One Day Only: Mellow Mushroom Revives 1974 Menu with Original Prices on ‘Way Back Wednesday’ Aug. 20

Published Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 10:56 am
The Mellow Mushroom in Boone on King Street is participating in "Way Back Wednesdays." Photos by Ken Ketchie

The Mellow Mushroom in Boone on King Street is participating in “Way Back Wednesdays.” Photos by Ken Ketchie

Aug. 19, 2014. On Wednesday, Aug. 20, every Mellow Mushroom in the U.S., including the two in Boone and Blowing Rock, will be throwing back prices to reflect some of the original menu items and prices from 1974.

The day has been declared “Way Back Wednesday” and recognizes Mellow Mushroom’s 40th anniversary.

unnamed-1A small cheese pizza will cost $2.50; a PBR, Michelob and Budweiser will cost $0.75 cents; and Coca-Cola soft drinks cost $0.30.

In addition to this special day, all month long, Mellow Mushroom will host a contest for customers to win a trip to Amsterdam for two. Customers will be able to pose with a backdrop in each Mellow of the first Mellow Mushroom location and post it to Instagram with #40YearsBaked or upload that image directly to www.40yearsbaked.com to enter. We already have over 850 exciting photos, you should check them out.

Mellow Mushroom Revives 1974 Menu with Original Prices –– Including $2.50 Stone-Baked Pizza Pies

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers will bring back selections from its original 1974 menu on August 20th in a “Way BackWednesday” celebration to mark the brand’s 40th anniversary.

Each of Mellow Mushroom’s locations nationwide will be offering a small cheese pizza, Coke products and select beers at their 1974 prices to mark nearly half a century since the first Mellow opened on Spring Street in Atlanta. The menu selections will be 30 cents for Coke products, 75 cents for Michelob, Budweiser or PBR and $2.50 for a small cheese pizza.

Mellow Mushroom will also be hosting a contest for customers to win a trip to Amsterdam for two. Customers will be able to pose, in-store, with a backdrop of the first Mellow Mushroom location and post it to Instagram with #40YearsBaked to enter. Those without an Instagram account can upload their images to www.40yearsbaked.com

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers has come a long way from its humble roots, born out of a single pizza shop in Atlanta during the freewheeling hippie culture of 1974. The founders had a simple dream: to make the most delicious, craveable slice of pizza on the planet.

Mellow Mushroom has recently expanded to more than 170 locations in 18 states, while retaining its mission of serving unparalleled pizza and cold craft beer in an unforgettable environment. Each Mellow Mushroom location is a unique, one of a kind design, with the same core menu. Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers is opening new restaurants throughout the country, including recent and upcoming launches in Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Denver, New Orleans, Orlando and Miami.

The core of Mellow Mushroom’s menu is its handcrafted, stone-baked pizza made with wheat flour and Appalachian spring water-based mellow dough; tomato sauce made from vine-ripened, hand-selected tomatoes picked within hours of harvest; and part-skim aged mozzarella with no preservatives.

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About Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers

  • Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers (www.mellowmushroom.com) was founded in 1974 in Atlanta, Georgia. This franchise, operated under Home-Grown Industries of Georgia, Inc., is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. For 40 years, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers has been serving up fresh, stone-baked pizzas to order in an eclectic, art-filled, and family-friendly environment. Each Mellow is locally owned and operated and provides a unique feel focused around great customer service and high-quality food. For more information on Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, like us on Facebook at facebook.com/mellowmushroomHQ, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/MellowMushroom, and follow us on Pinterest at pinterest.com/mellowmushroom.
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    The Boone Mellow Mushroom on King Street.

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