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Big Vinny’s Take & Bake Pizza to open second location

LINCOLN, NEB. – Lincoln, Nebraska, residents will soon gain another way to create customized, restaurant-quality pizza ready to bake in the comforts of their own home. Under the guidance of iconic pizza company Godfather’s Pizza, Inc., the home-baked pizza concept uses the finest ingredients and dough made fresh daily to prepare custom ordered pizzas tailoredMore »

Quick Tips October 15, 2014

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Hot Recipes for October 15, 2014    Wild Mushroom Pesto Penne   Yo Pauly                   The Mourning Pie   Butternut Squash Bisque   The Martella                      Hot on PizzaToday.com How does your house-made items set you apart?  More »

One-Minute Operator EP5 — Matt Jacobson & Bob Peyton, Sizzle Pie

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How does your house-made items set you apart?   (Left) Bob Peyton, director of operations, and Matthew Jacobson, co-owner, at Sizzle Pie in Portland, Oregon, answer this One-Minute Operator.   One-Minute Operator is a video series on PizzaToday.com featuring successful pizzeria operators dropping great advice one minute at a time. For more episodes, visit One-MinuteMore »

PizzaFire fast casual concept to open in NE Ohio

10/09/2014 –– Imagine a fresh, handcrafted pizza built right in front of you with your choice of 40 unique fresh toppings and fire-baked for only 180 seconds. It’s here…and it’s called PizzaFire! Dubbed the “Chipotle of Pizza”, the new “custom pizza –– ready in minutes” concept is here, and PizzaFire is leading the revolution. PizzaFire isMore »

Quick Tips October 8, 2014

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Industry Headlines for October 8, 2014   Who’s HOT?   Pizza Today’s ranking of America’s 100 largest independent pizza operations (based on sales) is out. Who made the list? Marco’s Coal Fired Pizza in Denver, Colorado; Pies & Pints in Fayetteville, West Virginia; Pizzeria Lola in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Cane Rosso in Dallas, Texas; Master PizzaMore »

2014 Pizza Today Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias

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Each year, we mail out surveys to independent pizzerias across the nation. Using their responses, we compile our Hot 100 list — a ranking of America’s 100 largest independent pizza operations (based on sales). This issue is eagerly devoured by Pizza Today’s readers and the list is a testament to the ingenuity, diligence and skillMore »

Quick Tips October 1, 2014

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Hot Recipes for October 1, 2014   Arancini   Wings with Mild Garlic Sauce   Kung Pao 
Chicken Pizza                   Marinara Sauce                 Baked Artichoke Hearts     Hot on PizzaToday.com Who’s made this year’s Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias list?More »

2014 Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias Tool Kit

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Congratulations on making Pizza Today‘s 2014 Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias list. Your pizzeria has been named one of America’s top-grossing independent pizzerias by Pizza Today magazine, the leading publication of the $42 billion pizza industry. To help you share this great news with your local community, download the customizable press release below. 2014 Pizza TodayMore »

2014 Pizza Today Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias List

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The following is a ranking of America’s largest independent pizza operations (based on sales) in the U.S. Find out who climbed more than 10 spots from last year’s list. Restaurant Name ’13 Owner(s)/Manger(s) City, State # Units Gross Sales 1 Marion’s Piazza 1 Roger S. Glass Dayton OH 9 19,627,512 2 Pitfire Artisan Pizza 2More »