Little Caesars Pizza is the world's largest carryout pizza chain and is aggressively growing new restaurants throughout the United States. The company was founded in suburban Detroit in 1959 and has locations on five continents. It maintains a strong focus on value, great tasting pizza, and convenience. Little Caesars continues to blaze new trails in the competitive marketplace. The beloved "Little Caesar" character is one of the most recognized icons in foodservice history. Visit us at www.littlecaesars.com.
In 1992, Mike Ilitch purchased the Detroit Tigers, Detroit's major league baseball team, which plays in Comerica Park. The new ballpark sits next to the new home of football's Detroit Lions in downtown Detroit's Theatre District, Ford Field. Comerica Park opened in the 2000 season. Sports Illustrated said that Comerica Park is a "brilliant ballpark", among the top two or three in the country. The Tigers hosted the 76th All-Star Game at Comerica Park in 2005. All-Star Week in Detroit produced the highest grossing revenue in the history of the Midsummer Classic. Visit us at www.detroittigers.com.
Located in the heart of Detroit, one of the leading entertainment markets in the country, Olympia Entertainment is one of the industry's most diverse sports and entertainment companies, owning and operating Detroit's fabulous Fox Theatre, as well as booking and operating Joe Louis Arena, Comerica Park and Cobo Arena. A division of Ilitch Holdings, Olympia Entertainment is owned by Detroit entrepreneurs Mike and Marian Ilitch and is affiliated with the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Little Caesars Pizza, Blue Line Distributing, Little Caesars Pizza Kits and Uptown Entertainment. Visit us at www.olympiaentertainment.com.
Since its introduction in the Detroit area in 1997, Pizza Kits has become the "Hottest Fundraiser in America" for all types of nonprofit organizations. Pizza Kits contain all the ingredients to make delicious pizza at home. The Pizza Kit Program now offers a variety of family favorites: nine Pizza Kits, three Breads, and three Specialty Items. In 2003, the Little Caesars Cookie Dough Program was launched with eight great tasting varieties including: Chocolate Chip, White Chocolate Macadamia Nut, Peanut Butter and Oatmeal Raisin. Today, Little Caesars Fundraising Programs proudly helps raise millions of dollars for thousands of schools, churches, sports teams and nonprofit organizations throughout the continental United States. Visit us at www.pizzakit.com or call us toll free at 1-888-4-LC-KITS.
Blue Line Foodservice Distribution is one of North America's largest foodservice distributors and restaurant equipment providers with more than 30 years of experience. Blue Line is your "Total Solutions Provider" with the ability to service all customer needs through centralized operations. In-house services include the Customer Care Center, Purchasing, Replenishment and Logistics departments. The equipment division offers an extensive selection of major brands of equipment and supplies to a wide range of restaurant operations. Blue Line is a domestic and international distribution leader with a massive fleet and 14 distribution centers located throughout the United States and Canada. Customers include, Little Caesars, Subway Sandwiches, Carvel Ice Cream, e-gatematrix, Northwest Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines. Blue Line specializes in customized service at competitive pricing, offering peace of mind as a strong and secure national independent foodservice distribution company. Visit us at www.bluelinedist.com.
Uptown Entertainment operates two upscale film theatres in downtown Birmingham, Michigan. The Birmingham 8 and the Palladium 12 attract hundreds of thousands of guests each year. Theatre rentals, private events (with on-site catering), party paks, and dinner-and-a-movie are available. Stadium-style seating, state-of-the-art projection and sound, as well as gourmet concession items provide a unique movie-going experience! Visit us at www.uptownbirmingham8.com.
Olympia Development was established by the Ilitch organization in 1996 to cultivate and attract development in downtown Detroit. The company was instrumental in negotiating the side-by-side stadiums for the Detroit Tigers (Comerica Park) and Detroit Lions (Ford Field). As a result, baseball's Midsummer Classic, the 76th All-Star Game, was played at Comerica Park in 2005 and Super Bowl XL was played at Ford Field in 2006. Olympia Development is dedicated to supporting further growth in the Foxtown sports and entertainment district in downtown Detroit.
The Ilitches purchased the historic Fox Theatre in downtown Detroit's theatre district in July 1987 and lovingly restored it to its 1928 splendor. The 5000-seat theatre re-opened on November 19, 1988 and has been designated a National Historic Landmark. In addition to a mix of performances, concerts, Broadway shows, classic movies and family entertainment, it has hosted events associated with the Ryder Cup in 2004, the 76th All-Star Game in 2005 and Super Bowl XL in 2006. In 2002, it was ranked the top grossing theatre in North America by Pollstar Magazine. The adjacent restored Fox Office Centre is the corporate headquarters for Ilitch Holdings, Inc., Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc., and Olympia Entertainment.
Voted the No. 2 sports bar in the country week after week by ESPN2's Cold Pizza last year, Hockeytown Cafe is the hottest place to take part in the action before, during and after both Red Wings and Tigers games with live bands, great food and drink, and the best view of Comerica Park in the Motor City! Visit us at www.hockeytowncafe.com.
Located in the Fox Theatre building, Little Foxes is a unique fine gifts store offers one-of-a-kind gifts from around the world including furniture, pottery, crystal, china, jewelry, frames, and children's toys and clothes. Established by Marian Ilitch in 1992, Little Foxes is the only downtown Detroit gift shop of its kind. Free parking is available. Visit us at www.littlefoxes.com.
Founded in 1979 by Mike and Marian Ilitch, the Little Caesars Amateur Hockey League has grown into the largest amateur hockey league in the United States. Today the league consists of more than 850 travel and house teams with 15,000 youth hockey players competing in over 100 rinks in the Detroit metro area, including Joe Louis Arena. Visit the official Web site for all travel and house divisions at www.lcahl.org.
Little Caesars AAA Hockey is one of the most recognized and respected organizations in amateur travel hockey. A cornerstone of the Midwest Elite Hockey League since 1968, the program has captured numerous state championships and tournament titles over its 30-plus year history. Mike and Marian Ilitch, owners of the Little Caesars Pizza chain, have been sponsoring amateur hockey teams since 1968 and are a major reason for the club's success. Visit us at www.littlecaesarshockey.com.
Champion Foods is a premier manufacturer of top quality private label and branded food products. Its specialty products are high quality packaged retail pizza, par-baked pizza crusts and tubs of premium cookie dough. Champion Foods services customers such as food service distributors, restaurant chains, industrial toppers, schools, universities and supermarkets, among others. Its experienced and professional staff makes dozens of products, any of which can be customized to specific customer needs at the state-of-the-art manufacturing research center. Champion Food offers an expansive distribution network to ship throughout North America. Visit us at www.championfoods.com.