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Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Hosting Grand Opening Celebration for Avon Location March 20

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria Hosting Grand Opening Celebration for Avon Location March 20


Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria Hosting “Get the Ball Rolling” Grand Opening Celebration March 20 to Celebrate New Avon Location

Customers invited to enter to win ‘Pizza for a Year,’ other prizes

WHAT:        Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is expanding the opportunity for Hoosiers to enjoy Chicago’s legendary deep dish pizza and is preparing to open the doors to its newest location in Avon. The celebration will kick off on Monday, March 20, 2023 with the following festivities:

  • Ribbon cutting with Avon Chamber of Commerce & Town of Avon officials
  • Enter to win ‘Free Pizza for a Year’ (five guests will be chosen and notified on March 21)
  • Lou’s t-shirts for the first 100 paying customers (one per order)
  • Play pop-a-shot and Plinko for prizes
  • Meet Nikki Reed, host from WNTR-FM (107.9 The Mix)
  • Meet the team from Query & Schultz
  • A Dine to Donate fundraiser, with 20% of sales from those that mention “Catch the Stars” going back to support Tamika Catchings’ Catch the Stars Foundation.
WHO:        Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is a family-owned company and is considered the oldest family name in Chicago pizza. The Avon location will be the company’s fifth restaurant in Central Indiana, joining carryout and delivery locations that opened in Carmel, Ind. in October 2020, on West 86th St., Indianapolis in March 2021, and Greenwood, Ind. in June 2022 and the company’s first full-service restaurant and bar in Central Indiana, which opened in Indianapolis’ Broad Ripple neighborhood in November 2021.

WHERE:      Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria            
                    8806 E. U.S. Highway 86, Avon, Ind. 46123

WHEN:        Monday, March 20, 2023            
                    3 p.m. - Ribbon Cutting Ceremony            
               4-8 p.m. - Enter to win ‘Free Pizza for a Year,’ games and prizes, t-shirt giveaway and opportunity to support the Catch the Stars Foundation through the Dine to Donate fundraiser.

WHY:        As Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria prepares to expand, the company wants to invite Avon community members to celebrate and join in the opportunity to enjoy their legendary Chicago deep dish pizza in a location that is convenient to where they live, work and play.

About Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria
Considered the oldest family name in Chicago pizza, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria is a family-owned company famous for deep dish pizza and staying true to the original Chicago-style pizza recipe. The company stresses consistency in quality, service, and food, offered in a unique environment by a staff that is committed to one another, the customer, and the community. Lou Malnati’s is passionate about pizza, people and proud to support the local communities they serve one deep dish at a time. There are more than 75 locations in the Chicagoland area, Arizona, Indiana and Wisconsin. A member of the Malnati family has been running the business since it started in 1971. The Malnati’s signature deep dish is made from a secret family recipe that has been handed down through four generations. For the latest dish, visit

About Catch the Stars Foundation
The Catch the Stars Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides youth with fitness, literacy and mentoring programs that encourage them to set goals, dream bigger and achieve more. Created in 2004 by 4-time Olympic Gold Medalist and Women’s Basketball Hall of Famer Tamika Catchings, the foundation is geared towards providing positive academic, youth development and fitness-related programs for at-risk youth between the ages of 7-18 in the metropolitan Indianapolis area. To learn more about the foundation, visit


Media Contacts
Natalie Levy | Public Relations Manager | 847.313.4924 |
Jennifer Chan | Porch Light Public Relations | 317.490.3770 |

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