Hook and Ladder Pizza Company is owned by David and Heather Herd who are both firefighters. Its beautiful location in Downing Street in Hollister, Missouri is easily accessible from Branson. This pizza company is one of the best restaurants that serves wood-fired pizza from a retro-fitted fire truck. At Hook and Ladder Pizza, be prepared to thoroughly enjoy a hand-tossed pizza. You can even choose pizzas made to your specifications, sub sandwiches, salads, soups, and/or appetizers such as raviolis, wings, or garlic breadsticks.
The pizza served at Hook and Ladder begins with amazing crust. A hand-crafted thin crusts are made with ancient art of natural sourdough bread baking. The crusts are naturally leavened using organic stone ground floor, filtered water, and sea salt. Also offered in this pizza shop are varieties of red and white pizzas using California tomatoes, garlic, basil, and wide selection of cheeses and toppings. Hook and Ladder uses top quality ingredients in their products and the crusts and special sauces are made fresh daily. The mouth watering cinnamon roll called “hose roll’’ is the one not to be missed before you leave the restaurant.
This pizza restaurant features a firehouse memorabilia such as hook and ladder on the wall as well as helmets and other fireman’s gears spread throughout. The menu board that looks like the rear side of a fire truck is great for photo opportunity for kids. As you sit down to be served, don’t be astonished if you find yourself viewing an episode of “Emergency’’. It may seem like you were transported back in your living room with Rescue 51 with the effort to rescue to those who need help. The firehouse theme of the Hook and Ladder Pizza Company was created as a result of the owners’ experiences as volunteer firefighters. They desired to encourage others to get involved in their local fire district.
This firehouse themed restaurant not only sells outstanding pizzas but also sells shirts. A big portion of the proceeds from shirts will be shared to firefighting related causes. Contributions are welcome from guests who wish to help fighters by placing them in a boot near the counter where you place your order. If you take a camera with you or a smartphone, you are sure to take a number of pictures of this establishment. Where else can you get a delicious pizza for a reasonable cost while enjoying a firefighting motif.
Eating at Hook and Ladder’s fire truck can give you some fun by listening to your favorite music while watching the chefs bake your pizzas. In addition to your enjoyment with Neopolitan-style pizza is a choice of craft beer or root beer. This mobile pizza unit can go in any place where you want to have a party. It only needs a relatively flat place to park 26,000 pounds, 30 feet long truck.
If you want to experience eating pizza in a unique place, visit the Hook and Ladder Pizza Company where your hunger in pizza cravings are sure to be extinguished.
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