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40 Year Commemorative Issue

40 years OF FLYING PIE


Timeline Ftying Pie's Unreasonable history

Is it reasonable to transport pizzas and dough mix to Alaska in 17 hours, by car, then helicopter, then plane, then puddle jumper, just to amaze someone who can't get pizza delivered in less than 3 days? Is it reasonable to punctuate a city building with an exclamation mark? No! And that's exactly why we did it. For some, being mediocre is reasonable; for Flying Pie, being amazing and unreasonable is all in a day's work.

40 years Flyingpie

  • 1985: We were the first place to legally deliver beer and wine to your home
  • 1987: We started teaching community education classes, sharing pizza-making tips with the Treasure Valley.
  • 1990: The restaurants went 100% non-smoking (this was a biiig deal back then).
  • 1991: We start selling Flying Pie dough mix in supermarkets in 6 states.
  • 1992: We delivered pizza to Alaska, to amaze someone who sometimes couldn't get pizza delivered in fewer than 3 days.
  • 1993: We start Gourmet Night where we feature many exotic pizzas like the "Gyro" or "Enchilada Chicken", many of which have become featured on our regular menu.
  • 1994: We had a limo ride and marching band at the ready, poised to celebrate and award the millionth home delivered pizza with a Pizza For Life prize.

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  • 1994: We served the Double Habanero pizza for the first time 1995: We put the exclamation mark on the Boise City Library!
  • 1995: We put the exclamation mark on the Boise City Library!

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  • 1998: We hold our first "Free Slice Day."
  • 2001: On the 4th of July, we debuted our beloved house beer, Triple Pi, brewed by Sockeye.
  • 2002: It's Your Day premiered and we began welcoming customers into our kitchen, to make their own pizza... for free!
  • 2003: We gave out a second Pizza For Life prize at our 25t Birthday Celebration.

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  • 2004: Our bathrooms became amazing destinations!
  • 2004: Flora, the giant foil ball was born.
  • 2007: A customer requested a 3-tiered wedding pizza, thinking if anyone could do it, we could! And we did!
  • 2008: We celebrate our 30th birthday with a two-day celebration including a reunion picnic at the park and an open party to
    include our customers. Many of our 2500+ employees came back to visit and swap stories.
  • 2009: In January, we closed both stores and took 62 people on an amazing trip to Costa Rica for a whole week!
  • 2009: The Travel Channel's Man v Food show visited for our August Habanero Season.
  • 2010: USA Today names Flying Pie the best pizza in Idaho!
  • 2010: We transported a large portable oven out to Ste. Chapelle Winery and cooked pizzas in the vineyard for a wedding.
  • 2011: We closed for two days and went to Las Vegas!
  • 2013: We answered the call of many devoted customers and opened our 3rd location in Meridian.
  • 2014: We host a wake for a dear devoted customer and name his favorite booth in his memory.
  • 2016: We brought Flying Pie back to the East end of town on Broadway Avenue.
  • 2018: We open our 5th Flying Pie location in Nampa complete with a 28-tap self- sewe Beer Wall (the first one in Idaho)!
  • 2018: We celebrate 40 years of bringing unreasonably amazing pizza to the Treasure Valley and creating many memorable moments.

 

40 Year Commemorative Issue