Blaze Pizza Opening this Week at Montgomery Mall

blazepizzaBlaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza will open its first Washington, D.C. area location this week at the Westfield Montgomery Mall at 7101 Democracy Boulevard in Bethesda.

The 75-seat restaurant, with an urban design, features a 1,900+ square-foot dining room and outdoor patio. It is located near The Cheesecake Factory and Bobby’s Burger Palace.

According to a news release on the company’s website, Blaze Pizza uses an interactive ordering format that allows guests to customize one of the menu’s signature pizzas or create one of their own, choosing from a wide selection of fresh, artisanal ingredients – all for under $8.

The personal pizzas are then sent to an open-flame oven – the centerpiece of the restaurant – where dedicated “pizzasmiths” ensure that the thin-crust pies are “fast-fire’d” in less than 180 seconds.

Company officials said each restaurant makes its own dough from scratch using a recipe developed by critically-acclaimed Executive Chef Brad Kent, who is also known as “The Pizza Whisperer.”

“I am thrilled to have this opportunity to take the years I’ve spent developing my dough recipe
and now bring it to a broader audience,” says Chef Kent. “I am really looking forward to
introducing the greater D.C. area to Blaze.”

Blaze plans to open other Maryland locations in College Park and Laurel later this year.


MET Opening at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

photo of MET Bethesda's Jennifer Tradd

Boston company MET Restaurant Group is opening its fifth restaurant, the first outside Massachusetts at the new dining terrace in Westfield Montgomery Mall. MET Bethesda Marketing Director Jennifer Tradd talks about the plans in this MyMCMedia Extra. The restaurant is expected to open in October.   Related:

Read more

Crave Opening at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

photo of Crave restaurant Zach Sussman

The Westfield Montgomery Mall in North Bethesda is finishing up a $90 million renovation that includes a new 16-screen cinema and dining terrace. Crave’s Marketing Director Zach Sussman talks about the new restaurant opening there.   Related:

Read more

Lobster ME Opening at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

photo of Lobster ME's Kristen Bailey

Maryland is known for crabs, but lobster is clawing its way on the restaurant scene at the Westfield Montgomery Mall in North Bethesda. Las Vegas company Lobster Me is opening its third restaurant, the first on the East Coast at the mall. Lobster ME Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Development Kristen Bailey talks about the […]

Read more

ArcLight Cinemas Opening at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

photo of Arclight Cinemas' Gretchen McCourt

Movie-goers will soon have a new 16-screen theater to watch the latest films at the Westfield Montgomery Mall’s ArcLight Cinemas. ArcLight Cinemas’ Gretchen McCourt talks about the construction progress in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

Read more

New Dining Terrace, Theater in Spotlight at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

photo of new Westfield Montgomery Dining terrace

This is not your mother’s mall food court. The Westfield Montgomery Mall is showing off its soon-to-open dining terrace which features casual food options, mature trees, high ceilings and an airy environment, all part of a $90 million mall renovation project. Mall officials gave an inside peek Wednesday to the project that is bringing new restaurants, […]

Read more

Blaze Pizza Now Open at Westfield Montgomery Mall (Video)

photo of Blaze Pizza's Jordan McMeen

Westfield Montgomery Mall debuted a new dining option this week, Blaze Pizza where customers can build their own pizza and watch it fire baked. Jordan McMeen of Blaze Pizza talks about the new store in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

Read more

Like this post? Sign up for our Daily Update here.
Krista Brick

About Krista Brick

Krista Brick is a multi-media journalist with Montgomery Community Media.


| Comments are closed.

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter