PizzaRev marked its entrance intoSouth Dakota today with a “Pizzas for a Purpose” fundraising event at 3901 W. 49th St. in Sioux Falls. Guests are invited to “pay-what-they-want” for a custom-built, personal-sized pizza, with a suggested $8 contribution to benefit Children’s Miracle Network and Sanford Children’s Hospital.
PizzaRev – Sioux Falls is owned and operated by Todd Porter and Todd Schriever of Porter Apple – the group operates eight Applebee’s across South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska. Todd Porter also operates Carino’s and Chevys in Sioux Falls.
“Sioux Falls has embraced PizzaRev in a big way – we’ve already received rave review from our initial guests about our personalized process and our thin and crispy crust,” said Porter. “We’re looking forward to a successful Grand Opening to support the Children’s Miracle Network and Sanford Children’s Hospital and to help continue their mission of caring for children.”
PizzaRev features a distinctive “Craft Your Own” pizza assembly process and its Roman-style thin and crispy pizza that won a loyal following throughout Southern California. The fast-casual pizza concept is now expanding across the country by partnering with experienced, multi-unit restaurant operators like Porter and Schriever. PizzaRev will open two additional franchise locations in the next two weeks in San Diego, CA.
PizzaRev is a “build-your-own” fast-casual pizza concept that has reinvented the way America eats its favorite food. Guests are empowered to fully customize a personal-sized 11″ pizza for one price. Homemade dough options, flavorful sauces, all-natural cheeses, and more than 30+ artisanal toppings, everything is on display at PizzaRev and assembled right before your eyes. The pizzas are then fired in a 900-degree, stone-hearth oven which produces a thin and crispy Roman-style pizza in just three minutes. Los Angeles-based PizzaRev was founded in 2012; the executive team possesses a combination of Fortune 500 operating experience and high-profile restaurant management.
PizzaRev is currently franchising and announced a strategic partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings in 2013. The company currently has 15 corporate restaurants and eight franchise locations in operation, with additional franchises under development across Washington, D.C. and 12 states: CA, CO, MA, MN, MO, ND, NV, NY, OH, SD, TX and UT.
Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, joined the Children’s Miracle Network team in 1986. As a Children’s Miracle Network hospital, Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls stands dedicated to the ideal that every child is unique, every diagnosis is different and every situation is special. One hundred percent of funds raised stay local to help local children.
As the area’s only Children’s Miracle Network hospital, Sanford Children’s Hospital offers the region’s most comprehensive health care services for children. Leading-edge technology, specially trained medical professionals and a vast array of services help meet the multiple medical needs of patients and their families.