Conversation: Andy Brown, Andy’s Pizza, Washington DC

5 Washington, DC Units 



Andy’s Pizza is a easy New York slice shop with 6 pizzas out there by the slice and a couple specialty whole pies. We target on the quality of our components and craftsmanship over almost everything else. We normally companion up with other individuals who profit from pizza —a storefront with a brewery, inside of a neighborhood marketplace, as very well as our standalone carryout areas. 


Pizza & Dough:

A 72-hour chilly ferment on each individual dough ball can make an outstanding change in our pizza, as effectively as genuine stone deck ovens. Our dough is a really substantial hydration, and even though it is complicated to take care of on a hectic Friday night, we believe it can make all the variance in the crispiness and texture of our concluded pizzas.  


The Washington, DC place is an intensely competitive market place. What has been essential to your success and rising in that industry?

Top quality, consistency and client service. The pizzas communicate for on their own, but we facial area an uphill fight using 3rd-party products and services for shipping and delivery. We hired two people whose sole job it is to arrive at out to shoppers and make certain they had a wonderful working experience, and to make it appropriate if they didn’t.  


You took house the best Regular Division prize at the Intercontinental Pizza Problem. How will you capitalize on the designation?

We have found a tremendous volume of support from our hometown for bringing residence the gain. Our faithful shoppers had been stating “I explained to you so!” all about the World-wide-web! New shoppers have been delighted and the retailers have been busier than at any time. We sent out a press release as quickly as we obtained residence, and a great deal to my surprise, each nearby outlet picked it up! We have some Television set spots coming up with local information stations that will certainly assistance continue to keep the ball rolling. We up to date almost everything, pizza containers, shirts, hats — it all touts the win! 


What are your ideas for advancement at Andy’s Pizza?

We system on carrying out 10 shops and currently being obtainable for supply in every corner of our household metropolis. Soon after that, who is aware!