04/07/2005 2:34 PM - Overland Park, KS - Nick-N-Willys World Famous Take-N-Bake Pizza, based in Denver, CO, in conjunction with KCTNB LLC, is proud to announce the finalizing of a strategic partnership with the Kansas City T-Bones Baseball Club to be the Official Pizza Provider at CommunityAmerica Ballpark at all home T-Bones games beginning this season and continuing through 2009.
Located within the single largest tourist attraction in the state of Kansas, the Village West Development anchored by Kansas Speedway serves as home to CommunityAmerica Ballpark, home of the T-Bones Baseball Club. The Village West Development includes leading outdoor retailer Cabelas, Nebraska Furniture Mart, the T-Bones Baseball Club, The Great Wolf Lodge, The Legends at Village West (opening Fall 05) and many other exciting stores, restaurants and entertainment venues.
Jim Russell, Area Developer for Nick-N-Willys in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area said, The affiliation with T-Bones Baseball Club gives us the opportunity to put our unique concept in front of a huge audience. Having the support of the T-Bones, CommunityAmerica® Ballpark, The Village West Development, the Wyandotte Unified Government as well as the Wyandotte Economic Development group has been a big plus for Nick-N-Willys.
The T-Bones Season kicks off with three-game home-stand Friday, May 20th at 7:05pm versus Edmonton (Alberta, Canada). The T-Bones compete in the Northern League against teams from Calgary (AB), Fargo (ND), Sioux City (IA), Sioux Falls (SD), Gary (IN), Joliet (IL), Lincoln (NE), Schaumburg (IL), St. Paul (MN) and Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada).
Were extremely happy to provide our fans with an outstanding product. Nick-N-Willys Pizza will soon be a household name in the Kansas City metro and key component of CommunityAmerica Ballpark experience, said Rick Muntean, T-Bones VP/General Manager.
This announcement comes on the heels of Nick-N-Willys first location opening in Olathe in November and the announcement of its second Kansas City Area location coming to Overland Park this spring with Lees Summit scheduled to open in summer of 05. Nick-N-Willys has additional locations in the works for Wyandotte & Johnson counties in Kansas and Jackson, Clay & Platte Counties in Missouri. Nick-N-Willys will also have a traditional location nearby CommunityAmerica® Ballpark in the Legends Shopping Center at Village West which opens this fall. The Legends Shopping Center will be a 750,000-square-foot, open-air lifestyle retail and entertainment destination offering specialty stores, unique retail, entertainment and dining venues.
Since the opening of the first store in Boulder, CO in 1989, Nick-N-Willys World Famous Take-N-Bake Pizza® has delighted customers with its unique take and bake pizza creations. The award-winning pizzas feature the highest quality ingredients and toppings, many of which are not commonly found in pizza restaurants, such as fontina and feta cheeses, fresh garlic, basil and cilantro as well as a fresh pesto sauce. Nick-N-Willys pizza dough includes 100 percent pure olive oil and is made from scratch daily. Prepared to order in each store and baked in their customers ovens at home, Nick-N-Willys pizza sets the standard for freshness and taste that is unsurpassed as it offers new conveniences and experience for customers who bake it themselves on their own schedule.