Local pizzeria honored as a top small business

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (far right) helps hold up a banner Oct. 21 congratulating George’s Pizza in Holtville for being named Small Business of the Year for the 56th California State Assembly District. COURTESY PHOTO

HOLTVILLE — One of Imperial Valley’s most popular pizza joints was honored Oct. 21 when Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, D-Coachella, recognized it as the Small Business of the Year for the 56th California State Assembly District.

The family-owned restaurant, founded in 1991, is a past winner in this newspaper’s Readers’ Choice competitions and has caught the attention of movie stars such as John Travolta over the years.

Local pizzeria honored as a top small business

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia tries his hand Oct. 21 at crafting a pizza while George’s Pizza co-owner George McClure (far right) and an unidentified restaurant employee look on. COURTESY PHOTO

Local pizzeria honored as a top small business

Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia speaks to George’s Pizza owners Blanca Estrada and George McClure (second from right) during a visit to the restaurant on Oct. 21. COURTESY PHOTO

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