Giovanni’s Coal Fire Pizza Becomes Official Pizza Of The Florida Panthers And The BankAtlantic Center

South Florida restaurant now serving its award-winning pizza at the BankAtlantic Center

SUNRISE, Fla. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that South Florida’s own Giovanni’s Coal Fire Pizza – with two South Florida locations in Parkland and Sunrise – has joined the organization as the official pizza of the Florida Panthers and the BankAtlantic Center. Patrons attending Panthers hockey games or concerts at the BankAtlantic Center now will have the opportunity to get a taste of South Florida’s best pizza at concession areas throughout the arena and at the new Giovanni’s Italian Bistro in the south end zone of the Lexus Club Level. The BankAtlantic Center is the only sports and entertainment venue in the region where guests will be able to enjoy South Florida’s best pizza from Giovanni’s.

Giovanni’s Coal Fire Pizza provides guests with spectacular family-style Italian food at affordable prices, and incredible coal fire pizza that “is not burned.” In addition, there is a menu full of home-made Italian dishes with numerous specials for both lunch and dinner. Giovanni’s also features an extraordinary wine list, indoor and outdoor dining, and a beautiful atmosphere.

“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome a renowned local company such as Giovanni’s Coal Fire Pizza to the SSE family,” said Panthers president & COO Michael Yormark. “I’m confident that our brand activation team will help Giovanni’s reach their aggressive sales growth and marketing goals. In addition, I am excited for our fans – who have made pizza one of our top selling concession items – that they will now be able to enjoy the best pizza in South Florida, provided by a local company, during every BankAtlantic Center event.”

“In a short period of time, Giovanni’s has developed into one of the premier restaurant concepts in South Florida.” Said Giovanni’s president John Amodeo. “This is a tremendous opportunity for us. Thus far, we are known for quality, quantity and value. This partnership will greatly expand our customer base and will bring the concept of which I am so proud to many more people.”

As part of this fully integrated partnership, Giovanni’s Coal Fired Pizza will now be the pizza of choice served at all of the BankAtlantic Center food courts and concession areas that currently offer a pizza option as well as serve pizza at the Iceplex – the Panthers official practice facility In addition, Giovanni’s will receive in-arena signage, and exposure through Panthers Insider, The Growl game program, the SSE Media Network, and more.

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Follow us on TwitterFacebook and YouTube. Home to more than 200 events annually and the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, the BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year.