Local pizzerias get a 'super' boost from the big game

This year an estimated 12.5 million pizzas and 1.25 billion chicken wings will be consumed during the Super bowl.

Posted: Feb 7, 2021 6:20 PM
Updated: Feb 8, 2021 9:19 AM

UTICA, N.Y. - Are you ready for some football? How about some pizza and wings?

This year an estimated 12.5 million pizzas and 1.25 billion chicken wings will be consumed during the Super bowl.

That’s good news for local pizzerias like Jonny's Pizza in Utica.

Jon Tebo and his staff have been busy throughout the day getting all their orders ready so fans could sit back and enjoy the game.

“I think me and every other pizzeria in the business has been looking forward to this for a little boost in revenue. Things have been a little slow with the pandemic, not just for me, but for everybody I'm sure. So this definitely helps a little bit."

Tebo estimates that he'll sell close to 200 pizzas and over 30 cases of wings on Sunday.

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