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For Immediate Release
February 27, 2017
CONTACT: Tina Orozco
Communications Manager
313-471-6649
[email protected]

Little Caesars Introduces New BBQ Inspired Pizza Loaded with Brisket, Pulled Pork and Bacon

New Smokehouse Pizza Entices Meat-Lovers with Smoked Meats for Just $9


The pizza chain known for product innovations like the legendary Bacon Wrapped DEEP!DEEP! Dish pizza is now introducing a new mouthwatering meat creation. Little Caesars new Smokehouse pizza starts with a large round pizza smothered with mozzarella and Muenster cheeses, then topped with beef brisket, pulled pork, Applewood-smoked bacon and BBQ sauce, and finished with a smokehouse-seasoned crust. Starting February 27, the Smokehouse pizza will be available for a limited time at Little Caesars restaurants nationwide for only $9 plus tax where applicable, at participating locations. 

“People love the no waiting, no pre-ordering convenience and amazing value they get with Little Caesars,” said Little Caesars Pizza President and CEO, David Scrivano. “So we decided to combine painstakingly slow-smoked meats with HOT-N-READY availability at a price that doesn’t break the bank. We’re a fun brand getting serious about meats.” 

The Smokehouse pizza has three types of meats. The brisket starts with Midwest beef, which is brined with a proprietary blend of spices, then pit smoked with Hickory wood for 8-10 hours. The pulled pork is made in rotisserie style pit smokers for 10-12 hours. The Smokehouse pizza is also topped with crispy, savory, crumbles of Applewood smoked bacon. It’s up to you to decide which is the star of the show. 

Starting February 27, the Smokehouse pizza will be available for a limited time at Little Caesars restaurants nationwide for only $9 plus tax where applicable, at participating locations. The Smokehouse pizza is available HOT-N-READY® from 4-8 P.M., or all day, every day by request. 

About Little Caesars® Pizza

Headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, Little Caesars® is the largest carryout-only pizza chain in the United States1. Founded in 1959 as a single, family-owned restaurant, Little Caesars® has become the third largest pizza chain in the world2 with stores in 24 countries and territories worldwide, including in each of the 50 U.S. states.

Known for its HOT-N-READY® pizza and famed Crazy Bread®, Little Caesars® has been named “Best Value in America” for eleven years in a row3. Little Caesars® products are made with quality ingredients, like fresh, never frozen, mozzarella and Muenster cheese, dough made fresh daily in the stores and sauce made from fresh-packed, vine-ripened California crushed tomatoes.

An exceptionally high growth company with more than 59 years of experience in the nearly $135 billion worldwide pizza industry, Little Caesars® is continually looking for franchisee candidates to join our team in markets around the world. In addition to providing the opportunity for entrepreneurial independence in a franchise system, Little Caesars® offers strong brand awareness with one of the most recognized and appealing characters in the country, Little Caesar®.

* Alaska and Hawaii may be priced higher.


1 Largest carry-out only pizza chain in the US – based on net number of stores in 2018
2 Third largest pizza chain in the world – based on net number of stores in 2018
3 “Highest Rated Chain – Value for the Money” based on a nationwide survey of national quick-service restaurant customers conducted by Sandelman & Associates, 2007–2017.