A tale as old as time, getting kids to eat veggies - let alone like them - is a challenge for perhaps every parent on the planet. We have already broken the system with our Broccoli Crust Pizzas, loading veggies in our delicious pizza pies. But, not everyone knows about our innovative breakthrough, say, kids. So, we have put together a fun little experiment to put our pizzas to the ultimate kid test. Welcome to the School of Brocc, where we take our Broccoli Crust Pizzas to a school and throw the kids a pizza party with a healthy twist. Staying true to our Arizona roots, we chose a small, local school in a neighboring city to our Spinato’s HQ to hold our little experiment, and invited our local Channel 3 News to come hang out with us. We wanted to share this super fun and enlightening experience with all of you at The Spinato’s Family Table!
Desert Garden Montessori is a small, local school that emphasizes the ideals of health and well-being. These kids even wash their own dishes at school! A garden a chicken coop provide organic produce that the school kitchen uses every day in cooking meals for the kids. We chose DGM because the unique curriculum and setting of this school gave us a really great opportunity to dive in and get in the field with these kids to do a little R&D (and have tons of fun at a pizza party at the same time)! We got there early to work with the amazing staff to get everything set up and ready for our little taste test.
Channel 3 News showed up just in time as the pizzas were being pulled out of the oven. We sat the kids down and fed them each an initial slice to let them taste, and then we asked them what they thought! And, you guessed it, turns out that kids LOVE pizza! We panned the scenic picnic tables that we were all sitting at to see the expressions on the kids’ faces as they had their first bites. Each of them smiling and barely having time to answer our questions between chomps, each response was positive and something along the line of “yummy!” Then, after the kids had downed a couple pies, we gave them the big reveal… it’s made with BROCCOLI!!! Some kids’ jaws literally dropped (it’s true, we have on film - Channel 3 local news check it out), some squealed in confusion and shock, and others kept chomping away at their slices unbothered. We kept pumping out pizzas, the kids kept eating, and the adults talked business with the news guys. I myself was too busy having a pizza party with our Broccoli Crust Pizzas!
We had a blast at Desert Garden Montessori giving these kids a healthy pizza party, and we can’t wait to keep doing fun events like this around the nation as the love of Spinato’s broccoli Crust Pizzas grows. We hope you enjoyed reading about our School of Brocc Party. Keep an eye out for pics, videos, and coverage on this super fun event on our socials. As always, thanks for joining us at The Spinato’s Family Table! Alla Salute!