Pizza Week will run Thurs., Feb. 18th through Sun., Feb. 28th
(Feb. 9, 2021 – Tampa, Fla.) — Happy National Pizza Day! Join Creative Loafing, Metropolitan Ministries, and local Tampa Bay area restaurants for Tampa Bay Pizza Week, featuring exclusively-priced takeout and dine-in specials on pizza, beer, and more from Thurs., Feb. 18th, through Sun., Feb. 28th.
How it works: Each participating restaurant will offer a pizza special, plus deals on Peroni and more at select locations. A full list of locations and special details, ordering information, a map, social media contest info, and how to vote on Tampa Bay’s Ultimate Pizza will be available at tampabaypizzaweek.com
Featuring pizza specials $10 & under by:
Gourmet Pizza Company
Jack Pallino’s Pizza
Madison Avenue Pizza
New York New York Pizza
Russo’s New York Pizzeria
The Nona Slicehouse
Westshore Pizza South Tampa
& more to be announced
This year, CL is excited to be partnering with Metropolitan Ministries on Pizza Week and a portion of proceeds will benefit the nonprofit. As a local, independent nonprofit, Metropolitan Ministries has provided services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity, and instill self-sufficiency for at-risk and homeless families in Tampa Bay since 1972. The Ministries’ vision is to be America’s most effective and innovative caregiver for those in need.
CL is currently in search of an Official 2020 Ambassador of Tampa Bay Pizza Week. Local pizza enthusiasts can submit themselves into the running to take home $150 cash plus take over CL’s Instagram stories during Pizza Week with food photos and videos from their favorite participating locations while reaching CL’s more than 61k+ followers.
Here’s how to enter to become the Official 2020 Ambassador of Tampa Bay Pizza Week:
Step 1. Share photos of your favorite local pizza spots using the hashtag #TampaBayPizzaWeek and don’t forget to tag the location.
Step 2. In the caption, tell CL why you think you deserve the title of Pizza Week Ambassador.
Step 3. Make sure to tag @cltampabay.
Winner will be selected by a panel of judges on Monday, February 15th (winner must be local to the Tampa Bay area).
Those taking advantage of Pizza Week specials can share a photo of their Pizza Week experience on Instagram to be automatically entered to win gift certificates from select Pizza Week restaurants + $400 in CL Deals.
Here’s how to enter:
Step 1. Snap a photo of your delicious Pizza Week special.
Step 2. Post your photo on Instagram by adding your location at the participating restaurant. Tag @cltampabay & use the hashtag #TampaBayPizzaWeek
Step 3. Share your photo to be automatically entered to win!
Each location you visit and tag on Instagram automatically gets you an additional entry into the contest.
Plus, Creative Loafing is letting you decide who you think makes Tampa Bay’s Ultimate Pizza. All participating locations are up for the coveted title. In 2020, Westshore Pizza South Tampa took the title of Tampa Bay’s Ultimate Pizza. Voting for the 2020 Ultimate Pizza begins at 9 a.m. on Thurs., Feb. 18th.
To take advantage of Tampa Bay Pizza Week from Feb. 18th through 28th, all you have to do is ask for the Pizza Week special. Complete special details, including takeout, delivery, online ordering options, and more will be available prior to Feb. 18th.
Local restaurants interested in participating in Pizza Week can contact Alexis at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on Tampa Bay Pizza Week 2021, visit tampabaypizzaweek.com
Please use the following hashtags for all digital promotions: #TampaBayPizzaWeek
For more information on Metropolitan Ministries, visit metromin.org
For more information on Peroni, visit peroniitaly.com
About Creative LoafingCreative Loafing is an award-winning alternative, weekly newspaper and website committed to providing Tampa Bay with an independent perspective, up-to-the-minute local news, and a comprehensive listing of local happenings. Creative Loafing offers readers’ unique monthly events and CL Deals, a locally focused platform featuring dining and event experiences at half-off their regular price.
Creative Loafing recently launched a donation-based membership group to build a community around readers and supporters at a time that local media across the country has been struggling, and to help underwrite work in the face of the devastating loss of revenue caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In March, CL’s parent company, Euclid Media Group (EMG), announced layoffs at each of its seven newspapers. In Tampa, seven staffers across editorial, production, events and sales were let go. CL’s small, but mighty, team is dedicated to bringing you up-to-the-minute news. To learn more about CL’s donation-based Press Club, visit cltampa.com/supportlocaljournalism