On Thursday, February 13th, we were downtown at the Drake Hotel for the NBA Sneaker Ball. During the cocktail hour, Lou’s served up over 200 slices to attendees and NBA associates. It was a great night celebrating with athletes, including Will Perdue, Tae Bo creator Billy Blanks and many others. Special thanks to our team for attending the event!
On Saturday, February 15th, Lou’s was at the Morton Grove Civic Center serving slices at their Cold Brews Fest. Lou’s provided a delicious snack for participants as they tasted some of the local Chicago-area breweries. It was a great way to connect with some of the local community and meet a few brewers including our Sam Adams friends! Thanks to the Park District for having us and to our team for serving some deep dish!
On Wednesday, February 19th Lou’s was on hand passing out slices to over 400 whiskey aficionados. With over 20 distillers and brewers on deck, guests were happy to see they could get a bite of Lou’s in between beer and whiskey tastings!
First, on the John Williams “Radiothon,” Tastes of Chicago gift cards were given away to generous donors to help raise funds for the Salvation Army. In just 2 hours, nearly $70,000 dollars were raised!
A late night, but a ton of fun with a great cheese pull!
The students spent time filming and learning the process that goes into making our legendary deep dish. Special thanks for our Northbrook store for showing some deep-dish eaters how to be deep-dish makers (and eaters)!
A Chicago classic, located in a Chicago classic; the Wrigley Building. Eater Magazine named it as a restaurant opening to check out! We’d love to see you for lunch or dinner in our new space and don’t forget to check out our retail shop! Open for carry out, delivery, or dine-in.
Lou’s was happy to play a small part in fueling some of the runners! On October 12th our South Loop, West Loop, and Lawndale stores served the 1,100 members of the World Vision running team a great pasta dinner! On race day, three of our stores cranked about nearly 4,000 slices of pizza!
On October 17th, Lou’s celebrated at the Grayslake Park District Pumpkin Fest! Our team dished out over 300 slices of pizza, while participants played festival games in their best Halloween costume! A few days later on the 19th, Lou Malnati’s joined the Glenview library for Glencon 2019! We served pizza while participants celebrated all things pop culture.
On the 17th, we joined Bill and Wendy from WGN in Barrington for TreeTime, the annual tree trade-in! Lou Malnati’s handed out over 150 slices of pizza to loyal listeners.
Coaches, volunteers, and the Northbrook Park District were super appreciative of Lou’s contribution and partnership with their local sports and youth programs!
With a brass band on hand, Lou’s sampled out over 200 slices to many Lincoln Square locals who enjoyed having Lou’s there!
Unfortunately, one hour into the event it started to downpour but that didn’t stop us! Lou’s continued to sample pizza inside during that time and was a clear crowd favorite. Some of the other local pizza vendors include: Judy’s Pizza, MOD Pizza, and Sarpino’s among others. All remaining pizzas were then taken over to the local BJBE Temple as we sampled out over 300 slices of pizza. Many people shared their stories of Lou’s and being a customer since the early Lincolnwood days!
With over 100 motorcyclists riding 60+ miles in the pouring rain, they were excited to be welcomed with Lou’s pizza. With over 150 people in attendance, all were super grateful to have Lou’s come out and Lou’s was delighted to help donate to a wonderful cause!
With over 5,000 people in attendance, Lou’s generated a ton of excitement passing out over 800 slices of pizza as well as fun prizes and swag. We’re so excited to be a part of the Glenview community and loved meeting everyone that stopped by!
Over 200 parents and children enjoyed Lou’s and we had a great time connecting with the community!
With our Northbrook location just across the street from the baseball field we had so much fun getting to know the community and they were super appreciative of our sponsorship and support.