You read that headline correctly. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Home Slice Pizza is giving one lucky customer free pizza for 10 years. The family-friendly restaurant will give away the prize as part of the raffle at its annual Carnival O’Pizza event on November 14 at the South Congress restaurant. Proceeds from the event benefit the Austin Bat Cave. The event, which includes pizza, games, face painitng and merrymaking, runs from noon to 7 p.m. It is free and open to all ages. Home Slice has raised more than $100,000 for participating charities in its 9 years of Carnivalling, including more than $60,000 for Austin Bat Cave.
Raffle tickets can be purchased at More Home Slice or Home Slice for $5 from now until the day of the Carnival, when they can be purchased for $10 at the Carnival. The grand prizes will be announced at 6 p.m. that day and the winner must be present to win any of the Grand Prizes. Only one person will win 10 years of pizza. The other grand prizes include dinner for 12 at Otoko (Paul Qui’s soon to open 12 seat restaurant, a Yeti Cooler and all sorts of Yeti items, and two general admission Austin City Limits passes.
“Ten years is a big deal and we wanted to raffle a prize as special as we feel about our history on South Congress and about getting to this milestone,” Home Slice co-owner Jen Strickland said. “We started with ambitions of being a little, well-loved neighborhood joint and every year has exceeded our expectations of what it’s like to serve this great city and our wonderful pizza-passionate customers. We’re so excited to be able to award this prize to someone and get to know them, and their family and friends… over the next decade! Spreading the love through great food and hospitality is what Home Slice is all about, and we hope this raffle prize embodies that spirit.”
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