Evel Pie is proud to announce the January edition of its Charity Pie of The Month initiative in collaboration with NFL veteran and ESPN Radio personality Mark McMillian.
The January initiative features Evel Pie team creation: Grill’n McMillian Chicken Margarita Pizza, featuring Grill’n McMillian ‘Squeeze my Lemons’ Infused Olive Oil, mesquite marinated grilled chicken, fresh basil, mozzarella, and marinara.
“I fell in love with Evel Pie while covering the games at Allegiant Stadium,” says McMillian. “So I jumped at the chance to do a collaboration with my infused oils–especially to benefit a cause that is near and dear to my heart.”
The pizza will be available by the slice only for $7, with $1 benefitting benefit Nathan Adelson Hospice Care, whose mission is to be the community’s trusted partner for comprehensive end-of-life care.
About Mark McMillian
Speedy high school sprint champion, Mark McMillian, was a two-year starter at Glendale JR College in California where he was an All-American. His standout performance gained him a scholarship to play for the University of Alabama under renowned coach Gene Stallings.
To this day, McMillian holds the Alabama record for the longest interception TD in school history.
Mark was drafted into the NFL by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 10th round where as a rookie, he earned honors by being named to the prestigious All-Madden Team. After a brief stint as a New Orleans Saint, McMillian would later have some of his most celebrated success as a cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs under coach Marty Schottenheimer.
In 1997, 5-foot-7-inch, McMillian, was given the nickname “Mighty Mouse” by his teammates and fans by boosting an impressive season with 8 interceptions (tied for the NFL lead) and 3 defensive TDs (longest 87 yards).
He also set a Chiefs franchise record for most returned yards (274). Mighty Mac finished his 8 Years in the NFL with the Washington Redskins alongside Hall of Famer Daryl Green and Champ Bailey.
He now resides in Los Angeles, California and works with various programs that help to improve the lives of children and young adults. He has also followed his passion for grilling in creating the Grill’n McMillian line of spice rubs and oils.
About Evel Pie
Live Hard, Ride Fast, Eat Pizza. Evel Pie, inspired by legendary daredevil Evel Knievel, celebrates one of the most influential figures to the city of Las Vegas.
Created by Branden Powers and High Horse Entertainment in collaboration with the Knievel family, Evel Pie offers New York pizza slices with an array of classic and exotic toppings, dive bar cocktails and local beers until the early hours of the morning in an all-American environment featuring memorabilia, pinball machines, a stuffed bighorn sheep and a statue of the man himself.
Evel Pie has won several accolades including recognition from the International Pizza Expo (Second Place, Gluten Free pizza), Best of Las Vegas (Readers’ Choice), Las Vegas Weekly (Best Pizza In Las Vegas), Gayot (Top 3 Best Vegas Pizza 2020), Silver State Culinary Awards (Best Pizza) and more.
To date, Evel Pie has raised and/or given away tens of thousands of dollars to support local charities and those affected by the crisis.
Evel Pie is located at 508 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101.