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Pineapple. Yes, it Belongs!

“Sit down. We need to talk.” “You are so weird.” “Your test results are in.” For many, sentences like these cause an extreme level of anxiety. There is, however, one phrase that seems to induce such a high level of apprehension that societies have been ruined by the...

Top Toppings

I accidentally stumbled across an article from USA Today that was put out in September 2020 about the Top 10 commonly ordered pizza toppings people request and it got me thinking, “are our customers ordering the same things? The USA Today article echoed several...

Mushrooms!

Mushrooms on a pizza? Absolutely. While they are a more controversial topping than pepperoni or sausage, they are certainly not nearly as hated as pineapple or anchovies. Still, the type of mushroom you use can make all the difference in the overall taste of the...

Let’s Talk Salads

Spring has sprung and just as we said in last month's blog it's time for FRESH!  While we talked about how we use fresh toppings like mushrooms, green and red peppers, onions, and spinach. We talked last month about how we make our crusts fresh in-house. Last month we...

FRESH!

Winter just seems to keep coming for a big chunk of the country. It’s exhausting. While we have been spared the snow and extreme cold along the southeast coast, we sure are tired of the rain. But there is a silver lining right around the corner. Spring will be here...

A Celebration of Pizza

At Ultimate California Pizza, we view pizza a little differently. It is more than just a meal. Pizza is a way to bring folks together. Pizza is a conversation starter. Pizza can change the atmosphere of a meeting. Pizza tastes good and makes you feel good. Pizza is a...

Gift-Worthy Pizza

With Christmas right around the corner, it has us thinking and seeing gifts and decorations everywhere. Decorations on street lamp poles, houses, stores, and everywhere else we go this time of year. For that matter, we started seeing decorations for sale in September...

Perfect Pizza Picky People Love

If you are anything like me, there are little mouths at your house that are extremely challenging to satisfy. Not necessarily because they are hungry ALL THE TIME, but because what they may love today they will hate tomorrow or even five minutes from now. At Ultimate...

Where Did Pizza Come From?

Pizza came from Italy, right? The answer is yes, mostly. Everyone believes the Italians created, developed, and maybe even perfected what we call pizza. But it isn't that simple. Pizza pulls from many Mediterranean influences and sometimes even gets credited as a...

Pepperoni Pizza

While it is certainly the default pizza topping in the United States, pepperoni may also be the perfect pizza topping. Pepperoni is a very popular topping and for good reason. It's meaty, spicy, a little sour, and chewy all at the same time! With a flavor profile...

A Perfect Pizza For a Party!

Baseball is back swinging, hockey has taken center ice, basketball is dribbling around and even football seems ready for prime time. We may still be limited to who we can be in contact with and how many people we can hang out with, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have...

Pizza… an ESSENTIAL!

You know what is essential, pizza. For more than a century, Americans have delighted in the perfect delivery and carry out, do it all meal. We can thank Gennaro Lombardi for opening the first pizzeria in 1905, but without the cheese, pizza isn’t pizza. Let’s take a...

Make Your Own Pizza Dough!

We pride ourselves on being a family focused restaurant. That is why we have a great kid’s menu, use fresh ingredients and even why we take the time to make our own pizza dough.  We even refer to the other restaurants managed by our parent organization as our “sister”...

5 Different Locations, Same Great Menu!

Did you know that there are FIVE Ultimate California Pizza restaurants across the Grand Strand? That’s right! Five surfer themed restaurants with a California flavor dotted up and down the coast from Barefoot Landing to Surfside Beach. The Diving Dining Group made a...

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WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Questions, comments, or concerns? Our corporate office can be reached from 8am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday at (843)238-9381.

OTHER GREAT CONCEPTS NEAR YOU!

If you love Ultimate California Pizza, you’ll love these restaurants too! Check out all the concepts and locations brought to you by the Divine Dining Group.

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK

Keep up with what is going on at your favorite pizza joint!

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM

Nothing like some pics of your favorite pizza to get that tummy rumblin’!

TWEET US ON TWITTER

Stay up to date with everything UCP!

WATCH US ON YOUTUBE

Watch what is going on around UCP and take a peek at some of our highlights!

GIFT CARDS!

If you’d like to purchase a gift card, please visit any Divine Dining location or reference our company website www.divinedininggroup.com for mail orders.

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

Questions, comments, or concerns? Our corporate office can be reached from 8am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday at (843)238-9381.

OTHER GREAT CONCEPTS NEAR YOU!

If you love Ultimate California Pizza, you’ll love these restaurants too! Check out all the concepts and locations brought to you by the Divine Dining Group.