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Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza Raises More Than $19,000 for Play for PI.N.K. to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza donated more than $19,000 for Play for PI.N.K. in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza donated more than $19,000 for Play for PI.N.K. in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza donated 10 percent of its New York, New Jersey and Connecticut restaurants’ dine-in and take-out sales every Tuesday in October to PLAY for P.I.N.K. ® in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month for a total of $19,475. PLAY for P.I.N.K., a national nonprofit organization, raises money for The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® through community clubs and sporting events.

Participating locations included Darien, CT (319 Post Road); Clifton, NJ (852 St. Route 3); Edison, NJ (80 Parsonage Road); Ramsey, NJ (984 Route 17 North); Carle Place, NY (137 Old Country Road); Commack, NY (6401 Jericho Turnpike); Wantagh, NY (3430 Sunrise Highway); White Plains, NY (264 Main Street); Great Neck, NY (420 Northern Blvd) and Woodbury, NY (8063 Jericho Turnpike).

Play for P.I.N.K. (Prevention, Immediate diagnosis, New technology, Knowledge) is a grassroots organization dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research, by creating and promoting awareness of breast cancer through sporting and lifestyle events.  Play for P.I.N.K.’s commitment is to contribute 100% of all monies raised to their sole beneficiary, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  Since 1996, Play for P.I.N.K. has donated nearly $30 million to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  Play for P.I.N.K. currently holds events in 28 states with an estimated 30,000 annual participants.  For additional information, please visit www.playforpink.org.

Known for its high-energy atmosphere and signature menu items, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza uses 800-degree anthracite coal-burning ovens and the highest quality ingredients. Anthracite is known to be the “cleanest” of coals, burning smoke free with extremely high heat to create a unique taste and perfect pies. In addition to its famous pizzas, the restaurant’s simple and consistent menu features award-winning “Italian Soul Food” creations including coal-oven-roasted chicken wings with caramelized onions, pork ribs with vinegar peppers, home-style meatballs made from a family recipe and Eggplant Marino (named for NFL Hall of Fame Legend and Restaurant Partner Dan Marino). 

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza was voted Best Pizzeria, Best Wings and Best Local Chain in the 2013 Sun Sentinel/Southflorida.com Best of South Florida readers' poll, and has been chosen Best Pizza by the Miami Herald, Miami.com, Palm Beach Post and WFLA's iHeart Tampa Bay. The Brand was recently featured in the New York Times and has received rave reviews from Newsday. Anthony's food and service continually are ranked "very good to excellent" by Zagat Survey, the distinguished dining and entertainment ratings guide, and is a "Most Popular Restaurant" in Zagat's 2013 Miami/South Florida edition.

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