Author Archives: Tony DeFilippis
Charity Fundraiser-Help Jake Fight!
During the week of March 10, 2014 through March 16, 2014, Pizza Bella will donate a portion of sales to help Jake win his fight. The Dine & Share will take place the entire week for lunch and or dinner.
Jake’s Story… Our entire world was turned upside down 14 months ago when we learned that our healthy, athletic, 15 year old son Jake had a hemorrhaging brain tumor. Leading up to that life changing day, Jake had only complained of persistent headaches for just a few weeks for which he was given antibiotics by his pediatrician.. When the headaches didn’t resolve, we decided to take Jake back to the doctor and insist on an MRI. A couple of days later on a typical Saturday afternoon, we stopped at the MRI clinic on the way to Jake’s Fremd High School basketball game. The season had just started and Jake was voted team captain by his peers. He was very excited to play that day and was humoring his mother by agreeing to the MRI in order to get me to stop worrying. Continue reading
Pizza Bella Teaches High School How to Run a Pizzeria
More than 60 students enrolled in Palatine High School’s Chemistry of Foods class worked together to assemble their first large order of personal deep-dish pizzas since the school year started.
Some rolled the dough, others were in charge of sauce and toppings, and with a lot of teamwork, they completed more than 120 orders for Palatine High School faculty and staff on Oct. 4.