By: Kelly Womer, APR, ABC, Fellow PRSA

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DENVER, Colo., May 11, 2018Linhart Public Relations, a national communications firm based in Colorado, won an award for its work and results in driving local fundraiser sales and brand recognition for a fast-casual pizzeria.

The Colorado Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Gold Pick Awards recognize programs incorporating sound research, planning, execution and evaluation. All winners also meet the highest standard of performance in the public relations profession. The awards were presented last night at The Studio Loft at Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

Linhart PR was honored for its work with Pizzeria Locale:

Silver Pick: Pizzeria Locale Partners with Chefs to Build Brand Awareness and Drive Fundraiser Sales (Earned Media Relations, Consumer Products – Food & Beverage). With two locations in Denver, Pizzeria Locale is a fast-casual pizzeria from James Beard Award-winning chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson. Linhart PR helped promote Pizzeria Locale’s guest chef event series designed to position the restaurant as a community partner. Through the series, Pizzeria Locale collaborated with like-minded, local fine-dining chefs to create a month-long special pizza for the menu and host a one-night fundraiser benefitting a local nonprofit. In addition to generating positive news coverage, Linhart PR held a sneak-peek event for top Denver media and food influencers. Read more in this case study.

About Linhart Public Relations

Linhart Public Relations, a national communications firm based in Colorado, partners with forward-thinking organizations to achieve their business objectives through the power of strategic communications.
Key industry areas include better-for-you food and beverage, multi-unit restaurants, energy and utilities, health and wellness, and financial and professional services. Founded in 1996, Linhart PR is recognized as an award-winning firm for its client work and business results, including being named PR Week Boutique Agency of the Year and being featured regularly on Best Places to Work in Public Relations lists. For more information, visit or read the firm’s blog.


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