Pizza 73

Pizza 73

November 19, 2013 10:00 ET

Pizza 73 Launches Powerhouse Potato Wedges, Poutine and Thick and Rich Chili Just in Time for Grey Cup, Winter Season

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 19, 2013) - Pizza 73, one of Western Canada's leading quick-serve restaurant chains, has scored a touchdown of taste with the launch of its two new signature menu items: chili and poutine. Launched Monday throughout the Pizza 73 network of 73 restaurants, the two new menu items are made from the freshest ingredients carefully sourced to provide best taste, quality and value. The chili is blended with seasoned ground beef, kidney beans, green peppers, tomatoes and onions and sells for the low price of $3.99. The poutine features Pizza 73's crispy potato wedges covered in premium cheese curds and hot, delicious gravy for $4.99.

"We've always believed we're in the business of making people happy through quality food that can be eaten on the go or in social settings," said Pat Finelli, Chief Marketing Officer for Pizza 73. "Based on feedback to date, we're confident our chili and poutine will bring warm smiles to consumers who are looking for new options."

With a strong roster of popular menu items like flavourful pizzas, saucy and meaty wings, curly fries and potato wedges, Pizza 73's latest menu expansion reflects a growing demand from the lunch crowd as well feedback from loyal pizza fans who are looking to score points with family and friends who may prefer options beyond the traditional pizza pie.

"Choice is important to us because it's on the minds of our customers," said Finelli. "Our customers have their plates full trying to meet the diverse eating preferences of their family members, teammates or colleagues. We want them to know they can find options that taste good at affordable prices whether they come in for lunch or order from us for dinner."

Visit for more information or consult the company's Facebook page for a friendly popularity contest/showdown between chili and poutine.

About Pizza 73

Established in 1985, Pizza 73 aims to satisfy every customer by providing excellent quality food and true value in a fast and friendly manner. The company is a leader in the communities it serves and offers a broad range of menu items with 20 varieties of specialty pizzas, over 20 different toppings and four styles of crust (traditional pan, super pan, whole grain and gluten-free), and an assortment fresh side dishes including chicken wings, boneless chicken bites, wedgies, dipping sauces, salads and now chili and poutine. Visit for more information.

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