Paget Pizitz

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Paget Pizitz

Ann Paget Pizitz (born c. 1979) is co-owner of Melt restaurant and food truck and vice-president of the Greater Birmingham Street Food Coalition.

Pizitz, the daughter of Merritt Pizitz, attended Indian Springs School and Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia before graduating from Auburn University. She worked in Washington D.C. as an event planner for a while before moving to New York as a fashion recruiter for Fourth Floor Fashion. In Fall 2008 she returned to Birmingham to serve as development director for the Alabama Council for Economic Education.

In 2010 Pizitz launched Connections matchmaking service and began writing a regular dating column for B-Metro magazine. In 2011 she acted as marketing director for the Pizitz Management Group and its 32 Degrees yogurt chain. In early 2013 she and Harriet Reis launched their food truck.

Pizitz has also volunteered with Hands on Birmingham. In August 2019 Pizitz was arrested in Huntsville and charged with driving under the influence and attempted bribery of public servants.


  • Etheridge, Emily (April 26, 2010) "Faces and Places: Paget Pizitz plays cupid in the Magic City." UAB Kaleidoscope
  • Carlton, Bob (November 29, 2013) "Birmingham leaders you should know: Paget Pizitz." The Birmingham News
  • Remkus, Ashley (August 5, 2019) "Melt restaurant co-owner offered officer $1,000 bribe to avoid DUI, police say."

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