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Pizza Mind Trivia: Ugly Sweater Edition December 20th!

Join us on December 20th for the last Pizza Mind Trivia of the year- and to make it fun, we’re making it an Ugly Sweater Edition! Come wearing your favorite or worst or most clever ugly sweater and enjoy a fun festive night with us filled with trivia, friends, drinks, and delicious pizza. As always, the games kick off at 6:30pm at Zachary’s Grand Lake and first place goes home with a $50 Zachary’s Gift Certificate.

See you there!

Zachary’s Pizza Contest Winners Announced!

Announcing the winners from the first ever Zachary’s Pizza Contest!

Recipe submissions were tasted by our awesome crew who then chose one winner for each Zachary’s location. We had so many amazing and creative submissions, and it was a tough (but delicious) challenge choosing just 5 winners. Super huge thank you to everyone who participated- you’re all winners in our hearts! 🍕❤️🍕

And now without further ado, the winners are…

ROCKRIDGE:
The Honey Trap, by Finn Liss
Calabrese salami, Calabrian peppers, roasted red peppers, red onion, finished with a honey drizzle. Thin crust only.

NORTH BERKELEY:
Pizza Bayou, by Kenny Kahn
Blackened chicken, andouille sausage, green and red bell peppers, red onions, garlic. 

GRAND LAKE:
To Beef or Not to Beef, by Yui Ueno
Roast beef, provolone, mozzarella, giardiniera, pepperoncini.

PLEASANT HILL:
The Indian Sunrise, by Sheetal Randev
Tikka masala spiced chicken, onions, garlic, roasted red peppers, cilantro, mozzarella.

PLEASANTON:
The Loaded Baked Potato, by Cristina Solano
Potatoes, goat cheese, bacon crumbles, cheddar jack blend, fresh green onions.

Each pizza will be featured for a limited time at its winning location in the coming months. The winning chefs and their creations will also be spotlighted on our social media. Stay tuned for the official launch date of each pizza in the new year. Congratulations to our five winners! We can’t wait for folks to try your yummy masterpieces!

Special Holiday Hours

All locations will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Be sure you order half-baked pizzas to finish baking at home those days since we’ll be closed! We highly recommend the following tips to make it as seamless as possible for you!

ORDER & PICKUP HALF-BAKES EARLY: 

Our half-baked pizzas last 4 days in the refrigerator. Beat the crowd by ordering and picking up pizzas the days leading up to Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Easy-to-follow instructions come with each order. Wondering just how easy half-baked pizzas are to finish off at home? Check out our Instagram Story

ORDER PIZZAS IN ADVANCE: Place your order now if you have a preferred pickup day and time. You can order days in advance and have your pizzas delayed for your chosen date. Some pickup times may fill up, which is why placing your order early is highly recommended! Please note delay orders must be placed over the phone.

Let’s All Go to Zachary’s Tees Now Available!

Bianca Alvarez’s Let’s All Go to Zachary’s is the third of four shirts we’re releasing from our first ever t-shirt contest, with winners voted on and chosen by you, our amazing communities. These super fun shirts have a festive holiday feel that we can’t get enough of!

All four shirts will be limited-edition, single runs – meaning once they’re gone, they’re gone for good. So if you like one, be sure to snatch it up before it sells out.

These shirts don’t just look great, in addition, part of their sales are being donated to two great organizations! To help celebrate our 40th Anniversary this year, we’re donating 50% of the profits from these limited-edition shirts to the Alameda County Community Food Bank and the Monument Crisis Center in Concord. Click the link below to purchase, or visit any Zachary’s location.

$25+ tax

Adult Unisex: S, M, L, XL, 2XL
Shipping & handling not included in price.

CLICK TO PURCHASE

Closed Thanksgiving Day

All locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. But what about our Thanksgiving pizza party, you ask? Half-bakes, we say.

If pizza is on your Thanksgiving menu (be it breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a midday snack ????), make sure you order half-baked pizzas to finish off on Thursday since we’ll be closed. We highly recommend the following tips to ensure we’re able to grace your Thanksgiving Day table, and to make it as seamless as possible for you!

ORDER & PICKUP HALF-BAKES EARLY: 

Our half-baked pizzas last 4 days in the refrigerator. Beat the crowd by ordering and picking up pizzas the days leading up to Thanksgiving! Monday or Tuesday would be ideal as we anticipate a high volume of business that Wednesday. Easy-to-follow instructions come with each order. Wondering just how easy half-baked pizzas are to finish off at home? Check out our Instagram Story

ORDER PIZZAS IN ADVANCE: Place your order now to ensure your preferred pickup day and time. You can order days in advance and have your pizzas delayed for your chosen date. Some pickup times may fill up, which is why placing your order early is highly recommended! Please note delay orders must be placed over the phone.

We’ll reopen at 11am as normal at all locations November 24th!

Zachary’s Pizza Special Contest! Happening Now through October 15th

National Pizza Month is here and to celebrate, we’re holding a Pizza Special Contest!

From now through Sunday, October 15th, submit your best recipe and pizza name for a chance to win a $200 Zachary’s Gift Certificate and be featured on our social media along with your pizza special! Here are the details of the competition.

-Recipes must be original. Proposed pizza names must be family friendly (think about the kiddos y’all!) Zachary’s reserves the right to change a proposed special name to better adhere to our guidelines.
All recipes must be emailed to hello@zacharys.com by 11:59pm, Sunday October 15th and include the location (Rockridge, Grand Lake, North Berkeley, Pleasant Hill, or Pleasanton) they are being submitted for.
-Recipes will be taste tested and voted on by Zachary’s crew.
-One winner per location will be chosen. Winners will be notified and announced to the public the week of October 22nd.
-Each winner (5 total) will receive a $200 Zachary’s Gift Certificate and a be featured on Zachary’s social media alongside their special.

Please email hello@zacharys.com if you have any questions!

Special Halloween Edition of Pizza Mind Trivia October 18th!

Halloween (sadly) only comes once a year, so we plan to fully celebrate it this year with a special Halloween edition of Pizza Mind Trivia!

On October 18th we invite you to come to trivia night at Zachary’s Grand Lake in your wildest, scariest, punniest (it’s a word- don’t @ us), and most silly costumes to take part in our Halloween Costume Competition! Trivia will go down as normal at 6:30pm, we’re just tossing in the added bonus of a costume competition cuz WHY NOT?!

First Prize Costume: $50 Zachary’s Gift Certificate
Second Prize Costume: Zachary’s Swag Pack (T-shirt, hat, pint glass)
Third Place Costume: Zachary’s Hat & Pint Glass)

Winners will be chosen by the audience! Plus, don’t forget the Grand Prize winner of Pizza Mind Trivia also wins a $50 Zachary’s Gift Certificate and second place goes home with a $30 Zachary’s Gift Certificate! That means you have the opportunity to double up if your team wins trivia AND you win the costume contest. Winner, winner, pizza dinner 😜🤗

See you October 18th at Zachary’s Grand Lake!

October is Employee-Ownership Month & National Pizza Month!

Why do we love the month of October? Not only is it Employee-Ownership Month, it’s also National Pizza Month, National Coming Out Day October 11th, and the absolute cherry on top- HALLOWEEN! So. Many. Things. To. Love!

National Pizza Month is here and to celebrate, we’re holding a Pizza Special Contest!

From now through Sunday, October 15th submit your best recipe and pizza name for a chance to win a $200 Zachary’s Gift Certificate and be featured on our social media along with your pizza special! Here are the details of the competition.

-Recipes must be original. Proposed pizza names must be family friendly (think about the kiddos y’all!) Zachary’s reserves the right to change a proposed special name to better adhere to our guidelines.
All recipes must be emailed to hello@zacharys.com by 11:59pm, Sunday October 15th and include the location (Rockridge, Grand Lake, North Berkeley, Pleasant Hill, or Pleasanton) they are being submitted for.
-Recipes will be taste tested and voted on by Zachary’s crew.
-One winner per location will be chosen. Winners will be notified and announced to the public the week of October 22nd.
-Each winner (5 total) will receive a $200 Zachary’s Gift Certificate and a be featured on Zachary’s social media alongside their special.

Please email hello@zacharys.com if you have any questions!

Celebrating our 40th Anniversary and 20 Years of Employee-Ownership During National Employee-Ownership Month!

This employee-ownership month is especially special to us as we are celebrating our 40th anniversary and 20 years of being employee-owned! The absolute WOW factor to all that? Employee-Owner, Mario, celebrated his 40 YEAR ANNIVERSARY with the company on September 16th! Yes, that means Mario has been a steadfast Zachary’s pillar for our entire history, joining the company a mere 2 months after we opened in 1983. Shortly after celebrating his anniversary, we celebrated Mario’s extremely well deserved retirement on September 28th. Believe us when we say it was an emotional, bittersweet, joyful, celebration of the career of a true Zachary’s legend. We love you, Mario! You will be sorely missed but we are so happy for this next chapter of your life!❤️

Join us for Happy Hour Monday to Friday at Zachary’s Grand Lake & Pleasanton!

Join us weekdays from 3pm ’til 5:30pm to enjoy drink specials and small bites and appetizers. See below for what we’ll be offerings!

ZACHARY’S GRAND LAKE & PLEASANTON HAPPY HOUR-
Weekdays 3pm-5:30pm

DRINK SPECIALS-
All House Cocktails $9
All Draft Beer $7
All Glasses of Wine $2 Off
*Shortstack: Any well shot + 5oz draft beer

SNACKS & APPS
Caesar Salad $7
*Roasted Cauliflower $7
Zachary’s Meatballs $9.25
*Buffalo Wings $9.25

Come in for a full meal or just drop by for some snacks and drinks, either way, we have you covered!


*Only available at Pleasanton

Please note- Happy Hour is dine-in only. Menu items subject to change without notice. Cocktail selection varies by location. Cannot be combined with any other offers. No substitutions. Only available at Zachary’s Grand Lake & Pleasanton.

New Limited Edition Zachary’s University Tees!

Jay Firestone’s, Zachary’s University, tee is now for sale!

This is the second of four shirts we’re releasing from our first ever t-shirt contest, with winners voted on and chosen by you, our amazing communities. We (and we’re guessing you!) loved this design for multiple reasons, one of which being the color scheme nod to our Cal neighbors around the corner from Zachary’s Rockridge and North Berkeley! (#calbearsgreat 🐻)

All four shirts will be limited-edition, single runs – meaning once they’re gone, they’re gone for good. So if you like one, or think a Zachary’s (or Cal 😉) fan in your life might, be sure to snatch one up before they sell out.

These shirts don’t just look great, part of their sales is also being donated to two great organizations! To help celebrate our 40th Anniversary this year, we’re donating 50% of the profits from these limited-edition shirts to the Alameda County Community Food Bank and the Monument Crisis Center in Concord. Click the link below to purchase, or visit any Zachary’s location.

$25+ tax

Adult Unisex: S, M, 2XL (Sold out of sizes L & XL)
Shipping & handling not included in price.

CLICK TO PURCHASE