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This is where it all started

It began with a single slice of an idea, in a place known for great pizza—the Chicago area. We had a hunch that people wanted fresh-baked pizza without the hassle of delivery. And so, DIGIORNO® was born.


Original Rising Crust

We introduced the world to in-oven, rising crust pizza almost two decades ago. And we haven’t looked back since.

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Half & Half

When it comes to toppings, everyone has an opinion. So we introduced this crowd pleaser and picky family members everywhere rejoiced.

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Cheese Stuffed Crust

Cheese lovers oozed with excitement when we added this to our menu. And it's the cheesiest thing we've ever admitted to doing.

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DIGIORNO Thin Crispy Crust

Thin Crispy Crust

A thinner way to enjoy DIGIORNO, our Thin Crispy Crust thrilled pizza lovers across the country. This fan favorite is now known as Classic Thin Crust.

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DIGIORNO Microwave Rising Crust Pizza

Microwave Rising Crust

This pizza innovation gave fans everywhere the chance to enjoy DIGIORNO wherever there was a microwave! And now you can enjoy it as Small Traditional Crust.

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Microwave Thin Crust

Fans were excited to hear they could get our thin crust pizza at the touch of a button. Nowadays you can find this under the Small Thin Crispy Crust name.

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Garlic Bread Pizza

Garlic bread has always been a staple at the Italian dinner table, so we decided to combine it with our rising crust pizza.

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Ultimate Thin Crust

With more toppings and a pizzeria-style crust, this perfect balancing act of flavor has been a hit since it first appeared on our menu. Look for it today under the Ultimate Toppings name.

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Crispy Flatbread Pizza

The only thing better than getting dressed up and going out for restaurant-quality flatbread is enjoying it in the comfort of your kitchen. So we introduced Crispy Flatbread Pizza (no dress code required).


Small deep dish

They say big things come in small packages. And when it comes to taste, our small-sized Deep Dish pizza is no exception.

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DIGIORNO Pizza & Breadsticks

Pizza & Breadsticks

Nothing says pizza night like a side of cheesy breadsticks.

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DIGIORNO 200 Calorie Portions

200 Calorie Portions

What's better than getting fresh-baked taste at home? Getting it for only 200 calories.

DIGIORNO Pizza & Wyngz

Pizza & Wyngz

Everyone’s favorite side became an instant DIGIORNO classic. Napkins not included.

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DIGIORNO Small Cheese Stuffed Crust

Small Cheese Stuffed Crust

When it comes to cheese, this small pizza packs big taste. And with cheese in the crust and on the crust, you’re bound to get cheesy goodness in every bite.

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DIGIORNO Italian Style Favorites

Italian Style Favorites

We started with Italian-style meals that mom used to make and transformed them into new pizza creations. Trust us, your taste buds will thank you later.

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DIGIORNO Pizza Dipping Strips

Pizza Dipping Strips

We took all the taste of our rising crust pizza and combined it with all the dipping fun of a breadstick. Get in on the dipping action with marinara or garlic butter sauce.

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DIGIORNO Pizzeria!


With a flavorful sauce made with vine-ripened tomatoes & herbs, premium toppings and a crispy yet airy crust, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil – we created a pizza experience unlike any other!

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DIGIORNO Small Dipping Strips

Small Pizza Dipping Strips

They may be small, but these strips have big, juicy toppings. And there’s even a side of marinara sauce for dipping. Dip away friend, dip away.

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Top it, bake it and serve it up just the way you like it. With 3 kits to choose from, packed with the tasty toppings you crave, you have total control of pizza deliciousness. Create your pizza masterpiece today.

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