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Aurelio’s pizza® of arlington heights celebrates one year anniversary

June 10, 2016

Renowned Family Pizza Chain to Hosts Anniversary Event on  Thursday, June 16, 2016

May 24, 2016 (ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL.) –  Aurelio’s Pizza® of Arlington Heights celebrates their one year anniversary on Thursday, June 16, 2016.  Aurelio’s® of Arlington Heights is a part of the renowned family pizza chain located primarily in the Midwest with franchises all over the country. Founded in 1959 in Homewood, Illinois, Aurelio’s® now has 42 franchise locations in six states and three family-owned pizzerias near Chicago.  Guests love Aurelio’s® homemade crust topped with the finest ingredients like fresh homemade Italian sausage, signature sauce and 100% real mozzarella.

“We wanted to celebrate our one year anniversary by thanking the community for their continued support,” said Aurelio’s® Arlington Heights Owner, George Vassos. “We are so proud to be a part of the Aurelio’s® family. I wanted to thank Joe Aurelio, co-owners David Trandel and  Rick Cavenaugh, along with the staff who work so hard everyday. 

Aurelio’s® of Arlington Heights Anniversary celebration is a day long event that will include:

  • 11 AM to  1 PM – ($1) to-go slices while supplies last (cheese, sausage, pepperoni)
  • 5 PM  to 8 PM:
    • “Spin the Wheel with the Pizza Man” prizes for all ages
    • “Dine in Drawing” each and every table, once they receive their check, will draw from an envelope to receive anywhere from 25% up to 100% off their bill
    • “Enter to Win” a Two Brothers Brewery Tour for Two
    • “Meet & Greet” with Two Brothers Brewery, they will be on hand to talk about their beer and will be featuring Two Brothers beer  on special.

“George understands our mission is about honoring and celebrating families, maintaining authenticity in every community we serve,” said Aurelio’s® President, Joe Aurelio. “It’s the guest experience, not just the quality of the food, that makes the Aurelio’s® difference.”

Aurelio’s Pizza® of Arlington Heights is located at 2944 W Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. They are open Sunday from 11 AM to 9 PM, Monday through Thursday from 11 AM to 9:30 PM, and Saturday & Sunday from 11 AM to 10 PM. For carry out orders, call (847) 305-2525.


For interviews, tours, or tastings, please contact Amelia Dellos at or (708) 702-0406.  High quality photos are also available upon request. 

About Aurelio’s Pizza®

Aurelio’s® is Chicagoland’s first pizza chain. With a history as rich and entrenched in the community as the pizza it’s famous for, the very first Aurelio’s® restaurant opened on Ridge Road in Homewood, IL as the pride and joy of Joseph A. Aurelio, Jr. who decided to give it a go as a restaurateur at the age of 26. With its legendary “old oven” dating back to 1959 in its Homewood location, Aurelio’s® was a pioneer in the concept of the Family Pizzeria in the United States and helped to launch pizza into the American lexicon. Since that time, Aurelio’s® has become one of Chicagoland’s claims to fame. And, transplanted Chicagoans all over the map have helped to bring their favorite pizzeria franchise to 42 locations across six states, growing a strong fan base for the taste of Aurelio’s®.

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