Blaze Pizza News

Founded: 2012

The first Blaze Pizza® restaurant opened on Aug. 6, 2012, in Irvine, Calif., and quickly gained attention for its chef-driven recipes, thoughtful interior design, and a service culture that celebrates individuality.

Blaze Pizza recently signed a deal to open five new locations throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
May 8th, 2024
Blaze Pizza recently announced the latest addition to its executive team.
January 30th, 2024
Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza has announced a new core menu innovation to kick off the new year - Fast Fire’d Meatballs.
January 19th, 2024
Blaze Pizza is introducing a new "What's Hot" monthly value special for pizza lovers to enjoy at participating locations nationwide.
June 5th, 2023
Blaze Pizza announced today it is fueling its international expansion in Bahrain with a multi-unit development agreement to open two new locations.
April 25th, 2023
Blaze Pi Day is back! The fast-casual pizza brand announced the return of its highly anticipated $3.14 pizza promo.
March 1st, 2023
Blaze Pizza announced today the appointment of Beto Guajardo as its new president and chief executive officer.
January 5th, 2023
Blaze Pizza, is celebrating its 10th birthday by giving away more than 16,000 free pizzas.
November 9th, 2022
Blaze Pizza announced today the signing of two new multi-unit franchise agreements
October 27th, 2022
Blaze Pizza, is celebrating National Pizza Month with a $10 limited-time offer for any 11-inch 2-topping pizza with a drink or dessert.
October 11th, 2022
Blaze Pizza announced today the signing of new multi-unit franchise agreements to broaden the brand’s presence across the South and Northeast.
August 31st, 2022
Blaze Pizza, today announced its Back to School campaign to celebrate students and teachers returning to school.
August 31st, 2022
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Blaze Pizza announced today that Ed Yancey has been promoted to chief development officer.
June 3rd, 2022
Blaze Pi Day is back for its ninth annual celebration. The brand announced the return of its highly anticipated $3.14 pizza special.
March 3rd, 2022
Blaze Pizza and Primal Kitchen® are excited to announce a new, limited-time partnership.
January 5th, 2022
Blaze Pizza announced the signing of a new franchise development agreement that will expand the brand’s South Florida footprint.
December 2nd, 2021
Blaze Pizza announced it has signed two new multi-unit franchise agreements to expand its west coast footprint, further fueling the thriving brand's continued nationwide growth efforts.
July 30th, 2021
Blaze Pizza announced that Johnny Jones has joined the executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Development.
June 2nd, 2021
Blaze Pizza announced today that Brad Reynolds has joined the executive leadership team as chief financial officer.
April 21st, 2021
Blaze Pizza is taking Dallas by storm! The fast casual franchise pizza concept announced it celebrated the grand opening of its newest location in Rowlett, Texas on March 23rd.
April 13th, 2021
Blaze Pizza announced it has accelerated its franchise development efforts in the first quarter of 2021, signing agreements to develop 16 new restaurants in Texas, Florida and Tennessee.
April 7th, 2021
Blaze Pizza, the nation's leading fast casual franchise pizza concept, announced that Chris Demery has joined the executive leadership team as chief technology officer.
February 5th, 2021
Blaze Pizza is welcoming Vince Szwajkowski as Chief Marketing Officer and Rick Gestring as Chief Restaurant Officer.
October 8th, 2020
As the pizza industry flourishes, Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is generating attention from motivated investors inspired to break into the fast-casual space.
September 23rd, 2020
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Blaze Pizza announced the addition of Marie Zhang as Chief Supply Chain Officer and Ed Yancey as Vice President of Franchise Development to its corporate team.
May 28th, 2020
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, announced that it will be opening a new location in Gastonia, North Carolina.
March 16th, 2020
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is taking another slice of the Sunshine State with a new multi-unit development deal.
February 12th, 2020
In partnership with multi-brand operators Elie Damouni, George Damouni, Nadim Burbar and Daniel Burbar, will dramatically grow its footprint across the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana regions.
January 30th, 2020
To round out an impressive growth year, Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza is taking another slice of the Dallas market.
December 13th, 2019
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, announced today a new development deal that will add three additional restaurants to the Dallas region.
November 15th, 2019
Blaze Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, today announced the promotion of Mandy Shaw to President and Chief Executive Officer.
November 11th, 2019
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, announced today a multi-unit development deal that will grow the brand’s footprint in Southern Louisiana.
October 28th, 2019
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, announced today a multi-unit development deal that will grow the brand’s footprint in Southern California.
October 21st, 2019
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, announced today a multi-unit development deal that will grow the brand’s footprint in the Lone Star state.
August 14th, 2019
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the recognized world leader in fast artisanal pizza, is helping guests chill out this August with its month-long Dolla’ Fresca promotion.
August 2nd, 2019

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