Pizza Hut rolling out beer, wine delivery in certain cities

Pizza Hut rolling out beer, wine delivery in certain cities

Pizza Hut rolling out beer, wine delivery in certain cities

That's right! As of January, customers in Phoenix, Arizona, will be the first to test the service, which will allow customers to add selections of beer (including Bud Light, Shock Top, Budweiser, and local brand Kilt Lifter) or wine for one flat low rate of $11. Pizza Hut announced today that it will start delivering BOOZE to customers in addition to pizza, so now you truly have no reason to leave your house. ever.

Pizza Hut clearly realized that: The delivery giant is testing a service that will deliver beer with your pie.

Stores will have to obtain a license to distribute alcohol, though Bourgeois told CNNMoney that many locations already have them. It's still undecided whether or not Pizza Hut will deliver full bottles of wine or single servings.

The director of brand marketing for Pizza Hut Stacy Lynn Bourgeois said the pizza chain was excited about offering delivery of beer and wine, calling it a convenience for its customers. Only beer is available now, for $10.99 a six pack.

Pizza Hut is thinking outside of the pizza box in an effort to boost sales. Since then, the company also made plans to hire 14,000 more delivery drivers by the end of the year. Its biggest competitors Dominos and Papa John's will only delivery soft drinks and bottled water shows each of their websites.

Shares of Yum, which also owns KFC and Taco Bell, were little changed after the announcement.

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