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Team Austin participated in the Go Skating event at Brushy Creek on June 21st. Participants and attendees were able to spin the Ring of Fire Wheel for some yummy Blaze prizes.
Our Austin team participated in the Flashlight Egg Hunt. In conjunction with our donation of coupons to fill some of the eggs for the adult egg hunt, the team also set up a table on site and brought out the spin wheel. They even got some help from the Texas Stars Mascot who helped hand out coupons to children.
Our street team in College Station has officially kicked off the holiday season. On Saturday, Dec. 2nd, our street team participated in their first Jingle on the Green. Each year this event grows.
Our Blaze team in Austin joined in on the holiday spirit this past Sunday as a volunteer booth at the 5k. The crowds that came out enjoyed spinning the wheel and winning Blaze goodies.
The Festival was definitely a success for everyone out here! What a great cause to celebrate with special needs and their families. Penelope had a lot of fun too! Go Blaze!
Our Blaze team participated in the Taste of Waterside put on by the Waterside Shopping Center this past Saturday. Our team got to interact with all the event goers.
This past Saturday, our Freret Street Team participated in Audubon's Boo at the Zoo event. There the team had lines of children dressed in costume waiting to spin our Ring of Fire! They all won free items from Blaze and their parents got to walk away with some BOGOs.
Our street teamers come in all sizes. Check out Penelope in her Blaze gear! She sure was a crowd pleaser at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Open Air Market.
Our Fort Worth team participated in the 29th Annual TCU Merchant Fair this year. Students were eager to spin the Ring of Fire and learn that Blaze was offering a Welcome Back To School Noncon4mist Day!
General Manager Lee Voice Washington with the Help Noah Fight Cancer Team at their fundraiser at Blaze Pizza in The Colony.
Our Freret team would like to recognize these little dough gooders for a fundraiser they held with us on October 17th. Brownie Troop 40380 shared in the Hurricane Maria relief efforts by raising some dough for a troop that was affected in Puerto Rico.
Huge s/o to Arlington Classics Academy for hosting a fundraiser with us for their 3rd through 9th graders! Blaze is always up for helping schools raise some dough to support their students.
We would like to thank Smith Elementary for allowing our Frisco team to participate in their Fun Run again for the second year.
Super Frog made an appearance at our Fort Worth store Friday, October 6th to show TCU’s comradery in the community.
All the funds raised will be donated to the preschool.
College Station held its first fundraiser with Chi Omega of Texas A&M. The funds raised went towards a bigger cause, Songfest. Songfest is the sororities biggest philanthropy event of the year. All the money raised will be donated to organizations such as Make A Wish Foundation.
On August 30th, our Blaze team participated in UTA’s Activity Fair Day. Students were able to spin the Ring of Fire for free Blaze items and learn about all the cool and excited things Blaze has to offer.
Our Frisco team participated in the Frisco Independent School District’s Back to School Bash on August 12th. The annual back to school bash provides thousands of children in the Frisco area an opportunity to receive free school supplies...
Blaze Pizza in Frisco participated in the Hotter 'n Firecrackers Glow 5K Run
Our street team from the Blaze Pizza in The Colony participated in the 5k run as well as the festival.
One Acadiana Chamber hosted a one year anniversary ribbon cutting for the Lafayette Blaze Pizza. There the team also presented a check to the Acadiana Christian Athletics Cheerleading Team for a fundraiser they held at the restaurant.
Neighboring tenant, REI, enjoyed some delicious lunch from Blaze Pizza in the Waterside Shopping Center.
Team Frisco participated in a Community Fair at the Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple. The team brought out their Ring of Fire Spin Wheel for fair goers to win cool Blaze swag...
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To kickoff Craft Beer Week, Blaze Pizza in Lafayette teamed up with Abita Brewing Company on Saturday, May 13th for a Tap Take Over...
Yelp partnered with our Blaze Pizza store to host a Yelp Elite Event. The event brought in top Yelpers from the Arlington area to get a firsthand experience of the Blaze brand...
Our two Blaze Pizza restaurants in New Orleans participated in what’s considered the biggest day of fundraising in the city!...
On April 20th, the Freret Street Blaze Pizza hosted what we call a Non-Con4mist Day for all college students in the area...
Roll up your sleeves and let Blaze Pizza on the green. That's right Blaze Freret joined many golfers as they socialized before the big tournament...
Blaze locations in The Colony and Arlington held simultaneous Tap Take Overs and Fundraisers/Canned Food Drives to support the North Texas Food Bank...
On Monday, April 17th, Blaze Pizza on Freret Street teamed up with Yelp to host a Yelp Elite Event! At the event, about 40 local influential Yelpers were garnished with Blaze bags and swag...
Blaze in New Orleans held a fundraiser for ARNO at the Central Business District location. ARNO is an organization created and dedicated to the rescue and aid of abandoned and homeless animals in the New Orleans area...
Grace at The Greenlight held a Fundraiser at our Blaze O’Keefe (New Orleans) restaurant.
Blaze Pizza in Freret participated in Pi Day. See photos by choosing Freret in our Gallery
Blaze Pizza in Austin participated in Pi Day. See photos by choosing Austin in our Gallery
Blaze in Lafayette held a fundraiser for the Acadiana Homeschool Builders Club. These young people are all about giving back to their community through service. Builders Club is an international student-led organization providing members with opportunities to perform service, build character and develop leadership.
On Saturday, November 12th, Blaze Pizza of The Colony participated in the Run For Babies 5K held by the local March of Dimes branch. The team was set up underneath the Business Expo Tent and was able to interact with participants, talk about the brand and app, hand out bogos and give away some swag. Blaze also received recognition on stage for donating a gift card to the largest participating corporate team. Pizza party on The Colony!
In celebration of the Fort Worth community, Team Waterside participated in the First Annual Waterside By Fort Worth event. Community goers were able to learn about the newly developed Fort Worth Shopping Center through history, art, food, drink, music, health and giving back. Blaze Pizza was represented by the Waterside Team.
Blaze Frisco is down for the youth! The Non-Con4mist Day on September 7th for Frisco Young Life was very successful. The group had a great turn out and the team received nothing but positive feedback. Way to go team Frisco!
Blaze Arlington was able to help the Vine Apartment Complex’s CARES Team at their BBQ by donating 50 pizza coupons as incentives to award their first 50 guests along with two free pizza cards as raffle items.
Blaze Pizza in Arlington hosted a fundraising event for Arlington Classics Academy Fundraiser. Blaze donated 20% of the proceeds from the meals of patrons who showed the fundraiser flyer and/or wore the fundraiser sticker.
Blaze Pizza in Arlington participated in the Peach Tree Carnival. The street team was able to set up a table that allowed the children to spin and win prizes from the Wheel of Fire as well as sampled out s’more pies.
On Tuesday, June 7th Blaze Pizza in Arlington hosted a fundraising event for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington. Blaze donated 20% of the proceeds made from the meals of guests who mentioned the organization during their order.
On Tuesday, May 3rd Blaze Pizza participated in GiveNOLA Day, an event that raised money for over 700 nonprofit organizations.
To celebrate 365 days in Frisco, Blaze is "causing a scene for a good cause" and partnering with St. Jude to donate 20 percent of the day's proceeds to the organization. Funds raised will go toward the Dallas St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer in September.
On May 18th Blaze Pizza hosted an event for Yelp!
On May 14 Blaze Pizza participated in the Arlington Public Library Fundraiser benefitting the Summer Reading Program. The Fundraiser was held at Blaze Pizza in Arlington. Blaze donated 20% of the proceeds from the meals of patrons who showed a library fundraiser flyer.
Blaze is essentially a Neopolitan pizza place married to a Chipotle. The pizzas, developed by chef Bradford Kent of Olio Pizzeria & Café in Los Angeles, are also remarkably consistent: crisp from center-to-edge, with toppings applied sparingly, as they should be.
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is celebrating Pi Day on Monday, March 14 by inviting guests to build their own artisanal pizzas for just $3.14 each at any Blaze Pizza location.