Par-Baked Pizza Crusts.
Flavorful. Easy. Long-lasting.


So Long,
“Cardboard Crust”!

Too often, par-baked pizza crusts are considered functional but not necessarily flavorful. The “cardboard crust” reputation keeps restaurant and c-store owners, purchasing managers, and customers from exploring the possibilities of par-bakes.

Alive & Kickin’ Par-Baked Pizza Crusts are game-changers. Our recipe and process innovations have greatly enhanced par-baked crust quality, but that’s just the beginning. The wide selection of flavor profiles, sizes, and shapes provide flexibility in product offerings that are sure to satisfy customers.

Convenient, craveable pizza crusts

Alive & Kickin’ Par-Baked Pizza Crusts achieve what few thought previously possible: par-baked crusts with exceptional flavor and functionality. Our recipe and processes rewrite the story on par-baking, reaching new highs in quality and variety. Satisfy your customers and serve up improved operations with a wide selection of flavor profiles, sizes, and shapes.

Versatility and value

From a crisp, flaky ultra-thin to a rich, yeasty Sicilian-style dough, our par-baked crusts offer a full range of styles, textures, and tastes. These crusts perfectly suit ready-to-eat, take and bake, and/or frozen pizzas, while offering the ultimate in convenience to c-stores, restaurant chains, entertainment venues, or any other facilities serving quality pies:

  • Partially baked in our ovens; final bake in customers’ ovens
  • Extra-long shelf life
  • Easy to handle and prep


Italian Heritage Crust: a robust, flavorful recipe with a hint of garlic and satisfying texture



Cheese-Stuffed Crust: a par-baked crust of traditional thickness, with a rope of mozzarella cheese enclosed in the outer edge



Bella Vita Crust: a yeasty, fermented recipe that browns to a light crisp bottom in any oven



Crunch Time Cheddar Thin Crust is a one-of-a-kind flavor phenomenon that bursts with savory cheddar flavor



Lava Stone Par-Baked is a classic Neapolitan-style crust



New York Style (Big Edge) Crust is a great match for traditional pizza slices, with a lightly crisp bottom, large rolled edge, and just the right chew


Businesses Baking with Par-Baked Crusts

Par-baked crusts are a popular choice with c-stores, thanks to their versatility—allowing for quick preparation of ready-to-eat, take and bake, or frozen pizzas. But c-stores are just one of the many places where versatile par-baked crusts make a delicious difference. Commonly served in:

  • Convenience stores
  • Delis
  • Frozen retail
  • Restaurant chains
  • Entertainment venues
  • Ballparks and stadiums
  • QSRs (quick service restaurants)
  • Hospitals
  • Schools and colleges
  • Care facilities
  • Corporate/institutional dining facilities

Profitable Possibilities

Par-baked pizza crusts offer serving scenarios that easily expand your menu. Think beyond pizza to favorites like par-baked crust “fries.” Chef Luke shows you three yummy variations.