Grimaldi’s Pizzeria serves up new technology in time for giving season


FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2012) -- Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, famous for its award-winning, hand-tossed, coal-fired brick oven pizzas and calzones, has introduced Grimaldi’s eGift Cards for instant or custom-timed delivery.

Responding to customer demand and to provide the utmost convenience, the virtual gift cards can be purchased day or night for any occasion with a personalized message from the sender. The buyer can also determine when the gift card should be sent whether at the time of purchase or at a later date.

The new technology has been activated in time for the 2012 holiday season and eGift Cards are now available at

More about Grimaldi’s Pizzeria
In the world of pizza, Grimaldi's is an institution that has garnered more awards than any other pizzeria in the country with more celebrity sightings than most five-star restaurants. Using only the freshest ingredients, a "secret recipe" pizza sauce, handmade mozzarella cheese and dough, Grimaldi's serves traditional pizza (as it began in Naples, Italy) in an upscale yet casual, family-oriented pizzeria.

Designed and built by hand, the coal-fired oven at Grimaldi's Pizzeria delivers a unique flavor and consistency that is just not possible from wood or gas ovens. Weighing in at 25 tons and heated by 100 pounds of coal per day (cleanest burning fuel available and environmentally tested), the oven heats up to 1,200 degrees. The intense heat of the oven evenly bakes the pies to create Grimaldi's famous crispy and smoky thin crust that Zagat has voted best pizza year after year.

It has been said that the secret to true New York-style pizza is the water. Grimaldi's believes that too, going to great lengths to keep the integrity of the water used in the Brooklyn pizzeria by hiring a chemist to analyze and recreate the mineral content and exact composition of the water to ensure the dough tastes the same in Florida.

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