Many a family has been split over pizza debates. At Pie Five Pizza, they aim to keep further sauce from being spilt, and to unite families by giving everyone what they want. Residents of Elmhurst, Chicago will soon be able to peacefully purchase pizza and build their own personal pie creations or try one of Pie Five's signature pies and receive it in less than five minutes. On Friday, August 28, Pie Five will open its sixth Chicagoland location in front of Whole Foods at 359 South IL Route 83, which is on the corner of Route 83 and St. Charles Road.
"We know Chicagoans take their pizza seriously, and we're honored by the great support we've received thus far from this pizza powerhouse city," said Randy Gier, CEO of Rave Restaurant Group, Inc. "At Pie Five, we're passionate about farm fresh ingredients, handcrafted crust variety and creating an experience that really wows our guests – I'm thrilled that Chicago loves it!"
Half of pre-opening day proceeds will be donated to Loaves & Fishes, a food pantry that feeds more than 600 families per week in DuPage County. Additionally, Miranda Barfuss of Loaves & Fishes will also be presented with a check for $1000 at the ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 28.
The unique Pie Five model allows patrons to top their pizzas any way they want for one low price, baked to bubbly perfection in only 145 seconds in a custom-designed, state-of-the-art oven. There are millions of possible pizza combinations Pie Five customers can create with four crusts (including artisan thin, classic pan, whole grain Neapolitan and gluten-free), seven sauces and 28 fresh toppings. Additionally, they can add one of Pie Five's freshly-tossed, hand-made salads served in a baked pizza dough bowl or a decadent home-baked brownie or cookie pie.
Pie Five plans to open 500 company-owned and franchised units across the country in the next five years. Find out more at the website PieFivePizza.com.