WTOP #1 BEST PIZZA 2020
WTOP readers and listeners nominated a number of local businesses serving pizza in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.
Out of hundreds of restaurants and eateries, Ledo Pizza was voted the favorite.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (April 8, 2020) – In response to these unprecedented times, Ledo Pizza has launched its “Pizzas for the Frontline” initiative to donate meals to medical and first responder facilities.
Now through May 31, anyone interested in making a donation to local heroes on the frontlines can do so through pizzasforthefrontline.com. 100% of all donations to Pizzas for the Frontline will go directly towards sending Pizza Parties – pizzas, calzones, and salads – to medical and first responder facilities.
Ledo Pizza will donate Pizza Parties to new facilities each week. To nominate a local medical or first responder facility, visit pizzasforthefrontline.com.
“We want to do what we can to support the brave men and women that are working on the frontlines during this pandemic,” said Ledo Pizza President Jamie Beall. “With help from Ledo Pizza fans and partners like Ironmark and Advanced Radiology, we have the ability to say, ‘thank you’ by giving back to these heroes.”
In an abundance of caution, Ledo Pizza is currently offering contactless carryout. To place an online order, visit order.ledopizza.com.
About Ledo Pizza
Founded in 1955 in the suburbs of Maryland and now headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, Ledo Pizza is a regional pizza franchise that is dedicated to offering a fresh, affordable menu served in a family-friendly atmosphere. Frequently awarded “Best Pizza” recognition in communities across the U.S., Ledo Pizza currently has more than 100 locally owned locations in 7 states with multiple new restaurants in the pipeline. Ledo Pizza believes strongly in community involvement and the brand is a proud partner of the Virginia Cavaliers and the Baltimore Ravens. Ledo Pizza is also the Official Pizza of the Maryland Terrapins. For more information, visit ledopizza.com and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Feb. 18, 2020) – Ledo Pizza, the popular Maryland-based pizza brand, today announced that it will introduce several new recipes to its menu that incorporate the new limited edition OLD BAY Hot Sauce. Continuing its commitment to menu innovation, Ledo Pizza’s culinary team has crafted four new menu items that showcase the zesty kick of heat that has
quickly won over the hearts (and mouths) of OLD BAY fans.
Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 guests will have the opportunity to savor these craveable new offerings:
– OLD BAY Hot Sauce Jumbo Wings – Ledo Pizza’s award-winning Jumbo Wings
smothered in OLD BAY Hot Sauce. Served with celery and your choice of Blue Cheese or Ranch Dipping sauces. Available in quantities of 6, 12, 18, 25 or 50.
Price: (6) $8.99 (12) $15.99 (18) $22.99 (25) $28.99 (50) $54.99
– The Marylander Salad – Boneless Wings tossed in OLD BAY Hot Sauce served atopcrisp greens, grape tomatoes, smoked Provolone, pre-cooked bacon, and red onions. Price: $9.99
– OLD BAY Hot Chicken Pizza – Ledo Pizza’s signature sauce combined with OLD
BAY Hot Sauce topped with Smoked Provolone cheese and grilled chicken.
Price: (8-inch) $9.49, (14-inch) $13.49, (18-inch) $20.49
– The Chesapeake Sub – Crispy chicken smothered with OLD BAY Hot Sauce served on a toasted sub roll with OLD BAY hot mayo and sliced pickles. Price: $8.74
“We are proud of our Maryland roots, just like our friends at OLD BAY,” said Ledo Pizza President Jamie Beall. “OLD BAY is the seasoning of Maryland and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have access to its limited-edition OLD BAY Hot Sauce. It’s not every day that you see two iconic brands team up to create one-of-a-kind menu offerings. Combine the delicious, fresh taste of Ledo Pizza’s dishes with OLD BAY’s distinctive Chesapeake flavor and the result is nothing short of perfection.” These innovative new menu items will only be available for a limited time, so be sure to visit your favorite Ledo Pizza restaurant before it’s too late. To find the location nearest you, visit ledopizza.com. Ledo Pizza is known for its fresh, rectangular pizza and family-friendly service.
Every pizza is rolled to order with fresh handmade dough topped with high-quality ingredients, like its famous thick pepperoni that is cut onsite daily. The menu also features freshly baked subs, lasagna, spaghetti, wings, soup, salad, and breadsticks.
About Ledo Pizza: Founded in 1955 in the suburbs of Maryland and now headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, Ledo Pizza is a regional pizza franchise that is dedicated to offering a fresh, affordable menu
served in a family-friendly atmosphere. Frequently awarded “Best Pizza” recognition in communities across the U.S., Ledo Pizza currently has more than 100 locally owned locations in 7 states with multiple new restaurants in the pipeline. Ledo Pizza believes strongly in community involvement and the brand is a proud partner of the Virginia Cavaliers and the Baltimore Ravens.
Ledo Pizza is also the Official Pizza of the Maryland Terrapins. For more information, visit ledopizza.com and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Annapolis, Maryland – Ledo Pizza, a regional pizza franchise, recently ranked #337 in the Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®. Ledo Pizza’s innovative approach to its unique square pizza, marketing, and restaurant design lead to this highly sought-after award. Ledo Pizza is honored to receive an award that recognizes its growth, accomplishments, and success.
“The Ledo Pizza Family is continuing to grow and we are proud of this accomplishment. Back in 1955, my grandfather started Ledo Pizza with a simple vision to offer families a great value in a family-friendly atmosphere” says James Beall, President of Ledo Pizza. “Along with our franchise partners, we are continually improving our processes and expanding the markets that we serve.”
Ledo Pizza is proud of the growth and accomplishments but has continued to stay true to the company’s initial values. Fresh, affordable, and a family-friendly pizza restaurant. Each pizza at Ledo Pizza is made fresh to order. Ledo Pizza believes strongly in community involvement, with stores having fundraiser nights for schools, sports teams, local hospitals, and local organizations.
About Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500®:
The key factors that go into the evaluation include costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Each franchise is given a cumulative score based on an analysis of more than 150 data points, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores
Over its 40 years in existence, the Franchise 500® has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors and a primary research tool for potential franchisees. Ledo’s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.
Results can also be seen in the January/February 2019 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 15th.
About Ledo Pizza:
Started in 1955 in the Suburbs of Maryland and now headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, LEDO Pizza® is thriving and continues to be a leader in the freshly made pizza industry with 106 locally owned locations. LEDO Pizza® has a prominent presence in the Mid-Atlantic region and is expanding to other markets nationally. Additional information is available on its website, ledopizza.com