Pie Five Pizza announced that on Jan. 29 it will open a second Phoenix-area restaurant at 1230 E. Baseline Rd. at the corner of Baseline Road and Stapley Drive in Stonehedge Center in Mesa. The new store is also Pie Five’s second Arizona location. It’s first store in the state is located at 14601 N. Scottsdale Rd. in Scottsdale, according to a company press release.

“After Mesa residents taste our pizza, we believe their perceptions of ‘fast’ pizza will quickly change,” said Christina Coy, vice president of marketing for Pie Five Pizza Co. “To show we don’t take our pizza lightly, Pie Five is offering $5 pizzas and a free drink all grand opening weekend, January 29-31, at the Mesa location with accompanying flyer.”

During the grand opening ribbon‑cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Jan. 29, Pie Five will present a check to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. In addition, Pie Five teamed up with Mesa High School and is challenging its student-athletes and band members to see who can bring in the most supporters the first two weeks of opening. In return, Pie Five will donate $1,000 to the winner and a $500 gift card to the runner-up, the release stated.

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