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Year 1 of Hard Knox

This August Hard Knox Pizza will celebrate our 10 YEAR anniversary! We are so humbled and excited to share this milestone with you all! We wanted to spend the months leading up to and following our anniversary reflecting on the steps along the way that evolved Hard Knox to what it is today! Each month we invite you to join us in looking back on [...]

By |2019-04-19T17:17:33+00:00April 19th, 2019|10 Year Anniversary, Hard Knox Blog|0 Comments

The Cuban Punch

Back by popular demand, the April Special is the Cuban Punch! Based with our Hard Knox dough, covered with our homemade white sauce, layered with swiss cheese, extra virgin olive oil, prosciutto and local Archer’s Barbeque pulled pork. And finally, when it comes out of the wood-fire oven, it is topped with Hard Knox’s very own homemade spicy pickles and homemade mustard aioli sauce. The [...]

By |2019-04-05T13:27:48+00:00April 5th, 2019|Hard Knox Blog, Monthly Special|0 Comments

A Noether Tasty Pi

Get excited, our March special is our FIRST EVER customer made special!! We asked for your ideas and Julie Coder won!!!  “A Noether Tasty Pi” is a special you won’t want to miss out on! So what exactly did Julie come up with? A tasty house made fig and balsamic jam base, followed by Hard Knox’s homemade ricotta blend and layered with fresh mozzarella cheese, [...]

By |2019-03-01T17:11:12+00:00March 1st, 2019|Hard Knox Blog, Monthly Special|0 Comments

The Frussie!

Have you had Hard Knox’s February pizza special? The Frussie is one of a kind! We partnered with Frussie’s Deli to collaborate and create a unique pizza. We took the traditional Reuben sandwich and turned it into a pizza! With a white sauce base, thousand island dressing, mozzarella and swiss cheese, house smoked pastrami, sauerkraut and caraway seeds, The Frussie is undeniably delicious. Jay Brandon- [...]

By |2019-02-20T16:55:58+00:00February 20th, 2019|Hard Knox Blog, Monthly Special|0 Comments

The Festivus!

December is a month full of family, good food, and traditions! One of our favorite traditions at Hard Knox Pizza is our December special- The Festivus! Every December for the last eight years, we have stayed true to The Festivus’ unique recipe that our founder, Dean Bastian, created.  With a strawberry balsamic sriracha base, layered with  fresh mozzarella and marinated chicken, and topped with applewood [...]

By |2018-12-13T16:48:48+00:00December 13th, 2018|Hard Knox Blog, Monthly Special|0 Comments

Family Night at Hard Knox!

This Monday, December 6th, stop by either location for FAMILY NIGHT! Family Night at Hard Knox is a great place to bring the family to hangout, eat, and have a good time! Bring the family by and let the kids enjoy an evening of kid sized pizzas and fun activities! From 5:00-8:00 PM we will have face paint, balloons, and a coloring contest for the [...]

By |2018-12-07T19:30:10+00:00December 7th, 2018|Family Night, Hard Knox Blog|0 Comments

The Change Center

Since 2016, Hard Knox has been a part of the development of an exciting project, and in just a short period of time, The Change Center will officially be open! Let’s back up a little. What is the Change Center? How did it get started? What is Hard Knox Pizza’s involvement in the Change Center? What is the Change Center? The Change Center is a [...]

By |2018-11-30T22:47:08+00:00November 30th, 2018|Hard Knox Blog, Partnership|0 Comments

Forza Forni!

We’ve introduced you to the wood fire oven that cooks every Hard Knox pizza. This week we want to introduce you to the masterminds behind our Hardin Valley oven- Forza Forni! 15 years ago, a man named Peter Forni had been living in Spain, where Italian ovens were a common way to cook delicious food. When the time came for Peter to move to California, [...]

By |2018-11-23T22:52:24+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Hard Knox Blog, Partnership|0 Comments

Meet Quan Evans!

If you know him, you love him- our Kitchen Manager, Quan Evans, is one of a kind! Quan is loyal, determined, team oriented, humble, extremely smart, and one of the hardest workers you will ever meet. Quan’s journey at Hard Knox began when he was still in high school. Our owner Alexa had developed a program through Austin East High School called “The School of [...]

By |2018-12-12T15:40:35+00:00November 16th, 2018|Hard Knox Blog, Hard Knox Team|0 Comments

2 Chicks and a Farm

Introducing one of our awesome partners- 2 Chicks and a Farm! 2 Chicks and a farm is a local farm that provides naturally grown (and delicious) produce. It all started back in 2012 out of Dandridge, Tennessee, when these two woman decided they wanted to start a small garden to sustain themselves. At the time, there were not a lot of naturally grown options in [...]

By |2018-12-12T15:40:08+00:00November 8th, 2018|Hard Knox Blog, Partnership|0 Comments