Pizza Czar Zusi Takes the Job Seriously

When we recruited Pro Soccer star Graham Zusi as Minsky’s first ever Pizza Czar we knew he’d take the job seriously – but we didn’t realize how seriously. See Graham spending an evening at Minsky’s Pizza at Zona Rosa in our new TV commercial. The Czar hangs with our contest winner, Patrick, and his friends – and even brings them a few pizzas.

As the night continued and the pizza delivery orders started to pile up, Czar Zusi offered to jump in the “Czar Car” and take the pizza to the people: Hot, Delicious and Fast (the gourmet pizza we mean!) was Czar Zusi’s mantra. On the way out the door one of our kitchen guys needed a favor. The Czar does not disappoint. The Minsky’s back of the house prepster got his shift covered and a needed night off.

Zusi told us he has some soccer business to attend to but said he’d check back in from time to time to lend a hand. Until then, said the Czar: “#LetsEat!”

Learn more about Czar Zusi and what he has been up to with Minsky’s:

Minsky’s Pizza Czar Graham Zusi has been busy this past year meeting Minsky’s fans after a soccer game, delivering pizza to one lucky family, and even playing a little soccer with local kids! And the last few months have been no exception!

Graham Zusi and Connor Christians at Minsky's Pizza

Minsky’s Mgr. Josh Flowers, Scholarship Winner Connor Christians, Pizza Czar/Soccer Star Graham Zusi

This past fall, together with Minsky’s Pizza, Czar Zusi launched the KC Youth Soccer Scholarship Fund! Now we’re happy to announce our first college scholarship fund winner: Connor Christians! Read more…

Misnky's Pizza Czar

Czar Zusi and Contest Winner Patrick

And that’s not all, we’re also happy to announce the winner from over 1,000 entries in Minsky’s Pizza Night with the Czar contest: Patrick Hasenjager! Patrick invited along a few friends and joined the Pizza Czar for a night out at our Barry Road West location. Read more…

Click here for a little history on the Minsky’s Pizza Czar, Graham Zusi, – and check out what he’s been up to around KC!

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