Donna Italia, the turn-key, three-minute pizza solution providing food and beverage operators with an authentic, Italian-made pizza experience for their customers, announces its official U.S. market launch as it quickly makes in-roads among some of the industries leading hotels, restaurants and attractions.
By combining both a great-tasting pizza, together with a specially-designed, easy-to-use stone oven small enough to sit on a counter, the innovative Donna Italia Pizza Solution guarantees an artisanal Italian-made pizza of optimal quality and taste served in just three-minutes.
The ability by foodservice operators to consistently prepare and serve a high-quality, Italian-made pizza – one of the world’s best loved and most frequently ordered foods – quickly and easily without investing in large, expensive equipment, staff time or training, has long been a challenge.
In addition to the product itself, the Donna Italia Pizza Solution also includes the company’s cost-effective business model and flexible contract terms.Restaurants and food and beverage operators receive the equipment (including oven of choice, pizza prep tools, and ongoing service and support) at no cost, paying only for the pizzas much like a month to month food club subscription, creating an efficient stream of revenue with zero depreciation.
The U.S. food/beverage and hospitality industries are catching on fast, with Donna Italia finding a receptive market among managers and operators. Donna Italia currently maintains a heavy presence in Florida, and can be found at food and beverage outlets at select Best Western, Embassy Suites, Loews, Marriott, Millennium, and Sheraton hotels, in addition to The Lowry Zoo in Tampa; Everglades Holiday Park in Fort Lauderdale; and dozens of restaurants, bars, cafes, lounges, and golf clubs. Through a successful franchise agreement, Donna Italia is also growing its presence in Nevada, California, New york, Texas and Illinois which includes Fat Tuesday’s in Las Vegas; Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, CA; and many more.
“We serve Donna Italia pizza in our restaurant and poolside using their special ovens, which add great flavor and turn out a perfect pizza every time – three minutes and it’s done – saving us on labor costs and time. The pizzas and ovens together, are a great product,” said Leon Teow, Executive Chef, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Orlando, Florida.
Donna Italia pizzas are made in Italy with 100% natural ingredients, including fresh Italian mozzarella cheese, a special blend of Italian flours, olive oil, and tomato pulp, with no added sugar, baking enhancers or preservatives. For optimum freshness, the pizzas are then partially baked in a wood-fire oven, fast-frozen, and packaged individually in a specially-designed, flow-pack wrapper. The result: using Donna Italia’s counter-top stone oven – exclusively designed to perfectly prepare the Donna Italia pizzas quickly, easily and with consistent quality - this plug-and-play operation allows for a hot and delicious pizza to be served in only three minutes from freezer to table.
To further help operators succeed, the company works with each new establishment to assess it’s “pizza demand” based on the type of outlet, local market, and other factors. From there, the company provides staff education and training, marketing materials and support. The result - Donna Italia’s customer retention level exceeds 85%.
According to Donna Italia Founder and CEO, Gilad Shalom, “As much as I love food and pizza, Donna Italia was never really about the food per se. Instead, it was about providing an industry – in this case, the foodservice industry – with a game-changing pizza solution and business model, while also spreading the Italian spirit, flavor and passion for life with as many people as possible.”
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