PLANO, Texas, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Forget the power tools. Hold the sporting goods. And don't even think about that polka dot tie. This Father's Day, Pizza Hut is providing a chance to give dad the ultimate #PizzaHutFathersDay Experience: a VIP trip to Dallas filled with Blake Shelton concert exclusives and of course, pizza.
Starting today and lasting through Father's Day, Sunday, June 15, 2014, fans can enter for a chance to win the Pizza Hut Father's Day Experience by sharing photos, videos and/or a message via Twitter or Instagram telling @PizzaHut why their dad should win this trip. Pizza Hut will choose a winner on Father's Day and communicate with fans throughout the contest using the hashtag #PizzaHutFathersDay.
"Partnering with Blake Shelton to introduce our new line of BBQ pizzas has been nothing short of fantastic," said Jared Drinkwater, Senior Director of Marketing, Pizza Hut. "Our fans have loved it, and as a way to show our appreciation for their support, we are offering a chance for one of them to win this ultimate experience with Blake for their dad."
The winner of the #PizzaHutFathersDay Experience will receive a trip to Texas for two on June 21, 2014, that includes the following:
- VIP tour of Pizza Hut headquarters in Plano, Texas
- Private "build-your-own" pizza making clinic inside the Pizza Hut innovation kitchen
- Tickets and meet & greet at the "Blake Shelton Ten Times Crazier" tour stop in Dallas
- Free pizza for a year
Deadline for submitting a chance to win is 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 15. The winner will be announced on Monday, June 16. Complete contest rules can be found at http://pizzahut.com/assets/w/marketingpages/sweepstakes/Fathersdayrulesweepstakes.pdf.
This contest comes on the heels of the BBQ Pizza launch in May of which Shelton – a noted BBQ and pizza enthusiast himself – played a key role in inspiring the new menu items from Pizza Hut.
The three BBQ Pizza recipes from Pizza Hut feature a savory toasted cheddar edge on the brand's Hand-Tossed crust and are topped with a Honey BBQ sauce. The three recipes include:
- Blake's Smokehouse BBQ: With a southern twist and Blake's inspiration, this pie features hardwood smoked bacon, smoked ham flavored with a hint of sugar and juicy pork.
- Hawaiian BBQ: Featuring a tropical island favorite with a BBQ infused taste, this pizza provides smoked ham flavored with a hint of sugar, pieces of sweet pineapple and crisp green peppers.
- Honey BBQ Chicken: A classic BBQ combination, this pizza is topped with tender, all-white meat chicken, hardwood smoked bacon and sweet red onions.
To order from Pizza Hut, visit PizzaHut.com, which was recently redesigned to enable faster and more intuitive ordering than ever before. Pizza Hut has the largest suite of ordering channels of any national pizza chain, including apps for iPhone, Windows and Android, as well as iPad and a mobile site.
About Pizza Hut
Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), delivers more pizza, pasta and wings than any other restaurant in the world. In 2014, Pizza Hut was named the Harris Poll Equitrend® Pizza Brand of the Year and was the recipient of the Innovation and Leadership in Advertising Award from the American Advertising Federation, 10th District. The only pizza company to be named a top ten franchise in 2013 by Entrepreneur Magazine, Pizza Hut began 56 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and today operates more than 14,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. Pizza Hut also is the proprietor of the BOOK IT!® Program, which is a long-standing children's literacy program used in more than 620,000 classrooms nationwide. To order online from Pizza Hut, visit PizzaHut.com.
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