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Salvatore's Introduces Speedy Slice!

February 23, 2016 4:52pm

(Rochester, NY) - The Salvatore’s Pizza Family is proud to introduce Speedy Slice! The first Speedy Slice location will open at 10am on Wednesday, February 24th at 256 Webster Ave in Rochester, NY. George Moses, Executive Director of North East Area Development, Inc. (NEAD) will be the Operator of this flagship location.

The new Speedy Slice concept will provide quality, fast and fresh pizza in neighborhoods throughout Monroe County that may have limited food options. Speedy Slice offers pizza slices and hot whole pizzas in less than 5 minutes! The limited menu and no delivery helps to offer affordable family pricing. Speedy Slice will use the freshest and highest quality ingredients purchased locally with spotless clean open view kitchens, and a “no-fry zone” concept.

“We plan to open 20+ locations throughout the Rochester area which will create many jobs and ownership opportunities,” said Salvatore SoccerSam Fantauzzo, CEO & Founder of Salvatore’s Speedy Slice.

George Moses is the Executive Director of North East Area Development, Inc. (NEAD) and Group 14621 Community Association Inc. He brings over 30 years of experience in grass roots community development, and a well-documented history of leadership and service at all levels of the community. His mission is to improve the quality of life for residents in the northeast areas of the City of Rochester.

“This business venture represents a unique workforce development partnership between NEAD, Freedom Community Enterprises and the locally owned Fantauzzo Family Brands,” said George Moses. “As this community moves forward addressing the complex issues of poverty, we must provide pathways for ownership and jobs to generate wealth.”

“Throughout 37 years of Salvatore’s Old Fashioned Pizzeria, several young box makers and pizza chefs are now self-employed Owner/Operators,” said Salvatore SoccerSam Fantauzzo. “We plan to continue this tradition of growth and opportunity with the new Speedy Slice concept.”

Salvatore’s Pizza is a family-owned pizza chain from Rochester, NY. In 1978, High School Senior Salvatore SoccerSam Fantauzzo created Salvatore’s Pizza in his Home Economics class. 37 years later, Salvatore’s has 30 full-menu locations and six pizza outlets in the Monroe County area. The Salvatore’s Pizza family brought back the historic Garage Door in 2009, Donuts Delite in 2010, the Rochester Lancers in 2011, Arthur Treacher’s Fish & Chips in 2014, the 1872 Café in 2015, and in 2016 launching the new Speedy Slice concept!

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Salvatore's Ranked #55 in Nationwide Top 100 List!

November 17, 2015 4:47pm

(Rochester, NY) - Salvatore’s Old Fashioned Pizzeria was ranked #55 in “Pizza Today’s” list of the top 100 Pizza companies in America, November 2015 issue. There is an estimated 150,000 places that sell pizza in the country!

Salvatore “SoccerSam” Fantauzzo, CEO/Founder of Salvatore’s Pizzeria attributes their ranking to the volume of sales per location. Their company mission for the past 37 years has been to offer:

Salvatore’s started in 1978 as an Eastridge High School project for founder Salvatore Fantauzzo, and now has over 30 locations and additional outlets in the Rochester area.

“This is a great honor for a small family operated pizza chain to be listed with the “Big Boys”, said Salvatore “SoccerSam” Fantauzzo, CEO/Founder of Salvatore’s Pizzeria. We are very grateful to all of our franchisees, staff members and our loyal customers”.

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Salvatore's Presents: Think Pink!

October 1, 2015 4:44pm

(Rochester, NY) - The Salvatore’s Pizza Family is proud to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month through the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester. This initiative will run through the month of October.

“In 2010, Salvatore’s was the first pizzeria in the country to offer pizza slices served in bright pink boxes. We raised thousands of dollars for the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester,” said Salvatore “SoccerSam” Fantauzzo, CEO/Founder of Salvatore’s Pizzeria. This will be our 6th year with our pink campaign.

Salvatore’s is now offering several sizes of pizzas in pink boxes.

Go to salvatores.com for a list of area locations to support the “Think Pink!” initiative!

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1872 Cafe Will Re-Open Tomorrow!

August 17, 2015 3:31pm

The Rochester landmark café known as the 1872 Café will re-open tomorrow, August 18th under the ownership of the Rochester based Salvatore’s Pizza Family.

The 1872 Café originally opened on September 20th, 2012 as part of the Voters Block Community. The Voters Block Community was a $20 million project that is scattered along West Main Street. The project focused on 431 West Main Street, where Susan B. Anthony illegally cast a ballot for Ulysses S. Grant for President. She had 15 others follow in her footsteps and she was later arrested for her actions in 1872 near the site of the café.

The project included a historic rehabilitation of the Wertz building, an 8-unit apartment building, the Frederick Douglass Apartments, 28 residential units, 10 commercial units, 45 newly constructed single family homes and duplexes and a $2 million memorial designed by local artist, Pepsy Kettavong, which the cafe overlooks.

In early January 2015, Rev. Mary Ramerman of the Spiritus Christi, a Rochester church and the owner of the café, looked for someone to take over the ownership of the 1872 Café. Unfortunately, she was unable to find an owner and on March 15, 2015, manager of the café, Michelle Austin-Stritzel, was forced to shut the doors of the 1872 Café, that is, until now.

Now, the Salvatore's Pizza Family will operate the 1872 Café. "This is another Rochester jewel that is so important to our city," said Salvatore 'Soccer Sam' Fantauzzo, the CEO and Owner of Salvatore's." The 1872 Café will remain the same and we will offer donuts from Donuts Delite, and a new pizza concept," said Fantauzzo.

The 1872 Café will be opened from 7AM-7PM 7 days a week with former employees operating the café. A portion of the profits will go to Spiritus Christi through Home Leasing, which is operated by President/CEO Cathy Sperrick and Nelson Leenhounts, the Chairman/CEO.

The Salvatore’s Pizza Family brought back the historic Garage Door in 2009, Donuts Delite in 2010, the Rochester Lancers in 2011, Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips in 2014, and in 2015 the 1872 Café!

The grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Lovely Warren will be Tomorrow, August 18 at 10:30AM. The 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920.

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Donuts Delite Celebrates National Donut Day!

June 3, 2015 3:25pm

NATIONAL DONUT DAY IS JUNE 5th!

(Rochester, NY) - Friday, June 5 is National Donut Day. Donuts Delite at Empire @ Culver will be serving free cinnamon ravioli donuts from 6-9am.

You can also purchase special Salvation Army donuts and Donuts Delite will make a donation to the Salvation Army.

The Salvation Army in Chicago celebrated the first National Donut Day in 1938 to help raise much-needed funds during the Great Depression. In doing so, the Army honored Salvation Army “donut lassies” who fed the tasty treat to American soldiers during World War I. Among those recognized were Ensign Margaret Sheldon and Adjutant Helen Purviance, who came up with the idea of frying donuts in soldiers’ helmets near the front lines. Donuts became synonymous with the Salvation Army, as well as the American soldiers who returned home with the nickname, “doughboys.”

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Salvatore’s 37th Location Opens in Scottsville

April 20, 2015 3:20pm

(Rochester, NY) - The Salvatore’s Pizza Family is proud to announce the opening of their 37th location in the Village of Scottsville at 11 Main Street. The Salvatore’s Saloon will offer our Famous Full Menu seven days a week, a large dining room offering table service, giant TVs, full bar and a separate party room. “The Saloon,” a first for the Salvatore’s Pizza Family, will offer over 50 beer varieties including many local choices. The Salvatore’s Saloon will be owned and operated by Nick Pearl who has been with the Salvatore’s Family for over 10 years and also operates the Salvatore’s locations in East & West Henrietta. The Salvatore’s Saloon went through months of extensive renovations that brought the building back to its original architecture.

Please join us for our Grand Opening Monday, April 20th at 4PM. Salvatore’s…11 Main Street in Scottsville, 889-5555.

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Salvatore’s Pizza now available at Sahlen's Stadium

April 15, 2015 3:14pm

(Rochester, NY) – The Salvatore’s pizza family announced today that SALVATORE’S is NOW the official pizza of Sahlen’s Stadium, home to the Rochester Rhinos, Rochester Rattlers and the WNY Flash. Rob Moore, President of Red Osier Food Products and Special Events, is the official operator of the Salvatore’s Pizza Outlet at Sahlen’s Stadium.

“Combining Rochester’s premier brands throughout Monroe County will be our focus in the upcoming months,” said Rob Moore. “Red Osier beef is available at all Salvatore’s locations and Salvatore’s pizza will be available at TSE, Metro Café, Sahlen’s Stadium and other joint ventures.”

“This is a great opportunity for Salvatore’s to continue their support of local sports teams and venues and we are proud to now be the official pizza of Sahlen’s Stadium,” said Salvatore “SoccerSam” Fantauzzo, CEO/Founder of Salvatore’s Old Fashioned Pizzeria.

Salvatore’s was awarded TOP 100 Pizza Companies in the Country, by Pizza Today magazine. “With almost 100,000 restaurants in the U.S. serving pizza and close to 10,000 in New York State alone, it’s amazing to be ranked #70 in the nation,” said Patty Powers, Marketing Director. For more information, visit www.salvatores.com.

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Salvatore's Pizza Now Served at Frontier Field!

April 1, 2014 3:08pm

(Rochester, NY) – The Salvatore’s pizza family announced today that SALVATORE’S is NOW the official pizza of Frontier Field. All pizzas will be made on premise in Mama Mittsy’s pizza kitchen. The Red Wings home opener is this Saturday, April 5th.

“Mama Mittsy is very excited about the opportunity to work hand and wing with Salvatore’s this season as Salvatore’s will be the official supplier of pizza at Frontier Field. She is very particular about who she works with and she knows that the fans of Frontier Field will love her pizza even more now that she’s teamed up with Salvatore’s,” said Dan Mason, Red Wings General Manager.

“Celebrating our 35th year, we are proud to now be the official pizza of Frontier Field. We are the family born and raised in Rochester, NY and proud of it,” said Salvatore “SoccerSam” Fantauzzo, CEO/Founder of Salvatore’s Old Fashioned Pizzeria.

Salvatore’s was awarded TOP 100 pizza companies in the country, by Pizza Today magazine. “With almost 100,000 restaurants in the U.S. serving pizza and close to 10,000 in New York State alone, it’s amazing to be ranked #70 in the nation,” said Patty Powers, Marketing Director. For more information, visit www.salvatores.com

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