As a busy mom, I’m always fretting over the best recipe for dinner for my growing boys and hardworking husband. No matter how prepared I am for our week ahead, something almost always derails my plan by mid-week and has me scrambling for an easy dinner.
I spent a few years living in Albuquerque before I was married and started a family. Dion’s Pizza was my favorite local ABQ spot for delicious pizza sprinkled with green chiles. I distinctly remember being sad to leave Dion’s as I was moving back to my beloved Colorado Springs, so you can imagine how thrilled I was when a local store opened here! Dion’s is the best recipe for busy moms, and here is why…
You are a mom, so you I know you are busy. Food allergies are on the rise in kids these days, and I am certain that sifting through a restaurant’s menu to find allergy-safe ingredients does not help a busy mom’s workload. I was delighted to find this SPECIAL DIETS WIZARD on Dion’s Pizza’s website. Simply click the ingredients you want to avoid, and the website redirects to a menu that shows what you and your kids can have! Amazing!
QUICK TURN AROUND TIME
Running around crazy after soccer practice or on your way to a baseball game? Me too! Call ahead or order online at Dion’s and whip around the DRIVE THRU LANE to pick up your food! Yes, that’s right…on your way to and from activities you can grab pizza, subs, salads and more to feed your crew without unloading and reloading everyone into their car seats. Every brilliant business model should have a drive-thru (if only for moms), and Dion’s has this one nailed!
FEEDING A CROWD? DION’S HAS IT COVERED
Three words. Carry-Out Catering. Friends…my husband loves to entertain and have guests over to our house, and I do too, but I freeze up at the idea of cooking for everyone! It is a stressor for me even when I love the social aspect of entertaining. At Dion’s, you can carry-out catering for 20-50 people, order sub platters and dessert trays, or choose from the a-la-carte menu to get just what you need. Note that some items on the carry-out catering menu may require 24 hours notice. I’m really great at calling in orders and picking up food for a crew (just don’t ask me to cook from scratch!).
My boys and I frequent Dion’s, especially on nights when my husband is working his overnight shifts. The Duke City pizza is my go-to (thinner crust, turkey, GREEN CHILE, cheddar, and parmesan). It is amazing. I also love the Crunchy Spinach Salad. Dion’s has world-famous Ranch Dressing, and if you like a little heat, try the Green Chile Ranch Dressing. So yummy! I would love to hear what your favorite menu items are too!
Dion’s is known for its tasty pizza and world-famous Ranch dressing, as well as providing opportunities for its employees and communities to flourish. It was recently ranked as a top-five quick-service restaurant in the nation based on overall experience by Sandelman and Associates. Dion’s was founded in 1978 by Jon Patten and Bill Scott in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 38 years, the company has grown to 23 stores and 1,600 employees in three states. For more information, visit www.dions.com or call 505-858-1010, they can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram