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Why Windy City Pizza and BBQ Gift Cards Make the Perfect Gift

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

Give Thanks to Your Employees with Lunch Catering

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.

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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.

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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.

The History of Chicago-Style Pizza

San Mateo Pizza Delivery

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

5 Reasons to Choose Windy City for the Playoffs and SB51

Windy City Pizza and BBQ is THE Place to Be for The Big Game

chicago bears fans eating deep dish pizza

There’s no doubt that Super Bowl Sunday is one of the best parties of the year. Make the most of it by enjoying Texas style BBQ and the best pizza in San Mateo with friends, fans and family. Here are the top 5 reasons to spend the Playoff games and Super Bowl Sunday at Windy City Pizza and BBQ. Continue reading 5 Reasons to Choose Windy City for the Playoffs and SB51

5 Reasons Windy City Pizza and BBQ Gift Card Makes the Perfect Gift

Give the Gift of Pizza and BBQ this Holiday

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This is the time of the year when everyone is rushing to find the perfect gift. If you’re having a hard time deciding what to get those on your list that are hard to buy for, consider opting for a gift card to Windy City Pizza and BBQ. If they like pizza or BBQ, you’re gifting them the best pizza in San Mateo, and the best Texas BBQ west of the Lone Star State. Our farm-fresh ingredients, Italian sausage, Farmer’s Market tomatoes, Grande cheese and artisanal flour make our mouthwatering pizzas authentically delicious. Continue reading 5 Reasons Windy City Pizza and BBQ Gift Card Makes the Perfect Gift

3 Reasons to Go Out for Pizza for a First Date

Why Should You Choose Windy City Pizza for Date Night?


There are few things more exciting (and nerve racking) than the first date! For two individuals who are extremely fond of each other, the first date can still be an awkward experience. It’s true that organizing the date at a fancy fine dining restaurant is a great way to impress your partner, but that also raises the level of pressure for you both. All these challenges can be avoided by simply dining at a cozy San Mateo pizza restaurant instead. Continue reading 3 Reasons to Go Out for Pizza for a First Date

Why Deep Dish Pizza is Better Than All Other Pizza

best pizza in san mateoChicago Style Deep Dish Pizza is the King of Pizzas

Pizza is considered a comfort food across all age and ethnic groups. Pizza lovers will drool over the endless possibilities when it comes to the type of crust, toppings, sauces, and styles of pizza within their reach. The types and varieties of toppings are countless and most of us have a favorite pizza place when the craving strikes. Windy City Pizza is one place you could go for the best pizza in San Mateo. We have a few types of pizza to choose from, the most popular being the famous Chicago-style deep dish with three delicious variations (Chicago-style, Chicago’s famous stuffed deep dish, and “redhead” style), traditional thin pizza, and gluten-free pizza. Let’s examine why deep dish pizza is one of the most popular varieties of pizza–and why we consider it above all others in the pizza world.

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Study Shows Pizza Makes People More Productive

Promises of Free Pizza Improves Productivity and Office Morale


Motivating your staff is an important aspect for any business owner. However, it doesn’t always have to be about cash bonuses; small and delicious treats can also do the trick. According to researcher Dan Ariel, author of Payoff: The Hidden Logic that Shapes Our Motivations, the promise of pizza is something that can motivate your office staff quite well. Continue reading Study Shows Pizza Makes People More Productive

Windy City Pizza and BBQ: Home of the Bay Area Chicago Bears Fan Club

Game 1: Chicago Bears vs Houston Texans


Sunday, September 11 marks the first NFL game of regular season for the Chicago Bears–our favorite team in the league. As the official home of the Bay Area Chicago Bears Fan Club (since 1998) we always look forward to football season! Every week we host Chicago Bears games and fans from all over the Bay Area join us for the fun, food and prizes. After all, what’s better than Chicago-style pizza, Texas BBQ, pitchers of beer, and football? Continue reading Windy City Pizza and BBQ: Home of the Bay Area Chicago Bears Fan Club

Pizza Turncoat [Excerpt from American Way]

In New York, the Term Deep Dish Represents Betrayal

Illustration by Kyle T. Webster via American Way, March 2016

Modern day New Yorkers take a lot of pride in their pizza; so much so, that almost everyone has had a New York Style pizza at one point or another. However, with this great pride comes an intense debate. Deep dish pizza has become the case of much duress on the streets of New York.

This is an excerpt from one of our favorite deep dish pizza stories that we found in American Way’s March 2016 issue: Continue reading Pizza Turncoat [Excerpt from American Way]