresh salads, penne pastas, and of course, their delicious brick oven pizzas available in Traditional or Neapolitan Thin crusts.
12.09.14: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA COLLECTS ITEMS FOR SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF CENTRAL FLORIDA.
Orlando, Florida, December 9, 2014 — Orlando, FL — For the third consecutive year, Flippers Pizzeria is organizing Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida food drives at their Florida pizza restaurants. According to Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria, participation in the food drive is easy. “Guests are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to participating restaurants and simply drop them in the boxes set up inside.” Pfister said that the drive runs throughout the entire month of December, so guests have plenty of time to gather their donations for this worthy cause.
11.17.14: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES FREE ITALIAN CHEESE TOSCANA BREAD PROMOTION.
Orlando, Florida, November 17, 2014 — Orlando, FL — In addition to a constantly evolving menu of the freshest, most delicious pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, salads, and breadsticks, Flippers Pizzeria is always devising great ways to thank their loyal customers. This month, the pizzeria is giving thanks with an end-of-year special—Free Italian Cheese Toscana Bread. Guests of the Florida pizza restaurant can obtain the promotion with a minimum purchase of $15.00 while dining in or carrying out their order. The promotion is valid for a full month, from Tuesday, November 25th to Thursday, December 25th at all participating locations.
10.05.14: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA SERVES THE MEETINGS AND CONVENTIONS INDUSTRY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA.
Orlando, Florida, October 5, 2014 — Orlando, FL — If you’re in Central Florida during October you know that the month begins some of the most amazing weather of the year. Crisp fall temperatures encourage residents and visitors (many are lovingly referred by locals as snowbirds) to get out of their homes and hotels for events across the I-4 corridor. October is also the beginning of the unofficial convention season in the region—an industry that thrives throughout the year. With 14 locations throughout Florida, many of which are in the heart of the meetings and conventions core, Flippers Pizzeria is ready for the increase in hungry convention goers.
09.02.14: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES NEW FREE BREADSTICKS SPECIAL!
Orlando, Florida, September 2, 2014 — Orlando, FL — Flippers Pizzeria, known throughout the Sunshine State for creating some of the best pizza in Florida, has announced a new special beginning in September. “Our customers will receive a free order of our famous breadsticks at participating locations when they place an online order valued at $15 or more,” said Ben Richardson, VP of Operations at Flippers Pizzeria. “After entering the promotion code ‘BREADSTICKS’ when placing their order through our website or iPhone app, a hot, fresh batch of breadsticks will be included—on the house.”
08.21.14: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA CATERS "BACK TO SCHOOL" EVENTS.
Orlando, Florida, August 21, 2014 — Orlando, FL — A longtime “Partner in Education,” Flippers Pizzeria is welcoming everyone back to school after a long summer break. “There’s no better way to kick off the new school year on the right foot with a pizza party from Flippers for your students,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria. “Our staff makes it easy for teachers and administrators—we’ll deliver your order and set everything up for you if needed.”
Orlando, Florida, June 25, 2014 — Orlando, FL — Flippers Pizzeria, a Florida pizza favorite among residents and tourists alike, is celebrating Independence Day with a fireworks display of flavor for all service men and women. “With the presentation of a valid service I.D. or while in uniform, active military, police, firefighters, and EMTs are eligible to receive a free MyPie Specialty Pizza with the purchase of one drink when dining in at any participating location,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria. “It’s one of the best pizza deals you can find this Fourth of July.”
06.05.14: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA TREATS DADS TO FREE MYPIE SPECIALTY PIZZAS THIS FATHER'S DAY.
Orlando, Florida, June 5, 2014 — Orlando, FL — Moms were showered with specials last month, so now it’s Dad’s turn to get some love. Sunday, June 15th is Father’s Day, and Flippers Pizzeria is celebrating with free MyPie Specialty Pizzas for good ol’ pops. “Simply purchase any menu item of equal or greater value on Father’s Day while dining in at any one of our participating Florida pizza restaurants, and dad will receive a free MyPie Specialty Pizza,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria.
05.05.14: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA HONORS MOMS WITH FREE FLATBREAD & DESSERT.
Orlando, Florida, May 5, 2014 — Orlando, FL — Every year, Florida pizza artisans at Flippers Pizzeria come up with a memorable way to honor the mothers in their customers’ lives. This year is no exception with two great ways to treat mom to something special. Moms can enjoy a free Roma Tomato Basil Flatbread throughout the entire month of May with a minimum purchase of $15.00 from the extensive pizzeria menu, which includes brick-oven baked pizzas, sandwiches, pastas, salads, flatbreads, and calzones.
Orlando, Florida, April 15, 2014 — Orlando, FL — Orlando pizza restaurant Flippers Pizzeria continues to cultivate its community service and philanthropy efforts in Central Florida with an extensive list of events planned this spring. For more than two decades, Flippers has generously donated food, supplies, and volunteer hours to area schools, medical centers, and non-profits. During that time, thousands of dollars have also been raised through in-restaurant fundraisers and events.
Orlando, Florida, March 19, 2014 — Orlando, FL — Across the United States, travelers eager for an early taste of spring know that Florida can offer the warm weather they crave. But the state’s got a lot more cooking for vacationers than just fun in the sun. Pizza takes center stage during this busy season, thanks to its portability and, of course, for its taste. What other food can make everyone in the group happy—especially when its made with the freshest ingredients available and with passion?
02.22.14: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA HIGHLIGHTS GROUP, PER-PERSON ALL-INCLUSIVE MENUS FOR VISITING STUDENT GROUPS AND SPRING TOURISTS.
Orlando, Florida, February 22, 2014 — Orlando, FL — Every year in early spring, tourists descend upon Florida in search of a break from winter’s gripping cold. This year is no exception. With average high temperatures in March hovering around 75 degrees, Central Florida is a refuge of warmth, sunshine, and yes—pizza—for tourists and student groups nationwide. According to Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria, the Florida pizzeria is ready to serve hungry snowbirds a variety of fresh delicious menu items for every taste.
01.31.14: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA OPENS TWO NEW RESTAURANTS IN FLORIDA.
Orlando, Florida, January 31, 2014—Flippers Pizzeria is giving fans of the Florida pizzeria a reason to celebrate the New Year with the opening of two new restaurants in January. “Our brand new restaurant near SeaWorld is now open, as well as our franchisee-owned store in Tampa,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at the Orlando pizzeria. “We look forward to welcoming our loyal customers at these new locations and, of course, meeting new ones as our brand continues to expand in 2014.”
12.10.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA INVITES GUESTS TO CONTRIBUTE TO SECOND HARVEST FOOD DRIVE.
Orlando, Florida, December 10, 2013 —Flippers Pizzeria is proud to announce their participation in a Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida food drive during the 2013 holiday season. According to Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at the Orlando pizzeria, guests can drop off their donations of non-perishable food items in the boxes currently setup at participating Flippers locations. The drive runs throughout the entire month, until December 31, 2013.
11.19.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES TWO NEW FUTURE STORE OPENINGS.
Orlando, Florida, November 19, 2013 — Orlando, FL — Flippers Pizzeria has announced two new locations scheduled to open later this year in both Orlando and Tampa, continuing its mission of sharing “fresh, honest ingredients” with hungry customers throughout Florida. According to Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at the Orlando pizzeria, a new corporate-owned store will be opening at 11062 International Drive near SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida, and a brand new franchisee-owned store will soon open at Palms of Carrolwood at 13149B North Dale Mabry Hwy in Tampa, Florida.
10.29.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA RECOGNIZES FOUR YEARS OF PARTNERSHIP WITH NET MARKETING CONSULTING GROUP
Orlando, Florida, October 29, 2013 — Orlando, FL — This October, Flippers Pizzeria is celebrating four years of partnership with agency of record, NET Marketing Consulting Group (NET). A full-service marketing agency with locations in Orlando, Florida, and Jersey City, New Jersey, NET began working with the 26-year-old Florida pizzeria in late 2009. Over the course of the relationship, NET has steered the digital marketing efforts for the growing pizza brand.
09.05.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES FREE ITALIAN CHEESE BREAD WITH PURCHASE!
Orlando, Florida, September 5, 2013 — Orlando, FL — Flippers Pizzeria announces another exciting addition to their appetizer menu—Italian Cheese Toscana Bread. Beginning on Thursday, September 12, and throughout the month of September, guests can try the Italian Cheese Toscana Bread for free, with their dine-in order and a purchase of $15 or more at participating locations. The Florida pizzeria regularly updates its menu with creative new dishes that highlight the brand’s commitment to hand-crafted freshness. According to Ben Richardson, VP of Operations at Flippers Pizzeria, the ingredients used to make the pizzeria’s Toscana Breads are no exception.
08.14.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA WELCOMES EVERYONE BACK TO SCHOOL WITH A SPECIAL VALUE.
Orlando, Florida, August 14, 2013 — Flippers Pizzeria, a proud “Partner in Education,” welcomes students, teachers, and administrators throughout Florida back to classroom this August with special “PIE” prices on their fresh 14-inch and 16-inch pizzas. As always, the Florida pizzeria makes it easy for area educators to host great events at their schools.
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06.25.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA HONORS SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN ON INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH FREE MYPIE SPECIALTY PIZZAS.
Orlando, Florida, June 25, 2013 — Flippers Pizzeria is celebrating Independence Day this year by honoring all service men and women in Central Florida. On Thursday, July 4th, all military veterans, as well as active military, police, firefighters, and EMTs are eligible to receive a free MyPie Specialty Pizza with the purchase of one drink when dining in at any participating Central Florida pizza location, as well as locations in The Villages and St. Petersburg.
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06.10.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA TREATS DADS TO FREE MYPIE SPECIALTY PIZZAS THIS FATHER'S DAY.
Orlando, Florida, June 10, 2013 — Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16th this year, and to celebrate, Flippers Pizzeria is offering dads an offer that’s hard to resist. According to Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria, dads will receive a free MyPie Specialty Pizza with the purchase of any menu item of equal or greater value on Father’s Day. Customers must dine in at any participating Orlando pizza restaurant to receive the deal.
05.01.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA CELEBRATES MOTHER'S DAY WITH TWO SPECIALS.
Orlando, Florida, May 1, 2013 — Moms in Central Florida and St. Pete have a big reason to celebrate this May, thanks to Orlando pizza restaurant, Flippers Pizzeria. Moms can enjoy one very exclusive special that will be available throughout the month of May, and also one very “sweet” special available only on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12, at all participating Flippers Pizzeria locations throughout Florida.
04.15.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA CONTINUES TO THRIVE AFTER 25 YEARS.
Orlando, Florida, April 15, 2013 — Careful, consistent growth is the key to a business’ longevity. That’s something that Flippers Pizzeria seems to have figured out. In a matter of 25 years, the Orlando pizza restaurant has grown to 14 very successful locations and tops annual sales of more than $20 million. Vital to the pizzeria’s success is an experienced management team, centrally located bakery, and a crew of devoted employees who share the company’s mission of “Pizza. Passion. Perfection.”
03.13.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA PREPARES FOR SPRING VISITORS THIS MARCH.
Orlando, Florida, March 13, 2013 — While other areas of the country continue to endure winter’s cold, Central Florida residents and its visitors are already enjoying comfortable springtime temperatures—and Flippers Pizzeria is serving these hungry visitors the freshest pizza in town. With 13 locations throughout Florida, from the theme parks and convention centers of Orlando, to the beaches of St. Petersburg and the Villages, Flippers Pizzeria makes ordering fresh, delicious brick-oven pizza easy as pie—pizza pie that is.
02.06.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA HIGHLIGHTS GROUP MENUS WITH PER PERSON PRICING
Orlando, Florida, February 6, 2013 — The earliest months of the year are always some of the most beautiful and comfortable in and around Central Florida. With an average February temperature hovering around 74 degrees, residents are eager to host gatherings of all types, indoors and especially outdoors. Because of the great weather, Flippers Pizzeria often sees an increase in its Orlando catering and all inclusive group menu services at the Florida pizzeria, as both residents and visitors plan events and celebrations before the hot and humid summer months ahead.
01.15.13: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ADDS MORE THAN TEN NEW ITEMS TO ITS MENU.
Orlando, Florida, January 15, 2013 – Fans of Flippers Pizzeria will be pleased to discover a post-holiday treat of sorts from the Florida pizzeria in 2013. In addition to an already expansive selection of fresh baked pizzas, pastas, flat breads, salads, wings, calzones, and sandwiches, customers will now be able to try more than ten new menu items from their favorite Florida pizzeria. According to Flippers Pizzeria executives, debuting new menu items at the beginning of the year is becoming sort of a tradition. Last year around this same time, the pizzeria introduced numerous new specialty pizzas to rave reviews from fans.
12.19.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA PREPARES FOR THE GRAND OPENING OF ITS NEWEST LOCATION IN ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA.
Orlando, Florida, December 19, 2012 – Florida pizza franchise Flippers Pizzeria is ending 2012 with a bang by opening its thirteenth location in the state. The new restaurant is scheduled for a grand opening on December 21, 2012 at 1054 4th St. North in St. Petersburg, Florida. Earlier this year, it was reported that the popular Orlando pizza restaurant was anticipating a large-scale expansion into the Tampa market, thanks to a multi-unit operating agreement with Gerard & Bonnie Pickhardt, principals at Watch These Franchises Grow!™. It has now been revealed that the new partnership will yield sixteen total new Flippers Pizzeria franchise locations over the next eight years throughout Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties.
11.27.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES NEW FREE ITUNES APP, T-SHIRTS, AND MUGS FOR PURCHASE
Orlando, Florida, November 27, 2012 – Orlando pizza restaurant Flippers Pizzeria has a new option for customers who want to conveniently order delicious pizzas, pastas, salads, and sandwiches—A brand new iPhone mobile application is now available for download at no charge in the Apple iTunes store. The new application makes online ordering from iPhones, iTouches, and iPads a seamless and simple experience. After downloading and logging into the new application, guests are able to place an order for Orlando pizza delivery, pickup, or repeat their last order with ease. They can also view their order history with the new app. Searching for nearby locations and the user’s favorite locations is another convenient feature..
10.11.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES ORLANDO CATERING OPPORTUNITIES FOR FALL VISITORS.
Orlando, Florida, October 11, 2012 – In most places across the US, the fall season signals the definitive end of summer— a time devoid of travel and a renewed focus on school, career, and family life. But in Central Florida, the bustling activity that accompanies the summer season happily continues into the fall. And Orlando pizza restaurant Flippers Pizzeria is prepared for a new batch of visitors to their twelve Central Florida locations.
09.07.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES FREE BREADSTICKS WHEN ORDERING ONLINE THROUGHOUT SEPTEMBER.
Orlando, Florida, September 7, 2012 – For many people, the month of September signals the end of the summer and the beginning of fall… when the sweltering summer heat begins to recede and when students revisit classrooms after weeks of carefree vacation fun. The fall is also the beginning of football season, and Flippers Pizzeria thinks that’s a great reason to celebrate. From September 1, 2012, to September 30, 2012, the Orlando pizza restaurant will be offering free breadsticks to all patrons who make online orders of at least $15 through the company’s online ordering system, easily accessed through the Flippers Pizzeria website.
08.20.12: Flippers Pizzeria Continues to Support Local Schools Throughout Central Florida
Orlando, Florida, August 20, 2012 – School season is coming up fast. To help schools start the new year off on the right foot, Flippers Pizzeria is encouraging various organizations to host “Spirit Nights” at one of its 12 restaurants and also offers exclusive “Partner in Education” pricing to schools.
07.06.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES GROUP MENU PRICING FOR GROUPS VISITING CENTRAL FLORIDA.
Orlando, Florida, July 6, 2012 – Groups visiting Orlando, Florida’s renowned theme parks, resorts, and attractions this summer have another reason to celebrate their visit to the sunshine state. Orlando pizza favorite, Flippers Pizzeria, is highlighting their group menu, which includes convenient per-person meals, as well as delivery and setup at guest hotels. Orlando, Florida is one of the nation’s most popular summer destinations for students, families, athletes, and corporate groups. In fact, AAA recently recognized Orlando as the “Number One Summer Vacation Spot” for 2012. More than 55 million visitors are expected in the area this year, according to the latest data released by Visit Orlando.
06.04.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES FREE FATHER'S DAY "MY PIES."
Orlando, Florida, June 4, 2012 – For those looking to treat dad to something fresh this Father’s Day, Flippers Pizzeria is offering a Father’s Day special that truly delivers. “We’re inviting all dads in Central Florida to celebrate Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, at any one of our participating pizzerias,” said Kelly Pfister, Marketing Director at Flippers Pizzeria. “When dads dine in with us, they’ll receive a free ‘My Pie’ specialty pizza (valued up to a $11.99) with a purchase of any menu item of equal or greater value.” With twelve Central Florida locations, Flippers Pizzeria is the perfect place to celebrate Father’s Day. The Orlando pizza restaurant features fresh menu items that are served in a welcoming, comfortable environment..
05.15.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA TO OPEN NEW FRANCHISE LOCATION AT THE VILLAGES.
Orlando, Florida, May 15, 2012 – Flippers Pizzeria will soon be opening its twelfth location in Central Florida at The Villages, which is located approximately 55 miles from Orlando, Florida. The brand new pizza franchise is currently under construction in Spanish Springs Town Square at the site of the former Pauly’s Pizzeria. Owners/Founding Members Sean and Carolyn Pankalla are expanding the restaurant to accommodate 81 guests, with a new outdoor seating area for 30. Construction is currently underway. Both Sean and Carolyn have said that they have had their eyes on the Orlando, Florida-based pizzeria brand for years, and they recently saw a need for such a high-quality product offering at The Villages.
03.18.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA SIGNS A MULTI-UNIT AGREEMENT TO ENTER THE TAMPA MARKET.
Orlando, Florida, March 18, 2012 – Orlando pizza restaurant, Flippers Pizzeria, known for firing up fresh, handcrafted pizzas in their authentic brick-ovens, has successfully taken their 25-year-old concept to the national franchise arena, most recently, the Tampa market. Gerard Pickhardt, principal at Novita Tampa Bay, LLC, is leading the pizzeria’s entrance into the Tampa market. “The Tampa Bay market is perfect for this concept. We are excited about getting in on the ground floor with the Flippers franchise team. What is equally exciting is the quality, passion, integrity, charity and fun that are all part of the equation in this organization,” said Pickhardt.
03.07.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA PREPARES FOR CENTRAL FLORIDA'S SPRING VISITORS.
Orlando, Florida, March 7, 2012 – Orlando pizza restaurant Flippers Pizzeria says that it is anticipating a busy spring season this year, thanks to events that include Spring Break, the Arnold Palmer Invitational Golf Tournament, and a variety of local fundraisers taking place at its eleven Central Florida based restaurants. Every spring, millions of tourists and college students from across the country descend upon Orlando’s world-famous theme parks, resorts, hotels, and attractions. Flippers Pizzeria is preparing for the crowds by highlighting its catering and group services, as well as a few brand new menu items that can be enjoyed in-store or by delivery order.
02.06.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA RELEASES NEW MENU ITEMS.
Orlando, Florida, February 06, 2012 – Orlando pizza favorite Flippers Pizzeria announces a variety of new menu items following a year of expansion and innovation. After a busy year that included the addition of expanded catering services, interior improvements like free wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs in stores, new t-shirt designs for sale at all locations, and an expanded wine and beer offering, Flippers also has future plans to release an iPhone application and mobile website. One of Flippers Pizzeria’s newest offerings includes the Roasted Chicken Caprese Flatbread, served on rustic artisan or whole wheat bread.
01.30.12: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS IN CENTRAL FLORIDA.
Orlando, Florida, January 30, 2012 – Flippers Pizzeria, an Orlando pizza restaurant with eleven locations and a central commissary that supports growth of the pizza company, celebrates its twenty-fifth year in Central Florida. When Flippers Pizzeria opened its first location in 1987 near Sea World, business owners had a specific goal in mind for the new pizzeria—creating delicious pizzas from the freshest ingredients possible and treating every guest with five-star customer service. Eleven locations, a commissary, and a wholesale division later, Flippers Pizzeria’s mission remains the same since 1987, but owners say that after 25 successful years, it’s still just the beginning for the flourishing pizza maker.
12.21.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA NOW OFFERING FREE WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS IN CORPORATE STORES.
Orlando, Florida, December 21, 2011 – Orlando pizza favorite Flippers Pizzeria now offers free wireless Internet access at all corporate locations. The WiFi upgrade finishes out a full year of environmental in-store updates, which also included the installation of high-definition flat-screen televisions in all eleven Central Florida restaurants… Free WiFi is only the beginning of a variety of advancements that the company plans to roll out in 2012, which happens to be its 25th year in Central Florida. In late January, the Orlando pizza restaurant will launch a mobile-compatible website, as well as an iPhone application that will allow customers to order pizzas, flatbreads, salads, sandwiches, and more through their iPad or iPhone device.
11.22.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA OFFERING GROUP CATERING FOR HOLIDAY PARTIES AND EVENTS.
Orlando, Florida, November 22, 2011 – The secret to a great holiday party always comes down to the food that’s being served—at least that’s what they believe at Flippers Pizzeria. After more than 25 years in Central Florida, Orlando pizza favorite, Flippers Pizzeria continues to bring freshness, taste, and plenty of cheer to holiday parties and group events. Whether it’s for the office, a local charity, school group, family, or just a few friends, devoting the time and energy to planning a holiday party can drive a person to the brink. Fortunately, the Flippers Pizzeria catering team makes serving delicious food at holiday events and group gatherings an effortless task.
10.20.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA HIGHLIGHTS ORLANDO CATERING SERVICES.
Orlando, Florida, October 20, 2011 – Orlando pizza favorite, Flippers Pizzeria, is reminding Central Floridians of its catering services for large groups and events throughout the Central Florida community. For more than twenty years, Flippers Pizzeria has been known for their unique approach to pizza making, seeking out the finest ingredients available and preparing their pizzas with a passion that their customers can taste in every slice. According to Kelly Pfister, Director of Sales & Marketing at Flippers Pizzeria, that same quality is delivered through the company’s very popular Orlando catering services… And pizzas aren’t the only item on the menu. “We have successfully catered numerous events in Orlando over the years,” said Pfister. “And our delicious pizzas are only the beginning of our catering options.”
09.20.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA CLOSER TO RELEASE OF NEW IPHONE APPLICATION AND MOBILE WEBSITE.
Orlando, Florida, September 20, 2011 – According to executives at the Orlando pizza restaurant, the new iPhone application will soon give customers the option of easily placing online orders from the convenience of their mobile phones. Customers with iPhones, iTouches, and iPads will be able to download the new application from the iTunes store for free. For those customers without Apple mobile products, the company is also building a mobile compatible version of their website, which will make it easier for customers to browse menus, locations, and place online orders. Ben Richardson, VP of Operations at Flippers Pizzeria, says that the free iPhone application will feature many useful services for customers, including scheduling pick-ups and delivery orders, repeating last orders, designating favorite items and locations, reviewing order summaries, inserting coupon codes, accessing special deals, and more.
08.01.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA PREPARES FOR RELEASE OF NEW IPHONE APPLICATION AND MOBILE WEBSITE.
Orlando, Florida, August 1, 2011 –Flippers Pizzeria is preparing for the launch of a brand new iPhone application and mobile website this month. According to executives at the Orlando pizza restaurant, the new iPhone application will allow customers to place food orders on their iPhones, iTouches, and iPads. The technology will locate the user’s closest Flippers Pizzeria location (there are currently 11 pizzeria locations in Central Florida) using GPS.
07.15.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA HOSTS FIRST WEDDING AT CENTRAL FLORIDA, ORLANDO PIZZA RESTAURANT IN CLERMONT, FLORIDA
On June 22, 2011, Flippers Pizzeria was home to the first in-store wedding for the Orlando pizza restaurant… Following the ceremony, guests enjoyed a reception with music and food from Flippers Pizzeria, which included a variety of specialty pizzas, fresh salads, pastas, and desserts. Orlando catering is an unique specialty of the pizza franchise…
06.14.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA PUTS NEW, EYE-CATCHING DELIVERY TRUCKS ON THE ROAD.
Today, Flippers Pizzeria released details about its brand new delivery trucks that operate out of its full-service commissary in Orlando, Florida. In the past, the casual observer may have never recognized a Flippers Pizzeria truck driving down Central Florida’s busy roadways. Despite being loaded with a variety of fresh meats, sauces, cheeses, and vegetables that would turn any hungry driver’s head, the plain white trucks revealed nothing about the tasty cargo inside. But those days are over…
05.19.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA RECAPS LATEST RESTAURANT IMPROVEMENTS AND ANNOUNCES FUTURE INNOVATIONS.
Today, Flippers Pizzeria revealed details on how the company has enhanced the customer dine-in experience over the past year and how it plans to further enhance it in 2011. For starters, Flippers Pizzeria has installed high-definition flat-screen TVs in all 11 of their Central Florida restaurants. Another new addition to Flippers Pizzeria this year is the expanded beer menu...
04.22.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES A NEW FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY FOR NEW AND EXISTING FANS
Flippers Pizzeria will be giving away over $175 in restaurant credit to its online fans. By simply submitting a photo of themselves wearing the brand new Flippers Pizzeria t-shirt, available in stores for only $11, online fans have the opportunity to win. Flippers Pizzeria has a proficient social media visibility, featuring dynamic profiles on today's most popular social networkds, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
03.06.11: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES NEW PIZZA FRANCHISE OPENING IN LAKE MARY, FLORIDA.
Grand Opening details were announced today for Flippers Pizzeria's newest franchise location in Lake Mary, Florida. The new location for Flippers Pizzeria, an Orlando pizza company with a 24-year presence in the Central Florida community will be owned and operated by Tom Ronzino, President of Zinofan Pizza, LLC. The opening for the new pizza franchise is scheduled for March 2011.
02.08.10: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING DATE FOR NEW CORPORATE LOCATION AT UNIVERSITY COMMONS.
Today, Flippers Pizzeria released details about its newest corporate restaurant opening, University Commons, near the University of Central Florida. According to executives at Flippers Pizzeria, the new restaurant is scheduled for a Grand Opening on February 18, 2001, with a soft opening on February 15, 2011.
01.10.10: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA ANNOUNCES NEW FRANCHISE OPENING IN WINTER SPRINGS AND NEW CORPORATE LOCATION AT UCF.
Flippers Pizzeria's new Red Bug restaurant is one of two locations scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2011. Founders of Flippers Pizzeria, Todd Dennis and Scott Kousaie, say that a new corporate location will soon be opening at University Commons near the University of Central Florida at Alafaya Trail and Corporate Boulevard.
12.22.10: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA PUTS THE FOCUS ON FRESH, HONEST INGREDIENTS.
For nearly 24 years, Flippers Pizzeria, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, has been perfecting their menu with quality food made from fresh, honest ingredients. Top-grade providers include Saputo Cheese, Escalon Premiere Brands, and Fontanini Italian Meats and Sausages.
11.22.10: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA WELCOMES TWO NEW FRANCHISE PARTNERS
Today, Flippers Pizzeria announced new franchise deals with Tom Ronzino, President of Zinofam Pizza, LLC, and Sean Pankalla, President of Spanish Springs Flippers, LLC.
10.06.10: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA UTILIZES SOME OF THE BEST BRICK OVENS IN THE BUSINESS.
Today, Flippers Pizzeria released details about the origins and design of their famous brick ovens, now used in all of their Central Florida restaurants.
Today, Flippers Pizzeria announced a multi-unit franchise deal with David Lo, President of Delocie LLC. According to Ian Schneider, VP Franchise Development at Flippers Pizzeria, the first restaurant related to this multi-unit franchise deal will open in the first quarter of 2011.
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08.27.10: SOUTH LAKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RIBBON CUTTING RECOGNIZES FLIPPERS PIZZERIA'S CLERMONT LOCATION
Flippers Pizzeria (flipperspizzeria.com) is being recognized as a new member of the South Lake Chamber of Commerce in Clermont, Florida. A ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled to take place on August 31, 2010, at 5:50 p.m. at Flippers Pizzeria's Clermont location.
07.11.10: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA WELCOMES NEW VP OF FRANCHISE DEVELOPMENT
Flippers Pizzeria (flipperspizzeria.com), known for firing up perfect, handcrafted pizzas in their authentic brick-ovens, is proud to announce that Ian Schneider has joined the executive team as Vice President of Franchise Development.
06.10.10: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA GETS SOCIAL WITH TWITTER & FACEBOOK; RELEASES NEW ONLINE ORDERING SYSTEM.
Flippers Pizzeria announces additional ways for their customers to connect with the brand through newly designed and managed Facebook and Twitter pages. The company is also pleased to announce a revamped online ordering system.
03.15.10: FLIPPERS PIZZERIA TOSSES UP PIZZA PERFECTION ON A NATIONAL LEVEL.
Founded by Scott Kousaie and Todd Dennis in 1987, Flippers Pizzeria has become one of Central Florida’s favorite pizzerias. Since its inception, the mission of Flippers Pizzeria has always been to satisfy every customer through the company’s passion for the perfect pizza. Today, with multiple locations throughout Central Florida and new restaurants in the works, that commitment remains the same.