There’s nothing like watching your favorite team in the NBA Playoffs while enjoying some of the best pizza in San Mateo. With five big screen TVs strategically positioned throughout our dining room, 10 beers on tap (plus wine and champagne), and a menu the whole family can agree on, Windy City Pizza and BBQ is the place to watch your favorite games. Continue reading Why Windy City Pizza and BBQ is the Place to Watch the NBA Playoffs
Pizza and BBQ is a Gift Anyone Will Enjoy
Windy City Pizza and BBQ gift cards make a great gift for friends and family this holiday season, and anytime that you need a versatile and appreciated gift or gesture. The food, the atmosphere, and the service at Windy City are what you would expect and demand for those that you care about… If you have not yet visited Windy City Pizza and BBQ, now is the time to come try us out! Continue reading Why Windy City Pizza and BBQ Gift Cards Make the Perfect Gift
The Holiday Season is a great time to show appreciation for your valued employees with lunch catering from Windy City Pizza and BBQ. If your business is in the San Mateo area, and within our pizza and BBQ delivery area, you don’t have to spend excess amounts of time and money on a company party to show your thanks. Simply providing an unexpected free meal is enough to make anyone feel appreciated and recognized.
The saying, “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” also holds true for employees. With the best Chicago style deep dish pizza and Texas smokehouse BBQ, Windy City Pizza and BBQ is a great choice for winning over the hearts of your staff, and increasing productivity and loyalty. After all, happy employees are productive and loyal employees.
Our catering menu offers a wide variety of Texas BBQ options and housemade sides (available in a range of portion sizes), specialty Chicago-style deep dish pizzas, farm-fresh salads, and BBQ and Chicago-style sandwiches. If you’re unsure about ordering correct quantities, our staff is pleased to spend a few minutes on the phone with you, or check out our website’s “Catering Guidelines” for more information on serving portions.
Research shows that employees who feel appreciated will demonstrate the following behaviors:
- Take more pride and ownership in their work
- Go above and beyond the status quo
- Build relationships with peers and co-workers
- Become more receptive to constructive criticism
- Show increased loyalty (lower turnover rate)
- Begin praising others
- Be more content with their work/life balance
You don’t have to go all-out either! If the company budget is a little tight, consider opting for pizza delivery. It’s convenient, affordable and always a crowd-pleasing favorite. At Windy City Pizza and BBQ, we also offer delicious gluten free and vegan options, which makes it a great choice—regardless of any dietary constraints.
During the Holiday season, a higher-end catering option is a great choice but don’t just go the ordinary lunch catering route. Choose something unconventional, yet delectable like knuckle-suckin’ good Texas BBQ–delivered straight to your office! Our tender, juicy, Texas Smokehouse Barbecue that is sure to become the office favorite.
For a variety of options, add a specialty deep dish pizza (or a few), which marries layers of savory sauce, meat (optional), crushed tomatoes, artisanal flour and premium Wisconsin cheese. With food this appetizing, your efforts to show appreciation to your employees will make a lasting impression.
Show Your Appreciation With Lunch Catering from Windy City Pizza and BBQ
We’re happy to discuss office catering options and take all the guesswork out of a menu that’s perfectly suited to a variety of employees’ tastes and dietary needs. Check out our catering menu here, then give us a call to plan your event! To place an order for the best pizza and BBQ delivery in the San Mateo Area, contact Windy City Pizza today at (650) 578-1942 or order your catering online through our contact form.
Bay Area Chicago Bears Fan Club on Hopes for the 2017 Season
Chicago Bears Fans, take heart. There’s still hope yet for the 2017 Chicago Bears to make a stunning comeback after a lackluster 2016. Let’s take a look at these 4 fearless predictions which will make the Bears an exciting team to watch and cheer for at Windy City Pizza and BBQ this season.
1. Leonard Floyd Gets A Dozen Sacks
Floyd was a first-round pick in the class of 2016, but he has yet to show his complete game. In 2017, Leonard Floyd will prove to everyone that he’s worthy of the Defensive Rookie of the Year title by making more sacks and timely defensive stops.
It all starts with guidance and training under the watchful eye of Pernell McPhee and Bears’ defensive coordinator, Vic Fangio. Floyd will then be known as a feared pass rusher and one of the best 3-4 outside linebackers the NFL has ever seen!
2. Two 1000-Yard Receivers Will Emerge
The Bears produce one of the best receiving corps in the league. It all starts with the veteran experience of Victor Cruz, who was just recently added to the team. His mission? Train Cameron Meredith and Kevin White to be the best they can be. It’s not an outrageous claim that both will be able to churn out 1000 yards apiece in the 2017 NFL season–Meredith and White have what it takes to do that. They are lengthy and fast enough to bypass any defensive lineup.
Third time’s the charm for 2015 first-round draft pick Kevin White. Meredith has already posted 888 yards on the 2016 season and will be out for blood in 2017. This prediction becomes more likely if White is healthy enough to play all 16 games.
3. Jordan Howard Will Be An Elite Rusher
Howard will surpass his total rushing yards last season with the help of a few key pieces, namely Cody Whitehair, Josh Sitton and Kyle Long. If there was anything Howard proved in the 2016 season, it was his innate ability to read the tackle rushing game, posting a record-high 966 yards. It’s safe to say that Howard will be a strong contender for the rushing title this season.
4. The Bears Finish Above .500
The bottom line here is that John Fox has to turn the Bears on its head and bring about great change from the Trestman era. The 2016 Bears had stellar defense when Lovie Smith and Brian Urlacher were released, and it’s up to Fangio and key players, Lamarr Houston and Kyle Fuller, to prove that they still have what it takes to be an elite team.
A strong defensive presence coupled with potent offense from Glennon should be enough to put the Bears over the .500 record.
Windy City is Home of the Bay Area Chicago Bears Fan Club
Excited to see how the 2017 Bears season plays out? Join us at Windy City Pizza and BBQ for a taste of the best Chicago-style pizza in San Mateo and other Chicago favorites like Vienna Beef Chicago hot dogs and Italian beef sandwiches. We open early (9:00am) on Sundays when the Bears play 10:00am games, so bring your friends and family, come early and come hungry! Don’t forget to mark your calendars for Sunday, September 10 at 10:00am for the 1st game of the season.
Farm Fresh Dining in San Mateo
When most people think “pizza restaurant,” farm-fresh dining doesn’t always come to mind. In addition to serving the most delicious pizza and BBQ in San Mateo, guests can also enjoy fresh salads in our dining room, on our patio, or with a pizza delivery. Our guests may not know this, but much of our produce is hand-picked every Saturday from the San Mateo Farmers’ Market. Continue reading Farm Fresh Salads from Windy City Pizza and BBQ
How Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza Came to Be
As most people can agree, pizza is one of the focal points of American tradition and the city of Chicago is no different. The Windy City is drenched in unique pizza history that continues to marvel locals and visitors alike. Continue reading The History of Chicago-Style Pizza
Combine the pitmaster’s skills, the beauty of smoke, culinary tradition and what do you get? The perfect barbecue! Take a trip around the US with our new guide and discover the different BBQ styles throughout these major BBQ regions. Continue reading A Guide to Regional BBQ Styles in the US
Top 5 Best Pizza and Wine Pairings
Most foodies will tell you that wine and pizza is just like beer and fish and chips, peanut butter and jelly, or any other match made in heaven. Whether you prefer a midweek pizza delivery to your home, or planned a weekend date to enjoy your favorite pizza and wine, there is no better choice in San Mateo than Windy City Pizza and BBQ. Continue reading Best Wine and Pizza Pairings
4 Reasons to Provide Lunch Catering to Your Staff
Offering your employees lunch catering every week is one of the best ways to motivate them and boost their productivity. Recent studies have shown that employees value this “free gift” and will consider working for a company that provides it. Eventually, the cost of the lunches will be recovered in multiple folds. The increase in employee motivation helps them produce more positive results, thereby improving the company’s bottom line. Here are a few of the reasons why your company should consider offering your employees a catered lunch on a regular basis. Continue reading How Lunch Catering Boosts Office Morale and Productivity
San Mateo Pizza Restaurant Updates Its Gluten-Free Crust
Americans with Celiacs Disease and gluten intolerance are always searching for gluten-free menu items at their local restaurants, or gluten-free options at the grocery store. Most say that by giving up gluten, they’ve sacrificed taste as well–especially when it comes to pizza. After extensive taste tasting of many gluten-free pizza crust options and evaluating their merits, Windy City Pizza and BBQ knew they were onto something exceptional. Even our gluten-tolerant customers tell us they enjoy this very special crust. Continue reading Introducing Windy City Pizza’s New Gluten-Free Pizza Crust