By LAURA ROBISON
The crew of Pirate’s Touchdown restaurant was in ship-shape on Monday, August 8 to mark the primary anniversary for the Logandale pizzeria being beneath the possession of Danielle Holliday. They opened the doorways at 4 pm as common, however have been in for an enormous shock.
The parking zone was quickly fully full and the telephones ringing off the hook as clients flocked in to order their favourite pizzas and drinks for the massive occasion.
The Pirate-themed restaurant managed by Danielle’s daughter Gia Holliday, was quickly stuffed to capability because the crew started serving their clients.
“We have been fully overwhelmed, in a great way,” mentioned Gia. “We weren’t anticipating to see this type of assist!”
Gia defined that the previous 12 months has been stuffed with rising pains and challenges. However the mother and daughter group knew they have been on the best path as they listened to their clients and made strikes to increase and enhance the restaurant.
By 6pm the Pirate’s Touchdown crew was getting slowed down with the excessive demand. There was a wait of over an hour for dine-in clients and even longer for call-in orders.
At one level, as Gia took stock of substances that have been wanted, she famous that the shops of pizza dough was working low. She needed to cease taking orders for pizza at that time. She shortly positioned an ‘emergency’ order from her provider.
“We by no means skilled something like this earlier than,” mentioned Danielle. “And although the assist from the valley makes my coronary heart glad, I used to be saddened that the wait occasions have been lengthy and a few folks couldn’t be served in any respect.”
The 2 women have been apologetic to their clients. However everybody appeared to remain in temper understanding of the delay of their meals given the circumstances.
Danielle knew they needed to by some means make it as much as their clients. So she determined to increase the anniversary particular of ‘purchase one get one pizza free’ to Tuesday and Wednesday evenings as properly.
Angela and Stephen Provost have been there with theit model new kindergartener Victoria. ”We didn’t determine on it being so busy right here tonight,” Stephen mentioned. However we wished to assist this enterprise as a result of we’ve additionally simply been right here a 12 months, and so they do have nice pizza. We additionally wished to rejoice the primary day of college with Victoria.”
One other patron, Kasen Kolhoss, was readily available to have dinner. “Wow, that is so nice!” he mentioned. “I’m tremendous glad for them, to have this type of turnout.”
Kolhoss acknowledged that the restaurant serves good pizza. However he admitted that his coronary heart was elsewhere. “My favourite factor on the menu is the fried pickles!” he mentioned.
By night’s finish, your complete crew was exhausted however proud of the success. That they had turned out over 200 pizzas in 4 hours; not to mention all the opposite food and drinks objects on their menu.
“We’ve got felt so beloved,” Danielle mentioned. “I by no means anticipated that Moapa Valley loves our pizza a lot. We love Moapa Valley and we’re grateful on your continued assist.”