Archives for February 20, 2014

PIZZAREV INVITES ALL PIZZA LOVERS TO EXPERIENCE COCA-COLA FREESTYLE “Revolutionary Made to Order” Artisanal Pizza Chain to Feature the Coca-Cola “Fountain of the Future,” at all PizzaRev Locations


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You’re thirsty, but you want variety and choice to select the perfect beverage to complement a specialty made-to-order artisanal style pizza.  Now you need look no further than PizzaRev for the ultimate refreshment to go with your favorite pizza.  Coca-Cola Freestyle®, the revolutionary fountain dispenser will soon make its debut at all PizzaRev locations.


PizzaRev, one of the nation’s leading made-to-order artisanal pizza concepts, today announced a new multi-year agreement with The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO).  Under this new agreement, all current and future PizzaRev locations will exclusively serve Coca-Cola products through Coca-Cola Freestyle®. 

With Coca-Cola Freestyle, PizzaRev guests can choose from more than 100 regular and low- calorie brands – including many varieties of waters, sports drinks, lemonades and sparkling beverages offered nowhere else. People can select brands such as Caffeine-Free Diet Coke® with Lime, Fanta® Peach, Minute Maid® Light Orange Lemonade and more via an interactive touch-screen on the front of the fountain.

Coca-Cola Freestyle truly offers the kind of variety designed to meet peoples’ beverage needs and lifestyles.

“The Coca-Cola Company is a great brand leader and innovator in the industry,” said Rodney Eckerman, PizzaRev Co-CEO.  Our guests can now customize their entire meal with our Craft Your Own pizza and a refreshing Coca-Cola Freestyle beverage!  We are excited to provide this enhanced quality experience for our guests.”

“We are delighted to introduce Coca-Cola Freestyle to PizzaRev guests,” said Tony Ferlauto, vice president of national sales, Coca-Cola North America.  “With its wide variety of choices and ability to mix and match to customize your beverage, Coca-Cola Freestyle is the perfect complement to PizzaRev’s artisanal made-to order pizza.”

The sleek, stylish new Coca-Cola Freestyle fountains are touchscreen operated and use unique, proprietary PUREPOUR TECHNOLOGY™ to dispense more than 100 beverage varieties in the same amount of space as a standard eight-valve machine.  People love the personalized, interactive experience and expansive selection offered by Coca-Cola Freestyle, often citing the new dispensers as a deciding factor in their choice to visit an outlet.  Retail locations with Coca-Cola Freestyle have experienced increases in beverage servings, total customer transactions and overall restaurant sales.

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world’s most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company’s portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.9 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world’s top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at , follow us on Twitter at, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at or find us on LinkedIn at

About PizzaRev

PizzaRev is a Los Angeles-based fast casual Pizza chain that has re-invented the way America eats its favorite food by delivering a truly interactive dining experience where customers craft their own pizzas choosing from a wide variety of premium quality ingredients, in any amount, for one price. PizzaRev fires its pizzas in a stone-hearth oven which produces a delicious, crispy Roman-style thin pizza in just 3 minutes. PizzaRev was founded by long-time entertainment industry executives Irv Zuckerman and Rodney Eckerman, who bring Fortune 500 executive operating experience along with their Management team of highly experienced and long-tenured restaurant operators. Like PizzaRev on Facebook, follow on Twitter and visit for updated news, videos and location information.

Credit: PizzaRev.

Disney Puzzle Packs Giveaway Opportunity!

 Disney Puzzle Packs, is a new app from Disney Publishing that will delight Disney fans of all ages with a variety of puzzle favorites featuring popular Disney franchises. We tried this out and love the different fun things to do from the “word find” to jigsaw to “spot the difference” to matching! Disney Puzzle Packs’ 100+ puzzles will keep kids and families entertained on road trips (Spring break will be here before we know it!)
The Disney Puzzle Packs app is free to download and comes with a sample of each type of puzzle. Additional franchise puzzle packs starring favorite Disney characters are available for purchase in the app, after parents pass a two-step, COPPA and FTC-compliant gate system.  You can choose from Planes, Disney Princesses, Cars, Winnie the Pooh, Monsters, and Fairies puzzle packs. My son enjoyed checking out the Planes one! We received a $10 iTunes credit  to download the full pack of puzzles (MSRP: $9.99)  This will definitely keep kids entertained!
Would you like to win a $10 iTunes code to download the full pack of puzzles? One winner will win a free code! Simply leave a comment below telling us who your favorite Disney character is! Deadline to enter is February 25th, 2014 at midnight. One winner will randomly be selected from all entries!
Self disclosure: I received a free iTunes credit to facilitate this review/feature but any opinions expressed are my own. Photo Credit: Disney.

Garden of Life Raw Organics Products

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Looking for products that will help keep those healthier eating resolutions this year? Garden of Life has a variety of products that will help keep those resolutions! My favorite are the Raw Organics Products which include the following: Organic Golden Flax Seed & Organic Chia Seed, Organic Golden Flax Seed & Raw Organic Antioxidant Fruit, Real Cold Milled Organic Golden Flax Seed, and Super Omega 3 Organic Chia Seed. The Organic Golden Flax Seed & Organic Chia Seed is higher in protein, omegas, vitamins and minerals than Flax Seed alone. It promotes Healthy Digestion, Promotes Heart, Breast & Brain Health! I love this one sprinkled on my salads! The Organic Golden Flax Seed & Raw Organic Antioxidant Fruit is my favorite of the four products! This one is great for Digestive, Reproductive, Prostate, Breast and Heart Health. I love the antioxidant fruits & berries-all Non-GMO, pesticide free with no sugar or preservatives. I love adding this one to my oatmeal and yogurt!

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The Super Omega 3 Organic Chia Seed is mild with a nutty flavor. This one also promotes Heart and Brain Health. But, also helps maintain Healthy Cholesterol and Blood Sugar & Promotes healthy Digestion and Elimination. I love adding this one to salads and smoothies! The Real Cold Milled Organic Golden Flax Seed is also mild and nutty and is great for Heart Health! This one is great sprinkled in yogurt, soups, and salads!  All 4 products are sold in  12 oz packages and can be found at Health Food Village(Rancho PV), Great Earth (Torrance) and many other locations, just check out the website to find where to buy them near you! They can also be found online.

Self Disclosure: I received these products free to facilitate this feature but any opinions expressed are my own. Photo Credit: Garden of Life.