Pizzerias battle it out in District 99 Pizza Wars fundraiser
By SUBURBAN LIFE MEDIA
DOWNERS GROVE – More than 650 people attended the fifth annual Pizza Wars fundraiser March 1 hosted by the District 99 Education Foundation at Downers Grove South High School.
Guests voted on their favorite pizza in three categories, and the winners were: Lou Malnati's Pizzeria for best crust, Nancy’s Pizza for best sauce and Papa’s Pizza Place for best overall.Eight pizza vendors donated an estimated 240 pizzas and provided 25 for staff.
The participating pizzerias were Nancy’s Pizza and Papa’s Pizza Place of Woodridge; Tortorice’s Pizza, Lou Malnati’s, Skuddlebutt’s Pizza and NY Pizza Pie of Downers Grove; and L&F Pizza and Woodgrain Neapolitan Pizzeria of Westmont.
Ticket sales and sponsorship proceeds will support District 99 students through teacher grants and student scholarships.