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Top Pizza Night

Top PIzza - Taste of Elmhurst 2017

approximately 500 attendees

  $6,000 raised 

 

Thank you to our participating vendors for donating their time, energy and pies!

Armand's   Fratello's  Mama Maria's   Roberto's   DiLeo's   Bacci  

Pazzi di Pizza       Gulliver's   Lou Malnati's 

You are all winners for helping us raise funds that benefit Elmhurst Public School students!

TOP PIZZA 2017

   The Results Are In......

                                                                    

Top Pizza Night - You Decide

 

 

 Elmhurst's Overall Favorites

 Platinum:Lou Malnati's

Gold:Mama Maria's  & Roberto's
 Silver: DiLeo's   

                                             

 Cheese
Gold: Armands

Silver: Fratello, 

Bronze: Mama Maria's

Sausage

Gold: DiLeo's

Silver: Mama Maria's

Bronze: Roberto's

Specialty

Platinum: Fratello’s

Gold: Roberto’s

Silver: Mama Maria's

Sauce

Gold: Gulliver's

Silver: DiLeo's, Fratello's

  Bronze: Pazzi di Pizza, Bacci, Robertos

Crust
Gold: Gulliver's

Silver: Armand's

Bronze: Roberto's

Gluten Free

Platinum: DiLeo's

Gold: Fratello's, Gulliver's

Silver: Bacci

 

(Please note that lapses in availability of pizza for tasting throughout the event from vendor may have impacted the results)

 

Thank you to the following:

Our sponsors 

        Huntington Learning Center              The Fitness Warrior- DuPage 

Our generous raffle donors: Enzee Boutique, Dr. Doshi Orthodontics, York Theatre, Efthimia Salon, Huntington Learning Center, and Hazyl Boutique.
Courageous Cupcakes for their generous donation of yummy cookies! 

Student musicians, Alex Stezowski and Jack Pals 

All of our York NHS students that volunteered to set-up, serve pizza, clean tables, acted as Pizza Mascot  and sell desserts.

The York Alumni Association for adding some Duke spirit with their lively table of spiritwear.

 

                         

 

 


 


 

2016 Results

  

Lou Malnati's, Mama Maria's and Roberto's voted Favorite Overll Pizza. Fratellos was voted Top Specialty and Gluten Free, while DiLeo’s Sausage pizza and Armand's cheese pizza were award winning. Sarpino's received an Honorable Mention for Best Sauce, and  MOD Pizza voted Kid’s Favorite with Papa John's also a winner in that category. 

 

                                                                           

 


 

     
     
     

 

Approximately 500 guests attended Top Pizza Taste of Elmhurst 2017 on April 27th and enjoyed selections from nine very generous local pizzerias.

"Thank you to all of our spectacular pizzerias for participating in our light-hearted competition and donating your time, energy and pies to this event," said Angie Kapotas, Foundation Director and Event Chair. "You are all winners for helping us raise  $6,000 that will benefit Elmhurst Public School students."

The fun, family-friendly event was made great by the help of many hands. Student musicians, Alex Stezowski and Jack Pals, showcased their talent and entertained guests with  acoustic guitar and the accordian. Delicious desserts were available for purchase created by Cheryl Spencer and the York Cafeteria team. Cookies kindly donated by Courageous Cupcakes were also for sale.

Guests had the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for terrific prizes donated by many of our local businesses: Enzee Boutique, Dr. Doshi Orthodontics, York Theatre, Efthimia Salon, Huntington Learning Center, and Hazyl Boutique. Much appreciation goes to all of the York NHS students that volunteered to set-up, serve pizza, clean tables,sell desserts and act as our very friendly Pizza Mascot.  The York Alumni Association also added some Duke spirit with their lively table of spiritwear.

The Top Pizza event comes on the heels of a very successful March Gala which raised $100,000 that will go along way in supporting Foundation programs.

"It is a real thrill to host two successful fundraising events within a two month period that offer such a variety of experiences for our community, " comments Lisa Fanelli, Foundation Executive Director,  "We appreciate the support and are fortunate to live in a community that truly values education."

Memories from past Top Pizza Events

 

Thanks to all of the families and individuals that attended, tasted and voted! We appreciate your support.