Entertaining Expert Dina Manzo and Ristorante by Dr. Oetker Provide Tips and Dining Solutions for the Perfect Night In

Italy's number one selling frozen pizza and Dina Manzo give fans a slice of perfection

Jun 17, 2013, 10:00 ET from Dr. Oetker USA

MT. LAUREL, N.J., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ristorante by Dr. Oetker frozen pizza is announcing a partnership with entertaining expert Dina Manzo and celebrating the kick-off of the second phase of their Perfect Night In Facebook sweepstakes. Party planner, home entertaining expert and host of Dina's Party, Manzo will be sharing her creative tips with Ristorante Facebook fans throughout the remainder of the year so pizza lovers can make their get-togethers as unique and hassle-free as Ristorante pizzas.

"As a party planner, I'm always looking for delicious and convenient ways to enhance my gatherings. You don't need to cook for hours to serve something your guests will be sure to enjoy," said Manzo. "After tasting the thin, crispy crust and unique flavor combinations of Ristorante pizza, including goat cheese and diced cherry tomatoes or Edam, Emmental, and blue cheese, I knew the incredible taste could make any night in the perfect night in!"

From low-key, romantic date nights, to family backyard barbecues or dinner parties with friends, Ristorante is inviting Facebook fans to tell them what their perfect recipe of friends, food and ambiance is to create the Perfect Night In. They'll then be entered into a sweepstakes for the chance to win a prize pack to bring their Perfect Night In to life, along with hundreds of instant win prizes!

Ristorante frozen pizza offers distinctive combinations of toppings and seasonings to create an authentic Italian taste. Ristorante is the No. 1 frozen pizza brand in Italy, and now in the U.S. it's the only thin-crust pizza with generous helpings of fresh toppings. The authentic, Italian-style pizza has been available in the U.S. since 2009 and is currently available in eight varieties – Mozzarella, Spinaci, Funghi, Quattro Formaggi, Vegetale, Speciale, Pepperoni Pesto and Formaggi & Pomodori.

For your chance to enter the Perfect Night In Facebook sweepstakes, as well as see Dina's entertaining tips, simply "like" Dr. Oetker Ristorante on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/DrOetkerUSA. After telling us the ingredients for your Perfect Night In you will be entered for a chance to win one of five grand prize packages ($1,500 value) and hundreds of instant-win prizes (~$25 value). Prizes include luxury items to fit a variety of Perfect Nights – A Relaxing Night, A Photography Night, A Night of Outdoor Entertainment, A Summer Game Night or A Perfect Picnic Night. The Ristorante Facebook sweepstakes lets fans navigate through their ideal settings, activities and company and shares tips to help create their Perfect Night In. Winners have the chance to win exciting prizes including an iPad, a digital camera, a fire pit, an outdoor movie screen and an ice cream maker, as well as delicious Dr. Oetker Ristorante frozen pizzas.

Ristorante pizzas are available in retailers along the East coast and at select retailers in the Pacific Northwest. To see which stores near you carry Dr. Oetker Ristorante, visit http://www.ristorante.us/locator.

About Dr. Oetker

The Dr. Oetker Company was founded by Dr. August Oetker in 1891 in Bielefeld, Germany with the development of a special baking powder, Backin, that produced extraordinary baking results. More than 40 years ago, the first frozen pizza was launched in the German market. Today, Dr. Oetker frozen pizzas sell in 43 countries worldwide with 34 individual operations.  In 2003, Ristorante Pizza was introduced in Canada and has continued to maintain an overwhelming amount of success in the market place.

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