Print
Restaurants

Blaze Pizza Set To Open Wilmington Location Next Week

By Jessica Maurer, posted Dec 11, 2018
Wilmington's first location of Blaze Pizza is scheduled to open at 915 Military Cutoff Road on Dec. 20. (Photo courtesy of Blaze Pizza)
Officials with Blaze Pizza have announced that the eatery will open its first Wilmington location Dec. 20 at 915 Military Cutoff Road in the Earth Fare grocery store-anchored retail complex called Renaissance Market. 

The following day, a grand opening for Blaze is scheduled with offers of free pizzas from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to anyone who follows Blaze on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat, according to a news release.
 
Under the operation of Blazin’ Blue, the franchisee developing the concept throughout the state, the Wilmington location has created about 50 new jobs. There are eight other locations across the state, including four in the Raleigh area, three in Charlotte and one Asheville.
 
The Los Angeles-based company, founded in 2012, prides itself on serving artisanal pies that are fresh, fast and affordable, officials said in the release. Each restaurant features an interactive, open kitchen that allows guests to customize the menu’s signature personal pizzas or create their own for around $8.

The pizza dough is made fresh daily and topped with all-natural meats and fresh vegetables and cheeses, then finished in an open-flame oven that cooks pizzas in three minutes. To accommodate those with special dietary needs, Blaze offers gluten-free dough, vegan cheese and tree-nut free pesto.
 
“At Blaze, we’re taking one of America’s favorite foods back to its roots by offering high quality, affordable pizzas – without the wait,” said Mike Reed, district manager for Blazin’ Blue, in the release. “We couldn’t be more excited to bring Blaze to the Wilmington area.”
 
The newly constructed 3,000-square-foot restaurant seats 75 inside and an additional 20 on an outdoor patio and is located in front of Earth Fare.
 
Reed said Blaze Pizza looks forward to building strong roots within the Wilmington community. The restaurant has developed a fundraising program that returns 20 percent of an event’s proceeds back to local organizations and will be partnering with local schools, sports clubs and other groups to host regular fundraising events.
 
Blaze's hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
 
Have a tip for Restaurant Roundup? Email [email protected].
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Burrus rob headshot 300x300

Held for Ransom(ware): You AND Your Company. How NOT to be a Victim

Robert Burrus - Cameron School of Business - UNC-Wilmington
Infinity 891835159

What is EMV and Am I Liable?

Kyle Thorpe - Infinity Payment Systems
Leath 683x10242

How to Fire Someone Effectively

Lisa Leath - Leath HR Group

Trending News

Entrepreneur Richard Johnson's Latest Project Aims To Boost Burgaw

Johanna Cano - Jun 14, 2019

Nearly Done With The Pearl, Developer Plans 32 More Downtown Apartments

Cece Nunn - Jun 14, 2019

Plastics Molding Manufacturer Gets Its Start In Wilmington

Christina Haley O'Neal - Jun 14, 2019

New Hanover Regional Grows To A $1.2B Operation

Vicky Janowski - Jun 14, 2019

Field Of Vision

Jenny Callison - Jun 14, 2019

In The Current Issue

First Carolina To Open Full-service Branch

First Carolina Bank, which has maintained a loan production office in Wilmington since September 2017, will open a full-service branch here....


Providers Keep Close Eye On Measles Issue

With the largest measles outbreak in the U.S. in 25 years, area health providers will continue to promote the need for keeping up-to-date on...


Aging Office Spaces Get Modern Makeovers

Some investors have turned to older office buildings, renovating them to make them Class-A office spaces that are updated to attract a new r...

Book On Business

The 2019 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2019 WilmingtonBiz Expo Keynote Lunch - CEO, nCino, Pierre Naude`
Transporting the Future - Power Breakfast 3.12.2019
Health Care Heroes 2018