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AT-HOME PIZZA ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

April 1, 2020

At Mici, we are very grateful for our loyal customers who continue to support us during this time.  Giving back has always been one of the cornerstones of our business, but these unprecedented times have motivated us to get creative with our company’s resources to pay it forward. Co-owner Marissa Miceli has been using her past experience with non-profit organizations to facilitate the distribution of free food to front-line medical workers from each of our six Mici locations. If you or someone you know would like to get on our schedule, please contact Marissa here. Co-founder, Kim Miceli was an educator in her past life, so with school closures happening all across the country, she was thrilled to put on her teacher hat and gather some fun (pizza-related) resources. We know kids love pizza, so we hope you will enjoy our new pizza kits and the following educational activities that will hopefully make your homeschool experience a little easier. Check out Marissa’s husband (and sons) and Kim’s brother, Jeff Miceli, in this How to Make a Pizza Kit video.     We hope you enjoy the following educational resources: ART AND DRAMATIC PLAY For an interactive and fun way to recycle your pizza kit box, have your children make their own pizza out of a paper plate and use colored paper, paint, crayons, markers or our printable pizza toppings to decorate! Then, they can practice making their own pizza deliveries at home.   READING Download Mici’s Make a Pizza activity that incorporates reading, number recognition, counting, shapes, colors (and eye-hand coordination and motor skills with lots of cutting). Need someone else to read to your kids, while you take a 5 minute breather?  Check out these fun pizza-related read alouds from YouTube: Secret Pizza Party Pete’s A Pizza Pizza Day The Little Red Hen Makes A Pizza Curious George and the Pizza Party Want a hard copy of a pizza book instead?  In addition to this list, check out these great titles: Curious George and the Pizza Party Little Nino’s Pizzeria How Pizza Came to Queens Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party Babies Don’t Eat Pizza: A Big Kids’ Book About Baby Brothers and Baby Sisters The Princess and the Pizza Support Local – Shop These Bookstores! Capitol Hill Books 300 E. Colfax Ave Denver 303-837-0700 info@capitolhillbooks.com For more … [MORE]

“Why Mici Handcrafted Italian is One to Watch” says QSR Magazine

January 25, 2018

The management team of Mici (pronounced mee-chee) Handcrafted Italian has its roots firmly planted in Italy and its sights set on growth in the U.S. Founded by siblings Jeff, Michael, and Kim Miceli, the Denver-based, fast-casual Italian concept was built by combining old family recipes with an understanding of modern family life; the food is wholesome, affordable, and can be eaten in the restaurant or ordered for carry-out or delivery. Read more:  https://www.qsrmagazine.com/emerging-concepts/why-mici-handcrafted-italian-one-watch [MORE]

Mici in QSR Magazine

November 7, 2017

Mici to Donate 20 Percent of Proceeds to Urban Peak Mici Handcrafted Italian, Denver’s popular fast-casual spot for hand-crafted Italian fare, amps up their already robust charitable giving program, Dining for Dollars, by donating 20 percent of all proceeds when guests mention ‘Urban Peak’ on November 14, at all four locations, to local organization Urban Peak. Urban Peak is the only non-profit organization in Denver that provides a full convergence of services for youth ages 15 through 24 experiencing homelessness, or are at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Their goal is to help these youth overcome real-life challenges and become self-sufficient adults. In honor of National Hunger and Homelessness Week, Mici will donate 20 percent of proceeds from all four locations to Urban Peak on Tuesday, November 14—dine-in, carryout, and delivery. Read more…     [MORE]

Mici Handcrafted Italian Hires New CEO With Plans for Future Growth

August 10, 2017

Mici Handcrafted Italian has quietly built a quartet of family-friendly eateries across the metro Denver landscape. Starting in 2004, the Miceli family — siblings Jeff, Michael and Kim — has slowly grown the business to locations at 1531 Stout Street downtown, 2373 Central Park Boulevard in [MORE]

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