For the past two years, Lou Malnati’s Highland Park took home the trophy for best pizza; however, this year there was a decision to mix it up a little bit. Instead, the D113 committee opted to focus on celebrating the event itself by recognizing all of the contributors who assist in funding new education programs and other innovative educational opportunities for the District 113 Education Foundation.
It was a tremendous night of coming together, eating pizza and desserts, and listening to music supplied by Deerfield High School and Highland Park High School Jazz Bands.
On Thursday, January 19th, our Lincolnwood and Wilmette pizzerias teamed up to defend last year’s title for the last, and final, Pizza Wars 7 hosted by Niles North High School. At the event, we fed hundreds of hungry participants our famous deep dish pizza, and walked away champions for the second year in a row!
Proceeds from Pizza Wars 7 benefit the District 219 Education Foundation, which strives to provide financial aid for educational resources outside the scope of the regular district budget, like instruments and a cappella trips, for students and their families who have school related costs they are unable to fund themselves.
For the special occasion, the team decorated the carryout with balloons, and gave away prizes for every customer that came in between 5-7pm. Customers won Lou’s gear like hats and t-shirts, along with coupons for free eats.
Thank you to our loyal Libertyville customers that have supported us for the past 20 years! We’re looking forward to many more great years to come.
At our pizzerias, it’s always a sad time when we have to say goodbye to our seasonal staff as they go back to school. But why not celebrate the occasion instead?!
On Sunday, the staff all wore their college gear, and customers were encouraged to join in the fun! Anyone that wore their own college or school gear got to spin a prize wheel in our lobby for fun giveaways like appetizers or dessert, gift cards, t-shirts, and more!
Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is looking for excited, enthusiastic individuals to join our family! We are hosting open interviews every Tuesday in June at Lou Malnati’s in River North. We invite you to attend and apply in person:
Please bring proof that you are legally eligible to work in the United States.
Bucktown/Wicker Park, Evanston, Gold Coast, Lawndale, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square/North Center, Lincolnwood, Oak Park, Old Irving/Six Corners, River North, South Loop, West Loop
On Friday, February 19th, managers from our Evanston pizzeria were at Clark Street Beach for the Polar Plunge. Although none of our managers were actually participating in the plunge… they did bring some hot deep dish pizza!
This Polar Plunge was a fundraising effort for the Illinois Special Olympics, and the super plungers jumped into the freezing waters of Lake Michigan every hour on the hour until 2am! There’s no better way to warm up than with a hot slice of deep dish pizza, and the super plungers were glad to have it.