Punxsy Pizza Awarded Pennsylvania Restaurant Neighbor Award

Scott Anthony, owner of Punxsy Pizza and Scott Depp, Punxsutawney’s fire chief

The Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) recently gathered at the Peddler’s Inn in Lahaska, Pa for their annual spring meeting. A highlight of this meeting is the presentation of the Restaurant Neighbor Award.   Fifteen years ago, the National Restaurant Association together with the award’s founding partner, American Express, created the Restaurant Neighbor Award toMore »

Conversation with Michael Lastoria, &pizza, Washington, DC

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Michael lets us in on &pizza’s fast-casual concept   &pizza Washington, D.C. &pizza recently made Thrillist’s “11 Chains Ready to Blow Up in 2015” list. In February, the fast-casual pizza company announced it had received a $10-million investment for growth and expansion.   We created &pizza because we wanted to take one of our favoriteMore »

2015 Distributor Directory

Your guide to the pizza industry’s leading distributors A A-Z Restaurant Equipment Co. 3804 Brickton Rd.. Princeton, MN 55371 Phone: 763-389-4345 Fax: 763-389-5787 E-mail: jim@a-zrestaurantequipment.com Web site: www.a-zrestaurantequipment.com Established: 1974 Product lines: Bakers Pride, Blodgett, Lincoln Impinger, Somerset, Colburne, ACME, etc. Service area: 11 Pizza-related business %: 30% Online ordering offered: yes Pizza-related items sold:More »

Pizza Expo 2015 — World Pizza Games Full Results

Shin Min-chul World Pizza Games

World Pizza Games 2015 Winners   Master Acrobatics — Min-Chul Shin, Mr. Pizza, South Korea (272 points) Individual Acrobatics — Min-Chul Shin, South Korea (261.5 points) Fastest Dough Stretch — Brittany Saxton, Six Hundred Downtown, Bellefontaine, OH (28:65 seconds, new record) Largest Dough Stretch — Spencer Glenn, Pizza My Heart, Monterey, CA (45.00) Fastest BoxMore »

A Conversation with Michael Shepherd

Michael Shepherd 600 Downtown

Michael lets us in on proven ways to increase check averages   Six Hundred Downtown Bellefontaine, Ohio Owner Michael Shepherd is a four-time World Pizza Champion, eight-time world medalist. He is also a pizza industry speaker, author and Pizzeria School of Management Instructor.   Honestly, increasing check averages and upselling is all about getting customersMore »

Pizza Expo 2015 — The Competitions Highlights

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International Pizza Expo 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center is home to the International Pizza Challenge and the World Pizza Games. Check out the high-flying, pizza-spinning action of the World Pizza Games, while pizza makers from around the battle for top honors in their divisions in the International Pizza Challenge (Winners will be announcedMore »