Organic pizza chain Pizza Fusion will open a restaurant in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sept. 12, the company has announced. The restaurant is located at 2901 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 123.
The restaurant, which is owned by franchisee David Whitworth, is the company's first in the Los Angeles area.
The restaurant will hold a grand opening celebration from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will feature food sampling from Pizza Fusion's menu, free organic beer from New Belgium Brewing and Stone Brewing, free local, organic wine and live music. Proceeds and donations collected at the event will go to Autism Speaks to fund research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
Pizza Fusion is slated to open a restaurant in Hollywood, Calif., in the near future.