SAN JOSE - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) announced today that Pizza Factory (@PizzaFactoryInc) is the official pizza of the San Jose Sharks. As part of the exclusive partnership, Pizza Factory will be served on the concourse at SAP Center at San Jose during arena events including San Jose Sharks games beginning in September.
"The San Jose Sharks are excited to partner with Pizza Factory and serve their delicious food offerings at SAP Center at San Jose," said John Tortora, Chief Operating Officer of the San Jose Sharks. "Our goal is to provide our fans with the best in-arena experience. A variety of food offerings plays an integral role in achieving that level of satisfaction. We look forward to introducing Pizza Factory to our fans this season and teaming with Pizza Factory in generating greater awareness about the negative impacts of bullying."
This partnership also allows both the Sharks and Pizza Factory to make a significant and positive impact in the local community. Pizza Factory and the Sharks will team to educate kids about the negative impact of bullying amongst youth in our community. Pizza Factory will also be the presenting sponsor of a special game night designed to educate and drive positive social change and foster a more inclusive community. Pizza Factory will also be actively involved in the Sharks "Hockey Fights Cancer" campaign scheduled for the month of November, 2017.
"We are thrilled about the partnership with the San Jose Sharks," said Mary Jane Riva, CEO of Pizza Factory, which has more than 100 locations throughout the country. "The San Jose Sharks, who have fans across the country, have initiatives and values that align well with ours. We pride ourselves on being involved in the communities we serve, and look forward to propelling our reach forward with the help of the Sharks' national presence. Our slogan is 'We Toss'em, They're Awesome,' and we're excited for even more fans and SAP Center visitors to experience this sentiment and learn what we're all about."