Explain your communal approach to seating. Stewart Dorris, co-owner and general manager of Farina Pizzeria & Wine Bar in Albuquerque, New Mexico, answer this One-Minute Operator question. 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-Minute Operator.
Empire Slice House 1734 NW 16th St. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106 (405) 557-1760 www.empireslicehouse.com This hip pizzeria made Eater.com’s “Hottest 21 Pizzerias in the U.S.” list this year. Operators Rachel Cope and Avery Cannon are under 30 and studied under Tony Gemignani’s pizza school. Empire has grabbed national attention for its unique, funky interior, featuring … More »
A Rocklin, California pizzeria owner thought he opening an attached job application in his e-mail. Instead, the ransomware took control of computer’s data, demanding $2,000 in Bitcoins to unlock the frozen information, according to CBS Sacramento. The owner refused to pay the ransom and instead rebuilt his pizzeria’s files, costing $750, investing in a back-up … More »
An armed robber’s gun jams attempting to shoot an Italian pizzeria cashier. Two men entered the pizza shop. As one assailant goes for the resister, the other fires his handgun at the cashier, but it jammed, according to the New York Daily News. As the attacker attempted to fix his weapon, other pizzeria workers charge … More »
Industry Headlines for September 10, 2014 September is National Food Safety Month Discussing food safety measures with your employees is something that should never go out of style. After all, constant vigilance is the name of the game. Building a safe food culture in your establishment takes work from you, your managers and … More »
Hot Recipes for September 3, 2014 Anna’s Spinach Tortellini Carbonara Willow Street’s Coconut Prawn Pizza Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna Prosciutto and Mozzarella Pizza with Caramelized Onions Candied Pecans Hot on PizzaToday.com One-Minute Operator EP4 — Piper Kapin, Back Road Pizza What is your marketing strategy? … More »
What is your marketing strategy? Piper Kapin, owner of Back Road Pizza in Santa Fe, New Mexico, answer this One-Minute Operator question. 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-Minute Operator.
#pizzatodayreader Social Media September Poll How do your 2014 gross sales compare to the same period in 2013? A) Up 1-5%: 18% B) Up 6-10%: 29% C) Up 10% or more: 41% D) Sales have remained the same: 0% E) I’ve had a decrease in sales … More »
It’s that time of year when major publications reveal their ‘best pizza’ lists. In fact, operators across the country await Pizza Today’s 2014 Hot 100 Independent Pizzerias list, which will be published in the October issue and go live on PizzaToday.com on October 1 and the Top 100 Pizza Companies on November 1. The Daily … More »
Celebrating the recent opening of Las Vegas’ newest resort and casino, SLS Las Vegas, world renowned chef José Andrés took to the kitchens of 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, temporarily trading in his chef’s coat for a pizzaiolo paddle. The resulting pie was truly chef-caliber: a Bianco base (mozzarella, parmesan, garlic, oregano, olive oil, no sauce), topped with fresh burrata, … More »