Venice Bakery Hosts “London 2012 After-Party”
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Sep 12 2012

Venice Bakery Hosts “London 2012 After-Party”

Venice Bakery is a certified gluten-free pizza crust company located in El Segundo, California.  They offer a variety of gluten-free and vegan products, including pizza crusts, mini pizza crusts, flatbread and focaccia bread.  The Venice Bakery products can be purchased online and orders over $45 ship for free. 

Venice Bakery is hosting an event that I wish I could attend that includes a very special guest: 4-Time Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer – Dana Vollmer!

WHEN:          Sunday, October 7, 2012

                        2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHO:              – Dana Vollmer – Gluten Free Olympic Champion

                          4-Time Olympic Gold Medalist/World Record Holder

                          U.S. Swim Team (2008, 2012)

                        -Jimmy DeSisto, CEO of Venice Bakery

                        -Jon Jon Park – Former Olympic Swimmer/Founder of Legacy Gym

WHAT:            Gluten Free Pizza Tasting Featuring Dana Vollmer

WHERE:         11845 West Olympic Blvd. Ground Floor, Suite 100.  Los Angeles, CA 90064

PARKING:      Free Parking in the building parking structure.

RSVP:             Space is limited, RSVP required by October 1, 2012 to   or call Amy Levy Public Relations, Inc. 310-444-5250

Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 2012…If you are Gluten Free and you know it raise your hand!  Love pizza? Love the Olympics?  Please join host Venice Bakery, the certified gluten-free pizza crust manufacturer at Legacy Gym, the state-of-the-art fitness center, to celebrate one our nation’s greatest athletes at an Olympics After-Party on Sunday, October 7th 2012.  Gluten Free fans of all ages are invited to attend as Venice Bakery samples its award-winning gluten-free and vegan pizza crusts.  World record-holding Olympic swimmer Dana Vollmer will make a special guest appearance, Venice Bakery President Jimmy DeSisto and Former Olympic Swimmer Jon Jon Park will all be on hand for this special event. Visit

Celebrating athleticism, fitness and healthy lifestyles, Venice Bakery will sample its award-winning gluten-free and vegan pizza crusts and flatbreads.

Recently, Dana Vollmer made waves at the 2012 London Olympics where she set a new world record and won gold in the women’s 100-meter butterfly. Dana also garnered two additional gold medals in the 400 meter medley and 800 meter freestyle relays. Dana is unique amongst many Olympic swimmers; in lieu of carb-heavy foods traditionally eaten by athletes, Dana adheres to a strict gluten-free diet which has improved her health and performance.

“Not being able to eat one of my favorite foods, pizza, was extremely disappointing until I found Venice Bakery’s gluten-free and vegan pizza!” Dana says. “Since eating my first bite of their gluten-free pizza, I was in heaven again…they are by far the best that I have ever had!”

Promoting healthy eating habits has always been a top priority of Legacy Gym’s culture and philosophy and the majority of the trainers and members follow a gluten free diet.

Venice Bakery maintains a sterling reputation for their long-time support of the gluten-free community. Venice Bakery CEO Jimmy DeSisto hopes the event will help raise awareness of Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, dietary burdens that cause suffering for millions of Americans each day.

If you live in or will be in the Los Angeles area and wish to attend this event, please make sure to RSVP by October 1, 2012, as space is limited. 

Jon and I have had the opportunity to sample the pizza crusts from Venice Bakery and were very pleased!  The crust is thin and crisps up nicely in the oven.  I look forward to sampling the flatbread later on this week. 

Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!


  1. Victor Dolcourt says:

    Venice Bakery pizza crusts are outstanding. Our closest pizza shop as well as BJ’s Brewhouse in the next town over uses them to accommodate their gluten-free guests.


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