Just in time for The Big Game, the pizza restaurant company’s latest innovation includes 16 hand-rolled, cheese-stuffed garlic knots on the crust of a large one-topping pizza for $12.99. Pizza Hut’s first Periscope live stream will unveil new Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza to pizza lovers.

PLANO, TEXAS (Jan. 25, 2016) – It’s an appetizer. It’s a pizza. It’s…both.

It’s Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza, the latest, original food innovation from Pizza Hut, the largest and most-loved pizza restaurant company in the world.

Available for a limited-time, the Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza features 16 hand-rolled, cheese-stuffed garlic knots on the crust of a large pizza, served with one topping and two dipping cups of marinara sauce for $12.99.

“Pizza Hut prides itself on being the best-tasting and most innovative pizza restaurant company in the world, and the Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza is a shining example of that,” said Jared Drinkwater, vice president of marketing, Pizza Hut. “We always want every pizza night to feel like a special occasion. By combining a humungous appetizer portion of 16 cheese-stuffed garlic knots with a great-tasting large Pizza Hut pizza, we have created the Stuffed Garlic Knot Pizza. Now, with an appetizer and pizza all in one, our customers have the unique ability to make a night in feel like a night out.”

Pizza Hut is offering fans a first look of the making of the Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza at 10:30 a.m. ET on Monday, January 25 via its inaugural Periscope live stream video. Fans may follow @pizzahut on Twitter or subscribe to the brand’s Periscope channel for more information.

The Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza includes one of any of the following fresh ingredients: Mediterranean black olives, Peruvian cherry peppers, fresh mushrooms, fresh spinach, fresh red onions, fresh green bell peppers, sliced banana peppers, sweet pineapple, sliced jalapeño peppers, and diced roma tomatoes as well as pepperoni, Italian sausage, premium salami, classic meatballs, slow-roasted ham, hardwood smoked bacon, grilled chicken, beef and seasoned pork. Customers can choose from six sauces including Classic Marinara, Premium Crushed Tomato, Creamy Garlic Parmesan, Honey Sriracha, Barbeque and Buffalo as well as sauce drizzles that include Balsamic, Honey Sriracha, Barbeque and Buffalo.

Pizza Hut, the first national pizza restaurant company to remove artificial flavors and colors from its core pizzas, has a long heritage of breakthrough food innovation. The company is known around the world for its original Pan® Pizza, Stuffed Crust, Cheesy Bites, Crazy Cheesy Crust, and more. The pizza restaurant company also has the world’s busiest website in the pizza category at www.pizzahut.com. Nearly 50 percent of the pizza restaurant company’s orders come through digital channels, including more than 25 percent via mobile device.

For more information on the Stuffed Garlic Knots Pizza, visit blog.pizzahut.com or to order now, visit www.pizzahut.com.

About Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), delivers more pizza, pasta and wings than any other restaurant in the world. The company began 58 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, when two brothers borrowed $600 from their mom to start a pizzeria.

What started out small has become the biggest pizza company in the world and today operates more than 15,600 restaurants in more than 97 countries serving innovative pizzas, traditional favorites like the signature Pan Pizza, and much more. Pizza Hut also is the proprietor of the BOOK IT!® Program, which is a long-standing children’s literacy program used in more than 630,000 classrooms nationwide. For more information, visit www.pizzahut.com. Follow Pizza Hut on Facebook (www.facebook.com/PizzaHut), Twitter (www.twitter.com/pizzahut) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/pizzahut).

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