|Headquarters||San Francisco, California|
|Products||Pizzas, Sandwiches (main)|
Extreme Pizza is a privately held restaurant franchise chain specializing in conventional and California-style pizza, founded by Todd Parent and Michael Pastor in 1994 in San Francisco, California. The chain currently includes over 30 locations in the United States, and one in Ireland. Most franchises are located in Northern California, as well as other states including Colorado, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Michigan. The company primarily sells pizza; other menu items include calzones, sandwiches, and salads.
Parent plans to open 20+ stores in Southern California.
Most restaurants have decor of extreme sports, such as photographs of extreme athletes and benches made out of snowboards. In keeping with its extreme sports theme, Extreme Pizza was an early sponsor of the X Games. According to the Seattle Times, Extreme Pizza is "lauded within the business world for its enlightened corporate policies and savvy extreme-sports sponsorships".
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