/Tag: Pizza

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

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

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

The G.O.A.T

Get ready for your mouth to water because it’s time to introduce the November special— The G.O.A.T! The G.O.A.T stands for “the greatest of all time,” and it may be just that! Starting with an olive oil base, followed by bourbon glazed brussel sprouts, bacon, mushrooms, onions, goat cheese crumbles, and then topped with rosemary and sea salt. As soon as the pizza comes out [...]

By |2018-11-05T19:58:38+00:00November 1st, 2018|Hard Knox Blog, Monthly Special|0 Comments

Hard Knox Fun Facts!

Did you know that this year alone Hard Knox Pizza… Has made: -46,000 pizzas. -45,000 drinks. -16,000 salads. Has served over 30,000 guests. Has supported over 40 local charities and events. Has given away more than $10,000 in gift cards. Currently Employs over 60 people. Has two locations situated within 3 miles of 75% of the Knoxville population.  For every item of food we make, [...]

By |2018-10-03T00:25:25+00:00September 29th, 2018|Fun Facts, Hard Knox Blog|0 Comments

Check Out Label Labs!

Our mission at Hard Knox Pizza is to create an unforgettable culinary experience every time someone eats our food. When we heard about the Label Labs Sessions, we knew it was an experience we’d be honored to be a part of. We feel confident that their event paired with the donation of our food will create that unforgettable experience we aim for. After interviewing Michael [...]

By |2018-09-21T17:47:10+00:00September 21st, 2018|Donations, Hard Knox Blog|0 Comments

The Philly Frazier

It’s the first week of the month, which means it is time for a new monthly special! September’s special is what we call “The Philly Frazier.” The Philly Frazier is similar to eating a delicious Philly Cheesesteak, but with a Hard Knox twist on the traditional sandwich. Everyone loves a good Philly Cheesesteak, and we obviously love pizza, so why not combine the two? The [...]

By |2018-09-07T19:41:40+00:00September 7th, 2018|Hard Knox Blog, Hard Knox News, Monthly Special|0 Comments

Neo Neapolitan Pizza!

Pizza inspires so many thoughts in people, especially Americans. As a matter of fact, in a recent poll pizza was listed by 15% of Americans as their favorite comfort food, twice as much as any other food. We love pizza! There are so many varieties of pizza in the world, and everyone has their favorite style. When we kicked off Hard Knox in Knoxville back [...]

By |2018-08-31T12:47:27+00:00August 31st, 2018|Hard Knox Blog, Hard Knox News|0 Comments

Get Familiar with our Wood Fired Oven!

Back in 2009 when Hard Knox was founded by Dean and Jill we were the first pizza place to bring the old-world techniques of a true wood fired style pizza to Knoxville. At the time the community largely hadn’t seen anything like it, and much of our first few years was educating our customers on the unique aspects of Neapolitan style pizza made in a [...]

By |2018-08-25T00:08:44+00:00August 24th, 2018|Hard Knox Blog, Hard Knox News|0 Comments

Meet Our Founders!

Meet the mastermind behind the original wood fired pizza Knoxville loves! Hard Knox Pizza’s story began years ago when founder, Dean Bastian’s, father brought the idea of this thing called pizza back from overseas, while fighting in World War Two. His father’s pizza became a weekly weekend tradition for the family. Dean carried this tradition into his own family once he had his own children. [...]

By |2018-12-12T15:35:18+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Hard Knox Blog|0 Comments