Search

Young food lover becomes new face of Pizza Express Bromley

PUBLISHED: 07:00 06 December 2018

Bromley’s second PizzaExpress restaurant is now officially open to the public, all thanks to a little help from local youngster, Joshua Ruddick. Picture: John Deehan

Bromley’s second PizzaExpress restaurant is now officially open to the public, all thanks to a little help from local youngster, Joshua Ruddick. Picture: John Deehan

Archant

Bromley’s second PizzaExpress restaurant is now officially open to the public, all thanks to a little help from local youngster, Joshua Ruddick.

Joshua, 5, was invited to cut the ribbon of the new restaurant in St Mark’s Square after his strawberry, marshmallow and hot chocolate pizza was crowned winner of the brand’s design a pizza competition, launched earlier this month in search of a creative young food lover.

Besim Shurdhani, restaurant manager at PizzaExpress Bromley said: “We were so excited to officially welcome the kids into the new restaurant as our first ever customers.

“The opening morning was a huge success, Joshua did a great job officially cutting the ribbon and the team here can’t wait to see what the future holds!

“We’d like to thank everyone who came along to celebrate with us, including Joshua and his classmates for what was truly a memorable day.”

In addition to being the new face of the new branch, Joshua and 25 of his classmates also took part in a pizza making workshop complete with hats, aprons and plenty of dough throwing, all part of the opening day celebrations.

Ed Ruddick, Joshua’s father, said: “When I got the call asking if Josh would like to cut the ribbon of the new restaurant we were absolutely thrilled for him.

“It was clear he and his classmates had such a wonderful time doing the workshop and by the look of the pizzas he might cooking a meal for us one night this week!”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Bromley Times. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Bromley Times