Poncey-Highlanders know Rize Artisan Pizza + Salads has been open and pleasing palates with mouthwatering chef-driven, global American fare for several weeks, but perhaps its opening flew under your restaurant radar. No worries. Rize is throwing a weeklong grand opening celebration crammed with deals and specials Monday, Dec. 12 through Friday, Dec. 16. First things first: download the Rize app for a chance to win a $100 Live Nation gift card. Feel good and full on Dine to Donate Monday, knowing 25 percent of all proceeds will go to Create Your Dreams Foundation. Tuesday night, kids eat free with any adult entrée purchase. Ladies Night Wednesday treats the gals to $5 small plates and $5 sangria specials from 5 p.m. until close. On Thursday’s Hometown Heroes Day, all members of law enforcement, firefighters, EMTs, nurses, doctors, and active and veteran military personnel will receive a free classic pizza with any purchase when they show their ID or badge. Limit one freebie per person. Friday night is Date Night -- buy a sangria, beer or wine and receive a free small plate after 5 p.m. Limit one per person. Share a photo of you and your date on Instagram tagged #rizedatenight for the chance to win a $100 Marriott gift card.
Rize is open Sunday–Thursday from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Complimentary self-parking (up to two hours with validation) is available in the parking deck behind the property, and valet is available Friday and Saturday nights from 5-11 p.m.